Archive for February 2012 | Monthly archive page

Our custom vintage Triumph showroom clock

Through the years, as we witnessed various Triumph dealers close their doors, we were fortunate enough to acquire much of their stock.  We use much of this new-old-stock for our builds and restorations, and offer much of it for sale here on our website. At one point, we also were lucky enough to find a […]

’68 Triumph TR6R – Part II

We’re moving ahead with the restoration of a 1968 TR6R. We’ve sandblasted the frame to prep it for powder coating, and it’s looking great. The brazing on the welds is apparent by the gold coloration. [fb-like]

’69 Flower Power Fender

Over the years, whenever we’ve had the opportunity to buy a bike to be used as the “core” of a restoration, we’ve taken it. When it comes to buying a bike to be restored…we don’t like ’em too nice. After all, it costs the same to re-chrome a headlamp whether it’s rusted and worth $5, […]

Triumph factory films

We’ve come across these Triumph factory films, and think they’re just awesome. They really illustrate how motorcycles used to be built by hand. One of our favorite parts is right at the beginning, when the frame is being prepped for brazing by sitting on a pile of hot coals. We also love the lab coats […]

Restoration begins on a 1968 Triumph TR6R

Many of our best restoration projects start out as nothing more than a pile of old, rusty parts, as many of the original bikes from the 1960s and earlier were simply never regarded as collector items.  Instead, they were used as daily riders and enjoyed thoroughly year after year.  Take for example, this 1968 Triumph […]

Welcome to our new website.

This website has been a long time coming. After more than 47 years in the business, we’re reaching out to Triumph enthusiasts around the world, and inviting folks to get to know us. I have some stories to tell, some secrets to share, rare parts, beautiful bikes, vintage goodies, and plenty to talk about with […]