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Triumph Scooter
« on: March 31, 2015, 12:18:02 AM »
Think of a classic 1960's Triumph and one conjures up images of meaty twin cylinder 650s, and ton up cafe racers. However Triumph also made a rival to the likes of Piaggio and Lambretta and I came across this example when taking my bike for an MOT recently





katana

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Re: Triumph Scooter
« Reply #1 on: March 31, 2015, 09:11:07 PM »
I'd forgot about these. Weren't they originally called a "Tina"

katana

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Re: Triumph Scooter
« Reply #2 on: March 31, 2015, 09:13:49 PM »
Just had a Google and Cliff Richard was used to head the advertising campaign!

No wonder they didn't sell very well.

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Re: Triumph Scooter
« Reply #3 on: March 31, 2015, 10:30:04 PM »
I'd forgot about these. Weren't they originally called a "Tina"

The T10 replaced the Tina in 1965

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Re: Triumph Scooter
« Reply #4 on: March 31, 2015, 10:30:28 PM »
Just had a Google and Cliff Richard was used to head the advertising campaign!

No wonder they didn't sell very well.

Indeed....

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Re: Triumph Scooter
« Reply #5 on: April 01, 2015, 09:39:34 PM »
I must own up to this being as it's  to do with the subject - Having got my licence ready for my 16th birthday I was out on the road at 08:00 and on a Triumph, yep a Triumph scooter - a Tigress 175cc 2 stroke! There was also a BSA scooter of the same design, that being a BSA Sunbeam, a 250cc 4 stoke!