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09/05/2014

High Performance: The Legacy of the Triumph Rocket III

Originally developed by Triumph Engineering at Meriden as a high performance, smooth vibration engine, the BSA Rocket 3 and Triumph Trident featured Triumph’s first inline triple. The motorcycle press immediately labeled it “the World’s First Superbike” upon its 1968 American debut.

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24/04/2014

Tribute to the Salt Flats: The Legacy of the Triumph Bonneville

Launched in 1959 as "The Best Motorcycle in the World," the Triumph Bonneville was named to recognize Texas dealer Big D Cycles and project leader Stormy Mangham’s world-record achievements on the Bonneville Salt Flats in Wendover, Utah.

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15/04/2014

Spirit of Adventure: The Legacy of the Triumph Tiger

The rich history of the iconic Tiger began in 1935 when Triumph decided to split the car and motorcycle businesses. It was then that the owner of Ariel, Jack Sangster, purchased the Triumph motorcycle business and appointed Ed Turner, the designer of the Ariel Square Four, as the General Manager and Chief Designer of the newly named Triumph Engineering Company.

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31/03/2014

Fast and Wild: The Legacy of the Triumph Thunderbird

The Thunderbird’s legacy began in 1949 when Triumph General Manager Edward Turner saw the Thunderbird motel in Florence, South Carolina, while traveling from New York to the races in Daytona Beach, Florida. Turner thought the name “Thunderbird” was perfect for Triumph’s newest model.

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