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Old 01-21-2012, 11:26 PM   #116
Rob Farmer
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Location: Loughborough, Leicestershire. England
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Originally Posted by bmwrench View Post
76 Daytona? The last few we in the USA got was in '74. Did Triumph continue building them for England after '74? I've been missing my '73 for a while now, and you've gone and whetted my apetite...

Considering that there were supposedly only a handful on the line that were put together and sold in in 76 they occasionally come up over here. I can walk into any of our local Brit bike shops and ask for parts for a 76 and they'll know exactly what I'm talking about. The first question is always "Has it got a disk?" they only made 10 with a disk brake.

Just found another listed on an American site. You can see the black 10" drum brake clearly on this one.

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They are lovely bikes just a little revvy. The one I restored has a polished and balanced crankshaft so is very smooth. it just doesn't seem right revving an old bike through to 7k but it loves it and goes very well. Faster than an R80 BMW and handles like it's on rails, the brakes are better than R80 brakes as well.

Theyre look to be the same spec as the 74's

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