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.
As the front end on the A7 is originally from a 1975 MkIII Commando it runs a (not very good) disc brake set-up. There are loads of upgrades out there, but they nearly all require a new caliper and rotor to be fitted, and these tend to be modelled after modern bike brakes. I like the original caliper, big old clunky cast aluminium thing that it is, it seems a little more in keeping with the overall feel of the A7 as it stands. Looking 'round to get a new standard disk I came across this at Old Britts in the good old USA. Cheaper to have the original disk ground and drilled that to buy a new one, until you take the cost of postage into account! Hmm, wonder if there's anybody in England doing the same?