This really shouldn’t be too much to ask from life.
This marketing poster from Triumph circa 1977 is a great example of how to turn your weakness into a product feature. Most if to all of the Japanese bikes of the era had electric starts, the Bonneville still used a kicker and this was the marketing departments play at selling it to the masses.
Last year the wonderfully talented Dimitri Coste launched an all out assault on Pikes Peak in the saddle of his beautiful Triumph Special…
This is a vintage Triumph promotional film centred around the 1969 Isle of Man TT, the footage and commentary are both first class and exactly as biased towards Triumph as you’d imagine.
Take a look at that chunktastic rear tire. Awesome.
Meet the coolest 50s housewife you’ve ever seen.
Modern off-road bikes are marvels of modern engineering, they have the power to weight ratio of yellow-cake uranium and motors that keep running no matter what you do to them. I am convinced that after the almost inevitable nuclear apocalypse only cockroaches and dirt-bikes will survive. And it’s touch and go on the cockroaches making…