Owned from new (March 2005 - present)
2005 Triumph Thruxton (Matt black)
120/70 + 160/60 Michelin Pilot Road 3 tyres on black anodised Morad rims (17"x3.5" + 17"x5") with black chrome spokes laced to black powder coated OEM hubs
Sport Evolution 1.1 (1068cc), +1.5mm valves, early '01 790 cams, shim-under-bucket conversion, double valve springs, lightened alternator rotor (2.250kg/5lbs), Keihin FCR39s, UNI pod filters, clutch: EBC friction plates & springs with Barnett metal plates, Ignitech programmable ignition with custom map, oil-cooler delete/homebrew oil-in-frame cooling, 520 chain conversion: 19T Superlite front + 42T GSXR rear, hand-built headers from 45mm (i.d.) stainless + Cone Engineering 'silencers' :)
Air/battery box delete & homebrew FEK, side panels & mounting tabs removed, custom stainless steel battery box (mounted at centre-stand mounting bracket), speedo/tacho delete - Acewell CA-085 tacho, LSL Clubman 7" headlight, Lucas 525 tail light with Matchless Clueless LED board, custom aluminium front mudguard "floating" under custom mounting bracket/fork brace.
Front: Progressive springs & Ricor Intiminators. Rear: Hagon Nitros. Pretech 6-piston caliper with Speed Trip master cylinder (14mm).
Thruxton gel seat, LSL grips.
Wheel and Tire
MOSFET reg/rec, tall'n'thin 12Ah battery (mounted at centre-stand mounting bracket), Motogadget keyless m-Lock ignition and wiring chop with m-Unit.