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.
A review of the news and blogs posted by SMITHS Instruments about gauges featuring in some of the most classic cars and motorcycles ever produced.
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.
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