Triumph Release Short Daytona Video
The Legendary Daytona Story is the current exhibition at the Triumph Visitor Factory Experience. It's not possible to visit the exhibition at the moment due to the current Coronavirus measures in place, so Triumph released a short video on Instagram and YouTube with Stuart Wood (Daytona Chief Engineer) showing us the models on display.
Triumph Recall for Brembo Brake Pads in the USA
Triumph America have issued a recall for a range of motorcycles to replace the Front Brembo Brake Pads in case they fail. Triumph America should be informing owners of affected machines in due course and will arrange to have the brake pads replaced for free. A potential 3691 motorcycles are affected.
Three Cross Motorcycles goes into Administration
After restructuring, re-financing, and with full order books for 2020, the Triumph dealer Three Cross Motorcycles have unfortunately had to go into administration due to the extra financial pressures caused by the Coronavirus situation in the UK. It is possible that the dealership could be rescued, we'll keep you posted.
Foxboro is Latest North America Dealership
Even with all the restrictions going on, North America has a new dealership in Foxboro Triumph. They have a virtual showroom which is open and you can schedule a live video walk-around. Unfortunately they are currently closed to walk-in customers but the service department is open so give them a ring to find out more.
Motorcycle groups united in response to OCC anti-motorcycle bias
Three motorcycle rights organisations are working together to combat Oxfordshire County-Council's anti-motorcycle bias which has been made apparent in their new transport policy document. If anyone wishes to join in with the effort then click on the Consultation Survey below and make your voice heard.
TOMCC Merchandise Re-Opens
Redline Clothing provide the TOMCC with its Merchandise and run the online store on behalf of the TOMCC. They have now managed to re-open after temporarily closing because of the Coronavirus restrictions. They are taking orders on all merchandise through the website and through the various branch websites.
Sump Poem Casts Doubt on McQueen Scrambler
Sump Magazine has published a series of poems, one of which is casting doubt on the authenticity of the Triumph TR6 that reputedly was ridden by Steve McQueen and used in the film The Great Escape by Bud Ekins to jump the fence. They also have a few other poems featuring Triumphs to have a read of.
NMM Summer Raffle - and Result of Winter Raffle
The National Motorcycle Museum have announced details of their summer raffle. Director James Hewing stated: "we have another amazing 1st prize for our summer raffle with a brand new/old stock Triumph T140J Silver Jubilee Bonneville which has never been run or registered and is showing just 4 push miles only!"
New Section for Tiger Cubs and Terriers
If you have an interest in the Triumph Terrier or Tiger Cub models then this is the section for you. It is dedicated to Triumph's light-weight machines that debuted in 1952 and 1953 and all their variations up to 1969. You don't necessarily need to be a Member of the TOMCC to take part in the section either.