The UK Press Rocket 3 bikes have landed in the UK and VisorDown were one of the first to get hold of one. Riding at a press launch in Spain is one thing, but dodging the hazards you find on UK roads is something else. Filmed before the Coronavirus lockdown, this gives some insights into how good the Rocket 3 is.
Decarbonising Transport is the Government's latest policy update, released quietly whilst everyone was concentrating on coronavirus, self-isolating, and essential journeys only. Citing the law that requires the UK to achieve 'net zero' greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, the paper sets out how this will be achieved.
Back in February Triumph launched the Tiger 900 range to the press out in Morocco - why weren't we invited?!?! The video reviews resulting from that event have all appeared online so if you're considering buying one then check out the reviews below. They're also good to watch, and amusing, whilst in self-isolation.
We are sad to announce the death of Bill Crosby, proprietor of the London Motorcycle Museum and of Reg Allen, the well known motorcycle dealership in West London. He died on the 29th March 2020 and our condolences go out to his family. He was a very knowledgeable person and helped out many a Member.
Redline Clothing provide the TOMCC with its Merchandise and run the online store on behalf of the TOMCC. Unfortunately, due to the current UK Government Restrictions it is no longer possible for Redline Clothing to continue operating and so they have ceased operations until the Restrictions are lifted.
It’s fair to say that these are unprecedented and uncertain times. Unheard of social restrictions have been put in place to keep everyone safe and this has come at the cost of enjoying our hobby. Still, the restrictions are necessary and we hope that all of our Members will survive the isolation to ride again once the situation comes to an end.
Following consultation with St. Audries Holiday Park, it has been decided to cancel Trifest Somerset for 2020 and move it to the same bank-holiday weekend in 2021. If you have booked for 2020 then you will be able to carry that forward to 2021 or get a refund if you get in touch with St Audries directly.
Following on from today's advice from the UK Government and queries from several members, we regrettably feel that we have no alternative other than to postpone the Club's AGM until further notice. We will update members as soon as possible regarding nominations and propositions which were included in this years agenda.
The UK Government are proposing to introduce unleaded petrol with up to 10% Ethanol content. Currently only up to 5% is mandatory but that is all set to change as the Government are pushing forward with a scheme to raise this to 10% in a bid to cut emissions and they are asking for your input into the scheme.
UK dealerships have received their quota of Tiger 900 GT and Rally demo bikes ready for the preview evening. All they have to do is to take them out of their crates, do some final assembly, and PDI them then you can take them for a spin and find out which one you are going to put a deposit down on.