Triumph Tiger Cubs: part one

In the August issue of RealClassic, Paul Henshaw of Performance Classics gives us his guidelines to living with Triumph famous four-stroke lightweight. And his expertise has been hard-earned; he’s been a Cub enthusiast since his 13th birthday! Here, Paul recalls his early riding life with the tiny Tigers… My inspiration for buying my first Tiger Cub was hearing a local…

Triumph 3TA / TwentyOne

The first of Triumph’s unit-construction twins provided practical transport 40 years ago. These days, the 350 performs best on gentle weekend rides… Geoff Painter bought his 3TA, aka the Triumph Twenty-one, in 1967 when it was just two years old. The 350 twin was supplied to Elite Motors in July of 1964 but wasn’t sold or registered until the following…

Triumph TSX Shock Shrouds Back In Stock

Among classic British bikes, Meriden’s venerable unit twins have perhaps the greatest range of parts still available at a reasonable price. That goes a long way towards explaining why the later T120s, T140s and TR7s make such straightforward restoration projects. However, Triumph’s rarer models have a nasty habit of using parts made from pure unobtanium, and the West-coast inspired factory…

Triumph Daytona T100R

Triumph introduced their unit-construction 500 twin in 1960. By 1966 it had evolved into a proper proddie racer, the Daytona, which packed considerable poke into its petite package. Marion Thirsk found an interesting example at last year’s Ayr Show… When Steve purchased this Daytona it’d been lying forlorn in a garage for seven years, with the fallen roof of the…