The Dirt Bike by British Customs

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

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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Triumph Tiger 800XC by Icon 1000

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

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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Rebuilding A Triumph Spitfire Engine

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

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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1956 Triton Cafe Racer

The Triton is one of those motorcycles that every man should own at least once in their lives. The bike is the famous combination of the Norton Featherbed frame and the Triumph parallel-twin engine, often with a slew of other aftermarket parts all designed to make it go as fast as an air-cooled, vintage British twin can possibly manage.

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