In a previous post, I wrote about installing the Scottoiler vSystem. I’ve been running this system for a little over a year, now, and it’s been working well for me. Perhaps too well: my attitude toward my chain became so carefree that I ultimately let it go too long without adjusting the tension. Then, I […]
This year I decided to participate in the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride (DGR – Riding Dapper for a Cause) by riding in the Woodstock, IL event instead of my previous years participation in the larger Chicago event. My reasons were simple… I prefer a smaller group and the longer country road type of ride over the more crowded […]
What Is It? The Scottoiler is a small reservoir that you attach to your bike’s frame, which continuously oils your drive chain. I had heard about these and, after reading many posts over on Triumphrat singing their praises, I decided to give one a try on my Bonnie. I had to figure out which one, […]
I am pleased to announce that yours truly has acquired the New Bonneville Riders Forum. This existing Hinckley Triumph Bonneville online community has been in existence a number of years, but has lagged in activity in recent times. My goal is to inject some new life into the community, upgrade the platform and user experience, ignite the […]
Motor Cycle News just released this very interesting video comparing the Triumph Thruxton R with the Yamaha XJR1300 and the BMW R nineT Sport. Guess which one wins “by a long shot?”
This video produced by Triumph features Stuart Wood, Triumph’s Chief Engineer, sharing the background and styling approaches the company took as it went through the process of redesigning the entire Bonneville family of motorcycles for 2016. An insightful watch for any Bonneville enthusiast!
Triumph America has recently released a new YouTube video titled “Inspiring a generation – Modern Classics and Customization” that highlights Dutch from London’s The Bike Shed who weighs in on the custom motorcycle scene and the role the Bonneville has had within it. He has some interesting perspectives on this topic… worth watching!
All you Thruxton enthusiasts will appreciate this new first test ride video out on the new 2016 Thruxton models.
After the early test ride report we saw online in Decmber for the 2016 Triumph Street Twin (By Michael Neeves) at http://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/first-rides-tests/2015/december/first-ride-triumph-street-twin/, I just saw the first 2 test ride reports online of the new 2016 Bonneville T-120 and Thruxton R that sport the new liquid cooled 1200cc parallel twin engine. Both of the new […]