August 14, 2018
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Triumph Thunderbird LT Superb Heavyweight

Motorcycle manufacturers love to embellish when describing their offerings, so it’s only natural to skim over some of the descriptions used by Triumph regarding its Thunderbird LT model – lines such as “premium class touring cruiser” and “world’s largest parallel twin motorcycle engine.” More to the point is how does …

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National Powersports Adds Triumph

PEMBROKE, NH – The signage for Triumph hasn’t arrived yet, but bikes made by the British manufacturer have, signaling the addition of a second brand of new motorcycles at National Powersports Distributors at 319 Commerce Way. Triumph joins Royal Enfield (added in 2010) as the company, which began in 2002 as …

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Harley-Davidson Sales Rise In 2013

Harley-Davidson sold more than a quarter-million motorcycles in 2013 with sales in the U.S. and worldwide rising 4.4 percent each. The company reported today that it sold 260,839 new bikes last year, up from 249,849 in 2012, and that it expects to ship between 279,000 and 284,000 motorcycles in 2014, …

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Triumph Thruxton Appropriated For Shows

Dave Rosen and his Thruxton at New York’s IMS When the January/February 2014 issue of “Motorcycle Classics” magazine arrived recently, I immediately noticed the full-page Triumph advertisement on the back cover. It shows a customized Thruxton model being ridden on the Bonneville Salt Flats by pro motorcycle racer Jason DiSalvo, its …

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Forty Years Since “Fonzie” First Roared

Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham and Henry Winkler as “Fonzie” Time flies. It was 40 years ago yesterday – Jan. 15, 1974 – that the ABC sitcom “Happy Days” premiered. Among the many cast members were Ron Howard as Richie Cunningham and Henry Winkler as Arthur “Fonzie”/”The Fonz” Fonzarelli, a …

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Oil Drippings: News and Opinion

By Bud Wilkinson When the PSA came out in August 2009, it was credited with getting teens to stop texting while driving and with saving lives. Shot in South Wales and funded by the Gwent police department, it graphically showed the potential consequences of texting when behind the wheel. If …

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Street Stuff in Norwich Adds Triumph

By Bud Wilkinson of RIDE-CT.com This year has been a good one for Triumph in Connecticut. The British brand picked up Mark’s Motorsports in Enfield as a dealer back in June and is now adding Street Stuff Cycle in Norwich. Triumph’s Dave Rosen tells RIDE-CT.com that Street Stuff “will be …

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