Triumph of Faith
Built in a shed by James Rogers
1972 Triumph TR6 unit construction vertical twin bottom end, balanced and blueprinted crankshaft, half-race E3134 camshafts, 750cc Morgo barrels and pistons, uprated Morgo rotary oil pump, 9-stud twin carb Triumph Bonneville cylinder head, 932 Amal concentric carburettors with open bellmouths, Bonneville inlet manifolds, Boyer Brandson electronic ignition and coil, one-off stainless 2-into-2 straight-through exhaust pipes by owner.
1972 twin downtube Triumph front cradle, one-off extended hardtail in CDS tubing by owner.
Front End:
Stock length conical hub-type Triumph T120 forks and yokes, 12-spoke” Radir gassers Hot Rod spindlemount wheel, 3.00 x 18” Metzeler ME22 tyre, polished 4-pot Peugeot speed fighter brake caliper, one-off mounting plate and wheel spacers, aftermarket disc, cable-operated speed fighter master cylinder, braided stainless brake line, auto jumble clip-on handlebars, generic aluminium aftermarket control levers, 6” Bates-style halogen headlight.
Rear End:
12-spoke 18” Radir Hot Rod spindle mount wheel, 3.50 x 18” Metxeler ME22 tyre, billet aluminium brake drum/sprocket and brake plate, one-off stainless arm and rose-jointed rod, one-off torque arm, cut-down rib Triumph front mudguard, one-off side mount number plate.
Much-modified H-D Sportster fuel tank, flush-fitting pop-up filler cap, one-off sprung solo seat covered by Chris at Custom Coach Trimming Honeybourne, one-off cylindrical stainless oil tank and battery box by owner, T120 foot pegs on one-off mounts, extended brake pedal, one-off aluminium steering stop and stainless engine plates by owner, aftermarket mini-speedo, stainless fasteners throughout, lathe work by Burlow Engineering Ltd.
Paint and Finish:
Gloss black paintwork By Chris Davison in a shed, Vinyl graphic swirls.