Triumph Modern Classics

Northern Ohio Triumph’s “Elysium”

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Working with Triumph’s Ton-running factory Cafe Racer, the Thruxton, twenty-seven year-old Carl Peshof and the team from Northern Ohio Triumph and Ducati, decided to showcase its inherent old school appeal. Of course, that doesn’t mean they left anything alone. Performance was paramount with their build as they overbored the the Hinkley twin to punch it up to 1000cc’s. High compression pistons, a hotter cam set, bigger intake manifolds and larger injectors were all added to the mix to make Elysium a powerful enough to contend in the Thruxton Cup.   We’re pretty sure you wouldn’t wanna risk swapping paint ...

Team Triumph’s “Gypsy”

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When Todd Ligman and his build team from Team Triumph were tapped to create a unique custom for the Iron Moto Challenge, they turned to the history and culture of the motorcycles, and their riders, for inspiration. Their build, the Gypsy, is svelte, clean and simple in its approach, but every inch a traveller. Beginning with a bone-stock Triumph Bonneville T-100, the Team Triumph crew went to work with their own custom black wheel hubs, voltage regulator and throttle bodies. The trained eye will also notice that every single bolt was replaced during the build and the custom side covers, again a Team Triumph creation, devoid of ...

Windy City Triumph’s Bonneville “Simple Green”

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The world of custom bike building can be a very slippery slope. It doesn’t take long for those bar-end mirrors to lead to budget-busting touches like paint, wheels and some extensive motor work. Ken Rudoy and the Windy City Triumph team decided to showcase how careful costing and attention to detail can create an affordable custom that oozes creativity and cool. Their entry for the Iron Moto Challenge, dubbed Simple Green, is an example of just how far the average rider, with patience and (admittedly exquisite) talent, can go to creating a personal project on a without blowing the bank.   In lieu of pricey paints, ...