Motorcycle Sport & Leisure

The Performance zone – home to Triumph’s heroes

One of the biggest sections of the Experience is titled Performance, and dedicated to the factory’s racers and record-breakers. Triumph’s competition success started early. In 1907, just five years after the firm built its first motorcycle, Jack Marshall finished second at the Isle of Man TT. The following year he went one better to win

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