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Wednesday, 3 July 2013

Friday bike

Early for a change as I'm going on holiday tomorrow. Thanks to the Faster and Faster blog for reminding me of one of the most distinctive looking British Bikes of the 70s - The Triumph X-75 Hurricane.

Pair of X-75s spotted at the Coupes Moto Legende last year.

Styled by Craig Vetter, this was an attempt to make the Triumph Trident/ BSA Rocket 3 more appealing to American buyers. Some videos about it:

1 comment:

  1. Never a fan of custom bikes, whether factory or private, but this is one that I absolutely love.

    Saw one in Banbury back in the 70s and the other at the NMM a few years back when I was over for a visit home and met up with Kawa.

    There's only one other bike that falls in this category that I like and that's HDs attempt at a factory café racer, the XLCR