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Dirt Is Good: A rough and ready scrambler Triumph

Dirt Is Good: A rough and ready scrambler Triumph

Dirt Is Good: A rough and ready scrambler Triumph
Maria Motorcycles are known for wrapping their builds in exquisite liveries. But today’s offering wears little more than the original paint on its borrowed fuel tank.

It also has no turn signals, speedo, passenger pegs or front fender. That’s because it was built with one purpose in mind: to get dirty.

Dirt Is Good: A rough and ready scrambler Triumph
The owner is Maria’s founder, Luis Correia. Luis has had several dirt bikes in the past, and wanted to get back into off-road riding—so he hauled his 2005 model Triumph Bonneville onto the bench.

Dirt Is Good: A rough and ready scrambler Triumph
He chose to ditch the usual glossy Maria finish for three reasons:

“One is because I can fall as many times has I want, without being worried about damaging something. The other is because I’ve always wanted a bike with this look!…

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