The story of the Ariel Red Hunter Motorcycle which provided the platform for Ariel to purchase Triumph.
The Triumph Trident motorcycle is widely regarded as the world's first 'superbike' despite being overshadowed by the Honda CB750, and featured SMITHS branded instruments.
At Earls Court in 1967, Norton-Villiers introduced the Norton Commando Mk1 750cc Motorcycle. On the handlebars were gauges designed and made in the UK by SMITHS Instruments.
At the end of the 1950s and beginning of the 1960s, the UK led the world in the design and manufacture of motorcycles such as the Triumph Bonneville.
The 1965 BSA Lightning Motorcycle starred in the James Bond movie Thunderball and the hit TV series Boon.
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