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rhythmOil
02-04-2010, 10:28 AM
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The early story on this now completed project is here: '64 tr6 trophy assembly (http://chopcult.com/forum/showthread.php?t=582)

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3514-560x420.jpg

If we zoom in on the previous picture, you see a distinctive, hand-machined, hemi-shaped ignition cover with no apparent fasteners.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3513-560X420.jpg

Exposed copper fittings and junction on the rocker oil feed complement the polished fin edges. This is a shot taken before detailing the bike.

rhythmOil
02-04-2010, 10:30 AM
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A Smiths chronometric speedometer tops the fork tree on a custom bracket.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_sketches-560X420.jpg

The bracket emerged from sketches done in the shop and rendered in CAD prior to fabrication in carbon steel.

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Pinstriping by Vandemon has a striking impact on the frame and fork, especially in contrast with this brake stay.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3541-560x420.jpg

Detail of the timing-side axle plate with fender mount and pinstriping.

rhythmOil
02-04-2010, 10:32 AM
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Here's the '69 hub cover we initially used on the front wheel's flip side.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/brake_cover-560x420.jpg

Torch lobbied for switching out the '69 hub cover with a '66-67 part. He argued it was more in keeping with the rounded arcs of the ignition cover and pipes. Good call.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3521-560x420.jpg

Completing the newby drive installation included a brushed finish on the pressure plate topped off with polished nuts.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3536-5120-560x420.jpg

This bike wasn't originally intended for show. But its completion coincided with the GNRS. So we entered.

rhythmOil
02-04-2010, 10:33 AM
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The judges voted us triple award winners: First Place Class Award, Outstanding Detail Motorcycle and Outstanding Overall Motorcycle.

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB-tim_3647-560x420.jpg

Props also go to Tim Martin for his '71 Triumph. It took two awards: a 2nd Place Class Award and another for Outstanding Engine. It was a real crowd pleaser!

http://stephenlacy.net/tr6/images/100203/sRGB_3537-560x420.jpg

Many thanks to Torch, and Andy for the great experience of creating this beauty.

NHMike
02-04-2010, 10:44 AM
Nothing more to say but gorgeous bike! Nice and clean and the Striping is just plain CLASS.

ridemore16
02-04-2010, 10:45 AM
Wow...congrats on the well deserved awards. Bike looks amazing!

motoguru
02-04-2010, 11:14 AM
Ohh heyyy girl. Lookin' good!

Jethro
02-04-2010, 2:03 PM
My God, that is a beautiful bike...

framus
02-04-2010, 2:03 PM
Thanks for the awesome pictures and inspiration.

KT
02-04-2010, 3:03 PM
That is functional art IMO great job wow

Creedmore
02-04-2010, 3:36 PM
Well deserved. Sweet bike.

gravelveins
02-04-2010, 4:04 PM
this bike is so killer.
so much detail and awesome work.
love it.

Shoots
02-04-2010, 5:56 PM
Very nice.

ClassicCycles
02-04-2010, 7:15 PM
Thanks for all the compliments! It's always nice to see your hardwork well received by others.

Andy

Pete
02-05-2010, 6:46 AM
Holy shit that is beautiful!!!!

RevDice
02-07-2010, 12:03 AM
She's a beauty brutha...

longrider21
02-10-2010, 12:09 AM
it is good to see a Triumph chop that isn't a typical rat style chopper.....incredible bike! fantastic details.

Torch
02-15-2010, 11:49 PM
it is good to see a Triumph chop that isn't a typical rat style chopper.....incredible bike! fantastic details.

Ok thanks for the compliments but I like building "rat" style bikes too.

newoldskool89
02-16-2010, 10:37 AM
WOW do you have a close up of the gas tank?. nice bike. it's nice to see some hard work turn out so beautiful

Torch
02-16-2010, 9:58 PM
WOW do you have a close up of the gas tank?. nice bike. it's nice to see some hard work turn out so beautiful

here is one I got of the JJ of when we were putting it together. http://i457.photobucket.com/albums/qq294/A1dunn/bike%20shots/tanks3269-560x420.jpg (note) see that bitchen Honda in the background, that's Magoo's bike.

Gepetto
02-16-2010, 10:02 PM
no I don't have any close-ups of the tank. it is still at the shop so I'll see if I can get some before the customer takes delivery of the bike.

I thought Steve said we could have the bike that he felt we should really just keep it after all our hard work?

hugodv01
02-16-2010, 10:23 PM
nice!

rhythmOil
02-17-2010, 5:12 AM
I thought Steve said we could have the bike that he felt we should really just keep it after all our hard work?

lets see if it survives your Great Escape Quality Control Test Trials.
then we can begin discussing ownership and related matters.

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