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The all-new 2019 Speed Twin from Triumph

Its smooth dynamic handling and superb responsive feel established Triumph as the number one motorcycle marque globally for performance and handling, setting the template for all that followed, and earning a global reputation for being the first real ‘riders bike’.

The new Speed Twin carries all of the custom style of the Street Twin adding more premium details. It delivers all the power, torque and technology of the Thruxton R, in an even more accessible modern set-up. It offers the confidence inspiring ride and rider comfort of the Bonneville T120, but with even more engaged ergonomics.

The result, just like its iconic 20th century namesake, is a new performance icon that sets a whole new standard, with the chassis set-up, riding position, braking ability, suspension, and thrilling power delivery of a truly modern roadster.

For 2019, the all-new 1200cc Speed Twin re-introduces this illustrious Triumph name to our Modern Classics line-up, setting all over again a new standard in class-leading handling, and delivering a new benchmark for how a modern custom roadster should ride and feel.

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Triumph Adventure Experience 2019 riding dates announced

Triumph Motorcycles has announced dates for its 2019 riding courses at the Triumph Adventure Experience.

The courses will run from April through to the end of October 2019 and includes the following experiences:


  • Triumph Tiger Adventure Experience Day (£299)
  • Two day Triumph Level 1 Off-road Motorcycle Training Experience (£499)
  • Triumph Scrambler Experience Day (£299)
  • Two day Gravel Tours Off-road Experience (£649)
  • Two day Triumph Level 2 Off-Road Motorcycle Training Experience (£499)
  • Triumph Ladies’ Day Off-Road Motorcycle Training Experience (£299)


To book a course or to purchase a voucher for the Triumph Adventure Experience, visit –https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/o/triumph-adventure-experience-16529162841


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Up to 85% off Official Triumph Motorcycles Accessories

From now until Friday 14th December (subject to availability), a wide range of accessories across the Triumph Adventure, Cruisers, Modern Classics and Roadsters range have been reduced in price.

Whether Triumph fans want to enhance their Bonneville’s touring capabilities, add to a Tiger’s on-road performance or increase a Street Triple’s aggressive stance, it’s now easier than ever to create a unique ride.

Fans looking to fit an Arrow silencer to their Tiger Explorer can now pick one up for only £127.50 (down from £425).

Chromeline rider footrests are down from £60.00 to £18.00 (70% off), while a while a flyscreen kit for the Bonneville is down from £ 76.67 to £23.00 (70% off). 

Fans of the Roadster range can also get a massive discount on an official Arrow “Low Boy” exhaust, down from £966.67 to only £290 (70% discount).

To see the full range of accessories available under offer, visit: https://www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk/accessory-offers

To book a test ride online head to Triumph’s booking system here: https://www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk/motorcycles/test-ride 

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Finally a Scrambler with attitude

Triumph have now introduced the Scrambler 1200 XC and Scrambler 1200 XE line up, all-new motorcycles that represent a first for dual-purpose capability and modern custom style. These beautiful new 1200 scramblers deliver a category redefining level of performance, specification and finish, fused with Triumph’s iconic Scrambler DNA and all the capability of a genuine adventure motorcycle.

The 1200 Scrambler XC is built with an all-road & off-road focus whilst the 1200 Scrambler XE is built to be just as great on the road but with even more extreme off-road capability.

Both bikes come with the 1200cc Bonneville twin engine, with dedicated Scrambler tune, delivering 90 PS @ 7,400 rpm and torque output of 110 Nm @ 3,950rpm.

The characteristic high level exhaust and a signature twin Scrambler soundtrack is still there but the old model looks (which were getting a bit tired) are gone replaced by much a enhanced Scrambler look – and all the tech and accessories to match.

We’ll bring you more in the November issue of Ride Scotland.


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Triumph Street Cup winner bags her prize

Say hello to Lynsey Rankin – the winner of the fundraising Prize Draw from Teen Challenge North East Scotland. Lynsey, pictured above, received her grand prize; a brand new, £9,000 Triumph Bonneville motorbike for Shirlaws in Aberdeen.

Teen Challenge North East Scotland have now launched another Prize Draw. This time the winner will ride off with a Triumph Bobber, valued at £10,650.

To buy a ticket (multiple tickets can be purchased), or for more info, please click on the image of the Bobber below.


Again, all money raised will be used to support the work of Teen Challenge North East Scotland. The Teen Challenge programme provides a proven cure for life-controlling addictions, by helping people break free from drugs and/or alcohol.

 

 

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Win a Bonneville-inspired Popbangcolour artwork

Created by internationally renowned British Artist, Ian Cook, the distinctive artwork was painted using a number of unique techniques, including his famed approach of using a fleet of toy cars and motorcycles as paintbrushes.

Currently on display at the Triumph Factory Visitor Experience, the artwork has been commissioned as part of the 60th anniversary celebrations of the iconic Triumph Bonneville.

Every new Triumph motorcycle customer between now and 30th September, 2018, will be entered into a prize draw to win the one-off painting, which will be presented to the winner at this year’s Motorcycle Live show (17th – 25th November, 2018) at the NEC, Birmingham.

An impressive 2.4 metres wide and 1.2 metres tall, the detailed Bobber Black painting took two days to create, requiring 25 litres of acrylic and water-based paint and the use of 100 radio-controlled cars.

Ian Cook, Coventry-based PopBangColour artist, said: “I’ve been fortunate enough to work on a lot of great projects in my career but this is the first time I’ve had the opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of such an iconic motorcycle through my work – I’m really pleased with the final piece.”

Paul Lilly, General Manager, Triumph Motorcycles UK & Ireland, added: “Ian creates some really amazing and bespoke pieces of art. We’re very happy with how the painting has turned out and look forward to handing it over to its new lucky owner later this year at the NEC.”

