Triumph Release Tiger 900 Chassis Video
Triumph Factory Stories is a series of videos, made by Triumph and featuring Stuart Wood (Triumph Chief Engineer), showing off their latest models and giving some back history too. This month it's been the turn of the new Tiger 900 Chassis to have its stories told. The engine video had been released earlier.
CoMO thanks motorcyclists for their responsible actions
The members of the Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations have issued a statement thanking motorcyclists for their restraint and responsible actions so far. CoMO is coalition of the TOMCC, the BMF, MAG UK, IAM Roadsmart, the VMCC, the Trail Riders Fellowship, the Auto-Cycle Union, and Biker Down UK.
UK MoT Tests are Back from 1st August
You will still get the 6 month extension if your MoT expires before then though so don't worry. However if your MoT test is due on 1st August or later then you will need to book up quick as we're sure the spaces will be filling up fast. This will apply to England, Scotland, and Wales as announced by the Government on Monday.
Brooklands hosting virtual motorcycle day
Premiering at 10:15 (UK time) on the 4th July on the Brooklands YouTube channel. After three months of Lockdown the Government have announced an easing of the COVID-19 restrictions. Also this week Brooklands Museum have announced that they will remain closed, but will be working towards a re-opening in August.
COVID-19 Update - UK ride-out guidance restated
The law in the UK, as it currently stands (26th June 2020), is very specific about how many people are allowed to meet up outside. This is not the same as Social Distancing which is a guideline, this is the law. We would request that all Branches keep to their country's laws when acting in the name of the TOMCC.
Alberto Naska reviews Triumph Roadster range
Street Triple RS, Speed Triple RS, and Daytona Moto2 models are tested and reviewed by Alberto Naska at the Misano circuit in Italy. Don't worry though, he did an English version of the video as well as an Italian version. Having also tested all three we agree with his conclusions - but watch the video to see for yourself.
Last Chance to Have Your Say in Hackney
Motorcycle parking is under threat in London with Hackney running a consultation on charging for motorcycle bays. They would usually have 'drop-in' sessions to present the results of the online consultation but those have now been changed to sessions being held over Zoom and require registration.