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Wednesday, December 8, 2010
Whatever Happened to Vern's Triumph?
A couple days ago I received this August 1986 Easyrider cover scan from Mark B. up north. I've posted images of this mindblowing pre-unit before (see shots below circa 1968 or so) but have never had such a nice scan of the cover. Anyhow, this is my favorite pre-unit and love the skinny look of the bike and its the first triumph custom I'm aware of using the Harley Peashooter Springer Front End. You can see how Mark Drews paid tribute to this bike up front on his "Solitary Confinement" pre-unit (see previous post) and I went for the hillclimber look using the same forks on the "Slow Poke." If anybody knows the whereabouts of this bike or has any recent pictures please feel free to share! (The last three pictures were taken by Frank Kaisler and come from a post on Frank "The Real Deal" Kaisler on Chopcult.)
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