1962 Triumph Trophy

Price: US $10,000.00
Item location: Bristow, Indiana, United States
Make: Triumph
Model: Trophy
SubModel: Flattrack desert sled
Type: TT Flattracker
Year: 1962
Mileage: 500
Engine size: 825
Vehicle Title: Clear
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This is a VERY special motorcycle and part of my personal collection.
I now have 14 vintage British bikes and it is WAY too overwhelming for me to maintain and keep them all.
I NEVER had any plans to sell this bike but situations in life have changed and now it is being offered.
This bike has so much history around here in this area it is hard to type it all out. HARD to put a price on it.
Bikes of this nature do NOT surface very often so once the auction ends, t is gone.
Bike was owned, aced and maintained by Jim "Birdie" Byers here in southern IN. from 1965 until 2005.
I feel it is important and vital for the new owner to know just who owned this bike and what it meant to him.
So here is a little history on Jim:
Obituary for James A. "Birdie" Byers James A. 'Birdie' Byers BOONVILLE James A. "Birdie" Byers, 0, ied Saturday, eb. 26, 005, t his residence near Boonville. Jim was of the Baptist faith. He retired in January 2003 from Alcoa Warrick Operations after thirty-one years of service. He was a member of the U.S. Steel Local 104 Steel Workers. Jim was a U.S. Army veteran and a life member of the Boonville VFW Post 3418 and a member of the Boonville Post No. 200 American Legion. Birdie was a life member of the American Motorcycle Association and National Rifle Association. He was a professional motorcycle racer on the Flat Track Racing Circuit from 1965 to 1970. His bike was a Triumph and his number was 73H.

As for the bike:

Birdie raced this bike all over. Springfield, L., uquoin, L., noxville, N., ndianapolis, N. and MANY more places.

Both TT, /2 mi and vintage short track.

All machine work was done by Don's Cycle Shop in Rockport, N.

Frame is an early Triumph "Pre Duplex" frame.

Engine is a Hubert "Sonny"Routt825cc Big bore "Twin".

TR6SS lower end with splayed port head (ALL VALVES, UIDES, PRINGS FRESH)

Slick shift 4 speed transmission

Twin Mikuni 34mm's

Mity Max system

Lucas magneto

Conical front wheel from a '70 Tri. New Avon tires (more street friendly).

Taillight and brake lights all work excellent as well as the tachometer light (any headlight could be installed if you want to go back to street riding) !

Since I bought it from the family, t has been stored in my collection and started/ridden on special occasions.

Bike runs and rides EXCELLENT!!!!!


Again, VERY special machine that will be greatly missed but hopefully the new owner will appreciate just how special it is and take it out to show it off.

Clean and clear title in my name for easy transfer. Non numbers matching obviously but bike is titled off of the engine #'s.

That's about it.

Bike is sold "As Is" and "Where Is". No warranty expressed or implied obviously BUT if you are in the area you are welcome and encouraged to come and physically inspect the bike anytime you like.PLEASE ask or request addition pics if you need them. I'm happy to do that anytime. Trying to cover every square inch of a large, ntique bike can be difficult so bare with me.
Nothing to hide here.
I prefer cash in hand and a handshake but will take a cashiers' check or bank-to-bank wires and I will work with you from start to finish 100% on shipping the car. However shipping costs are buyers responsibility.INTERNATIONAL BUYERS ARE WELCOME!NO PAYPAL UNLESS YOU PAY THE FEES! I DO NOT LIKE PAYPAL AND I THINK THEIR FEES ARE OUTRAGEOUS! IF YOU WANT TO USE PAYPAL, OU WILL HAVE TO BE LIABLE FOR THE EXTRA FEES. SORRY...BUT IT'S UNREAL WHAT THEY CHARGE FOR BASICALLY DOING NOTHING.

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