Posts Tagged ‘Scrambler’

Custom Hinckley Showcase

October 28th, 2011 Comments off

I don’t have enough information on each of these bikes (or time) to do individual features, so I’ve been collecting pictures for a big dump of photos just like this…

A quick shout out, many (okay, most) of these came from the Bonnefication. I follow several blogs through my feed reader and have been “starring” posts for a long time. This post is my attempt at a little house cleaning in my feed reader.

Great Escape Bonneville from Italy

March 21st, 2011 Comments off

[At first I thought this was a Scrambler, but indeed it appears to be based on a standard Bonneville. Nicely done regardless--FJ]

Dino’s latest creation is this Bonneville, and he’s done a remarkable job in giving a modern Triumph an authentic vintage look. (So we’ll forgive him the ubiquitous Steve McQueen reference—the bike is called ‘La Grande Fuga’, meaning Great Escape.) There’s a suicide shift on the left, the exhaust has been cannibalized from an Iveco van, and the seat is a genuine 1939 Harley-Davidson item. The matte green military paint is equally authentic: it’s from a sixty-year-old cache discovered in a Czech warehouse.

More pictures at BikeEXIF.