I’ve never personally had a sleep on a motorcycle, though this chap does make it look rather comfortable.
We’ve featured the gloriously heretical work of Super Rat Motorcycles in the past and so it was with great interest that I learned they’d built a new motorcycle, doubly so when I was told it was a Triumph Trident cafe racer.
I’m happy that Triumph still produces Bonnevilles and Scramblers, it’s nice to know that we still have that direct link to a time in the past when motorcycles had to be kick-started and leather trousers were a perfectly acceptable piece of attire.
It’s great to see the manufacturing methods employed during the 1940s (or 1950s) in this film, the total lack of automation and resulting man hours required to build a motorcycle is remarkable to see.
The ’98 Triumph Adventurer is one of the better bikes built by Triumph in the ’90s, it was fitted with an 885cc triple cylinder engine with 12 valves…
Bob Dylan spent much of the mid-60s on his beloved Triumph Tiger 100SS on the roads near his home in Woodstock, New York.
In some respects, Triumph is the Keith Richards of the motorcycle world, no matter how many times you think the company is a goner, they bounce back stronger than ever.