Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

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Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby bantam cub » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:19 pm

Some photos of the Bantam Cub. I've had this bike since I was 15, when it was 9 years old. It was in a sorry state when I got it and after two years of a clueless teenager riding it around local fields it was even worse! :93 When I was 17 I got it road-legal (well... almost :wink: ) and ran it for a while until the big-end went. Then it was the usual story... stripped it down, got distracted and just left it in boxes for 28 years. In 2007 I finally found time to get it back together in original trim for its 40th birthday.

This was at the 2008 Scottish Classic Bike Show.
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Easter 2009 by the canal at Linlithgow (beside another, better-known 'Cubbie'!)
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... and later the same day on the west bank of Loch Lomond.
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Trying to plan a reasonably long road trip on it soon - will post photos if it happens.
1967 Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby Bill » Tue Jul 07, 2009 1:48 pm

Nice :39

I had an S/H (in a tea chest) in those colours. Had it for around 4/5 years, but didnt get any further than building the engine. Sold it a few years ago.. wished I haddn't now! Bloody things are fetching a fortune.

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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby GBC » Tue Jul 07, 2009 3:23 pm

Is that the one I have the downpipe from Bill? :204

Nice bike BC, wish I had one like that ;)
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby Gravesone » Tue Jul 07, 2009 5:21 pm

Happy 40th birthday BC, the bikes looks great and the next project could be the silver/grey/black/dirty one next to it.

Get on the case!

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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby kawa » Tue Jul 07, 2009 7:00 pm

The Bantam Cubs looking good Bantam Cub :84
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby Welsh Wizard » Wed Jul 08, 2009 5:25 am

real looker now
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby MOUSE » Wed Jul 08, 2009 9:48 am

Nice cub, and we can all say after reading your story, "wish i'd done that"


Is that cubbie beside yours a hard tail.
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby bantam cub » Wed Jul 08, 2009 1:24 pm

Is that cubbie beside yours a hard tail.

Yep, it certainly is Mouse! :211
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby Graham B » Wed Jul 08, 2009 2:35 pm

Hey Bantam Cub, that is a sweet looking bike :123
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Re: Triumph T20B 'Bantam Cub'

Postby GBC » Sat Jul 11, 2009 1:40 pm

Gravesone wrote:Happy 40th birthday BC


Hoy! Who you callin' 40??? Oh, the bike monkey
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