Construction was started in 1988 and the first motorcycle was built in 1990.At that time, Triumph had fewer than 50 employees and produced around five bikes a day.One of the most salient features of the machines and manufacturing process is the so-called ‘modular concept’, which means that most of the major components are interchangable across the range.Basic engine configurations are 749cc triple (76mmx55mm); 885cc triple (76x65mm) and 1180cc four (76x65mm).It will provide a picture record of the models built by the Hinckley factory since it started production in 1991 model year, as well as reference information.If you have any information/photos which you would like contribute, please send them to me.
They work in two shifts, from 7am to 11pm, producing around 80 bikes per day for 35 different countries around the world.
Here is what he has to say about copy rights: Information wants to be free. I’d appreciate it if you let me know if it’s reprinted in electronic form on the Internet, and in general it’d be nice if it you keep the entire document intact if you reprint it to retain some sense of the context.
To reprint all or part of this in a very public forum, like, say, a magazine, you should check with the individuals who submitted information before doing so.
In order to be successful he felt that he needed to provide a very reliable machine, using as many top-quality off-the-shelf parts as possible, and manufacturing the rest with the most modern tooling and best materials available at the time.
Quality and efficiency have been the watch-words right from the start and continue to be the defining characteristics of the firm.
Also Kit of fame used to host it on his site back in the day.