Archive for ‘Triumph Motorcycle’

July 28, 2022

Loyola Corner


Taking the curve on Sheridan Road as it passes the seminary college on the lakefront. This lad is enjoying the sunset turn-in on his nineties black Triumph.

July 16, 2022

Condo Cycle

Street tree shadow

More city snaps of parked motorbikes. This time a lightly customized Triumph Twin sat patiently on a north side Chicago street.

July 10, 2022

Aad bikes ’n’ stuff

Morries Place

A visit to the premier classic British motorcycle shop in northern Illiniois was also included in the agenda. Always a treat to look over the various items parked shoulder to shoulder in the main display area. The workshop was so busy that bikes awaiting service and restoration work were stood outside.

March 8, 2022


The Fairer Sex

International Women’s Day – Gender equality today for a sustainable tomorrow.

March 5, 2022

Six Score

Triumph motorcycle celebration

– albeit a slight hiccup in the eighties, this marque has stretched from the Victorian age (The first prototype dates from 1901 so just makes it) to well into the Twenty First Century.

February 21, 2022

Look skyward!

Zombie chasing eighties style

Blurb from the back of the VHS box: “After a rare comet sighting, teen sisters Regina (Catherine Mary Stewart) and Samantha (Kelli Maroney) find that they’re among the only survivors of a zombie attack. The girls partner with another survivor, Hector (Robert Beltran), but as they try to avoid the zombies, they’re sought by scientists who want to experiment on their bodies in the hope of finding an antidote. Dodging both the doctors and the undead, they keep moving in the hope that they can continue to stay alive.” A Triumph motorcycle is the vehicle of choice for the protagonists.

February 5, 2022

Police wheels

Officer Speedy

– the police forces have always utilized the agile flexibility of motorcycles. Triumph was always a stalwart of law enforcement in the UK.

February 4, 2022

X, Y & Z


– with a station wagon and sports car in the garage, why not add a motorcycle?

January 31, 2022

Enter to Win

Florida Competition

– fill out the form and drop it in to your local Triumph dealer. Cool pencil drawing .

January 15, 2022


Burnin’ Rubber

– the spare bug-eyed profile of Triumphs streetfighter amidst a fug of spinning tire smoke.

January 1, 2022

Novus Annus

Another Lap

– Twenty Twenty Two – here we come!

December 26, 2021

Turkey leftovers

Cosy Cavern

– Seasonal setting in London Bike Barn. Nice space.

December 19, 2021

Easy Street

Daryl Dixon

The Walking Dead cover art featuring one of the main protagonists of the TV series with his first ride. A choppered Triumph. Crossbow mounted to the steering head ready for zombie huntin’

December 12, 2021

Graphite Art

Pencilled Perfection

– Someone has an adept hand with the HB pencil when it comes to visual acuity in this sunlike recreation of a Speed Triple. Intricately detailed like one of the engineering illustrations of the fifties that were created in the large draughting rooms of the factories.

December 8, 2021

One with six noughts

One Million

– Big Milestone for Triumph Motorcycles: they reached the one millionth bike. The notable model is a one-off Tiger. this is over the 30 years since the relaunch of the marque in 1990.