4. Pair of old Triumphs


I almost missed these two as they were hidden behind the stairwell in the background, but I’m glad I poked my head over the staircase as these old Triumphs would put a smile on Marlon Brando’s and Steve McQueen’s faces. The beauty of the Triumph modern classic line is that they look almost identical to the actual classics seen here. For a second, I thought Japan was getting new Triumph classic models we don’t get in the States. Then I looked closer and realized these weren’t modern classics, but actual classics! Kickstarter and all.

  • JMDonald

    I look for random bikes when I travel. Looks like you some some very cool machines. When it happens to me I think how lucky I was to see such a great bike. I never see more than a few. You hit the jackpot on this trip. Nice article.

    • TroySiahaan

      Could be a case of “grass is greener” when I see a bike in other parts of the world we don’t get in the States, but Japan really does have some cool bikes floating around. These were just the ones I had my camera ready for.

  • Old MOron

    That cop bike looks pretty bitchin’.

  • nm

    What model is #8 (page 9 of 11)?

  • di0genes

    Number 6 is not a panhead, appears to be a model K, the flathead precursor of the sportster.

    • nm

      Now I wanna know what this is as well. Do you mean the models without head gaskets?