2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

The Portland, Oregon crew over at Icon 1000 wanted to use the bike to pay tribute to vintage road racers, which is probably why they decided upon a Verdoro Green paint job, used previously by General Motors in the 1960s. It also features a fresh set of brakes from EBC and a single-sided suspension with a single Nitron shock. And, of course, it wouldn’t be a vintage tribute without a set of Avon tires wrapped around a pair of ’70s style Kawasaki KZ1000 rims. The tank was also modded out to make room for the exhaust that now runs atop the engine and the headlight is an old fog light that used to run on Northwest logging trucks. The end result is a cafe racer that’s streamlined in appearance and vintage enough to please a wide array of motorcycle fanatics, us included.

 

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000

2014 Triumph Thruxton by Icon 1000



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