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Rigid Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

Rigid Rear Wheel Bearing Replacement

If you’ve worked with the rigid frame Triumph rear wheel, you already know that it is its’ own unique setup with particularly unique wheel bearings. With few options for new bearing replacements, all of them on the expensive side, you may consider other wheel hub options. When the swing arm was introduced in 1954, the rear hub changed to accept […]

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Early 500cc Crankshaft Revival!

Early 500cc Crankshaft Revival!

No need to replace the early three-piece 500cc crankshaft with a two-piece 650cc one…sometimes an old fashioned revival does the trick!

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The British Iron Association of San Diego Annual Lakes Ride

The British Iron Association of San Diego Annual Lakes Ride

A beautiful Sunday morning ride on classic Triumph Motorcycles with The British Iron Association of San Diego in ‪15 seconds‬!

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Bikes, Bands & Birds

Bikes, Bands & Birds

When Trophy Motorcycles hosts Vintage Bike Night at their shop in San Diego, you can expect a whole lotta fun and plenty of Triumph’s.  Here it is in 15 seconds!  

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Desert Triumphs

Desert Triumphs

Celebrating the 6th year anniversary of Trophy Motorcycles of San Diego in the Southern California desert.  Of course no desert motorcycle party would be complete with some Triumph desert sleds!

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Mods vs Rockers 14 in San Diego

Mods vs Rockers 14 in San Diego

In the 50th anniversary year of the clashes between the Mods and Rockers in England, we look in on the 14th Annual Mods vs Rockers event in San Diego and find that it’s Triumph that comes out on top!  This three day event hosted by Ton-up Club of San Diego features parties, live music and a great turn-out of Triumphs. […]

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A flat tracker of style and speed.

Triumph’s Return to the Flat Track of Del Mar

It has been over a decade since flat trackers navigated the famous Del Mar Mile. This weekend marked the return of flat track racing to Del Mar on the 1/8th mile arena and of course, once flat track-dominant Triumphs returned as well. Here is a view of the British set!

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Cyril Clarke Ltd  Lucas Stator Sale!

Cyril Clarke Ltd Lucas Stator Sale!

Here is a television ad we wish we’d see!

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58 year old motorbike captured using 150 year old "tintype" photography.

Tintype Triumph

Along with the great assortment of motorbikes gathered for the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride this fall, another old-world artist showed up to capture the images not on film or SD card, but on silver-coated metal plate. Using the tintype process popular in the mid 1800’s, photographer Anton Orlov creates images that reflect the soul of the subject like no other medium. […]

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Three's a Charm

2014 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride San Diego

Worldwide, the 2014 Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride raised over 1 million dollars to help find a cure for Prostate Cancer. Down in San Diego, distinguished gentlemen & gentle ladies prefer Triumph!

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