Triumph Trident and BSA Rocket 3 — Mecamotors Flares Spirit

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Triumph Trident and BSA Rocket 3

Trident T150-1969

The genesis of the Trident and BSA Rocket 3 dates to 1963. From this Bert Hopwood, the director of the department of the factory Triumph the idea of a three cylinders in of 750cc extrapolated the Speed Resuming his bore x … in order to limit the width of the the first engine is running in 1965 and the prototype follows in the of the year.

The engine is rapidly with a reduced travel for the of the bore (67x70mm) the three developed 58 ch and generates infinitely vibration than the bicylinder.

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The direction slow to a decision. Lack of a quick the British motorcycle industry several arrows (450 CB 500 Kawasaki Mach III. ) and the rumour started to speak of a Honda 750 four- cylinder. time the plant feels the of Boulet.

After three years of it finally gives the green for the project.

Simultaneously presented to the under the brands of both BSA and in March 1968, the three begins his career in the United in October before being in Europe at the beginning of the following previous to the last little Japanese for the Honda 750. sophisticated (not of disc not of starter and only four more expensive and less the three British tabs is to remain in the shadow of his rival.

Triumph Trident T150 and BSA 3 (A75 -1969

The two font the

If BSA and Triumph belong to the same since the early 1950s, does not prevent to pursue of brand. The coup, Triumph (T150) and BSA Rocket 3 (A75) be different. The cylinders of the Triumph are those of the BSA tilted 15° to the front, the of distribution are specific.

Managers are different. Thus, no has not renounced his the price for an increase in manufacturing

BSA Rocket 3 A75-1969

On the aesthetic, the to designers outside of the factory led to a with the traditional image of the ( tank angular to the antipodes of in force, silent futuristic three small tubes to end).

Triumph Trident T150-1969

The States, the first export the customer found the machines too big and this square reservoir and exhausts worthy of a spacecraft. In the factory reviews his copy and all US definitively abandoned the traditional for the benefit of model rounded a small capacity.

BSA Rocket 3 five speeds-1971

Despite facelift, the BSA/Triumph group the year in the red and it must seek the of the State which imposes its with Norton-Villers (giving to the group N. V. T. ) in a last ditch to save the furniture.

Triumph Trident T160-1976

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to hell:

In 1973, it is done, BSA has The new boss Dennis Poore, to reshape the company. The result is a occupation of the site by the workers.

In 1975, you came out of the impasse. N. T. V. the Triumph factory to the worker that has formed to Meridein. It focus its efforts on the 750 Bonneville and a refresh of the Trident T 160, in to attempt to renew with the market.

For the small history, T160 should benefit a three-in-one exhaust which it brighter and more pleasant but the in Norton refused this thinking the moto unmarketable. the case, opposite, the Japanese four cylinders, two front a best of-the-art speed, all for the same price. The Trident is to …, condemned by the bankruptcy of the motorcycle industry.

The latest coming out in August 26,390 Trident will been produced for 5,897 3.

Triumph Trident T160V-1976

a case at hand:

During the 1969, Craig Vetter at the request of Don Brown, the American BSA, a kind of custom on the of a Rocket 3. Put on hold, the project eventually succeed, and he will out the hurricaine occurred in June to January 1973.

Triumph X75

Very ahead of its time, superb machine characterized by its fork alu, its three pipes that go back on the side and especially its beautiful saddle tank will a limited dissemination. 1,176 will be the day. Irony of it will be the name of Triumph in reality there is the last BSA occurred.

A bunch of Triumph X75

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