At least, we hope so. This is a much later date than normal in the hope that by then the COVID situation will have improved enough to allow it to take place. The AGM last year was postponed and eventually held as a Virtual event - we are very much hoping we won't have to do that this year. Full details will be in Nacelle.
We are hopeful that this event will be going ahead, but of course it will depend on the COVID situation in the UK. Keep watching out for any updates. In the mean time there are only limited places available - one caravan, four services pitches, and six un-serviced pitches - so get in quick if you want to attend.
Triumph will reveal their "all-new" Speed Triple 1200 RS on the 26th January at 12pm GMT. We've all see the spy shots right? If not then see the MCN article below. It was about time the 1050 model had a major refresh but what exactly can we learn from the initial teaser video released by Triumph?
In a "Triumph Over Adversity" appeal raffle to generate funds to keep the place going during lockdown. The Museum has been closed since March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic and given that their funding request was turned down their only source of income is their raffles and appeals.
What a year! Che anno! It's not been how any of us thought or wanted and as 2020 draws to a close things still haven't returned to normal. From all of us at the Triumph Owners' Motor Cycle Club we wish everyone a Merry but safe Christmas and hope you have a better New Year than this one. Things can only get better.
Figures for the first three quarters of 2020 have been analysed from the UK's DVLA and we can now reveal the top 5 best selling Triumphs over these first three quarters. Sales have remained strong despite the COVID-19 lockdowns and restrictions. The following analysis is all our own work from the DVLA's statistics.
Camden Council are proposing scrapping free solo motorcycle parking bays replacing them with pay-to-park facilities. What is worse is that they are rushing this through and you have only until 18th December to comment! Unless action is taken now, this is what you will have to get used to all over the country.
This is a large auction with a lot of Triumphs in it - some may even be relatively cheap. If you're looking for a good Classic Triumph that you don't have much work to do on then one of the motorcycles on offer may be your thing. There are many other makes up for auction too - they're great to look at if nothing else.
For a guaranteed pre-Christmas delivery you will need to order your TOMCC Merchandise on or before the 1st December 2020 for UK delivery or on or before 24th November 2020 for delivery outside of the UK. There are a lot of great designs to choose from and what better present for a Triumph Owner (except for another Triumph).
Made to do it all, Triumph's latest 'Adventure' bike is a companion to the Tiger 1050 Sport using the same T-Plane cranked 888cc engine as the Tiger 900 range. Starting at £9,300 ($11,995 / €11.400) this is more of a budget Tiger, being cheaper than the basic Tiger 900 it replaces, so could generate a lot of interest.
Some with no reserve! Two are Tritons, one of which may be questionable, and there are some pricey machines there, but there are a few classic Triumphs that have no reserve and which could be just the thing for the first time classic Triumph buyer. The auction is on the 19th December at the NMM (UK).
Free from the 21st November to 29th November 2020, the show is happening online this year. If you sign-up to receive the newsletter then you'll receive exclusive discounts and links to exclusive content. The show will be hosting a number of themed days across the show so one day will be different to another.
For UK residents only, the National Motorcycle Museum has announced the prizes for their Winter 2020 Raffle. First prize is a "brand new / old stock" T140D Bonneville Special. It has never been run or registered and is showing 11 'push' miles only. Other prizes are a motorcycle lift and a luxury hotel break for two.
The National Motorcycle Museum in the UK has had their request for a COVID-19 support grant refused. The museum had applied for a grant from the Culture Recovery Fund for Heritage which was established by the UK Government to provide funding to organisations that were financially stable before COVID-19.
Triumph dealerships in England/Wales have closed their doors to their showrooms and parts/accessory/clothing shops, but they are largely still accepting MoT, Servicing, and Repairs by appointment and are accepting orders for delivery through their websites or over the phone. Read on for other parts of the UK.
Draganfly are set to close their doors to visitors at 5pm on Wednesday. This will also be the same for all other motorcycle shops and showrooms in England as the ban on non-essential shops comes into force. However they will still be able to send parts mail-order from their website though check for delivery issues.