So having dropped the $$$, had an engineers check completed and registered the bike for use on the road here in WA. I decided to take my Triumph  “bitsa” for a test run round the block. I wanted to get a feel for the bike, before I started work on putting her in a more presentable state.

I climbed into my period riding gear, added a pair of special edition, rose tinted Stadium MKIV goggles tickled the carb, gave the kickstart a hefty prod set off down the drive grinning from ear to ear…………..