bike-reviews

Bike reviews

Triumph have acquired OSET Bikes

2018 OSET MX

Over the past two years Triumph have branched out pretty far, to say the least. Not only have they announced their intention to build purpose-built motocross and enduro machines for the first time, but they’ve also gone full steam ahead with an electric prototype too, signalling big intentions for the future of the British brand. And tying in nicely with both of these developments is the acquisition of OSET, a world leader in children’s electric off-road bikes.

Selling over 40,000 bikes globally since their launch in 2004, OSET has an impressive record already, getting thousands of kids on bikes at a young age and starting them early on their motorcycling adventures. Not only have they been setting the benchmark in the segment, but they even develop their own powertrains too. Now they’re under the ownership of Triumph, with whom they will collaborate on new product development.

Triumph has been under the ownership of the Bloor family for almost four decades now and, despite a number of juicy British bike brands becoming available in that time, they’ve typically avoided buying up other companies – instead focussing on building pure Triumph models in their own way.

Despite the acquisition, OSET will continue as its own entity for now. Speaking of the deal Nick Bloor, Triumph’s CEO, explained: “We are excited about the opportunity of joining forces with OSET Bikes: a dynamic brand that has been encouraging children into motorcycling for many years and have been at the forefront of developing electric trials bikes for fun and competition.

While the two brands will continue working independently, Triumph and OSET will collaborate on new state-of-the-art products to inspire young riders into off-road riding, across the segments that Triumph and OSET will have a presence in, drawing on their respective strengths to build the best bikes in the world.”

Bike News

You also may be
interested in...

Motorbike Reviews

Reviewed: Triumph Speed Triple RR

Triumph claim that their Speed Triple RR is ‘the ultimate sportsbike for the road’. So, is it?

Read more Bike Reviews

Keep up to date with our news & blogs

Bike News

Triumph continues to evolve their Moto2 programme

More power, more revs and some new internals are set to make the intermediate Grand Prix class even faster…

Read more Bike News, Inside Bikes
Bike News

Moto Morini back in business with 6½ Seiemmezzo range

Revived Italian brand Moto Morini is back in Britain and Ireland with a new range of 650cc middleweights called the 6½ Seiemmezzo.

Read more Bike News
Bike News

Top five… Triumph Daytonas from the Hinckley era

There’s a certain legend around Daytona, the fast American race track where some of the most iconic car and motorcycle races of all time have been held.

Read more Bike News

Have some questions? Check out our tips & guides pages for some great information

Motorbike Reviews

Reviewed: Triumph Speed Triple RR

Triumph claim that their Speed Triple RR is ‘the ultimate sportsbike for the road’. So, is it?

Read more Bike Reviews
Motorbike Reviews

Reviewed: Ducati Multistrada V2 S

In a world of big, powerful and heavy sports tourers, has Ducati created something special in their more user friendly, lower capacity Multistrada?

Read more Bike Reviews
Motorbike Reviews

Reviewed: Ducati Scrambler Urban Motard

Ducati’s Scrambler range has grown from a few models back in 2015 into a brand all of its own. Ducati Scramblers offer a model for just about every retro taste and, for 2022, there’s a new kid on the block…

Read more Bike Reviews