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The Resurgence of an Icon as an Electric The Triumph Trident was a high-performance model that helped define the company during the late ’60s and early ’70s. The bike is well-loved by those that remember it. Now it seems there could be a new Trident on its way. According to MoreBikes, there’s a rumor going …

A Desperate and Angry Howl The new Triumph Daytona 765 is coming. The bike has been spotted before, and now we come across a video of the machine on a dyno testing. The lucky guy who gets to do the testing looks all to calm as the beast below him screams on the dyno. It’s …

The Return of the Daytona The 765 engine first appeared on Triumph’s Street Triple, and now it looks like a new Daytona will get that engine as well. The motorcycle spies over at Motorcycle News spotted the new bike riding around. The images of the return of the Daytona with that new engine were shot in …

Triumph Thrills US With TFC Models We reported yesterday on the Rocket TFC teaser Triumph released, well now we’re here to show you a whole lot more. The motorcycle company showed off the Thruxton TFC in all its glory and released more images of the Rocket TFC and a few more details. These are the …

That’s Triumph Factory Custom Folks seem pretty pumped about the upcoming Triumph Rocket III, and now they have something else to get all fired up about. The Triumph Concept Rocket TFC (Triumph Factory Custom). According to Motorcycle.com, Triumph sent out the image above and a short message. The message said the following about the Concept …

Big Cruiser, Big News We recently reported that Triumph likely has a new 2020 Rocket III cruiser in the works. Well, now you can see it in all its glory thanks to spy shots showcased at Motorcycle.com. The shots show the new bike in all its hulking glory. The current Rocket III has been out …

This week has been full of interesting motorcycle news from a customized 180hp Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo to Triumph Factory Custom bikes and rumors of a new Rocket III power cruiser. We’ve covered most of it and rounded up the news that somehow slipped through the cracks. Check out all of this week’s top stories in …

Don’t Bet Against It We reported on the fact that the first Triumph Factory Custom (TFC) will be a Thruxton R TFC and will come out in January of 2019. In that article, we also mentioned the possibility of the next TFC build being a Rocket III. But could that really be the case? You …

Get Your Bank Account Ready for a High-Spec Thruxton R The news that Triumph has a special high-spec, limited edition Thruxton R isn’t exactly new. The site Triumphrat reported on it back in October. What is new is that it has come to our attention that the bike is slated to appear in January of …

Kits Designed to Pique Further Interest in the Bike With the upcoming kickoff of the Scrambler 1200, Triumph decided it needed to really get people excited about the bike. The company released two Inspiration Kits for the new motorcycle. These will help make your Scrambler 1200 feel special. There are two kits: Escape and Extreme. …

These are photos of the original prototype of the Speed Four   

Enjoy these photos of Zach’s project…looks like a neat old machine!

UPDATE:  Sprint ST now available with ABS More:  800×627 Sprint ST Photo Triumph Motorcycles Sprint ST for 2005 Refined, larger capacity (1050cc) engine.  New chassis including revised suspension, redesigned swingarm, five-spoke wheels, underseat exhausts and new instruments.  Available in Caspian Blue and Aluminium Silver paint schemes. The Sprint ST has never made compromises – it’s defied them. …

Modern and Vintage Triumph, Norton, BSA and British Motorcycles Triumph Motorcycle News 2013 Triumph Tiger Explorer XC Announced 2013 Triumph Trophy first photos, information and specifications! Triumph Tiger Explorer first photos and video from the 2011 EICMA show! New 2012 Triumphs Announced! Triumph Tiger 800 info, photos and video. Booster Plug fixes fuel injection problems on the Triumph …

Triumph Speed Triple More:  800×551 Speed Triple Photo The new Triumph 2005 Speed Triple features a larger capacity (1050cc) engine, a revised chassis including upside down forks, radial brakes, redesigned swingarm and high level pipes!  Now available in Jet Black, Neon Blue and Scorched Yellow paint schemes. To become a two-wheeled icon is no easy task but …

Triumph Motorcycle Ignition Coil Replacement Hinckley Triumph motorcycle owners have been complaining about ignition coil failures since, well, probably since the first Bloor Triumph sputtered off the assembly line. This is Part 1 of this two-part series, which describes an ignition coil replacement on a Thunderbird Sport. Part 2, Triumph Motorcycle Ignition Coil Replacement describes a slightly …

