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 ...

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, ...

Motoworks Chicago’s “Calle Maton”

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One look at Calle Maton (aka Street Thug), the entirely hot-rodded Triumph Speedmaster Iron Moto Challenge build, created by Johnny Scheff and his Motoworks Chicago crew is all it takes. That paint, a product of hours of labour by Blue Moon Kustoms, is intricate and enticing. You can’t help but be drawn to it. Just don’t get too close. Like a moth to a flame, you’ll be burned just as quick. You see, Scheff is a bit of a showman. During the build’s early stages, when he was joking around with teammate Jonathan Costello about a fiery paint job and Costello said it should shoot flames, well Calle Maton’s ...