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1971 Triumph Trophy TR6C “Cafe Racer”

I found this bike on eBay. About 2 days left in the auction. It looks like a really cleanly built TR6 cafe racer built by a shop in Massachusetts. The motor and tranny have been rebuilt, and the electrics have been swapped out for an electronic ignition. Overall, it looks like the mechanicals have been properly redone.

I’m not a huge fan of the drag bars, but they are a step in the right direction. However, the home-shaped seat really doesn’t look quite right. Is it a cafe racer? I suppose, but the cosmetics don’t really take it all the way. Considering the good condition of the bike overall with the recent professional rebuild, a few bucks for a few cafe racer parts (seat, clip-ons, rear sets) would make this a pretty stunning bike for a fast Sunday morning ride to your favorite local meeting spot.


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1972 Triumph TR6 Cafe Racer

Up on the auction block is this 1972 Triumph TR6, with a totally rebuilt 650cc engine. While not of concours-winning quality, this looks like a bike that could be ridden fairly often while not suffering for it. And it’s got all the necessary cafe bits. Needs breaking-in though…


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