The Great Escape

  • Timepiece made from The Great Escape’s 1962 Triumph TR6 Trophy

    Timepiece made from The Great Escape’s 1962 Triumph TR6 Trophy

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    A piece of movie history on your wrist REC Watches first motorcycle-inspired collection The TTT Great Escape is a limited edition recycled from the most famous Triumph motorcycle in the world, The 1962 Triumph TR6 Trophy used in The Great Escape in 1963. Limited to only 393 pieces. The Great Escape’s motorcycle chase and leap…

  • VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

    VIDEO: Guy Martin sets out to recreate the famous JUMP from The Great Escape. And it’s on TV this Sunday.

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    Guy Martin’s been out in Austria, attempting to recreate the iconic motorcycle jump from The Great Escape. And if you want to watch his latest exploits – tune in to Guy Martin’s Great Escape this Sunday at 9pm on Channel 4. Guy Martin’s back with his latest TV stunt – and this time, he’s set…

  • Bud Ekins ISDT-winning TRIUMPH TR6SS sells for £97,750!

    Bud Ekins ISDT-winning TRIUMPH TR6SS sells for £97,750!

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    At the this weekend’s annual Bonhams Spring Sale, a 1962 Triumph 649cc TR6SS ridden by Bud Ekins, sold for a world record auction price of £97,750 – over three times its top estimate. The original Trophy model helped Ekins win a gold medal in the 1962 International Six Days Trial. The American bike racer who…

  • UNDER THE HAMMER: Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin sets NEW auction RECORD.

    UNDER THE HAMMER: Steve McQueen’s 1938 Triumph Speed Twin sets NEW auction RECORD.

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    A 1938 Triumph 5T Speed Twin formerly owned by Steve McQueen has been sold at Bonhams’ annual Las Vegas motorcycle auction for a world record auction fee of $175,500 (around £132,000). Steve McQueen was well-known for his passion for motorcycles – in particular his fondness of British-built Triumph’s. But as it turns out, there are…

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