Triumph motorcycle books cover the history of Triumph with manuals for Triumph motorcycle parts, Triumph Bonneville, classic triumph motorcycles and Triumph motorcycle resoration.
Triumph Engineering Co Ltd was a British motorcycle manufacturer, originally based in Coventry. A new company, Triumph Motorcycles Ltd based in Hinckley took over the name rights after the collapse of the company in the 1980s and is now one of the world's leading motorcycle manufacturers
Triumph Twins From 1937: Road Tests And Features From the Motor Cycle & Motor Cycling by Cyril Ayton (1990)
Triumph - The Illustrated Motorcycle Legends by Roy Bacon (1993) charts Triumph progress, from the 1902 start to the 1994 models. In words and pictures, many in colour, it reflects the classic motorcycle scene which emerged in the 1980s and reminds of the past, present and future to come.
The Illustrated History Of Triumph Motorcycles by Roy Bacon (1995). From 1902 to the present day Triumph has continually produced classic motorcycles. This book documents this success in words and pictures. It examines Triumph's development of the single, the twin and later the triple; charting the evolution of these machines into today's street bikes.
Triumph Bonneville T120 1959 - 1974 by Roy Bacon (1995)
Triumph T140 Bonneville And Derivatives 1973-1988 by Roy Bacon (1990). The Triumph T140 Bonneville was developed from the older T120 version in 1973. Machines were built in alternative styles for the UK and USA markets in most years and, later on, in custom form to suit that segment of the market.
Triumph Twins & Triples: The 350, 500, 650, 750 Twins & Trident by Roy Bacon (1986). No one has ever truly sorted out the vast diversity of models and their very complexity of manufacture. This book is, therefore, an original work. It sorts one twin from another.
Triumph T90 & T100 Unit Twins 1960 - 1974 by Roy Bacon (1995)
Triumph Singles: Late Prewar Models, Terrier, Cub, Trophy, Blazer And Scooters by Roy Bacon (1984)
Triumph Bonneville by Richard Bird (1994)
Triumph Motorcycles: A Century Of Passion And Power by Lindsay Brooke (2002). Nostalgic archival photographs together with vivid new colour images transport you through the production history of every Triumph model. Speed Twin, Tiger, Trophy, Thunderbird, TR6, Bonneville, Daytona, TT Special, Trident, and other special and racer models are all examined in detail.
Triumph Motorcycles In America by Lindsay Brooke (2002). Written with David Gaylin. Details Triumph's colourful history in the country that made it the world's dominant motorcycle in the 1950s and 1960s.
Triumph 350 and 500 Twins - Owners Workshop Manual by Clive Brotherwood (1974). 1958 models onwards. 349cc - Triumuph 350 unit construction twins single carburettor - 490cc Triumph 500 unit construction twins single and twin carburettor - first introduced 1957.
The Book Of The Triumph (Covers 1935 To 1946 Models) by E T Brown (1948) is a complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of Triumph motor-cycles and sidecars.
The Book Of The Triumph (To 1939 Inclusive) by E T Brown (1948) is a complete guide for owners and prospective purchasers of Triumph motor-cycles and sidecars.
Haynes Triumph 650 And 750 2-Valve Unit Twins Owners Workshop Manual, 1963-1983 by Jeff Clew (1990)
Edward Turner: The Man Behind The Motorcycles by Jeff Clew (2007).For the first time the life of Edward Turner, one of Britain's most talented motorcycle designers, is revealed in full, so this is much more than just another book about Triumph motorcycles. Although seen by many as an irascible man who ran a very tight ship, it is an inescapable fact that his was a highly profitable company. His hugely successful sales campaign after World War 2 stunned America's own manufacturers and had long lasting repercussions on their own home market. As Bert Hopwood once said to the author, Turner was an inventive genius who had the flair for pleasing shapes and an uncanny ability to perceive what the buying public would readily accept, to produce it at the right price. No one will deny the impact made at the annual Motor Cycle Show by his Aerial Square Four in 1931, his superbly-styled single cylinder Tiger models in 1936, and his revolutionary Speed Twin that dominated the Show in 1937. Even more was to follow with his post-war Thunderbird and Bonneville twins.
Book Of The Triumph Motorcycles Illustrated Workshop Manual 1935-1939 by Floyd Clymer (2007)
Pictorial History Of Triumph Motorcycles by Ivor Davies (1985) presents a quite unique visual representation of the history of the Triumph motorcycle.
It's a Triumph by Ivor Davies (1980) provides an insight into the post-World War II era of the Triumph Engineering Company at Meriden up to the time of the formation of the workers' co-operative relating hitherto unknown facts about life within the factory, its personalities, prototype and limited production designs and some aspects of Triumph's sporting success.
Triumph Trident. Super Profile by Ivor Davies (1984). Chapters profiling the Trident's history, evolution, specification as well as road tests, owners viewpoint and buying advice.
It's Easy On A Triumph by Ivor Davies (1990). A review of the heyday of Triumph motorcycles in the post-war years with many examples of the artist Charles Oxley's cartoons promoting the brand.
