21st Century Classics - Triumph Trident
Trident Specification:Styling Cues – 1969 Model.
Design: Bill Gysin/ MME.
Frame: MME One-off bronze welded CDS steel. Metisse Mk3 inspired
Hubs: Hinckley Thunderbird front, Sportster rear
Rims:Morad 3.5 X 18 front, 5 X 18 rear
Tyres: Conti Road Attack 160/60R 120/70F
Brakes: ISR – Rear: 2 pot 210mm semi floating rear, Front: 6 pot 320mm fully floating
Forks and Yokes: Hinckley Thunderbird 43mm, Maxton cartridge internals
Rear Suspension: MME Oval section swingarm with internal adjusters /Maxton twinshocks
Engine: T150V built by P&M Motorcycles. Fully lightened and dynamically balanced race crank, Carrillo rods, Megacycle cams, lightened and polished valve gear, P&M 880cc billet barrel, Richard Peckett centre plug head, 10.5:1 compression ratio, high capacity oil pump, 29mm Keihin CRs, Pazon ignition, P&M belt drive and race clutch
conversion, P&M close-ratio 5 speed gearbox.
Electronics: Motogadget Motoscope instrumentation, keyless ignition, ISR switches, Motoscope M-Unit, led illumination throughout (except headlamp), thru- frame wiring.
Plumbing: Earls throughout
Exhausts:MME Custom fabricated. Ceramic coated
Rearsets: Tarozzi (modified)
Tinware: Tank – modified OIF twin UK Spec. Oil Tank – alloy, custom built. Front mudguard – modified Hinckley Bonnie. Rear mudguard – ’69 Trident, shortened 9” widened 2”. Headlamp brackets – Hinckley S Scrambler. Headlamp – Lucas ‘flat-back’ replica. Seat - modified ’69 Trident, leather/suede. Side panels – GRP one-offs, based on ’69 Trident, extensively modified.
Dry Weight: 173kg
Wheel base: 1400mm
Ground clearance: 215mm
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