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Triumph

Production Testers' Tales from the Meriden Factory

Triumph Production Testers' Tales from the Meriden Factory
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Format: Paperback, 160 Pages
ISBN: 9781845844417
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Illustrations: 180 b/w & color photos
Size: 8.14 x 9.84
Weight: 0.06 lb.
Published: Feb. 1, 2013
DC: AE
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From the 1950s through to the 1970s, Hughie Hancox worked at the Triumph Meriden factory in various capacites a fitter, a member of the famous Royal Corps of Signals Motorcycle Display Team, in the experimental department (where he actually worked on the prototype Bonneville), and eventually as one of the legendary Triumph testers.
This latter role provided countless unique experiences with some of the most iconic British motorcycles ever manufactured. The story of production testing at Meriden has never before been published, and this intimate and pragmatic account comes straight from a man who was at the heart of it. With many previously unpublished pictures and service bulletins, plus helpful advice on problems that still exist with the bikes today, this is a unique book about a fascinating time and place in British industry.

Hughie Hancox began work at the Meriden factory in 1953, working as a fitter until his call-up for National Service. He eventually graduated to the famous Royal Corps of Signals Motorcycle Display Team, or 'White Helmets
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