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Old 12th August 2010, 01:57   #1
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Hi guys. Got a pic from my friend and fellow BHPian remyreji of this old triumph 350. Don't know any details about the ride. Anyboday knws?
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Old 12th August 2010, 07:10   #2
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Looks like 1948/50 Triumph Twin, though many originals are missing. You will get more information if you post this in Vintage and classic section, or please request mods to move this thread there. A triumph restoration can be read here:
http://www.team-bhp.com/forum/post-1...peed-twin.html
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Nice looking bike. Can we have more details on her history.

Looks like its being used as a daily driver.

PS: is RTO making it mandatory to have turn signals even on older bikes that did not come with them?
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PS: is RTO making it mandatory to have turn signals even on older bikes that did not come with them?
Snake eyes!!! The front one looks like Rx & the rears, not sure what make it is, but has plastics. May be something from Bajaj's stable. The headlight reminds me of Yezdi/Jawa & the rest of the motorcycle reminds me of RE.
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That looks like a pretty original Triumph 3T to me
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If I am not totally mistaken I know this bike sincce 1970s. It used to belong to one Mr. Gladstone who was a prominent bike enthusiast in Trivandrm. He had few classics with him and was known by nick name in the biking circles (of my dad, uncle etc).

In the past a lot of approaches ahve been made to Gladstone family about the collection of bikes they had but to their credit they were never ready to part with any part of it.

Sr Gladstone and his son were excellent mechanics as well.

I wonder if this is still with in the family or if Anupam's friend has managed to get one away.

Anupam, please check with the current owner and post some more info.

Best Regards & Drive/Ride Safe

Ram

Edited in: As Wasif said below the bike looks pretty much original except the indicators.

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I checked in Kerala MVD website using the registration number and found the same name, Sr Gladstone is having the registration still. Not sure if they have not updated or not. I think the carburetor is not the original one, seems a Mikuni/Micarb. Also what about the silencers, are they original or of Bullet ?

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Hi guys. Got a pic from my friend and fellow BHPian remyreji of this old triumph 350. Don't know any details about the ride. Anyboday knws?
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If I am not totally mistaken I know this bike sincce 1970s. It used to belong to one Mr. Gladstone who was a prominent bike enthusiast in Trivandrm. He had few classics with him and was known by nick name in the biking circles (of my dad, uncle etc).

In the past a lot of approaches ahve been made to Gladstone family about the collection of bikes they had but to their credit they were never ready to part with any part of it.

Sr Gladstone and his son were excellent mechanics as well.

I wonder if this is still with in the family or if Anupam's friend has managed to get one away.

Anupam, please check with the current owner and post some more info.

Best Regards & Drive/Ride Safe

Ram

Edited in: As Wasif said below the bike looks pretty much original except the indicators.
@ Anupam: The bike featured is " TRIUMPH 3T Deluxe"
* This is a 350cc parallel twin
** Magneto ignition
*** Rear "Sprung Hub" --{ Rear rigid Suspension, but Sprung Hub does the dampening the shocks to the main frame}
^^^^ Had a chance to ride this same bike at my place., Awesome bike to ride!!

@ r_nairtvm :Even I have seen this at Mr.Gladstone few years(months??) from now ,but now its with my friend HENRY PRATAP ( Coimbatore), Yes he is the present owner.
PS: I have posted his pic ( plz nobody go ,b'coz there are few 4 wheel beauties in the back ground of Pratap)
pps; Pratap has some more beauties like RE Bullet 350 (1958), Matchless 3Gl, RD 350 HT, BSA M20, James Ml, Jawa 250 & a Jawa perak too.
He is a soft ware engineer, participates Motocross & Bike rallies
About trafficators.....Think this pic was shot some time before, when it was at Pune I sup,..all in the game.
On my opinion, this is a clean example of Triumph 3T Dluxe,everything stock, except the rear number plate & tail light ( think he has got that to)
sorry forgot about carb,( whether Micarb or Amal) but Runs smooth , believe it, like a real TWIN



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PratapHenry ( lockheed- Tbhp handle) has some more beauties like RE Bullet 350 (1958), Matchless 3Gl, RD 350 HT, BSA M20, James Ml, Jawa 250 & a Jawa perak too.
He is a soft ware engineer, participates Motocross & Bike rallies



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And now a Norton Dominator too...
Here is the pic of the man & machine!!
Congratulations Pratap & Puppy !!
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Congratulations buddy that's one very very good looking bike. Must be sounding like a beast. Enjoy it
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