BARBOURTRIUMPH

 

Take a standard 900cc Triumph Scrambler, add a hint of bespoke tailoring from Barbour – all styled by custom bike builders, Spirit of the 70s – and you’ve got one cool looking bike.

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This one-off creation oozes Shoreditch street cred, with realigned front forks, stylish sawn-off ‘Enduro’ exhaust and the imaginative use of authentic Barbour wax cotton on the seat. Polished chrome decal on the tank and retro-fitted, high performance shocks finish the look.

Other notable enhancements to the bike include mini LED indicators front and rear; Spirit carbon mudguards; motocross-style handlebars; Bates-style headlight and LED brakelight; Oury grips and a shortened rear frame. Paintwork was designed by Spirit of the 70s and created by D-Lucks of Brighton.

The bike will be unveiled at the Triumph-sponsored BSMC III event (www.TheBikeShed.cc), teaser video here:http://vimeo.com/92252471, which takes place at Tobacco Dock, London, on 24/25 May. Tickets for the BSMC III can be purchased here: http://thebikeshed.cc/product/bsmc-iii-2014-event-ticket/

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Following its unveiling at the BSMC III, the bike will be available for viewing at Triumph Live which takes place on 12 July 2014 at Gaydon Heritage Motor Centre (www.triumph-live.co.uk).

 

First established in 1902, Triumph Motorcycles celebrated 110 years of motorcycle manufacture in 2012. For more than two decades, Triumph Motorcycles has been based in Hinckley, Leicestershire, and has produced iconic bikes which perfectly blend design, character, charisma and performance. Building around 50,000 bikes per year, Triumph is the largest British motorcycle manufacturer and has more than 750 dealer franchises across the world.

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At the heart of Triumph’s philosophy is a commitment to developing truly unique motorcycles that offer a blend of distinctive design, intuitive handling and performance. The innovation and engineering passion that gave birth to the iconic Bonneville of the 60s has today created a broad range of bikes suited to all motorcycle riders, including the striking 2.3 litres Rocket III, the unmistakable Speed Triple and the SuperSports Daytona 675.

Triumph currently employs around 2,100 personnel worldwide and has subsidiary operations in the UK, America, France, Germany, Spain, Italy, Japan, Sweden, Benelux and most recently Brazil, as well as a network of independent distributors. Triumph has manufacturing facilities in Hinckley, Leicestershire and Thailand plus an assembly facility in Brazil.

Riders will be able to see the full range of motorcycles at Triumph Live, a celebration of the brand, taking place on 12 July at the Gaydon Heritage Motor Centre. The full-day festival will feature live bands; stunt riding shows; factory tours; road and off-road demo rides plus a whole host of other attractions. For tickets (£28) or more information, please visitwww.triumph-live.co.uk

 

Tony Carter

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