Tag: Triumph

Brad’s Triumph Thruxton TFC is Top Shelf

Rarely is there an opportunity to hand over a beautiful and unique motorcycle, such as the Thruxton TFC. The highly touted Bonneville has been limited to a production run of just 750, with only 39 to arrive on Australian soil. One-of-a-kind premium badging includes a numbered edition plaque that makes each bike unique. As well as all the focused sporty attitude of the legendary café racer, this incredible TFC model celebrates the best of British engineering, detailing and finish with this ultra-rare never-to-be-repeated version that delivers more on every dimension.

Customer Brad took delivery of his new Triumph Thruxton TFC and couldn’t be happier:

“It’s really exciting. I think it’s just got such a different lot of specs and additions to the bike than the standard Thruxton R and it’s really nice to own something that ‘s a little bit special – that’s limited edition and that not too many people in the country have. I am looking forward to keeping it for a long time,” he said.

Brad is already a Triumph convert, having owned one previously and visited the Triumph Factory Experience in Hinckley:

“I’ve been living overseas for four years so I haven’t had a bike since being away. The agreement with coming back to Australia was to get a nice new Triumph. My previous bike was a 675 Triumph Daytona. The lovely lady of the house gave me permission to upgrade to this lovely new TFC.

“For me, it’s just something special, especially the limited range that they’ve got. I’ve always been into the café racer-styled bikes, I’ve just never had the privilege of owning one, so it was time to switch from a road bike to something a bit more classic. The Daytona was the love of my life for quite a few years,” he said.

Thruxton TFC

City Coast Motorcycles Dealer Principal Tim believes Brad has made the perfect choice:

“It was an honour to hand over the Thruxton TFC to Brad. We both stood there in awe after the unveiling! It’s great to give the keys to someone who appreciates such a work of art,” Tim said.

Brad’s now eager #fortheride on his exceptional new Triumph and plans to give it a work out north and south of Sydney:

“I enjoy heading up north to the central coast and up some of the back roads there on the way from home. I like to head down around the Royal National Park and back through the ocean roads,” said Brad.

Thruxton TFC

About the Thruxton TFC

Its 1200 CC Bonneville Engine delivers class-leading handling and power, with titanium Vance & Hines silencers to manage the amazing TFC soundtrack. Carbon fibre bodywork, and aluminium engine rail upgrades, make this TFC lighter than the Thruxton R. The exclusive TFC engine update includes new lightweight low-inertia crankshaft, clutch, balance shafts, rare-earth alternator, magnesium cam cover, and thinner-walled engine covers.

Thruxton TFC

There’s more capability than ever before from this extraordinary new 2019 Thruxton TFC motorbike, with three upgraded riding modes (Road, Rain and Sport), all-LED lighting including 7” headlight DRL with unique TFC badge, tail tidy and paddock stand bobbins.

This TFC includes all of the high-specification rider technology found on the Thruxton and more, including ABS, traction control, torque-assist clutch, ride-by-wire, liquid cooling, USB socket, engine immobiliser and feature-packed twin clocks with updated faces and gold detailing unique to the TFC.

Thruxton TFC

A host of exclusive beautiful finishes sets this stunning bike apart from any other Thruxton and includes; high-value TFC badging, brushed tank knee pad with hand-painted gold coach lining, eye-catching black RSU springs with black Öhlins decals, a unique key with distinctive gold detailing, billet machined aluminium oil filler cap, and tinted screen.

Staying true to the original legendary sporty looks and attitude of the Thruxton, the TFC includes a brushed flip-top locking Monza cap, twin throttle bodies with brushed intake finisher, Daytona R footpegs, and clear anodised aluminium swing arm.

Thruxton TFC

To find out how we can assist you with your new Triumph – including customisation options – please contact our Sales team on 4228 7392 or visit our Triumph showroom at 262 Keira Street, Wollongong.

WIN a Triumph Modern Classic – Spirit of ’59 Competition

Spirit of 59 at City Coast Motorcyclces

1959 marked the beginning of a cultural explosion and the birth of a new attitude to live life to the full; an attitude that inspired a revolution in music, art, and culture, from rock ’n’ roll to Andy Warhol. This hard-won freedom of expression created the world we live in today and still shapes the culture that surrounds us.

The original, iconic ’59 Triumph Bonneville encapsulated this spirit and passion for life, and inspired legions of riders, from movie stars to teenage café racers, and a whole motorcycle movement.

It’s a spirit that lives on in every Triumph Modern Classic…

For the chance to WIN one of these iconic Modern Classic bikes, all you need to do is complete a Modern Classic test ride at City Coast Motorcycles between October 1 and December 15, 2018.

