Archive for ‘Triumph Motorcycle’

November 13, 2019

Reg ‘n’ Pete

The Leather Boys | classic early sixties biker film depicting a fictionalization of the rocker lifestyle in the UK. Gritty kitchen sink drama.

November 12, 2019

Shell Blue

Twenty One | My nephew Dan Cook turned 21 today. So to celebrate here is Triumphs 350cc (21 cu. in.) 3TA aka the Twenty One or more colloquially the Bathtub. It was the first unit constructed engine from Edward Turner’s engineering group.

November 9, 2019

Combination Campsite

Roughin’ It!

November 2, 2019

Airborne

SF Streets | Steve McQueen launching his Triumph over one of the inclined street intersections of San Francisco. Probably taken during down time during the filming of Bullitt.

October 31, 2019

Moto-Graphics

Comic Art | a compilation by motorcycle journalist Gary Inman of biker imagery. Dynamic cover!

October 30, 2019

TWD

Cover Art | nice illustration of one of the main characters from The Walking Dead. Occasional blank front pages of the graphic periodical inspire readers to add their own comic art. A good representation of Daryl Dixon’s Triumph chopper.

October 26, 2019

Local Hero

Down the Road Whenever | more two-wheel visuals of Mark Knopfler in his new video for “Good on you son”, a piece of music from his latest album. It looks like an updated unit Triumph. Sunny roads. Perfect scenery for his subtle music style.

October 26, 2019

Street Smarts

Friday’s Femme Fatale | shuttered store fronts with graffiti scrawl provides a gritty backdrop to this confident lass on an old Triumph. Glittering fuchsia helmet adds to the glamour of women bikers.

October 18, 2019

MidCentury Mettle

Chequered Group | Sunny smiles under a Californian sky. More of the Hockie clan after an H&H race. The sled looks like it’s had fun in the dry sand and dirt.

October 17, 2019

Gumption

Tired Out Triumph! Where there’s a will…. here is Hare ‘n’ Hounds racer supremo Charlie Hockie in the SoCal desert after an equipment mishap. Charlie was a contemporary of Brothers Bud & Dave Ekins.

October 16, 2019

Dunedin Dare

Kiwi Biker | cool photo from the sixties of local gang taking kids for rides in southeastern New Zealand.

October 15, 2019

Moto Block

LEGO – a couple of building brick models, one a Triumph Scrambler and the other a beefy Triumph Rocket Three. Both nicely done.

October 9, 2019

Rotring

Technical Tracker by Triumph | accurate linework in this engineering illustration of a fast looking oval dirt machine.

October 7, 2019

I’m alright Jack!

Tanks a Lot! There’s Nothing Like the Union Flag emblazoned on your classic Triumph motorcycle’s petrol tank. Tea & Biscuits anyone?

October 3, 2019

Grainy Moto

“Even Castles made of sand, fall into the sea, eventually.” Jimi Hendrix