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Discussion in 'Triton' started by Morgy, Oct 14, 2019.

  1. Morgy


    Oct 14, 2019
    Hi All

    New guy here saying hello..

    Always love the Norton Marque but have always been more into my 80's Jap bikes.. Please excuse me.. o_O Currently building a RD350lc hybrid and have decided to finally dip my toe into the UK bike scene. As I love my hybrids it's only natural to be drawn to the Triton's..

    Looking around for a nice project there seems to be a huge Range in prices on bikes..
    I know it's a crazy question and depends on the Spec but what would is a sensible price for a Tatty wideline pre engine project.

  2. jan nelder

    jan nelder

    Feb 18, 2018
    suggest getting a ride on a vertical twin to assess vibration levels.....!
    Morgy likes this.
  3. Matt Spencer

    Matt Spencer

    Jul 25, 2010
    You could bild a L C Nor . [ Elsinor ? )

    Er , TATTY .

    Bent frame forks & swing arm , bent rings , bearings loose in hubs , lucky to get 20 Quid at the scrap metal .

    a very carefull check over neccesarry . If a inebrite, a crate of ale or two .

    Can do a ' build from new ' components , if youre loaded .
  4. Fast Eddie

    Fast Eddie VIP MEMBER

    Oct 4, 2013
    That’s actually a good idea...

    ... IF the plan is to take a perfectly good Elsie... and then spoil the handling and add some extra weight ;)
  5. grandpaul

    grandpaul VIP MEMBER

    Jan 15, 2008
    A "slightly tatty" running WL/Pre-Unit Triton (with title, sometimes difficult to obtain) MIGHT start in the $5K range.

    ...but then again, how long is a piece of string?
  6. cjandme


    Feb 5, 2011
    Holy Crap Grandpaul.......I can remember my late Pops saying that very line, takes me back. Anyhow, Morgy, there is a featherbed project bike on ebay right now for 5k-ish, unless the bidding has taken it higher. saw it yesterday. edit: Oops, since I brought it up I checked and it's gone sorry Morgy I didn't put a watch on it so I can't say what it sold for
  7. Matt Spencer

    Matt Spencer

    Jul 25, 2010
    " IF the plan is to take a perfectly good Elsie.. "

    I didnt realise there was such a thing ! .

    Have you seen one ? .

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