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2009 Triumph Daytona 675 has more power and better handling | Triumph announces the Street Triple R | 2009 Triumph Motorcycles and the 2010 Triumph Thunderbird | 50th Anniversary Edition Bonneville by Belstaff and Triumph | Triumph Rocket III Turbo! | 2008 Triumph Triple Challenge race series information | Two-part wBW series covering the ignition coil replacement on a Thunderbird Sport and Triumph Trophy; see Part 1 and Part II | Triumph Street Triple released!
Triumph Motorcycle Recalls
Check this list, several models and years of Triumph motorcycles have been recalled | 2002-2004 Triumph America & Triumph Speedmaster recall | Triumph Daytona 600 brake recall | Triumph Thunderbird Sport recall | Triumph have recalled 2001-2002 Triumph Speed Triple, Triumph Sprint ST, Triumph Daytona and Triumph Centennial motorcycles because the rear wheel needle roller bearings can deteriorate and seize. Number Potentially Involved: 1,557. Dates of Manufacture: March 2001 – March 2002. Defect: On certain motorcycles, the rear wheel needle roller bearings can deteriorate and seize, causing the rear wheel to lockup. This can cause a loss of control of the motorcycle. Remedy: Dealers will replace all rear wheel bearings. The manufacturer has reported that owner notification began Sept. 19, 2002. Owners should contact Triumph at 1-678-854-2010. NHTSA Recall No. 02V242/Triumph Recall No. 313 | Search the NHTSA Database to see if there are any recalls for your motorcycle
Triumph Motorcycle History
wBW Triumph Tiger page with information, maintenance and repair articles and more!
Check out the beautiful BellaCorse Signature LSR214 Bonneville “Clubman” replica parts and accessories at BellaCorse; you can easily build this yourself — they also carry the BUB exhaust for the new Bonneville | New Bonneville has parts, accessories and information on Hinckley Bonnevilles including some cool looking anodized sprockets
Triumph Bonneville Luggage (Hinckley)
Triumph Bonneville luggage and locking luggage is available from Hepco & Becker but trying to figure out which bag fits what rack isn’t easy! Here’s a page from the U.S. distributor with all the information | LeatherLyke has a nice-looking cruiser-style luggage set and a more contemporary version; both look good on a Bonneville and the pricing is reasonable
2001 “Clubman” Bonneville
Check out this beauty at Raask’s | Also check out the Ascot TT kits for Bonnevilles and Thunderbirds on the Jack Lilley site (have to search around a bit, look for the Mecatwin Ascot) | BellaCorse has some cool looking accessories to turn your new Hinckley Bonneville into a cafe racer, including fork gaiters, bar end mirrors, air filter assemblies and more
BonnevilleAmerica.com has lots of information and discussion forums for owners of Triumph Bonneville America, Triumph American and the Triumph Speedmaster | TriumphRAT is probably the largest Triumph motorcycle owners information resource and discussion group in the U.S.A.
Triumph Rocket III
R3Owners is the place to go for information about the Rocket III
See the wBW Triumph Thruxton page for more info! | NewSpeedmaster has Triumph Bonnevile, Speedmaster, Speed Triple and Thruxton parts; check out their Thruxton CNC billet sprocket cover | Nice-looking Thruxton adjustable handlebars, silencers and more at Thunderbike in New Zealand (they ship worldwide and the exchange rates aren’t bad!) | Official Triumph Thruxton parts and accessories and parts for all Triumphs at AZSBK in Arizona, U.S.A.
Tiger accessories, including a touring seat and a muffler that’s claimed to add 19 hp atThunderbike in New Zealand (see the dyno charts also!) | Check out this great selection of photos of a Mike’s 2005 Triumph Tiger, from the showroom to a club ride!
More Triumph Info
Swingarm – Paddock Stands: If you don’t have a centerstand on your Triumph, you need one of these! Check out the wBW Review of the Steel Horse Swingarm Stand; it fits the Thunderbird Sport!
Triumph Oil Filters: Scotts Performance carries stainless steel lifetime oil filters that filter down to 35 microns; available for many Triumph models
wBW Triumph & British Motorcycle Book Reviews: Triumph Racing Motorcycles in America: Racing History by Lindsay Brooke | Illustrated Triumph Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide | Illustrated Norton Motorcycle Buyer’s Guide
Parts – Accessories for Hinckley Triumphs: How about a belt drive conversion kit for the Triumph Bonneville? Possible fitments also for other Triumphs at Quiet Power Drive | Sprint Manufacturing (U.K.) carries many different parts for a variety of Triumphs, including fairings, exhausts, headlights, carbon fiber and more | Baxter Cycle is a dealer for Hinckley Triumphs and also carries many parts | New and second-hand parts for Triumphs at Triumph’ant (U.K.) | Carbon fiber engine covers and other parts for Triumphs seem hard to come by – if you know of any sources, please drop us a line (see Site Info page)!
Hinckley Triumph Fork Gaiters – Fork Protectors: Fork protectors slide over the bottom fork tube and offer some protection to the upper fork tube to prevent bugs and grit from ruining the fork seals; fork gaiters are collapsible tubes that cover a large section of both fork tubes | Here are some Speed Triple fork protectors at the Triumph eStore | Bonneville fork gaiters at AMC Motorcycles
Hinckley Triumph Factory Accessories: The Triumph factory parts and accessory list with all of the Triumph clothing and accessories that can currently be purchased from Triumph; note that this is an Adobe Acrobat download file | Tons of Triumph accessories, including the Triumph line of clothing, boots, watches, scale models and more at the Triumph Motorcycle Gearshop
Visit the wBW Motorcycle Maintenance and Technical Articles page for a huge list of many maintenance and tech articles and more!
Remote Garage Door Opener: Installing a Motofx Remote Garage Door Opener on a Triumph Sprint ST, by Russ Ackley for webBikeWorld
Brake Light Improvements: There are alternatives for your 21/5W brake/taillight bulb combination; other bulbs offer different levels of brightness and longevity. Read this wBWTechnical Article on converting brake/taillight bulbs
Triumph Brake Pads: Mikihito Tanaka’s list that cross-references various manufacturers’ brake pads to the original Triumph part numbers for most Hinckley Triumphs; in Japanese, but the part numbers and references are in English
Sprockets, Chains, Gear Changes: wBW tech article on installing a new chain and sprockets on a Triumph Thunderbird Sport
Triumph Performance: Lots of performance parts available for Hinckley Triumphs, including performance mufflers for the new Thruxton at Thunderbike | Visit the Triumph Renegade group(free membership required) for articles on Triumph air filter performance modifications, Triumph performance tuning and more
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