Triumph Show Off Electric Powertrain Prototype
Triumph have revealed the prototype of an innovative advanced electric powertrain and battery, and the first styling sketches for their Project TE-1 prototype. This completes Phase 2 of this four phase project that was launched back in May 2019 by Triumph in collaboration with three other partners.
UK DVSA U-Turn on using LED Headlight Bulbs
The UK's DVSA have reversed their decision to outlaw LED headlight bulbs fitted to motorcycles. In a special notice they have now advised MOT testers that such fitments should be allowed and should not be an MOT failure. This will apply to all motorcycles irrespective of age and is a welcome development.
NMC COVID UK Riding Guidelines updated
New guidelines for riding but staying inside UK law have been issued by the NMC. The guidance has been prepared by the NMC in partnership with the organisations involved with the former Coalition of Motorcycling Organisations (CoMO) and the National Police Chief's Council. Click to read the guidelines in brief.
TOMCC - Straight Outta Lockdown
The end of lockdown is just around the corner and we'll all be out & about before you know it! What's even better is that we may well have some decent weather over the summer. To celebrate this the TOMCC have a new T-Shirt, Hoodie, and Sweatshirt design available at the TOMCC Merchandise site.
UK Bike Meets under Threat from proposed Legislation
Legislation that is currently going through Parliament could be used to stop bikers meeting up at the regular bike meets through complaints about noise. Up to now the noise created by meetings hasn't been a public order matter but the new legislation could change all that with meetings stopped by just a few complaints.
Still time to win 'Brand New' T140D
For UK residents, the National Motorcycle Museum is raffling a 'Brand New' old stock Triumph T140D that has never been registered and is only showing 11 'push miles'. You only have until the 24th April as the draw will be taking place on the 25th April 2021. Raffle tickets are £2 each. Proceeds go to help the museum.
Bonneville 2021 - The New Line Up
In another Tuesday lunch-time live-reveal by video, Triumph have outlined the details for their 2021 Bonneville range. The first impressions are good - there are performance tweaks, styling tweaks, and technology tweaks but the unique character appears to have been kept. Read on to find out more and what we think.
Trifest Somerset Rescheduled To 2022
Following the announcements detailing the way and dates that the UK lockdown is going to be lifted, it has become apparent that we will not be able to run Trifest Somerset in 2021. As a result, the event has been moved to the same weekend in 2022. It will now take place on the 29th April to 2nd May.
UK National Motorcycle Museum Live Date
It will be on the 30th October. Having missed a year due to COVID, the National Motorcycle Museum in Solihull, West Midlands UK, is planning to be back bigger than ever in 2021. This will be their 7th open day and it is free too with free museum entry. Triumph will be attending in the Trade area.