TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE PICTURES
Pre-Unit (pre 1963)
WELCOME OUR GALLERY OF TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE PICTURES PRE-UNIT
At Classic-British-Motorcycles.com, we're all about the pictures...eye-popping pictures, that is...of gorgeous Classic British Motorcycles. In this case, we delve into the beauty & grace of the Triumph. These Triumph Motorcycle Pictures Pre-Unit are arranged by year. Soon, they will be clickable links to full-screen images, but not quite yet...please be patient with us. Enjoy...
1939 Triumph Tiger T100, 500 twin with rigid frame & girder forks.
1947 Triumph Tiger T100, 500 twin with rigid frame & telescopic forks.
1948 Triumph 5T Speed Twin, the postwar version of Edward Turner's brainchild.
1951 Triumph T100 Tiger, 500 twin with valanced fenders & nacelle ala Thunderbird.
1951 Triumph 6T Thunderbird, 650 twin with rigid frame.
1952 Triumph 6T Thunderbird. Marlon Brando rode a 1950 T-bird in the cult classic "The Wild One", but his was black, of course.
1954 Triumph T110 Tiger, 650 twin, now with swing arm rear suspension.
1954 Triumph T110 Tiger 650 twin. Note tank rack & headlight nacelle.
1955 Triumph 5T Speed Twin, by now the entry-level Triumph 500.
1955 Triumph T100 Tiger, the 'hot' 500 twin.
1956 Triumph 6T 'Blackbird' 650. Starting in 1955, it was possible to order a T-bird in black, just like Marlon Brando's in "The Wild One". Black T-birds were called 'Blackbirds'.
1956 Triumph TR6, the introductory year for the stripped-down 650.
1956 Triumph 6T Thunderbird, now the base 650 model.
1956 Triumph TR6/B Trophy, the first year for the mighty TR6.
Triumph Motorcycle Pictures Pre-Unit: 1957 Triumph T110 Tiger 650.
1957 Triumph TR6 Trophy with 2-into-1 exhaust.
1958 Triumph Tiger T110, with T-Bird style fenders & nacelle.
1958 Triumph TR5B Trophy 500 street scrambler.
1959 Triumph TR6 Trophy, 650 twin.
1960 Triumph Tiger T110, 650 twin.
1961 Triumph 3TA 350 twin, called "The Bathtub" because of the enclosed bodywork.
1961 Triumph TR6 650 twin with high pipes (one per side).
1962 Triumph T120 Bonneville 650, last year for pre-unit construction.
TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLE BOOKS
TALES OF TRIUMPH & MERIDEN
TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES: TRIUMPH ENGINEERING CO.
TRIUMPH WORKSHOP MANUAL, 1935-1939
TRIUMPH WORKSHOP MANUAL, 1937-1951
TRIUMPH WORKSHOP MANUAL, 1945-1955
TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES: FROM SPEED TWIN TO BONNEVILLE
TRIUMPH MOTORCYCLES - HINKLEY RENAISSANCE
SAVE THE TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE
THE INSIDE STORY OF THE MERIDEN WORKERS' CO-OP.
STORY OF THE TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE - MOVIE
TRIUMPH 650 & 750 TWINS
ESSENTIAL BUYERS GUIDE TO TRIUMPH BONNEVILLE
TR BONNEVILLE 2001-08
TR BONNEVILLE, PORTRAIT OF LEGEND
TR BONNEVILLE: T120/T140
TRIUMPH MC RESTORATION
HAYNES TR TRIPLES & FOURS
TRIUMPH 21 TO DAYTONA
TRIUMPH TIGER CUB BIBLE
AMC-Associated Motor Cycles
Royal Enfield Motorcycles
Choppers & Bobbers
Motorcycle Events Calendar
Our Project Bike
Send us Pictures of YOUR BIKE
YOUR BIKE Pictures
Motorcycle Photo Gallery
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