A Triumph Scrambler In Dirt Bike Clothing

bc1bc2bc3bc4bc10bc6This feature for all those among you loving modern classic bikes dressed for track spins, canyon carving and even road day trips. A bike for a great evasion, reminiscent of the Steve McQueen’s iconic Triumph TR6 Trophy in the 1963 film The Great Escape. British Customs decided to buy a stock 2012 Triumph Scrambler and see where it took them. As a matter of facts, in several directions, the bike having been customized at least 3 times for some paved and unpaved adventures, then for pure dirt track racing (yes, it was raced during the last Hell On Wheels “Hot August Nights”) and now the version seen here combining several influences, both dirt and street tracking, for hard competition on tough terrain or recreational fun on the road.


bc12bc13The modern factory Scrambler reflects the look of the 1960’s Triumph twins and keeps the classic, rebellious style that so many riders love. An excellent donor bike to prepare this machine in the spirit of carefree times when all you needed was a bike and somewhere to ride. The British Customs Dirt Bike was ridden 100 miles to the recent Sixth Annual Quail Motorcycle Gathering in Carmel, CA where it received 2 industry awards. It’s remarkable when you know that all the British Customs parts are bolt-on and can be installed with basic tools and minimal experience, helping riders achieve their vision for what their bike should be. For those tempted by such modern classic Triumph style, below is the parts list. British Customs.


• Triumph Skid Plate
• BC Clutch Lifter Arm Finisher
• BC Sprocket Cover with Holes
• BC Modern Classic Chain Guard
• BC Slammer Seat (Coming Soon!)
• BC Mock Monza Gas Cap
• BC Front Fender Mounting Bracket
• Custom Front and Rear Fenders
• Motion Pro Model 717 Grips
• Renthal Street Fighter Handlebars
• BC Control Clamps
• BC 1 1/8″ Four Bolt Risers
• BC Clutch Cable Bracket
• BC Bates Style Foot Pegs


• BC Direct Mount Reservoir
• BC Rear Master Cylinder Reservoir
• Braking Front Rotors
• Braking Rear Rotors
• BC Vintage Rear Sprocket


• BC Round Taillight
• BC Rectifier Relocation Bracket
• BC Turn Signal Relocation Brackets
• BC Low Profile Headlight Ears
• Low Profile Headlight
• Retro Turn Signals
• BC Single Gauge Bracket
Racing Components
• BC Air Box Removal Kit
• BC Scrambler Straight Pipe Exhaust (Coming Soon!)
• Header Wrap
• BC Stage 1 Street Cams
• BC Fork Gaiters
• Hagon Nitro Shocks


18 Responses to “A Triumph Scrambler In Dirt Bike Clothing”

  1. 1 BCinSoCal Jun 16th, 2014 at 8:33 am

    Would like to see weight listed, looks like a fun dual purpose bike!

  2. 2 Ronnie Jun 16th, 2014 at 10:45 am

    Well done. Good looking.

  3. 3 P. Hamilton Jun 16th, 2014 at 1:31 pm


  4. 4 Paul Cubik Jun 16th, 2014 at 1:32 pm

    1 bike for 2 purposes. Like that.

  5. 5 Septic the Sceptic Jun 16th, 2014 at 4:50 pm

    One bike for no purpose. Take a reasonable road bike and turn it into a useless dirt bike.

  6. 6 Sheridan Jun 16th, 2014 at 7:05 pm

    Looks like heaps of fun. Who wouldn’t want to ride that…

  7. 7 morpion Jun 16th, 2014 at 7:39 pm

    very nice

  8. 8 nicker Jun 16th, 2014 at 11:47 pm

    Just the tool for when your local road crew seals the road surface with a fine layer of rock-chips.
    (they give ya a day or two to “play” on it before it gets sweep off…… plus ya get to watching brake-in-bikers tiptoe over that stuff like it was ice)


  9. 9 Sharkey Jun 16th, 2014 at 11:48 pm

    Would be much more versatile then most cruisers; only dislike is the 270 degree crank

  10. 10 James just another Crazy Kiwi Jun 17th, 2014 at 1:17 am

    I like the modern Bonnies allot.
    But triumph need to replace the tank with one that does not have outside seams. It cheapens the package.
    So do the plastic guards.
    They should at least offer options on the guards.
    And really the tank needs to be tidied up ! !
    Anybody out there ? just nod if you can hear me………………………………………………………………………….

  11. 11 RUB Jun 17th, 2014 at 7:24 am

    this is what we did back in the 70’s , they sucked in the woods / sand , knobby’s on the street are not the best way to go & Any kind of off road bike NEEDS a MONO SHOCK suspention . Butt it looks kool , to some …………………………………………

  12. 12 Bill Kniegge Jun 17th, 2014 at 9:03 am

    If this is the answer… what was the question?

  13. 13 James just another Crazy Kiwi Jun 17th, 2014 at 3:05 pm

    Does there always need to be a question ?…………………………………………………….

  14. 14 RUB Jun 18th, 2014 at 7:33 am

    James , how bout ………………………if you build it , will they buy it ??????

  15. 15 James just another Crazy Kiwi Jun 18th, 2014 at 1:11 pm

    No I doubt it ……………………..
    Build a flat tracker though, and they will flatten your front lawn trying to get one

  16. 16 RUB Jun 19th, 2014 at 7:40 am

    I agree 100% , love those old XR-750 ‘s .

  17. 17 casixgun Jun 20th, 2014 at 10:52 am

    I stopped by British Customs for some parts and was surprised to get a in-promp-to look into there custom work area and was very surprised by what I saw.Great place to do business with…

  18. 18 tat2willie@aol.com Jun 24th, 2014 at 10:32 pm

    AWESOME I really like this bike damn I want one.

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