Tuesday, December 11, 2012
1952 Triumph 6T Dragbike “The Black Widow”
This 650cc drag bike, a.k.a. "The Black Widow", was originally built for and by the Lockhart Bros. at Bud Hare’s shop in Westminster, California, according to Barry Severs of Bud Hare’s. The engine and transmission have been gone through at British Parts in Whittier, California. It is equipped with Jomo heads, cams, twin GP carburetors, custom gas and oil tanks, Borrani wheels with M&H race slick, plus a lot more. Was raced at the Santa Ana Drags during the 1950s. After seeing it raced at Santa Ana the seller came across it again in 1994 and purchased the bike. He then restored to original condition.
Going up for bid at MidAmerica Auctions in January at the Las Vegas Antique Motorcycle Auction.