Triumph is a privately-owned British company with over 100 years of history. Triumph has always had its own distinctive character and a history of creating bikes that become design classics since they first came to market in the 1900s. Like the rest of the British motorcycle industry, Triumph went out of business by the 1980s. But the brand was resurrected in the 1990s by British industrialist John Bloor who has built a lineup of cutting-edge sportbikes to nostalgia-themed throwbacks.
Having test the 2017 Triumph Street Cup and Street Scrambler, John Burns offers his views on Triumph’s latest 900cc Bonneville variants.
Last year it was the all-new Street
The new Scrambler does feel like a big improvement over the previous one.
For anyone who held out purchasing a Triumph Street Triple on a hunch the current model was being replaced by a newer, more powerful version, you were right.
John Burns takes Triumph’s latest, greatest all-new Bonneville variant, the Bobber, through the rolling countryside outside Madrid, Espana.
Each new naked demands of us another shootout. The catalyst this time around is Yamaha’s R1-powered FZ-10. Introduced in July as a 2017 model, the new FZ-10 stands as the only liter-size Japanese streetfighter offering enough performance and attitude to bring the fight to the currently dominant nakeds
Triumph has released a video teasing what looks to be a new Street
The 2017 Triumph Bobber is a stripped-down, elemental variation on the new Bonneville theme the company’s been furiously rolling out for about a year now.
Triumph’s updated Speed Triple, specifically the “S” base model, already impressed us tremendously once this year. Let’s see what the “R” model can do.
To no one’s surprise, Triumph has developed a Scrambler version of
The minute we learned Triumph would be creating a new engine platform for its Bonneville extended family, we knew a Scrambler version would eventually materialize. And here it is, unveiled today in Milan, Italy, at the EICMA show
Triumph’s new generation of Bonneville models gets
In the I’ve-always-wanted-a-Bonneville category, the value of the T100 can’t be beat.
The Triumph Bonneville gets the Bobber treatment, with a faux hardtail rear suspension setup, an adjustable solo saddle, and twin slash-cut mufflers.