1. DaveM

    2021 Triumph Thruxton RS | Road Test Review

    A punchy engine, a top-notch chassis and iconic style make the Triumph Thruxton RS one of the most desirable café racers on the road. A motorcycle is the perfect vehicle for exploring a city. Being small and nimble, it allows you to slip through traffic, find creative shortcuts and park like a...
  2. DaveM

    Bad Winners takes the Thruxton 1200 from good to great

    Four years ago, the Paris workshop Bad Winners wowed us with a custom Thruxton café racer called ‘Zero Gravity.’ Company founder Walid Ben Lamine has now released v.2.0 of that killer build, and he’s planning a limited production run of 25 units. The new kit is based on a current-model Thruxton...
  3. DaveM

    2021 Triumph Thruxton RS [Model Overview]

    The Legend Evolves: The 2021 Triumph Thruxton RS Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Thruxton RS is the ultimate evolution of the already successful Thruxton range. It’s arguably one of the most exciting models in the 2021 Triumph line-up, oozing...
  4. DaveM

    2021 Triumph Thruxton / Thruxton R [Model Overview]

    Up Close With The Cafe Racing 2021 Triumph Thruxton and Thruxton R Contents Model Overview Specifications Features Photos Videos Links The Triumph Thruxton family is one of the highlights of the 2021 Triumph line-up. There are three models available: the Thruxton 1200, Thruxton 1200 R, and...
  5. A

    Winter storage

    Hello there, winter is almost over here in Finland so it is time to take the bike out of storage. I have a question about fuel, i added stabilizer in the tank and filled it to the brim. Should i drain the tank and fill it up with new fuel or can i use the fuel that is in the tank? Any other...
  6. DaveM

    2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Video Review

    Triumph has brought out another modern classic motorcycle and, once again, hasn’t skimped on the performance. We liked this trend in the Speed Twin, and we applaud its continuance with the Thruxton RS. You get your vintage style, your upright riding position, and your smile-inducing handling...
  7. DaveM

    Triumph recalls Thruxton and Speed Twin

    Triumph Australia will join a global recall on various Thruxtons over side stand spring issues and the Speed Twin over a gearshift linkage fault. A spokesman for the Australian distributor, Peter Stevens Importers, confirms “Australian bikes are affected and customers are being contacted as...
  8. DaveM

    2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Review First Ride

    2020 Triumph Thruxton RS Editor Score: 90.5% Engine 19.0/20 Suspension/Handling 13.75/15 Transmission/Clutch 9.0/10 Brakes 9.0/10 Instruments/Controls 4.0/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 8.0/10 Appearance/Quality 10.0/10 Desirability 9.0/10 Value 8.75/10 Overall Score...
  9. DaveM

    2020 Triumph Thruxton RS First Look

    More power, less weight, upgraded everything and an orgiastic 1600-word press release for Triumph’s original cafe racer. Triumph Press Release: ALL-NEW 2020 THRUXTON RS The Legend Evolves The name ‘Thruxton’ is an internationally-acclaimed motorcycle racing icon born from incredible...
  10. DaveM

    CARB Filings Confirm New 2020 Triumph Models

    The California Air Resources Board has published executive orders certifying a number of unannounced 2020 Triumph models. These include the Thruxton RS, which Triumph has already started teasing, a couple of Bud Ekins tribute Bonnevilles and two new versions of the Tiger 1200. While we know...
  11. DaveM

    50 not out: A Thruxton to celebrate Tamarit’s 50th build

    Building a custom motorcycle isn’t exactly a walk in the park. But turning customization into a viable full-time business is even harder. So it’s uplifting to see custom shops enjoying big measures of success. Spain’s Tamarit Motorcycles are in a good space right now. They opened four years ago...
  12. A

    Thruxton sounds weird

    So i have a 2004 Thruxton with 20k kms on it. The bike starts up really good and feels smooth when driving. BUT it has this really weird sound which i cant locate. Have asked around a bit but no one seems to know what it could be so im testing my luck here. View:
  13. A

    Exhaust stud broken

    So my 2004 Thruxton has one exhaust stud broken in the cylinder head, should i worry or can i use the bike as usual? Also why do Thruxtons sound like they have an air leak? Watched several videos in Youtube and they all have the same chirping kind of noice. Just curious why it has that sound and...
  14. Z

    Let's talk tires!

    Gents & ladies, I'm new to this forum, and new to the Thruxton, so if I'm repeating a thread please let me know. Now onto my dilemma. I just moved to Santa Fe, NM and have found that there are some unexpected dirt and gravel roads up here. Also, flash rains happen here even in the summer. So...
  15. DaveM

    Special Rocket 3 and Thruxton coming

    Only 25 limited-edition 2.5-litre Triumph Rocket 3 TFC (Triumph Factory Custom) models will be coming to Australia, but you better be quick. Triumph Motorcycles Australia spokesman Dale McBride says they have had “massive interest and most deposits already down for a chance to own the special...
  16. A

    Oil question

    Hello, got my first bike a while ago and now it is time for a oil change. The manual suggests 10w40/10w50, i have 4L of 15w50 since the last owner said he had used that one. Is it safe to use it or should i buy another type of oil? Thank you in advance. Anton
  17. DaveM

    Triumph unveils Thruxton and Rocket TFC models

    These stunningly beautiful Thruxton and Rocket TFC (Triumph Factory Custom) models are the first of a new line of limited-edition motorcycles from the British manufacturer. Only 750 numbered models of each will be made worldwide when they are launched on May 1, 2019. The Rocket TFC is based on...
  18. BellaCorse

    Wheel Alignment... My Take On How-to

    On a suspension thread, I indirectly commented about the importance of proper wheel alignment. Here's how I do it. (Applicable to all 790cc & 865cc twins) First off, in most cases, the stamped alignment marks on the stock rear axle adjusters are off enough to affect the handling of the bike...
  19. dynajohn

    Some Progress In Finding More Engine Performance

    My 2016 Thruxton R has undergone further testing to see if we could get more HP out of the 1200 CC motor. This was never an attempt to get additional performance through radical changes like increasing displacement, cylinder head porting, or installing a race cam which would require replacement...
  20. Havoc1200R

    Arrow Exhaust

    Hi, I have the Arrow headers on order, anyone fitted them ? Planning on a before and after dyno run. Currently have the remus slip ons with baffles out on the bike. Cheers


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