Bike News Review – March 2022 2022

July 19, 2023

Bike News – March 2022 Review: In this months “Bike News” I cover the news that triumph is bringing more production back to the UK! The new Fantic factory and plans, updates for the new Multistrada, Triumph Tiger 660, Royal Enfield Classic 350, New Buell Super Touring, Royal Enfield Special Edition 650s, Updates for the Triumph Street Triple, Aprillia Tuono V4 1100 v Ducati Streetfighter V2 v MV Agusta Brutale 800 RR, New Royal Enfield Scram 411, Triumph Speed Triple RR, Suzuki GSX-R1000R, New Triumph Tiger 1200 GT Pro, New Triumph Tiger 1200 GT Explorer, New Honda Hawk 11, Honda NC750X, Yamaha Tracer 7, New Triumph Tiger 1200 Rally, The Moto Morini X-Cape as well as Parish Notices and much much more!

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  1. Tested the new Tiger 1200 on an autobahn last Saturday and I can confirm; the vibrations are really bad in speeds over 160 km/h (100 mp/h). Dealbreaker for me.

  2. Still no news on Triumphs MX enduro release date then I see.

  3. ROTAX also make the engines for the BMW F800 bikes. Great engines.

  4. 🤣 what's with the disclaimer all of a sudden? You don't need to explain yourself Andy, we know what to expect that's why we tune in 🤘

  5. If history repeats itself the Tiger 1200 may well sell well in its 1st year until the new GS comes out and as so much depends on GS sales for BMW they ain't going to cock it up, then Tiger sales will bomb and what was a tempting price new will turn into a trade in nightmare.

  6. You mentioned the CRF250 on one of these, and I wanted to ask you and your readers about them.
    I ride a multi V4s and sometimes take my wife….. and it’s got her interested in learning. At the same time I need a good, capable, fun enduro for off-roading (for dusty, gravelly, mountain fire tracks in south of france, and the tarmac between them etc).
    So, if I got a bog standard one of these, would it be fun enough for me, to keep up with my mates on KTMs etc, whilst also being calm, light and controllable enough for me to teach my wife control and handling off road, before she goes on road?

  7. Great reporting, very enjoyable and informative, keep up the good work

  8. Did Triumph buy out MCN ? Every other story seems to feature one in gushing tones.

  9. This is a guy reading from a motorcycle rag and opining on it. Absolutely unimpressed. Couldn’t possibly imagine paying for this dribble.

  10. My God, you’re still alive! Well done that man!

  11. I think the Royal Enfield and Triumph old style fashioned bikes looks great but I do wonder why we’re looking to the past for inspiration.
    Cars are getting more modern, more tech and more rapid, do you really want 45hp, average brakes and suspension to deal with them?
    I’ll give up riding before I’ll become a sitting duck on the roads with these dinosaurs.

  12. All the best for the surgery whenever that comes around Andy. I like the ideas for the channel when you've got the downtime. Great update as always and looking forward to more vlogs 😉

  13. Thanks for bringing us up to speed on the latest bike news. I would only buy a Triumph if its built in the UK and its time they made a smaller bike, 125 and 250. Fantic Motor have the right idea, an Italian bike with an Italian engine, yes please. Give us a road test on the Scram 411 and I am looking forward to the V Max review. Good luck to Mrs Flyer, when she takes the test. Cheers.

  14. So looking, forward to the bike gang 😎 live 29th be fun 😆

  15. Hi TMF, I recently discovered that someone has cloned my Yamaha Xmax number plate in London and did a Hit & Run on some poor lady, what can riders do to avoid this?

  16. 4 mcns and adventure magazine and I love the way you get the best parts of all of them . I read mcn and always go back to the parts you talk about I seemed to miss lol thanks for another enjoyable episode 😊

  17. Got some folding stuff burning a hole in my pocket. Currently want to upgrade my (almost) 4 year old 2018 BMW R1200 GSA Triple black. Looking at the 2022 Triumph Tiger 1200 GT Explorer and the 2022 KTM Super Adventure S. Would love your input?

  18. "You'll just have to listen quicker" 👌. Classic Missenden Flyer that was – love it Andy 😂

  19. Another great news bulletin Andy! Looking forward to the new features in upcoming editions!!

  20. I was a my local bike show for an open day. And they had the Moto Morni X-Cape for the second day it was in the UK, so unable to ride it but looks great and nice screen.

