Tagged: Triumph

Baby Blue: 1975 Rickman-Metisse Triumph 650 CR

Baby Blue: 1975 Rickman-Metisse Triumph 650 CR

Although I’m not a huge fan of the hazy edges of the photos, this blue Rickman Metisse Triumph 650CR looks gorgeous. Rickman started out making frames for offroad race bikes and later expanded into...

The Quest for Speed: 1955 Triumph Salt Flat Racer

The Quest for Speed: 1955 Triumph Salt Flat Racer

This very cool 1955 Triumph Salt Flats racer looks set to conquer the place that gave the later Bonneville its name. With its bare-metal, hot-rod style and immaculate preparation, it looks lean and stripped...

Three Kinds of Trouble: 1973 Triumph Hurricane

Three Kinds of Trouble: 1973 Triumph Hurricane

Looking like a grownup version of a Schwinn bicycle, all the Hurricane X75 needs to be full-on childhood dream embodied in steel is a sparkly vinyl banana seat. A sort of proto-factory chopper originally...

Marvelous Mutt: 1968 Rickman Metisse Triumph for Sale

Marvelous Mutt: 1968 Rickman Metisse Triumph for Sale

In the 1960’s and 1970’s, if you weren’t happy with the handling of your stock motorcycle, you could contact a number of different specialist frame companies for your racebike or road-legal custom. Among these,...

The End of the Line: 1983 Triumph Bonneville TSS for Sale

The End of the Line: 1983 Triumph Bonneville TSS for Sale

Reader Jess pointed out this Triumph Bonneville TSS the other day, so I thought I’d write it up for you all. A bit of a forgotten bike from the early 1980’s, it highlights both...

1953 Triumph Tunderbird Black Bird

1953 Triumph Tunderbird Black Bird

It is well know that the market drives the manufactures. What the public wants, the public gets, or they go get if from someone else. This 1953 Triumph Thunder Black Bird personifies this demand...

1964 Triton for Sale

1964 Triton for Sale

I don’t often write up Triumphs here because they’re comparatively not all that rare. TriTONS, however, fit the bill and this 1964 example is exactly the kind of bike you’d want to buy: reluctant...

None More Blue: 1979 Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer

None More Blue: 1979 Triumph Bonneville Cafe Racer

I wanted to break up the weird, Italian trend a bit, although it will be back tomorrow with another Guzzi I’ve never actually seen for sale before… I don’t often post up Triumph Bonnevilles...

1949 Triumph Speed Twin

1949 Triumph Speed Twin

When you talk about Triumphs, most times you talk about the 1960’s Bonneville. A bike that dominated the landscape of imports, and had the power to back it up. What followed lead the Triumph...