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Triumph Motorcycles History

Triumph motorcycles has always provided that special experience by engineering motorcycles that combine a immense riding experience blended by a well-balanced, straightforward perfect handling chassis mounted with a strong muscular, supple get behind me engines.

Motorcycle enthusiast must be knows about Triumph motorcycle, but not every motorcycle lovers know about the history of Triumph motorcycle. Triumph motorcycles are rich in history. The bikes were made famous during the war times. Remember all the war movies that had a soldier riding a motorcycle? Chances are, it was probably a Triumph. History sometimes throws up some strange truths, no more so than that which tells us, that the most British of motorcycles owes its existence to a German.

In 1883, men with name Siefried Bettmann created the motorcycle company which would later be known as the maker of Triumph motorcycles. Siefried Bettman known as an ambitious young man, he bought and sold bicycles and imported sewing machines from Germany. Then in 1886, he changed the name of the company to the Triumph Cycle Company, a name synonymous with British bikes was born. The company are significant development, especially when the fellow countryman Moritz Schulte arrival to the company. The Triumph has been in the business for quite some time, but its journey isn’t without seemingly insurmountable challenges.

In 1889, the Triumph began distributing bicycles and went on to develop motorcycles.  They began to produce motorcycles by 1902, which were fitted with a Belgian-made engine. Then in 1903, as production rose to more than 500 units, Triumph then went on to produce motorcycles in Germany factory. The company had a break during the First World War.

After the war, Bettmann and Schulte could not agree about the issue of car manufacture, and Schulte decided to leave the company. In 1920, the company bought the former Hillman car factory in Coventry, and by 1923 had produced the first car bearing the name of The Triumph Motor Company. The journey of the triumph of Triumph motorcycle is long tail story, then nowadays we can see that Triumph are one of the best motorcycles in the world. Today they have not lost the touch and if you desire they are still producing a rocket between your legs.