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Classic, Vintage & Veteran For Coventry and Meriden Models. Anything pre-Hinckley goes.

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Old 07-21-2004, 05:35 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I've just spotted an oil in frame badge marked 750 Saint - to which I must admit my ignorance in that I never heard of a Triumph Saint.
A quick search with google chucked up a 650 saint used by the met police circa 1971, and am now inteaged.

Can anyone here point me in a direction where I can learn mopre about these bikes .
You see we both like Triumphs (well like is an understatement) and our family name is Saint, so I would like to know more for at least two reasons.

ta in advance
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Old 07-21-2004, 06:31 PM   #2 (permalink)
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If I remember properly, the Saint model was made for the police. It had special equipment for them to use (radio, first aid kit, etc.). Definitely a rare one in the states, but in England they can't be all that odd.

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Old 11-12-2004, 07:21 PM   #3 (permalink)
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I think Jim's right. In Australia Saints were the police model If I remember correctly we imported them fully kitted from the UK and added a couple of things for the local fuzz (siren etc) that the Old Bill didn't use.
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Old 11-12-2004, 07:21 PM   #4 (permalink)
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I think Jim's right. In Australia Saints were the police model If I remember correctly we imported them fully kitted from the UK and added a couple of things for the local fuzz (siren etc) that the Old Bill didn't use.
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Old 11-22-2004, 02:10 PM   #5 (permalink)
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they lovely bikes.....for touring around.....

pity the oil in frame tho.....

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they lovely bikes.....for touring around.....

pity the oil in frame tho.....

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Old 11-25-2004, 12:05 AM   #7 (permalink)
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Also the Triumph Trident was called the Cardinal for
police use.Some of them came back from Saudi about
20 years ago,and they looked like they had been sand-
blasted with running in the deserts
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Old 12-13-2004, 09:02 PM   #8 (permalink)
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There is a picture of one (actually about every bike) Saint on http://home.planet.nl/~motors-20th-century/motors.html
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There is a picture of one (actually about every bike) Saint on http://home.planet.nl/~motors-20th-century/motors.html
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Old 12-19-2004, 04:13 AM   #10 (permalink)
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650 'Saint, police spec, TR6P, "Stop All In No Time. No 750 Saint afaik.
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