1970 Triumph Trident F750

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1970 Triumph Trident F750

Country: Great Britain
Engine: Air-cooled, 3-cylinder 4-stroke
Ignition: Battery and coil
Power Rating: 84hp @ 8,200rpm
Bore x Stroke: 67mm x 70mm
Displacement: 740cc
Valves: Overhead, pushrod activated
Fuel System: Three Amal 30mm Concentric carburetors
Transmission: 5-speed
Suspension: Front telescopic fork, twin shock rear
Brakes: Front and rear disc
Weight: 330lb
Top Speed: 162mph

This is a replica of Gene Romero’s factory built road racer. Romero raced to two second places in the 1970 and 1971 Daytona 200. Although a replica, it was built by Rob North, legendary chassis constructor, who built the original team bikes for BSA/Triumph. These machines had a brief spell of glory, being very successful in the F-750 and production races until the Yamaha TZ 350 and 750 appeared on the scene which made these four strokes obsolete.

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