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Old 04-21-2009, 09:43 AM   #1
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The August, 1961 issue of Hot Rod Magazine featured a small spread on Boots Beechler's Triumph. Out of the "small but enthusiastic" group of fellas that were taking motorcycles to the drag strip, HRM considered Boot's ride one of the cleanest and...

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Old 04-21-2009, 10:54 AM   #2
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wow that thing rules! are those fuel pumps and some sort of injection?
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Thats beautiful man. Wow.
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wow that thing rules! are those fuel pumps and some sort of injection?
Nope. Looks like Amal 289's with remote float bowls (standard). Amazing bike though- thanks for posting it.
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Old 04-21-2009, 11:23 AM   #5
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thats an interesting handlebar setup, is that flat stock bolted to the forks with welded on tube ends for the grips?
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Best thing posted over here in some time. Wow
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smokin!
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Killer bike...thanks for helping keep this history alive!
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now thats what i'm talking about
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fuck yeah, that's the inspiration I need to get my Triumph to the drag strip
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Revell also made a 1/8 scale model of this exact bike.
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thanks lurkingclass, what was the advantage of the seperate bowls?
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Well damn Image imma give you comp


gonna Hardtail my sporty with a 200 and go 40 degrees on the rake and build me a drag knock off bike with a springer too
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I am not really a Triumph man but I sure am liking this one.
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Best thing posted over here in some time. Wow
I agree what a bike !
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Revell also made a 1/8 scale model of this exact bike.
Now that is FUCKING cool...
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Old 04-21-2009, 05:14 PM   #17
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The seperate fuel bowls may have actually held MORE fuel than standard. This way it couldn't run out of fuel while headed down the track, waiting for a gravity refill???
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Killer bike...thanks for helping keep this history alive!
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Running 10's and shifting with your foot, now that's cool!!!!!!!!!!!. Non of that waiting for a light and pushing a button.
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Revell also made a 1/8 scale model of this exact bike.
Man does that ring a bell!! Imust have bought at least 6 of those kits. I remember making a triple version. Cool bike. Although I have tosay that the "Barn Job" was my favorite back then.
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