Triumph And BSA Triples: The Complete Story Of The Trident And Rocket 3 by Mick Duckworth (1997). Fully illustrated with archive and new colour photographs this book charts the full history of the 3 cylinder bikes that BSA and Triumph produced until the demise of the 2 factories. The author gives useful advice on caring for these old machines.
The Triumph Tiger Cub Bible by Mike Estall (2004). Incredibly comprehensive, this book is the ultimate reference source to every aspect of these machines, including 22 very detailed model profiles and delivery details of 113,000 individual machines to 153 countries, color schemes and much, much more. It contains full international history of the popular Triumph Tiger Cub & Triumph Terrier motorcycles, technical and design specifications of engine and transmission components, lubrication, fuel and electrical systems.
Triumph Motorcycle Restoration Guide: Bonneville & TR6 1956-1983 by David Gaylin (1997). A thorough guide to authentically restoring Triumph's most popular collector bikes, the Bonneville and TR6 (Tiger). Covers all models from 1956 to 1983. Essential for the restorer and collector striving for accuracy, Covers year-to-year model changes. Deciphers part, engine and frame serial numbers.
Tales Of Triumph Motorcycles And The Meriden Factory by Hughie Hancox (2000). Britain's best-known Triumph restorer delivers this amazing collection of inside information, humour and anecdotes about the Triumph factory, the motorcycles, and the men who manufactured them. Hugie Hancox worked at the Triumph Motorcycle factory at Meriden from the 1950s until the 1970s. His years of experience working within the Triumph factory uniquely qualify him to present this fun-filled collection.
The Book Of The Triumph Twins by William C Haycraft (1968) is a comprehensive and practical guide to the proper handling and maintenance of 1956 to 1967 twin-cylinder spring frame models EXCEPT 1967 models T100T and T120R.
Triumph Bonneville: Year By Year by Paul Hazeldine (2002). From Triumph cycles to motorised versions at the turn of the last century, the Bonneville was taking shape, the seeds of origin had been sown, more so with the introduction of the Speed Twin in 1938. Thankfully Triumph still lead the way among British Motorcycle Manufacturers, just a couple remain, of what used to be a vertial British Monopoly. The foreign bikes have tried, but failed to put this bike down. The Bonneville days peaked in the sixties and today are still actively ridden at every opportunity by that special breed! This book delves well into the history of this particular model but much overlap to pre-Bonneville days and comparision with Triumph's current models.
Triumph Bonneville: The Essential Buyer's Guide by Peter Henshaw (2008). Practical, straightforward guide to buying a secondhand Triumph Bonneville, from the very first 1959 T120 pre-unit 650, to the very last T140 unit 750 machines built by L F Harris. What they are like to live with, spares availability and prices, plus point-by-point guide to buying a Bonnie.
The Story of Triumph Motor Cycles by Harry Louis & Bob Currie (1975) is the first book to be written on the history of Triumph motor cycles. It traces the fortunes of the company from the days when imported engines were clipped on to bicycle frames to the formation in 1973 of Norton Villiers Triumph, the 18-month drama of the workers' blockade at the Meriden factory, and the early years of the Meriden Motor Cycle Co-operative. The story highlights the evolution of a line of machines that has earned, many would argue, the greatest name in motor cycling.
First Classic Triumph Scene by Bruce Main-Smith (1984). Written as a tribute to Triumph motorcycles of the post-war era.
Original Triumph Bonneville by David Marsden & Gerard Kane (1999). A comprehensive guide to the quintessential British motorcycle. The Bonnie's multiplicity of versions is examined, with details of factory specs, production changes and differences between all models. Precise information is equally indispensible to buyers, restorers and enthusiasts alike.
Triumph Motor Cycles: A Practical Guide Covering All Models From 1937 by A Masters (1949). A practical guide covering all single cylinder models from 1937 to 1961, including the Terrier and Tiger Cub.
Triumph - The Legend by Mac McDiarmid (1997) traces the events of nearly a century of motorcycle history, from the earliest days in Much Park Street, Coventry, to the high-tech plant that is Triumph's modern factory in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
The Return Of The Legend Triumph by David Minton (1995) provides the complete Triumph story from the turn of the century up to the rebirth of the marque in the 1990s, profiling the people who made the name great.
Triumph Triples by Andrew Morland (1995)
Triumph (Classic Motorcycles) by Don Morley (1991). With the use of photographs the author brings out the glories of Triumph motorcycles, one of the most popular marques ever. Don Morley has ridden virtually the whole of the Triumph factory's output - TwinHus, Triples and Singles.
Bonnie: The Development History Of The Triumph Bonneville by J R Nelson (1979) tells the story of the Bonnie from inception to birth. The development is chronicled year by year giving details of mechanical and cosmetic changes - including colour schemes. There is an incredibly comprehensive appendix giving detailed specifications and major part numbers for every year of Bonnie's production.
Triumph Tiger 100/Daytona: The Development History Of The Pre-Unit & Unit Construction 500cc Twins by J R Nelson (1988). A detailed account of the development history of Triumph's most successful 500cc twin. Commencing with the introduction of the sporting Tiger 100 model in 1939, it continues right through until the production ceased in 1974.
