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Tales of Triumph Motorcycles and the Meriden Factory



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Triumph Production Testers' Tales - from the Meriden Factory
Tales of Triumph Motorcycles & the Meriden Factory

Tales of Triumph Motorcycles and the Meriden Factory

By Hughie Hancox
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Paperback • 250 x 207mm • 144 pages • Over 80 photographs and line illustrations

ISBN: 9781901295672

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• Paperback reprint, at a bargain price, of a very popular Veloce book.
• A unique 'inside look' at a famous motorcycle manufacturer.

Description

Hughie worked at Triumph from 1954 until its closure in 1974. Here’s the story of his life in the famous Meriden factory; of many adventures with Triumph motorcycles & Triumph people. Records the fascinating history of a great marque.

Synopsis

A delightful and often humorous account of life with the Triumph motorcycle company in its hayday. Hughie Hancox started work with the Triumph Engineering Company (manufacturer of Triumph motorcycles) in 1954 and, apart from a short break for national service, stayed with the company until its closed in 1974. In his time with Triumph, Hughie worked in the Experimental, Service, Product Road Test, Toolroom, Final Production Assembly and Service Repair Shop departments before joining the staff in the Service Office. He also served as a Technical Writer/Advisor/Customer Relations "Trouble Shooter." Even his National Service was spent with the "White Helmets" motorcycle display team! Here, Hughie tells the story of his life in the famous Meriden factory and of his many adventures with Triumph motorcycles and Triumph people and, by doing so, records the fascinating inside story of one of Britain's greatest motorcycle marques.

Independent Reviews

... an engrossing memoir of his time working at the Triumph Motorcycles factory. Through his vivid writing, Hancox shares with readers his passion for classic English motorcycles, and his labors in motorcycle restoration.
Motorcycle Classics

Written in an easy to read style and features many interesting Photos from What now seems a rather more care-free Period of motorcycling. This is a must-have for any true Triumph enthusiast.
Triumph Times

Hughie tells the story of his life at the Meriden factory and, as with all the great stories, it contains both smiles and tears. Reading it will make you laugh out loud, make you wonder, evoke memories of times long passed and yes, make you sad too ... Quite simply, this is by far the best book I have read in a very long time.
Nacelle

... an immensely enjoyable account of the era told through anecdotes, true stories and personal observations ...
Triumph World

Quite definitely a classic read
Trials & Motocross News

Everyone will enjoy reading ... [this book]
The Classic Motorcycle

... you will enjoy every page
Old Bike

... pushing for the best book of the year title
Motorcycle Sport & Leisure

Highly recommended
VMCC magazine

A great read and a fascinating window into the era.
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