Triumph Thunderbird, Trophy & Tiger

Triumph Thunderbird, Trophy & Tiger

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There are many books about Triumph, but most of them concentrate on the glamorous twin-carburettor Bonneville and three-cylinder Trident. Alongside these headline grabbing bikes, Triumph built a whole series of single-carb machines that had all the style of their twin-carb cousins, but were not much slower, delivered better fuel consumption, and were easier to live with. Unlike the many books about Triumpha€™s history, this one is a straightforward, practical guide to buying a Trophy or Tiger secondhand. In the Veloce Essential Buyera€™s Guide format, it delves into what these bikes are like to live with, and the values, advantages, and disadvantages of different models. Plus, of course, what to look for when buying one a€“ including engine, transmission, frame, brakes, suspension, paint, chrome, and more.idling on the centre stand a€“ all the vibration is transmitted to ground via the stand, which doesna#39;t do it much good. ... The Thunderbird started out with a magneto and dynamo, switching to alternator and contact breaker (cb) points in 1954, but the ... Another useful improvement in a#39;68 was the Lucas 6CA contact breakers, which allowed independent adjustment of the spark for each cylinder, and thus moreanbsp;...

Title:Triumph Thunderbird, Trophy & Tiger
Author:Peter Henshaw
Publisher:Veloce Publishing Ltd - 2014-03-15


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