Triumph Motorcycles, Twins And Triples by Tim Remus (1997) is a full-colour celebration of Triumph's greatest twins & triples, plus model histories & evolution.
Triumph Motorcycle Restoration by Tim Remus (2007). Written with Garry Chitwood. This book offers complete start-to-finish assembly and restoration sequences on two Triumph Twins, a 1963 Bonneville and a 1969 Bonniville. Rather than try to describe the miniscule differences that often separated one year from another, this book offers a colour gallery with left and right side views of all significant models from 1959 to 1983.
Triumph Motorcycles: From Speed-Twin To Bonneville by Tim Remus (2005). A new look at some of the finest classic bikes ever manufactured. 'Triumph Motorcycles' is a book focused entirely on Triumph twins and triples. Starting with Edward Turner's best-known design, the Speed-Twin, the book moves to the T100, TR5, Thunderbird, TR6, Bonneville and all the rest. This anthology of classic Triumphs covers all the significant models produced from 1938 to the early 1980s. The Triumph story doesn't stop there however. The 'new' Triumph corporation, under the guidance of John Bloor, took up the challenge of producing modern motorcycles, many of which are included in this same book. Whether your personal favorite is the ever-popular Bonneville from the late 1960s, or a more obscure TR5 with 'generator' top end, the Triumphs you remember are to be found in this new book.
Triumph Motorcycle Restoration Pre-Unit by Tim Remus (2009)
Triumph Bonneville & TR6 by Tim Remus (2009). For many fans of British motorcycles, Triumph represents the epitome of two-wheel design and technology. This colourful history looks back at the marque's greatest twins: the Bonneville and TR6. Beginning with the introduction of the 650cc twin-carb engine in 1956 and continuing through the company's demise in 1983, this colour history chronicles the bikes' development and production histories, with an emphasis on models from the 1960s and 1970s, Triumph's undisputed peak.
Chilton's Triumph Motorcycle Repair & Tune-Up Guide by Ocee Ritch (1970). All models 1945 to 1955; model 3T 1946 to 1955; A-range models 1956 to 1963; B-range models 1956 to 1963; 350 and 500cc unit twins; 650cc unit twins; Tiger Cub and Terrier.
Triumph Tiger Cub And Terrier Owner's Workshop Manual by Pete Shoemark (1965). The manual contains easy to follow step-by-step instructions linked to hundreds of photographs and illustrations.
Triumph Motorcycles: Their Renaissance And The Hinckley Factory by John Tipler (2006) charts the remarkable renaissance of the Triumph motorcycles through to production in 1990.
Triumph Motorcycles by John Tipler (2000) tells the story of the rebirth of one of the most famous names in British motorcycle history. The book looks at how Triumph has adopted modern production methods in a new factory to produce high-quality bikes.
Triumph Twenty-One To Daytona: The C Class 350cc And 500cc Twins by Matthew Vale (2008). The Triumph 350cc and 500cc unit-construction twins were called the 'C' Series, and were made between 1957 and 1974. The range started with the 350cc 'Twenty-one' - a sedate touring bike with full enclosure in the form of the famous Triumph 'Bathtub' - went through such famous names as the Speed Twin, Tiger 100 and Trophy, and ended with the rip-roaring Daytona and the off-road Adventurer. This book deals with the whole range, giving the history of all the models, and also describes the restoration of a 1969 Trophy T100C.
Triumph: The Racing Story by Mick walker (2004). This complete survey of Triumph's racing history covers all the company's racing machines from 1907 to the present day, with Triumph's revival under new owner John Bloor.
Classic Motorcycles: Triumph by Hugo Wilson (1998). Featuring world-famous motorcycles from the 1900s to the present day, Triumph is the ideal pocket-sized guide for identifying these legendary bikes.
Triumph Motorcycles 1950-1988 by Steve Wilson (1997)
Triumph T120/T140 Bonneville by Steve Wilson (2008). For several decades Triumph's twin engine design by Edward Turner dictated the direction of the whole motorcycle industry. For many enthusiasts the best twin of all time is the Bonneville. No classic bike has wider appeal, both in the UK and USA, and the continuing appeal of the breed is greatly enhanced by the modern bikes sold under the Bonneville name. This new edition features the major evolutions of the model since 2000.
The Triumph Trophy Bible by Harry Woolridge (2003) features the definitive history of Triumph's famous Trophy and (unit construction) Tiger twin-cylinder motorcycles from 1943 until the end of production in 1983. Very popular at home and abroad, over 113,000 of these bikes were sold. The book's coverage includes individual model specifications, colour schemes, engine & frame numbers, build totals, model type identification and much more. This is the 'Bible' for those seeking information about the Trophy & Tiger.
Triumph Replacement Parts Catalogue No.6 (1967) TR6R, TR6C, T120R Bonneville 120 from Engine No.DU 66246.
Triumph Motorcycles Workshop Instruction Manual No.8 (1964) Tiger Cub models T15, T20, T20c, T20s
68-69 Owners Manual Handbook For TR25W 1968-1969
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