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Cafe Racer TV Website

August 10th, 2011 No comments

Last week, the new season of Cafe Racer TV premiered on Velocity by Discovery / HD Theater. Get a sneak peek on what British Customs did for Cafe Racer TV by checking out the builders section of their website. Plus, keep up with us on our blog, and we’ll give you a bigger sneak peek on what we did to that 2011 Triumph Thruxton for the show. Episodes featuring British Customs air in October.

Be Featured in our Customer Gallery!

August 8th, 2011 No comments

We’re glad we’re able to offer our customers a chance to be featured as the Bike of the Month, but if you can’t wait for the next contest, and you’re just aching to share your latest and greatest, submit your bike for a chance to be featured in our upcoming Customer Bike Gallery. We received a lot of fantastic bikes from our last Bike of the Month contest, but we want to see more. Plus, we know not everyone wants to enter the contests, so here’s your chance to show off your Triumph Motorcycle.

We want to see some creative shots, so send us photos of you riding your Triumph, girls with Triumphs, photos from your travels/rides, pictures with pets… whatever you can think of, we want to see it!

You’re still welcome to wait and enter our next Bike of the Month Contest, set to take place in September. This time around, we want to see your bike in pictures with a famous monument, tourist spot or famous place in your town. Stay tuned for more details.

Click here to submit your bike and show us how you Customize your life!

Customer Profile: Steven Hunt

August 5th, 2011 No comments

Steven Hunt recently sent us a picture of his custom Thruxton 900 EFI. On a tight budget, British Customs was able to help Steven transform his Triumph by upgrading both the look and performance. He’s saving up to do a lot more with his bike.

Here’s what Steven had to say to us:

Thanks for the help in making my bike. :-) Thought you’d enjoy the pics.

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Lossa Engineering Open House

July 29th, 2011 No comments

Hang out with British Customs and the guys from Lossa Engineering as they host their open house in August. Lossa Engineering is a premiere builder of custom autos and motorcycles. British Customs is proud to be part of the unveiling of their latest creation.

Come down on Sunday, Aug. 7th from 12 – 5 pm in Signal Hill, Calif. to check out the new bike and hang out with other bike enthusiast. Plus, British Customs will be showcasing some of our own custom bike builds. The KROQ truck will provide tunes and a few food trucks will also be there. Check out the flier below for more details.

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Next Bike of the Month Contest

July 15th, 2011 No comments

We just finished running our first Bike of the Month Contest, but we’re already gearing up for the next one. We had so many entries and we were thrilled to see all the customizations to your Triumphs! We want to make sure you have plenty of time to get the perfect shot for our next contest because this one is going to need a little extra work from you.

Our next Bike of the Month Contest will be travel themed. We want to see your bike in pictures with a famous monument, tourist spot or famous place in your town. It doesn’t need to be the Grand Canyon or Big Ben; we’d love to see your bike in front of places like a ghost town, the world’s largest thermometer (in Baker, CA) or the “Big Tex” statue (in Conlen, TX).

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Clarification on Ceramic Coated Headers Service

July 13th, 2011 No comments

Have your headers become discolored? Are they a little blue? Are you looking to give your bike a sleeker look? British Customs offers a Ceramic Coated Header Service for your Triumph Motorcycle. Lasting 14 times longer than chrome, this durable protective matte black finish will cover up any existing discoloration and prevent new discoloration and rust. Coating additionally reduces surface temperature by up to 25 percent.

Note that a new pair of header crush gaskets are required for installation of newly coated head pipes. Header crush gaskets are available for purchase for $9.95 each. These gaskets are not reusable.

There are two options when ordering:

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Simple Revamp with Side Mount & Cateye Tailight

July 11th, 2011 No comments

Let British Customs rejuvenate the look of your Triumph with the Side Mount LED Cateye Tailight. This simple yet sexy taillight will have onlookers gawking at your ride.  The kit is super lightweight and coated for protection against even the most treacherous terrain.

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Bike of the Month Contest Winner: Rahoul Ghose

July 8th, 2011 3 comments

Last week, we announced that Rahoul Ghose won our latest Bike of the Month Contest. We can see why! It’s clear to us that he put in a lot of work on his 2010 Triumph Thruxton and British Customs is proud to be able to help him customize his bike. Congratulation to Rahoul again! See below for details on his customized bike.

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Shed that Extra Weight!

July 5th, 2011 1 comment

I know I can stand to shed a few pounds, and so can your Triumph. Take some of that unnecessary extra poundage off your bike with the British Customs Front Sprocket Cover w/ Holes; it weighs less than half a pound! Replace that bulky factory sprocket cover with our low profile one to give yourself an aggressive edge. Made from stainless steel, the British Customs Front Sprocket Covers are available in different styles to fit your personal bike: Solid and Radius with holes, and available in a polished chrome finish or a black matte finish.  Keep your eyes out for the matching chain guard, currently in production.

Winner: Bike of the Month Contest!

July 1st, 2011 4 comments

Congratulations to Rahoul Ghose! Your Triumph Thruxton has won our latest Bike of the Month Contest! Rahoul, keep an eye out in your e-mail on how to collect your prize!

Check out a sneak peak of his bike (above) and stay tuned for more details.