Bikes 

Crouching Tiger, hidden engine

When Triumph opened their new visitors centre, they regaled us with stories of legendary victories at the TT and on the saltflats but there was a distinct gap. While they’ve had off-road bikes in their range for decades, and sent various intrepid adventurers off around the world, they’ve never competed in rallies. That is until very recently when they rather suddenly sent two of their test riders to the Panafrica Rally. Now a spyshot has emerged of a brand new and completely finished Tiger 800, we think they’ve got something…

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Sports Bike 

Are Triumph targeting a 2020 return for the Daytona with a Moto2 developed 765 engine?

Triumph’s headlong entrance into the biggest motorcycle racing spotlight on Earth in 2019, as the Hinckley firm become the official engine supplier for Moto2, poses an immediate and obvious question: Where’s the Daytona 765? With their superb Daytona 675 unable to meet Euro4 compliance, the model will vanish from UK dealer showrooms during 2018 as customers desperate for the bike’s sublime marriage of inline triple engine, taut chassis, attractive aesthetics and addictive soundtrack rush to grab the last available new bikes. In any other year since the birth of the supersport sector back…

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