Triumph Motorcycles

Triumph Tiger T100 500cc 1955

Triumph Tiger 100

Famous for its performance in all fields of motorcycle activity, the Triumph "Tiger 100" has everything the enthusiast demands - speed, acceleration, brakes, suspension - plus the sleek good looks expected of a real thoroughbred.

Triumph T100 and T110 GENERAL

500 c.c. O.H.V, twin with two gear-driven camshafts. High compression pistons, die-cast alloy head and barrel with close pitch fins. Dry sump lubrication with pressure - fed big ends and valve gear. Patented plain big ends. Twin carburetters optional (extra). Racing conversion parts available:

650 c.c. O.H.V, vertical twin with cast iron head and barrel.

High compression pistons, special camshafts, large bore carburetter, dry sump lubrication, pressure-fed big ends and valve gear.

FOUR SPEED GEARBOX. Triumph design and manufacture. Heavy duty gears and shafts of finest quality nickel and nickel-chrome steel. Positive stop footchange. Multi-plate clutch with built-in rubber pad type shock absorber.

FUEL TANKS. All-steel welded tanks with quick release caps and accessible filters. Oil tank m a streamlined "one piece" unit with air cleaner, battery and tool containers.

FRAME. Brazed cradle type frame with swinging arm rear suspension with hydraulic damping adjustable for varying loads.

FORKS. The famous Triumph telescopic pattern with long supple springs and hydraulic damping.