Factory-Original Triumph Twins: The originality guide to Speed Twin, Tiger, Thunderbird & Bonneville Models, 1938-62

Overview

These immortal motorcycles, powered by Triumph's magnificent parallel-twin engine, are probably the most popular and sought after classic bikes in the world—so for most owners and potential buyers the question of originality is very important. The problem is, this information can be hard to find, but in this book long-time Triumph expert and author Steve Wilson provides the answers, backed up by detailed colour photography of outstandingly original examples of Speed Twins 1938-58, Tiger T100s 1939-58, ...

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Overview

These immortal motorcycles, powered by Triumph's magnificent parallel-twin engine, are probably the most popular and sought after classic bikes in the world—so for most owners and potential buyers the question of originality is very important. The problem is, this information can be hard to find, but in this book long-time Triumph expert and author Steve Wilson provides the answers, backed up by detailed colour photography of outstandingly original examples of Speed Twins 1938-58, Tiger T100s 1939-58, Thunderbirds 1950-62, Tiger T110s 1953-61, and T120 Bonnevilles 1959-62. Mechanical components, frame, suspension, brakes, electrics, wheels, metalwork, instruments, badging, trim and colours and finishes are all covered, with some 300 specially commissioned photographs pinpointing correct original equipment and specification.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781906133504
  • Publisher: Herridge & Sons Ltd.
  • Publication date: 1/1/2014
  • Pages: 160
  • Product dimensions: 10.30 (w) x 10.30 (h) x 0.90 (d)

Meet the Author

Steve Wilson is a leading classic motorcycle journalist and author of the definitive six-volume British Motorcycles Since 1950. He contributes monthly to Real Classic and Classic Car Mart magazines.

Steve Wilson is a classic motorcycle and car journalist, and the author of 19 published books, including five novels and a work of children's fiction. His motorbike books have included the definitive six-volume British Motor Cycles Since 1950; an anthology of his classic bike journalism titled Down The Road; an account of a recent 5,000 mile ride in Southern Africa on an unreliable 1954 Ariel 500 single, called Short Way Up; and Great Marques:Triumph Bonneville T120/T140/Hinckley. Steve lives in Oxfordshire and rides a BSA A10 Golden Flash and a Moto Guzzi California.

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