Hinckley Triumph motorcycle owners have been complaining about ignition coil failures. In Triumph Ignition Coil Replacement Part 1 of this two-part series, we described a coil replacement on a Triumph Thunderbird Sport. Note that these tips can apply to most modern Triumphs and other brands of motorcycles. After riding for roughly thirty minutes to an hour, the …

Triumph Thunderbird Sport Tuning Tips Here are some Triumph Thunderbird Sport tuning tips from “J.B.”: I live in England and have a ’99 T’Bird Sport. Couple of hints for you, just reading the excellent article on valve clearance adjustment, which I had a go at myself not so long ago.  Couple of things I found …

Adjusting Hinckley Triumph Valves Adjusting the valves on a Triumph Thunderbird Sport, Trophy, Daytona, Trident, Sprint, Tiger, Speed Triple, Legend or Adventurer Motorcycle. My Triumph Thunderbird Sport had about 9,000 miles on it when I purchased it. The motorcycle was in beautiful condition, and the previous owner said that he had brought it in for …

Triumph America Recall – Triumph Speedmaster Recall NOTE:  These recalls are presented as a public safety resource.  For more information, visit your local motorcycle dealer or visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Make: TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE Model: TRIUMPH AMERICA – TRIUMPH SPEEDMASTER Year: 2002 – 2004 Recall Number: 03V525000 Summary: ON CERTAIN MOTORCYCLES, IF THE MOTORCYCLE IS …

NOTE:  These recalls are presented as a public safety resource.  For more information, visit your local dealer or visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Triumph Motorcycles (America) Ltd. Models: Triumph Daytona 955 Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Daytona T595 Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Speed Triple Years: 1997-2004 Triumph Speed Four Years: 2002-2004 Triumph Sprint RS Years: 2000-2004 Triumph Sprint …

Here’s a photo of the 2003 Triumph Thunderbird Sport.  This was taken at the Cycle World Motorcycle Show in northern Virginia in March of 2003; Mike Vaughan himself was staffing the booth!  This Thunderbird Sport has some added accessories, such as the chrome battery covers (see below), chrome radiator housing, fork guards, and the solo seat. …

Triumph Thunderbird Sport Recall NOTE:  These recalls are presented as a public safety resource.  For more information, visit your local Triumph Motorcycle dealer or visit the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration website. Make : Triumph Model : Thunderbird Sport Year : 1999 NHTSA CAMPAIGN ID Number : 99V083000 Recall Date : April 15, 1999 Component: Engine and Engine Cooling: Engine Potential Number Of …

Motorcycle Tire Change: Triumph Thunderbird Sport Changing the front tire on a Triumph Thunderbird Sport motorcycle is a fairly straightforward process, but there are a couple of issues that need to be resolved to successfully complete the task. The first problem to be solved is figuring out a way to get the bike up off the …

2007 Triumph Motorcycles Triumph Motorcycles has announced the 2007 Triumph product line. We’ll have more information and photos soon, but in the meantime, here is an update on the 2007 Triumphs, changes for 2007 and the suggested retail price list (bottom of page). More:  NEW!  Triumph announces the Street Triple  | 2007 Triumph Tiger  |  Triumph Tiger Page  |  Triumph …

The twin-cylinder Scrambler adds a new twist to the Modern Classics range. A fresh take on Triumph’s past, the Scrambler is a redefinition of the bikes made famous by 50’s thrill-seekers such as Steve McQueen into a contemporary urban context. A ‘do anything, go anywhere’ kind of bike, inspired in part by the relaxed culture …

Paul Smith Triumph Bonneville Triumph Announces Limited Edition Bonneville Styled by Paul Smith August 1, 2005 – Triumph has announced the launch of two Limited Edition Triumph Bonneville T100s by Paul Smith. Paul Smith is one of Britain’s pre-eminent designers, having led many design trends over the years.  The firm is a globally based enterprise, …

