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Superstar€™ Triumph Bonneville -€“ Tamarit Motorcycles
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Written by Martin Hodgson. Great artists are always challenging themselves, pushing the boundaries of what is possible and creating new pieces that require them to go to a place they’ve never been before. When you live in the incredible city of Elche, Spain, with its beautiful historic town centre, Baroque splendour and you spend your […]

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Chris Pratt’s Jurassic World motorcycle set for auction (video)
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For a movie ostensibly about escaping dinosaurs that were running amok, the makers of Jurassic World certainly weren’t afraid to include some vehicular eye-candy with all of the special effects. The film devoted some screen time to a host of rugged products from Mercedes-Benz, including a debut for the GLE-Class Coupe. However, when it came […]

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Triumph T140V and TR7RV- Best Used Motorcycle
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These so-called oil-in-frame Triumphs were the ultimate evolution of Edward Turner’s 1938 Speed Twin but are less valued by collectors. YEARS SOLD: 1973–1983 MSRP NEW: $2,895 to $3,995 Current Market VALUE: $3,000 to $7,500 BASIC SPECS: Some 60,000 twin-carburetor Bonnevilles and single-carb Tiger 750s (and other variants) were produced. The classic air-cooled, parallel-twin displaced 724cc […]

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Triumph Recalls 12 Models of its 2014-2015 Motorcycle Lineup
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Triumph Motorcycles America has recalled certain model 2014-2015 motorcycles due to an malfunctioning Engine Control Unit (ECU). Triumph says the ECU may improperly activate the fuel injectors on the following models: America, Bonneville, Bonneville T100, Rocket III Roadster, Rocket III Touring, Rocket III Touring ABS, Scrambler, Speedmaster, Thruxton, Thunderbird, Thunderbird ABS, Thunderbird Storm, Tiger 800 […]

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New Triumphs and Ducatis Expected at EICMA
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November 4 should be highlighted on your calendar because several interesting new motorcycles will be introduced on that date at the EICMA show in Milan. Perhaps the most anticipated is the street legal version of the Kawasaki H2, already shown in closed-course H2R guise. Perhaps beyond the rumor stage, and closing in on confirmed fact, […]

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Riedmann Wins 2014 CBSK Championship
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Kenny Riedmann clinched his first Canadian Superbike Championship by a 46-point margin after a strong result in the finale in Bowmanville Ontario. Piloting the #42 Riedmann Management / Castrol / Triumph Daytona 675R, Riedmann of Belfountain, Ontario, won Round 4 on Saturday and placed second in the Round 5 finale on Sunday at the Bowmanville, […]

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Triumph Bonneville T100 by Renard Motorcycles
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This Triumph Bonneville T100 is the latest build from Renard Speed Shop, the custom workshop from Estonia’s Renard Motorcycles. The custom shop specializes in building cafe racers and here they have given the heritage British Triumph a contemporary twist. Renard slimmed down the chassis, adding off-road tires, a custom tank, new lighting, and a matte […]

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Yamaha Gets Ready to Leverage Its New Triple! (Video vs Triumph)
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Yamaha’s 847cc triple currently resides in the production FZ-09, which we tested at the press launch a few months ago. We have just finished a longer term evaluation of the FZ-09, which we will post shortly. The engine in the FZ-09 is a gem … just an inexpensive air/fuel ratio adjustment away from perfection. With […]

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Triumph Motorcycle History – A Timeline – How Well Do You Know Triumph?
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Triumph is a privately-owned British company with over 100 years of history. Triumph has always had its own distinctive character and a history of creating bikes that become design classics since they first came to market in the 1900s. Like the rest of the British motorcycle industry, Triumph went out of business by the 1980s. […]

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