Ricky Carmichael Spent the Last Week with the Triumph Motocross and Enduro Team in the UK

Way back in July, British motorcycle manufacture, Triumph, announced “that development is well underway on a comprehensive range of all-new competition motocross and enduro motorcycles.”

They’ve brought on the GOAT, Ricky Carmichael and five-time Enduro World Champion Iván Cervantes to the Triumph family as active partners in both bike testing and preparation for racing. 

Well, since that announcement, there hasn’t been much news to report on in regards to what will the bike look like; when will it be available, etc.

And there still isn’t a ton. But Triumph did drop a little nugget this week. Carmichael and Cervantes spent the last week with the Triumph motocross and enduro team in the UK.

Ricky Carmichael
“It has been a pleasure to finally come to the Triumph headquarters. Meeting everyone in all of the departments, seeing how it all works and getting to put the names to faces of those that I have been working with for so long. I have been incredibly impressed throughout the project, right from my first test with the team in the US, and it’s great to see how much progress they made to this point.

“To see the masterminds at work, and the dedication and motivation from everyone has been absolutely incredible. The sky is the limit and I believe everyone’s hard work on this project will mirror the level of the Triumph brand. It is an exciting time to be a part of this historic project!”

Iván Cervantes
“For me, this is a huge moment. We’ve tested the bike many times, but it was wonderful to ride with Ricky in person, and so satisfying to see how happy he is with the setup we’ve developed. We have made some very big steps and some very productive changes, and I’m very happy with where we are.

“I have worked for a long time on this project with an amazing team, who all share the same goal:  to be competitive from the very beginning. I can’t wait for the next steps!”

So, yeah, still not a ton, but at least it’s something, right?

Main image: Triumph 

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