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Our 1968 Triumph TR6R since 1971 - STILL FOR SALE


We've owned this 68 Triumph Trophy 650 (TR6R) since 1971. Wife and I 'road' it all over southern Ontario

for about 15,000 miles (including hwy 400 and 401) when we were a lot younger and could kick start it.

Well it's been sitting for about 15 years so I had a resto shop in London get it going and freshened up.

Kick started this past weekend (just about broke my leg when it kicked back) and rode it up and down

the long driveway - what a bunch of great memories came back. No plans to license it (heavy sigh).

68 Triumph 1.jpg68 Triumph 4.jpg

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Our 1968 Triumph TR6R since 1971


Nice lookin' bike.

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That is one sweeet bike! Worth holding onto....just for the memories!

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I can always recognize those vertical twins when they approach. The closest thing I ever had to a Triumph of that vintage was a "Cut Out On A '69 Triumph" brochure I got at the Sportsman Show. It had perforations around each bike. Unfortunately it got tossed in the late 1970s.

I did briefly have a Yamaha TX500 twin that was similar to a Triumph Tiger 500 . A trio of different Yamaha Observed Trials bikes.

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Those old Triumphs were known for nice handling because of the rake, and they were electric & kick-start, tickle the carbs. The original Triumph brand continued to 1983. Years later the name was bought and applied to new line of bikes. They do try to capitalize on the retro style.



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That's a beaut Bernie. I'd keep that as art in my rec room.



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That thumper is sweet. Most of the ones I have seen have had the "cafe" treatment or been bobbed. Very refreshing seeing a stock Triumph.

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dcneric wrote:

That thumper is sweet. Most of the ones I have seen have had the "cafe" treatment or been bobbed. Very refreshing seeing a stock Triumph.


 .....the bars and the pipes are not stock but were on the bike when we got it in '71.....the sound is fantastic and the semi-hi bars

make it easier to ride (imo) - even back then when we parked it anywhere there would always be a crowd around it.

Would love to ride it to bike night in Goderich.....biggrin



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RE: Our 1968 Triumph TR6R since 1971 - NOW FOR SALE


Still for sale. PM your email if interested and I will forward a feature sheet.

Maybe you know someone.......call now.....smile......donation to Todd if sold here.........biggrin



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How much are you asking Bernie?

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Canadian Poncho wrote:

How much are you asking Bernie?


 Asking CA$11,000 obo. An almost identical 67 just sold for US$10,500 on Bring A Trailer.

Have had some interest from the US but they are very hesitant about the border and paperwork.

For some reason my feature sheet won't post here so if anyone wants a copy plz PM your email address.


 
Bid for the chance to own a 25-Years-Owned 1967 Triumph Trophy TR6 at auction with Bring a Trailer, the home of the best vintage and classic cars online. Lot #33,383.
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Triumph's, Norton's and BSA's were some sweet British bikes. I remember back in the the early eighties sitting on and riding a mid sixties BSA single thumper, it shook every bone in my body but what a ride. Just last week i saw a sweet looking late sixties Triumph on the road. Bernie, good luck with the sale of your beautiful bike. 



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Thanx George

You're right about these being a great riding experience. Not for the faint of heart.

Some medical issues have caused me to sell the bikes. Sold the '02 Triumph to a good friend in Barrie and now

our pride and joy of almost 50 years may be going. This is a bike rider's bike with kick start, mechanical brakes

and just shear joy of ownership. Hoping the new owner will appreciate it as we have.



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Bump - CALL NOW - an operator (me) is standing by.......biggrin



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Beautiful bike Bernie, as were the comparable Norton and BSA of the era. I used to see a lot of these makes in the early 70s before Honda, Kawasaki etc rose to market dominance.



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Our 1968 Triumph TR6R since 1971 - NOW FOR SALE - 'REDUCED'


gparis7 wrote:

Beautiful bike Bernie, as were the comparable Norton and BSA of the era. I used to see a lot of these makes in the early 70s before Honda, Kawasaki etc rose to market dominance.


 Thanx John. If you know anyone interested plz have them contact me.

This bike is close to original stock for the purist and has not been molested.....smile



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RE: Our 1968 Triumph TR6R since 1971 - NOW FOR SALE


Heart breaker sale but would love to see this go to someone that will ride and maintain it.....biggrin

lots of money spent recently getting it running correctly. Have reduced price.......no

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BUMP - Just in time for your spring cruising...biggrin...CALL NOW!!...smile



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It's hard to believe that you still have it Bernie.no

If it was on PEI, I would take the chance of running the roads with it.



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Pontiacanada wrote:

It's hard to believe that you still have it Bernie.no

If it was on PEI, I would take the chance of running the roads with it.


 Darryl, I can meet you half way and will have it pointing east......biggrin

Fun bike to ride if you like true motorcycling......and the sound is amazing.....smile



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You should try selling on Facebook Marketplace. Friend of mine in Strathroy sold a couple of bikes last week and was bombarded with emails from all over the world. A guy from Montreal drove down and bought one of them.


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I can vouch for the Facebook MarketPlace approach. 

I recently sold a 1980 Yamaha Midnight Maxim 650 through there.

 

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Thanx for the Facebook suggestion but at present we are not on FB.

(We may be the only ones that aren't).

Would really prefer to sell it without mainline advertising.

Hoping to get a buddy over that can kick start it and do a start/running video.

Been watching Mecum and Hemmings and several similar bikes have sold from US10,000 to $12,500.

If a CP member was interested and could come and get it that CA$9500. would do it......smile

 



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bjburnout wrote:

Thanx for the Facebook suggestion but at present we are not on FB.

(We may be the only ones that aren't).


 I'm not, never have been, and it's going to stay that way.



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x2 on what Darryl said.

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Here's an identical 68 on Bring A Trailer......bid to US$12,000 with 3 hours to go.......call now!...smile

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