Triumph Motorcycles Celebrates 50 Years of the Iconic Bonneville Belstaff and Ewan McGregor mark the occasion with a bespoke design – Newnan, GA, May, 2008: Britain’s legendary motorcycle manufacturer, Triumph, is steeped in the history of motorcycling yet remains at the forefront of engineering with some of the most sophisticated production facilities in the world. …

Triumph Launches the Street Triple! The countdown is over!  The much awaited Triumph Street Triple was officially unveiled to over 5,000 Triumph owners on Saturday, June 30th, at Triumph Tridays in Neukirchen, Austria. The Street Triple offers 675cc of pure, naked aggression, combining the streetfighter styling of its older brother, the Speed Triple, with the …

2012 Triumph Motorcycles Triumph Introduces Three New Motorcycles for 2012 Fresh from recording record sales in 2011, Triumph Motorcycles will celebrate its 110th anniversary in 2012 with its strongest ever line-up, boosted by three new models which will be officially unveiled at the EICMA show in Milan on November 8 and webBikeWorld will be there …

2013 Triumph Trophy riumph Re-Enters the Touring Segment With the New 2013 Trophy Triumph Motorcycles announced today the availability of the new Triumph Trophy 1215cc touring bike for 2013. Features of the 2013 Triumph Trophy Include: Powerful three-cylinder, 1215cc engine developing 132bhp and 89ft.lbs of torque at just 6,450rpm. Robust, virtually maintenance-free shaft drive. Supreme …

TBS Oil Change Notes I’ve changed the oil in may motorcycles, but the first oil change in the Triumph Thunderbird Sport was a real adventure! I felt like a rookie again. Changing the oil and filter in a motorcycle shouldn’t be this hard. Here are some observations and tips that may help owners of the …

Welcome to the webBikeWorld Triumph Thunderbird Sport (TBS) page! Information about parts, accessories, repair, maintenance and more! More: How to replace the ignition coils on a Thunderbird Sport  | wBW Motorcycle Maintenance and Repair Articles  |  Maintenance and Repair Article Index Thunderbird Sport Specifications: The specs and datafor the 1999 Triumph Thunderbird Sport motorcycle Thunderbird Sport Maintenance and Repair Articles: See …

The 1998 Triumph Tiger “Steamer” Blog Welcome to the webBikeWorld Triumph Tiger blog! Here you’ll find information about Triumph Tiger parts, accessories, repair, maintenance and more. Much of this information is also available through other sources. But we figured our Tiger project bike is an integral part of the webBikeWorld team and, as such, it …

Triumph Sprint ST ABS July 12, 2005 – Triumph has announced that the ABS version of the Sprint ST will be available in US dealers this September. Launched earlier this year, the Sprint ST has redefined the sports touring class with a breathtaking package of distinctive styling, sophisticated design and class-leading performance.  Now the Sprint …

2012 Triumph Bonneville Anniversary Edition Announced More wBW:  Motorcycle Reviews  |  Product Reviews  |  Vintage & Classic Motorcycles March 15, 2012 – Since 1902, Triumph has prided itself on building some of the finest motorcycles in the world. For 110 years, Triumphs have been associated with high performance and timeless appeal. As a way to honor that tradition, Triumph is …

2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer Triumph Tiger Explorer Photos From EICMA November 10, 2011 – One of the biggest news items of the 2011 EICMA show was the official release of the 2012 Triumph Tiger Explorer. The Explorer was described in the Triumph Tiger Explorer press release a couple of weeks ago, along with some studio photos, but …

Triumph Sprint GT Review We at 2WF believe a few things are true: the Earth is flat; the Sun orbits around the Earth, the Moon landing was shot at a film stage in California; Elvis is still alive; and our readers deserve full and complete motorcycle tests. While we may be wrong about most of …

2011 Triumph Speed Triple And More 2011 Triumph Motorcycles Triumphs for 2011 November 16, 2010 – Looking through my notes — or listening to my recorded notes, I should say — I realized that all of the excitement at the Triumph display wasn’t just surrounding the new pair of Tigers (info). By the way, does anyone know …

2011 Triumph Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC Triumph Tiger 800 and Tiger 800 XC One of the most anticipated motorcycles of the season is the new Triumph Tiger, which are closely related: the Tiger 800 and the Tiger 800 XC. The Tiger 800 is more or less an on-road bike, very reminiscent I think …