Call Paul or Tim on 4228 7392 to book your test ride or drop in to 262 Keira Street, Wollongong.

Spirit of 59 at City Coast Motorcycles

Share the Spirit

Don’t forget to take a photo of yourself on the bike you test ride and post the pic to one of your social media accounts with the hashtags
#Spiritof59 and #citycoastmotorcycles

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Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride – Wollongong Gallery 2018

Our heart-felt thanks to every rider, volunteer and sponsor for making our second Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride unforgettable. Together we have forged new friendships, raised awareness for men’s health and more than tripled last year’s fundraising for prostate cancer and male suicide prevention. And a fine way to do it, too.

Distinguished Gentleman's Ride - Wollongong hosted by City Coast Motorcycles

Big Cat Sighted in the Illawarra

Triumph Tiger 1200
Image: Aaron Huisman

The rumours are true. Photographic evidence has been submitted to The Wollongong Daily that a big cat has been sighted in the Illawarra escarpment.

Adventure enthusiasts were quick to identify the beast as the all new Triumph Tiger and couldn’t contain their excitement:

“What a beauty. It is amazing to see such a majestic and rugged creature in the wild. It looked perfectly at home, traversing the dirt roads and soaking in the views,” said an undisclosed source.

Large numbers flocked to City Coast Motorcycles in Keira Street on Saturday on news they could experience the tiger in person.

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Test a Tiger at City Coast Motorcycles

Test a Tiger at City Coast Motorcycles

We tested the all new Triumph Tiger 1200 and 800 and loved them so much we’re bringing 12 to Wollongong for YOU to try!

Join City Coast Motorcycles on Saturday July the 21st for our TIGER Demo Day. Choose from the Triumph Tiger 800 XCa, Tiger 800 XRt, Tiger 1200 XCa or Tiger XRt and ride with our group on a road and off-road combo.

Bookings are essential – please register your interest below.

Tiger 800 XC and XR Range
One of Triumph’s best-loved motorcycles, the new Tiger 800 family takes this celebrated range to a whole new level.  Incorporating around 200 upgrades per model, including the highest ever level of technology, more capability, enhanced ergonomics, and a lower ratio 1st gear and more responsive power delivery from the latest generation engine, these adventure motorcycles are better in every way, off road and on.

Tiger 1200 XC and XR Range
Triumph’s top Adventure motorcycle family has evolved. It’s significantly lighter, by up to 11kg, with 100 improvements including a major engine update giving more immediate power, enhanced technology to include; adaptive cornering lighting within a full LED set-up, full colour TFT display, 6 riding modes, back-lit switchgear, Triumph Shift Assist, keyless ignition, new ergonomics and more distinctive styling. They’re built for epic adventures.

City Coast Motorcycles Tiger Demo Day

Fill out the form below to register your interest and we will be in contact to confirm your booking time.

A Very Distinguished Result

DGR Wollongong
Riders regroup at Wollongong’s first Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, hosted by City Coast Motorcycles.

On Sunday September 24, scores of dapper ladies and gents packed their manners aboard classic and vintage motorcycles and rode for the Movember Foundation.

What a sight to behold and what an achievement! 172 registrations, magnificent machines and new friendships formed.

The Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride was founded in 2012 by Mark Hawwa in Sydney. The charity event, raises much needed funds for prostate cancer research and male suicide prevention.

For the first time, Wollongong rode in unison with 600 cities across the globe. Participants took in a scenic route encompassing Flagstaff Hill before regrouping at beautiful Bulli Beach.

We are excited to announce Wollongong’s first Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride has raised $20,568 for men’s health. Our esteemed colleagues at Young Henrys  kindly sponsored our local top fundraisers.

Congratulations to our winners:

HIGHEST FUNDRAISER: Jon Spark
2ND PLACE: Michael Jobson
3RD PLACE: Rob Veljanoski

We would also like to extend our gratitude to Lord Mayor Cr Gordon Bradbery and Wollongong City Council, Senior Constable Andrew Cotton and Wollongong LAC, Triumph Motorcycles Australia, 96.5 Wave FM, The Illawarra Mercury, North Wollongong Hotel, Young Henrys, John Keogh, Michael Jobson and all of our volunteers who helped Jane and the City Coast Motorcycles crew make the day possible. 

And thanks to each and every rider for joining us in this remarkable event; we can’t wait to dress dapper and do it all again in 2018!

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Aldrin Alban sets off on Wollongong’s first Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride hosted by City Coast Motorcycles. Image: Garry Gao