Triumph Australia has entered a 4 bike, 7 rider team in the 2011 APC Rally. Designed for Adventure Bikes, the team will be riding Triumphs new Tiger XC.

The team will include Triumph Australia's MD Steve Chiodo & Brendon Roberts, Journalists Mick Matheson & Trevor Hedge, Team Moto Virginia's Dealer Principal Michael Oliver, and one of the first Tiger customers in the country Wayne Croker.

Mick Matheson, Michael Oliver and Wayne will be entered as solo riders and Steve Chiodo, Brendon Roberts & Trevor Hedge will enter as a multi-rider team, with each rider competing in separate legs or sections of the Rally.

The Rally which will run from 23rd July - 5th August will cover 7000+klm.

The course has been designed to test riders ability, endurance and aptitude. The route shall be crossing the Simpson desert which is one of the biggest in the world. The rally will also go through the Victorian Alps where there will be snow and extreme temperatures.

The route will be following the Great Dividing Range from Mt Hotham in Victoria to Woodenbong in Queensland. There is nearly 1000 km of rainforests and dry eucalypt forests where Adventure bikes will be really tested.

You will be able to follow the teams progress via or on Triumph Australia's facebook page

About Triumph:
Triumph Motorcycles, the iconic British motorcycle marque, is solely owned by Bloor Holdings Ltd. First established in 1902 and now located in Hinckley, Leicestershire, Triumph has always set the pace for category-winning machines. From the iconic Bonneville to the award-winning Daytona 675, Triumph offers a blend of design, character, sex appeal and performance that combines to create truly distinctive motorcycles. The rebel choice of 1960s stars such as Steve McQueen, James Dean and Bob Dylan, today Triumph continues to attract a diverse range of screen heroes, music idols and sports stars such as P!nk, Tom Cruise, Nicholas Cage, Joseph Fiennes and Hugh Laurie.

For more information please contact:

Mal Jarrett
Marketing Manager
PS Importers
20 Stubbs Street Kensington, Vic 3031
Mob: 0407 726682
Tel: + 61 (03) 9381 9765
Fax: + 61 (03) 9381 9798