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Triumph TSX


1981 and I’m looking for that Coast’ look, but I want a I could buy a new Bonneville and I guess I can do it but I only have enough skills to check the air in my tires, and I enough money in my bank to have a dealer or customizer to do it for a poor guy to do?.

In the 70′s and we lived with basically categories of street motorcycles; the the chopper, and the touring bike. all of us had ‘standard’ motorcycles and more likely, the ‘UJM’..Universal Japanese Some people took the to both ends of the spectrum. were made out of Honda and touring bikes were out of that same CB750. It was an era of creativity.

And, great marketability.

that time period, the grew at a pace that been seen since and the were taking notes. this, chrome that…you make your bike any way you wanted. Kawasaki got into the look right off the bat with the LTD even the Brit’s and Euro’s got the ‘Cruiser’ look.

There are examples of the bikes from the that fit the look but more they came out as ‘WTF’? the Norton Hi-Rider to the left. Motorcycles America (TMA) noticing that dealers doing a lot of customizing in house so, went to the dealers to find out they were doing so the factory could build it.

Customers were going a certain look, the ‘West look. Triumph was taking that the European market was adding that look. all the market research was done came the T140-TSX.

Take standard T140 Bonneville, on a kinda fat 16″ rear tyre, the rear shocks back a bit on the to lower the back end of the bike. bob the fenders some, add a stepped some cool Morris wheels, shorty mufflers the ‘West Coast Look’.

The sad part of this story is just as Triumph was addressing the new of motorcycling, they went There were other of the TSX in the works including an 8 valve that would have up the performance significantly and kept in the game. But there is good for those that did buy one of the few TSX’s…it’s a good motorcycle and is now worth a lot of

Triumph TSX

I found a really nice of the TSX today on ebay. It’s a model (TSX’s were made in ’81 and ’82 but as was rather common at the bikes were titled they were sold, not on when they were with only 2691 on the clock. This TSX is factory and in great condition.

The seller it runs and shifts perfectly, it have the original Avon (which you will want to the owner put in a new battery but I would that a good carb is in order as well.

The TSX is definetly a rare bike and one didn’t stray too far from a Triumph Bonneville at heart. at what Triumph has done in its new Bonneville’s and you can see where the TSX had an influence on the

Click on the pic’s below for info and more pictures. bike is a bit pricey but considering it is a example of an era and there are so few of them in the it’s worth it. And here is an little bonus on this the kickstart lever is an option

Triumph had more faith in electric starter than the of us and they knew it.

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