The Speed Merchant

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The 4 motorcycles you see here are the work of Speed Merchant (run by the highly respected trio of Brandon “Brawny Built” Holstein, Denver Dan and Mike Kawakami), their work has been featured right across the web with multiple features on Bike EXIF, Pipeburn and right here on Silodrome. At its core, Speed Merchant is a…

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Triumph Enduro by 32 To One

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The Triumph Scrambler has quickly become a prime target for custom motorcycle builders, it’s based on the Bonneville and because of this, there’s a huge aftermarket parts catalogue rivalled only by the likes of Harley-Davidson. The Triumph you see here started life as a Scrambler, before being rebuilt after it was wrecked with just 900…

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Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition

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The 2014 Triumph Tiger XC Special Edition is a tweaked version of the 800cc Tiger XC, an off-road touring motorcycle that’s selling as fast as Triumph can roll them out of their Hinckley-based factory. The Tiger is powered by a triple cylinder 800cc, water-cooled engine that also doubles as a stressed frame member. The steel…

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Triumph Speedmaster by Icon

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  The Speedmaster by Icon is the second custom motorcycle developed jointly between the Portland-based motorcycle gear company and Triumph North America, whenever Icon releases a new custom it attracts a significant amount of attention from all corners of the moto-globe, and this nitrous-oxide huffing drag bike is no exception. It started life as a…

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The Dirt Bike by British Customs

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British Customs is a leading international supplier of Triumph-specific parts, accessories and gear – the market for Triumph parts has been growing exponentially in recent years and the Scrambler, Bonneville and Thruxton models have become cornerstones of the hugely popular cafe racer, flat tracker and scrambler sub-genres. Rather than sitting on their laurels and focussing…

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1949 Triumph 6T by Von Dutch

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This 1949 Triumph 6T has been reworked by Von Dutch and converted into a classic bobber, a style of motorcycle that was in huge demand in Southern California during the 1970s and remains enormously popular today. 1949 was actually the first year of production for the Triumph 6T Thunderbird, it was a motorcycle created to…

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Bucephalus by Loaded Gun Customs

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Bucephalus is one of the more unusual custom motorcycles we’ve had the good fortune to feature here on Silodrome, the bike is staggeringly complex but it can be summed up relatively simply: it’s a state-of-the-art race-bred motorcycle built around a vintage, air-cooled Triumph engine. The idea of blending new with old is nothing we haven’t…

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Triumph Tiger 800XC by Icon 1000

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This Triumph Tiger 800XC custom was built by Icon 1000 as a joint, collaborative project between the two companies last year that was conceived as a concept design of what an ideal, post-apocalyptic motorcycle would look like. The team at Icon started with a stock 2011 Triumph Tiger 800XC, already an excellent off-road tourer, and…

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Triumph Bonneville T100 Scrambler

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The Triumph Bonneville T100 was launched by the Hinckley based company in 2000, since then it’s become one of the most popular two-wheeled targets for customisation and an entire ecosystem has sprung up around it providing a huge array of performance parts and customisation options. One of the most popular conversions has been the scrambler-look,…

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Triumph Bonneville Custom by Ton Up Garage

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The modern Triumph Bonneville, released in 2001 to much critical acclaim, is based on the original Bonneville from 1959. Both bikes use a parallel twin, four-stroke engine and a healthy dose of classic motorcycle styling – that said, the new Bonneville is a totally redesigned bike built with 50 years worth of engineering experience, the…

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Rebuilding A Triumph Spitfire Engine

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There’s nothing quite like the process of pulling apart, fixing and rebuilding a vintage engine. You get extra points for completing this task if the engine in question is British or Italian of course, along with a tidy little bonus point if the engine is pre-1980. None of these points will do you any good…

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Triumph Scrambler

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The Triumph Scrambler is rapidly becoming an even more popular target for customisation than it’s brother, the Bonneville. That’s not something I thought I’d ever say just a few short years ago when the Cafe-Racer-Renaissance kicked off, but we’re seeing more and more dual sport customs coming through the Silodrome newsroom and I’m a huge fan of the burgeoning genre.

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