Triumph 1898, English bicycle maker extend to motorcycles, by 1902, produced its first motorcycle—fitted a Belgian engine. A year later, became largest motorcycle manufacturer with annual production of over 500 units.,... 20 years later Harley began production, WW11 both companies dominated the industry. Amalgamated BSA-Triumph-Norton was the worlds largest producer, Honda multi-cylinders killed their dominance. Today Triumph is even better.