” Kev Taggart and Tim Rogers are stuck in the past. They run the English workshop Spirit Of The Seventies, turning out exquisite resto-mods based on Japanese classics like the Kawasaki Z750 and the Yamaha XS650.
So this latest bike is a surprising change of direction. “Our client came to us with a rather delectable Triumph 675 Daytona,” says Kev. “The bike was in track trim—it was virtually race-ready, with Öhlins suspension, rear-sets and a 130bhp engine tuned by T3 Racing.”
The owner had a problem though: he was due to marry, and his wife-to-be insisted that he slowed down a little and stuck to the Queen’s highway. So rather than sell his beloved Triumph, he gave it to Spirit Of The Seventies for a thorough makeover. ”
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