TRIUMPH, MAKING SHORT PEOPLE LOOK TALLER SINCE 1907
Taking a grinder to Britain's motorcycling heritage. Disclaimer This "Blog" represents the thoughts and actions of the author. It is created for academic interest and entertainment only. It is neither intended or implied that any person reading any article contained within, imitates or recreates any work described.
Here's a photo of my Dad Geoff, taken I guess in about 1956. A motorcycle fanatic all of his life and a great lover of Norton singles particularly the CS1. I guess family responsibilities forced him into buying the Vincent. We lived in Wiltshire and he worked in Hertfordshire so it was backwards and forwards every weekend. As I remember he always reckoned the big Vin to be over-rated, if it wasn't spokes in the back wheel breaking it was adjusting the quirky clutch. He used to say that a well set up 650 Triumph twin would run rings around it. He was a great bloke and I miss him on a daily basis. Cheers Mate