For Sale Triton Cafe Racer

1960 Triton Featherbed Cafe Racer

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Kay
10/03/2008 at 15:04


Admin link:
Lagerfield shows off Chanel Triton Cafe Racer


The bike for sale was purchased by me on 15 October 2005 and has since been completely re-built. It has a geniune mileage of 1,565 miles which are traceable through MOT certificates. Since re-build I have personally covered 76 miles and therefore it will still require some running in. All original paperwork and receipts will be passed on the with bike along with some tools.

General:
• Registered as Triton on DVLA V5 with age related number plate
• Date of first registration - 28 June 1960
• Two previous owners (excluding myself)
• Registered as Historic vehicle by DVLA (tax exempt)
• Tax disc expires 31 December 2008
• MOT Certificate expires 22 January 2009

Engine:
• Triumph 6T 650cc pre-unit from Triumph Thunderbird with 1971 Bonneville splayed carb head
• Completely rebuilt by Solo Motorcycles and oil tight!
• 9.5:1 compression pistons
• 3134 Competition cams with standard rockers, valves and alloy pushrod tubes
• Lubrication return through spin-on cartridge filter

Carburettors:
• Rubber mounted twin 28mm Amal MkI Concentrics with chrome slides
• Alloy bellmouths with mesh

Drivetrain:
Gearbox (AMC gearbox)
• Completely rebuilt by Norvil Motorcycle Company and oil tight

Primary drive:
• Converted to Tony Hayward belt primary with diaphragm spring clutch

Final drive:
• New chain and sprockets fitted
• Final engine/gearbox/wheel alignment check and set-up by Norman White

Electrical System:
Completely new, 12V negative earth loom with main components located under seat hump

Ignition:
• Boyer Bransden Mk III electronic ignition system with metal drive timing gear and twin 6V coils

Lighting:
• Full lighting system including Micro indicators

Charging and Other:
• Crankshaft mounted alternator (single phase 12V output), ammeter in headlamp shell
• Connector in battery cable for isolation and Optimate charging access
• Indicator lamps for Turn and High beam in Headlamp shell

Rolling Chassis:
• Norton wideline featherbed frame from Model 50 overhauled by Dresda (straightened, all bearings and bushes replaced)

Front suspension:
• New bearings and bushes throughout, all new brake components
• Short Roadholder forks overhauled by Dresda, with external progressive springs (new bushes, seals, modified pinch bolt assembly)
• Wheel rebuilt with stainless spokes and aluminium rims to take 90x90 section modern tyres

Rear suspension:
• New bearings and bushes throughout, all new brake components
• Dresda square section swinging arm with twin shock units, rear hub unit refurbished and modified for one piece axle
• Wheel rebuilt with stainless spokes and aluminium rims to take 120x90 section modern tyres

Controls:
• Tommaselli quick action twin cable throttle, Magura levers, Barleycorn rearsets, Venhill cables

Bodywork:
• Unity Equipe polished alloy short circuit fuel tank 3.5 gal (secured by bobbins and stainless strap)
• Unity Equipe polished alloy lightweight Norton racing seat (modified for oil filler)
• Unity Equipe polished alloy oil tank
• Unity Equipe Manx style racing mudguards front and rear in black

Clocks:
• Original Smiths 1960 chronometric speedo and rev counter refurbished by Gagg & Sons
• Clocks mounted in Norvil polished short clock holders

Collection from High Wycombe, Bucks or I will also consider delivery within a 100 mile radius.

I will also consider delivery to Calais, France.

Payment by PayPal only
• £7,495 or near offer
• €9,500 or near offer

Kay
10/03/2008 at 15:11
Any pictures available?? Always seems to help sell a bike!
Kay
10/03/2008 at 15:14

http://www.visordown.com/members/images/179889/Gallery/Triton_Rear.JPG



http://www.visordown.com/members/images/179889/Gallery/Triton_Clocks.JPG



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http://www.visordown.com/members/images/179889/Gallery/Triton_Left_Side_Rear.JPG



http://www.visordown.com/members/images/179889/Gallery/Triton_Front.JPG

Kay
Kay
10/03/2008 at 15:15
Sorry computer crashed in the middle of uploading these!!!!
Kay
10/03/2008 at 16:04
Kay wrote (see)
Sorry computer crashed in the middle of uploading these!!!!

Nice bike have to say!

Think the Japanese might fit the 'scared the crap out of me' seat design on the litre superbikes ???

10/03/2008 at 17:23
why only paypal? dont ya like cash?

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Kay
10/03/2008 at 17:36
PayPal is just easier - you don't have to go to the Bank to pay in a cheque or cash - it's instant and means buyers can pay using a credit card if they wanted.
Kay
10/03/2008 at 20:18
Why would you want to use paypal as it will cost you over £100 in fees   smells like a scam to me,  i suppose if someone comes down with a laptop and does the transaction there and then it would be ok.
Kay
10/03/2008 at 20:26

I thought PayPal would actually make it easier for someone and as you say I will be bearing the cost of the fees.

Paying by PayPal is a secure means and far more trustworthy than accepting thousands of pounds in cash or cheque.  Why would someone need to come along with a laptop when they view the bike - if they decide to buy the bike all they have to provide me with is an e-mail address - where is the scam in that?

Kay
Kay
20/03/2008 at 20:42
The bike has now been sold.
Kay
25/03/2008 at 02:08
Nice bike, unfortunately I was too slow. Congrats.
Kay
27/03/2008 at 17:04

The bike is now back up for sale due to the previous buyer pulling out today.

Kay
02/04/2008 at 14:35
Kay, what's happening with your Triton ?
Kay
12/04/2008 at 18:37
This time the bike has been sold.
Kay
02/07/2009 at 13:12

sorry the bike is sold or not

I didn't understand

andrew

07/07/2009 at 12:51

Hi Kay in Essex.

Same question as last contact. Is the TRITON sold or not?

 As an Essex girl -

Do you know the 77 club in Southend-on-Sea and "The Blinking Owl" cafe on the A127 just before the junction with A130?

Hope to hear from you. I am in Essex between 2nd and 5th August.

Graeme

16/08/2009 at 19:48
Looking for a Triton Cafe racer that has been sorted, do you still have one for sale< if so how much do you want for it ?
20/12/2011 at 13:33
Silly question I know but do you still have the bike fore sale
29/06/2013 at 19:58

hi , new to this site, is the bike still for sale, cheers paul.

22/07/2013 at 22:06

hi, is the bike still for sale. regard paul.

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