  21. Reply
    stephen johnstone July 19, 2023 at 1:31 am

    Cant wait to move out of London and get back on two wheels, getting bike jacked by 3 guys with weapons has made me hate living here

  22. Hopefully bump in to you up at the ABR, I'm also looking forward to seeing Ryan up there, but mostly having a go on their offroad loop on my Tuareg 660, and supping on a few too many beers after! 😀

  23. Nice one mate

  24. Depends what ya got going on with the shoulder, years ago it took me about 9 months. Which is what the doc said. I did feel good within about 3-4 months but no strength.

  25. Phoenix az, bike week is April 6 to 10. It's the 25year! 😎👍🍻 hopefully can make it some year!

  26. Reply
    My great big FOOT July 19, 2023 at 1:31 am

    A friend of mine came up with a lock and shackle device to stop the centre stand being retracted. For what it’s worth it didn’t get nicked but it was before the age of portable angle grinders.

  27. Cheers Andy…Nice round up

  28. Thanks Mr TMF as usual for your informative guide. I hope all goes well with the surgery ! We need you back doing what you do best ! Happy recovery, hoping to see you back soon

  29. You do the whole month before I have actually read the last one. This should be a spoiler alert, like your input any way even if it spoils the last monthly issue.

  30. Totally agree on the pinch of salt view on the official Tiger launch. As you say, a wet day in Slough will be more of reality check. Looking forward to your review but can’t see it being better than the GS. You cannot reinvent the wheel.

  31. i love my triumph triples as much as you but i was going to spend that much money on an adventure bike it would be the GS and don't get wrong i have had both .

  32. Sticky anus will be there? And it might get messy?

  33. Love your ‘onion of security’ phrase. Very wise.
    Looking forward to your Tiger 1200 review on a ‘wet day in Slough’. I agree that smoothness is key – who wants a vibey tourer? Chuggy??? Weight distribution & higher torque will always make the GS best imo. Great to see you now include ABR mag. See you at the festival 🍻

  34. Not sure how I feel about those garage barriers like the Guardsman. I remember seeing a video of some chavs stealing an S1000rr a shopping center with a barrier and they just laid it down and dragged it under the barrier… Ruined the fairing but got the bike

  35. Should be called Triumph bike news!
    Even though I own one I'm not a big fan of them.
    Thanks for the upload Andy.

  36. Reply
    Foxtrot Tango Whisky July 19, 2023 at 1:31 am

    Gotta say I absolutely agree with you on the shady antics of manufacturers releasing new / updated models of bikes to only go ahead and drop an even better kitted out version 6 months after the manufacturer has ranted & raved about how the given new model of bike is the best thing since sliced bread and thereby causing anyone interested to more than likely head to their local dealer and pick one up. There is no explanation for this sort of behaviour other than the manufacturer (in this case Triumph, indeed in most cases it's Triumph – they're by far the worst offenders of this disgusting sales maximisation tactic) shafting the customer because they'll have the figures on how many top of the range bikes the sell at launch that get kitted out with all the top factory accessories and how many of those bikes then get traded back in so that the customer upgrades to the latest & greatest and then buys all the accessories again. It is just so disingenuous. It would anger me so much if I were in a position to go buy a new top of the range model that they would sit there allowing me to believe that I would be purchasing the manufacturer's flagship of the model when they knew in a few months they'd be dropping an Ohlins kitted & significantly revised and optimised version of the same model. It's a truly deceptive and despicable practice of maximising sales and profits at the expense of the trust and loyalty the brand has, it doesn't seem to me that it is a strategy that will serve them in the long-term, sure, short-term it will give shareholders a great deal of confidence and return on investment but down the line these sorts of disingenuous practices will bite them in the arse!

  37. Reply
    Foxtrot Tango Whisky July 19, 2023 at 1:31 am

    @TMF mate I welcome the addition of the magazine Adventure Rider, I think it's awesome that you're widening your catchment of publications to review, showcase & comment on. In truth I'd love it even more if you would add even more magazines to your 'Bike News' series… being a subscriber of the channel that's English but not living in the UK means that I'm incapable of buying such publications, well, not ones written in English at least anyway, so I greatly appreciate your bike news segments – the more publications in the mix, the merrier, so say I.

  38. 😄😄😄😄 "you gotta listen faster…." Cheeky comment bit✔ Check ✔ . 🥂😎🤣🤣🤣 …

  39. Listen quicker…,Brilliant,thanks for another great news report!

  40. Triumph's not fooling anyone.
    Skyrocketing international shipping costs are driving increased Hinckley production.

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