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A trifecta of Pre-Unit Bullets: a Red Deluxe 500, a Green Standard 500, and a Black ES 350.


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Reply #1 on: December 19, 2022, 06:12:13 am
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Reply #2 on: April 02, 2023, 03:06:43 am
THE ALL NEW TRIUMPH BABY BONNEVILLE WITH 500CC SPY SHOTS
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IjP-BR85lxU
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Reply #3 on: April 09, 2023, 12:23:38 am
i am looking forward to seeing this single!
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Reply #4 on: May 27, 2023, 07:37:07 pm
Single-cylinder Triumphs To Be Launched in June: By Ben Purvis, May 1, 2023
https://www.cycleworld.com/motorcycle-news/triumph-bajaj-partnership-launch-single-cylinder-motorcycles-in-june/
Triumph will unveil the first of its long-awaited range of affordable single-cylinder models on June 27 in London as its long-running association with India’s Bajaj finally bears fruit.
It marks a notable turning point for Triumph, which hasn’t offered an entry-level, single-cylinder bike since John Bloor revived the brand back in the early 1990s. It might be late to the party, but this year will see the release of not one but two single-cylinder Triumph projects; the Bajaj tie-in brings a range of retro-styled streetbikes, and the separate off-road competition arm will launch its 250cc motocross bike later in the year.
In recent months, two distinct models have been spied on test in both Europe and India—a traditional, retro-style roadster and a similarly 1960s-inspired scrambler. Both share the same DOHC single-cylinder engine that looks very much like one half of the parallel twin used in the current Bonneville range.


First Triumph Bajaj Single Cylinder Bike Expected To Launch In June 2023:  May 02, 2023:  By: Janaki Jitchotvisut
https://www.rideapart.com/news/665172/triumph-bajaj-launch-date-hinted/
On April 21, 2023, we received an answer to one of the other big questions that’s been hanging over the Triumph-Bajaj project: When can we expect the launch? In a live interview on India’s CNBC-TV18, Rajiv Bajaj spoke about a few topics of interest to motorcyclists. For the first part of the interview, he talked about Bajaj’s plans for electric bikes—but in the second part, he specifically called out a likely June 27, 2023, launch date for at least one Triumph-Bajaj machine.
When asked about launch details, Rajiv Bajaj said, “The actual launch will be, I think, towards the end of June, perhaps specifically on Tuesday, the 27th of June, in London. It will be a global launch that is being organized by Triumph. What exactly is the content, I am not aware, but that’s when the launch might be.”
“That means we should have product on the market in the second quarter of this financial year. Clearly, there’s more than one product under development. I can also say that more than one product will be launched in the second quarter if all goes well,” Bajaj added.
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Reply #5 on: June 27, 2023, 10:31:24 pm
Triumph has just announced two new 400cc models for 2024. The Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400X. These look like premium bikes to me for the lightweight class. I hope that Triumph's MSRP doesn't scare off new riders. Here is the news: https://www.motorcycle.com/bikes/new-model-preview/2024-triumph-speed-400-and-scrambler-400x-first-look-44592001
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Reply #6 on: June 27, 2023, 11:41:24 pm
Triumph has just announced two new 400cc models for 2024. The Speed 400 and the Scrambler 400X. These look like premium bikes to me for the lightweight class. I hope that Triumph's MSRP doesn't scare off new riders. Here is the news: https://www.motorcycle.com/bikes/new-model-preview/2024-triumph-speed-400-and-scrambler-400x-first-look-44592001
They will cost substantially more than the RE 350's.


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Reply #7 on: June 28, 2023, 12:54:45 am
They will cost substantially more than the RE 350's.

I am sure you are correct.
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Reply #8 on: June 28, 2023, 01:16:36 am
Triumph is sub 400 pound, 40 HP, 6 speeds. Meteors are +400 pounds, 20 hp, 5 speed and run $4,600 to +$5K depending on where purchased. So double the hp, less pork, more speeds for maybe $1K more. Different ride, lots of shifting, more revs, more "sportbike" less "smell the flowers". The sub-400 pound, sub $4K Hunter seems maybe a better comparison. A slower, cheaper but still fun ride.

https://www.cycleworld.com/motorcycle-news/triumph-scrambler-400-x-first-look/
Prices for the US versions will be announced nearer their launch date but the rival BMW G 310 GS, at $5,695, sits in the market Triumph is targeting so the Scrambler is unlikely to be too far from that mark.

https://ridermagazine.com/2023/06/27/2024-triumph-speed-400-and-scrambler-400-x-first-look-review/
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Reply #9 on: July 03, 2023, 02:40:17 am
This move by Triumph has been talked about for quite some time now. I'm glad to see that they've finally gotten something tangible to put into this area of the market.

