Triumph Thruxton Street Tracker
Last time we heard from Dan he'd had an unfortunate accident that left him and the lovely Speed Merchant Thruxton Cafe Racer out of action. Thankfully Dan has since recovered from his injuries and the Speed Merchant team have been at it again with another custom Triumph Thruxton. This time round though…
A custom build wouldn’t be complete without a few performance modifications and Speed Merchants Tracker is of course no exception. Lightweight Sun Aluminium rims wrapped in Bridgestone Battlax rubber help to shed a few pounds and improve road holding, while the inverted 50mm Marzocchi front end and Ohlins “piggyback” 14″ rear shocks tackle bumps in the road with ease. FCR 39mm carbs feed extra fuel and air to the Thruxtons 865cc motor and the hand made, one off pipes evacuate exhaust give the bike extra bark and bite. To help balance out the power increases SM also added Dual Tokico four piston brakes up front with 11.5″ rotors.
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