Triumph's First Twin: Triumph 6/1

Triumph’s first production vertical twin was not the Speed Twin; it was Valentine Page’s Triumph 6/1.

Triumph Ride
After the usual routine of tickling the carburetor, the 6/1 I’m fortunate to be riding starts readily, responding to a blip of the throttle, the mufflers giving a healthy bark that shouts “British Twin!”
Photo By Mick Robinson