To check out Triumph’s range of motorcycles or to find your nearest dealer, go to:www.triumphmotorcycles.co.uk.

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Become an Advanced Rider with Triumph

Based on the police’s Motorcycle Roadcraft riding manual, the course helps develop riders to be safer on the road, improve their anticipation and increase rider enjoyment.

According to 2,500 riders who passed the Advanced Rider Course, 97% found riding more enjoyable after taking the test, 94% reported improved use of road space and 61% claimed the course helped them avoid an incident.

With Triumph’s discount, the Advanced Rider Course costs £109 (usually £149) and includes the course manual, your IAM RoadSmart membership, the test ride, and as many observed rides as necessary to prepare for the test.

Paul Lilly, General Manager, Triumph Motorcycles UK & Ireland, said: “We’re very pleased to announce our partnership with the IAM and to offer all of our customers and staff a discount on the Advanced Riding Course. Rider safety and enjoyment is paramount to us and we always recommend advanced training so that riders get the most from their Triumph motorcycle.”

To book your course, call 0300 303 1134 quoting ‘triumph10’ to save £40 or book online at IAM RoadSmart.

 

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WIN a year of free insurance with Triumph pre-owned bikes

Triumph will randomly pick three winners from a prize draw across the Adventure, Roadsters and Modern Classics range and offer them Triumph Insurance for 12 months, up to the value of £500*.

With TriStar’s 7.9% APR Finance package now available on Triumph’s Pre-Owned range from 12/07/2018 to 31/07/2018, there has never been a better time to be on a Triumph Approved Used motorcycle.

The 7.9% finance offer is available through Triumph’s national dealer network with all the benefits of Tristar Finance, such as flexible deposit options and fixed interest rates.

To give riders increased confidence when buying a used bike, each motorcycle is put through a multi-point inspection by a qualified Triumph technician to ensure peace of mind. Alongside a full engine diagnosis, exhaust system examination and electrical inspection, technicians undertake a comprehensive frame, suspension, steering, final drive, wheel and tyre check.

Every Approved Pre-Owned Triumph Motorcycle also comes with:

  • 1 Year unlimited mileage warranty
  • 1 Year Roadside Assistance
  • Certified Vehicle Quality check
  • Full Service History
  • 1 Year MOT
  • Vehicle History and Mileage Check
  • Finance available

All motorcycles available through the programme will be Triumph models under five years of age from first registration and will have completed no more than 25,000 miles. Any service required within 1,000 miles or 3 months will be completed, along with a multi-point inspection and all rectification work carried out as required.

Paul Lilly, general manager of Triumph Motorcycles UK and Ireland, commented: “With a comprehensive multi-point inspection and a quality & safety check by a qualified technician, we’re confident that each Approved Pre-owned motorcycle will perform like a factory fresh bike for its new owner for complete peace of mind.

“With our 7.9% APR TriStar Finance package now available on the programme for a limited time only, there has never been a better time to buy an Approved Pre-owned Triumph.”

Approved Pre-Owned Motorcycles are available through participating Triumph dealerships and online. For more information, visit www.triumphapproved.co.uk

*Offer valid for two years in case the winning riders already have insurance in place.

 

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Triumph starts nationwide apprenticeship program

During the three year course, successful apprentices will carry out a variety of tasks from routine motorcycle maintenance to servicing and fault diagnosis, equipping them with the skills and qualifications to work as an expert technician in the motorcycle industry.

All of those chosen for the programme will work in authorised Triumph dealerships where they will earn a salary and work alongside experienced staff who will teach them both theoretical and practical skills. At the end of the course, participants will receive a recognised qualification in motorcycle maintenance.

In addition to full-time employment at a Triumph dealership, apprentices will attend three block training placements totalling 17 weeks over the duration of the course. These will be held at Triumph’s purpose-built training facility in Hinckley, Leicestershire.

There are 12 places available across a number of dealerships nationwide, including Webbs of Peterborough, Bridge Motorcycles in Exeter, Triumph Plymouth, Norfolk Triumph and Lings Motorcycles in Ipswich to name a few.

Interest in the programme is always very high, so Triumph urges those interested in participating to submit their applications before the 31August deadline.

Michael Niblett, After Sales Manager, Triumph Motorcycles UK & Ireland, said:“This is a fantastic way to get young people into the motorcycle industry. By handing the best talent in the country over to our experienced staff, we give them a fantastic grounding in motorcycle maintenance and a foundation for a great career. We look forward to welcoming the latest intake to our dealers across the country from September 2018.”

To find out more about the course or to register your interest go to http://www.triumph-apprenticetraining.com.

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Triumph Motorcycles announces official custom competition winner

With over 500 votes from the public across Triumph’s Facebook and Twitter channels, Mark Drury’s highly-modified 1984 Triumph T110 took first place just ahead of runner-up Mark Brown’s impressive Thruxton R.

Held at London’s historic and beautiful Tobacco Docks on 25-27th May, Drury’s T110 will line up alongside over 200 curated custom motorcycles including the prestigious GQ Barbour International Thruxton R, Dapper Bonnie DGR100, Triumph’s Spirit of ’59 customs designed by contemporary urban artist Dean Stockton (a.k.a. D*Face) and other Triumph one-offs.

Stockton will also be on the Triumph stand at Bike Shed London on Sat 26th from 1pm – 4pm so fans can meet him and find out more about his collaboration with Triumph.

Martin Hough, Marketing Manager of Triumph Motorcycles UK, said: “We’re really looking forward to the 2018 Bike Shed London Show. It’s the perfect opportunity to showcase our fantastic range of factory customs and gorgeous modern classics. The event is extremely family friendly, safe for kids, and enjoyable even for non-riders.”