This can only be a good move by Triumph IMHO. A lot like the smaller range of Harley-Davidson machines recently talked about in the motorcycle press these models will open up Triumph to the smaller capacity parts of the market that will, hopefully, entice riders into the brand.

I personally don't believe that they are direct competitors to the RE 350cc machines. They will be more expensive and different in nature, being sportier and noticeably more revvy. A bit like comparing a KTM Duke 390 to a Hunter from what I can make out.

Good luck to them I say  ;)

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Reply #10 on: July 05, 2023, 06:22:15 pm
Triumph’s Scrambler 400 X Rounds Out Scrambler Line
https://www.cycleworld.com/motorcycle-news/triumph-scrambler-400-x-first-look/


The second model in Triumph’s new “TR Series” range of single-cylinder bikes might share a platform with the entry-level Speed 400 but it adds an on-point scrambler style that’s likely to make it the bigger seller of the pair.

Called the Scrambler 400 X, it shares the same all-new 398cc single-cylinder engine as well as borrowing the Speed 400′s 3.4-gallon tank and side panels, but it’s more than just a set of wheels and longer fork. Triumph has tweaked the frame design to suit the Scrambler, and changed the seat, bars, and pegs to give a distinct stance and riding position. The result is a bike that manages to carve a distinct niche as a retro-styled alternative to modern mini-adventure models like BMW’s G 310 GS and even KTM’s 390 Adventure.

Let’s start with what’s shared across the new TR-series range. The engine is a DOHC four-valve single with finger followers to reduce valve train inertia and a reverse-rotating balancer shaft to reduce vibrations. Kicking out 39.5 hp at 8,000 rpm and 27.7 lb.-ft. of torque at 6,500 rpm, it’s in the same state of tune as the Speed 400. Power is driven though the same assist-and-slipper clutch and six-speed box, but with a revised final drive ratio to suit the larger diameter of the higher-profile rear tire. As on the Speed 400, there’s switchable traction control and a long, 10,000-mile service interval.

Not that it’s a serious off-roader, but there are nods to dirt-road use, including more travel from the suspension. There’s 5.9 inches of stroke front and rear—increases of 0.4 inch and 0.8 inch, respectively, compared to the Speed 400. Triumph also fit the 400 X with different wheels (a half-inch narrower at each end) and with a 19-inch front instead of the roadster’s 17-incher. Slightly chunky tread means the Metzeler Karoo Street tires will cope with loose surfaces, but they’re named “Street” for a reason.


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Reply #11 on: July 18, 2023, 08:22:57 pm
https://www.motorcyclenews.com/news/2023/july/triumph-speed-400-pre-production-review/

I was watching the first short reviews on the Triumph 400 models last night. By all accounts they appear to have done a good job though the pricing, which wasn't announced, will be crucial to its success me thinks.

I rather like it and I'm hoping that Triumph brings it to New Zealand.  :)
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Reply #12 on: July 21, 2023, 10:34:01 pm
Heres hoping that the new RE450 is comparable to the triumph
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Reply #13 on: July 28, 2023, 11:31:21 pm
Hopefully I'm putting this in the correct spot. Apologies if not.

I spotted my neighbor's Triumph Rocket 3r today. Not a clue about that bike until I looked it up on the googs when I got home. 2,500cc?!?! Holy Lord, that's insane! Rocket indeed!
Anyhow, after seeing it, I'm REALLY hoping to hear/see that thing run (as one does).

Does anyone have any experience on that ginormous steed?
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Reply #14 on: August 05, 2023, 11:30:55 am
Freddie Dobbs just did a review of the Rocket. Sounds like a one trick pony for well-heeled, multi-bike people.
https://youtu.be/bVwbgszNFig
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