In theory, owning an old Brit bike is a great idea. In reality, your right hand will become more familiar with a Whitworth spanner than the throttle grip.
Of course, you could go out and buy a ‘modern retro.’ But if you want a machine with old school charm and modern reliability, a restomod is an equally valid option.
The owner of this Triumph is a racing driver who chose to go down the restomod route, and he had a clear idea of what he wanted.
Just one hour after buying the T140, he was in the Angry Lane workshop in Hong Kong—run by Guillaume Barras, organizer of the territory’s Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride.
“My client didn’t want to change the bike radically,” says Guillaume.…