21st Century Classics - Triumph Trident

Malarkey 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
Rake:                   24.5mm
Trail:                 90mm

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