There seem to be endless permutations of the classic Triton motorcycle. But I havent seen this mix of old and new before: Its a modern Hinckleybuilt 865cc engine in a 1954 Norton frame. Featherbed 865 is the ingenious creation of 31yearold Scandinavian mechanic Lars Lykkegaard, who The featherbed frame was a motorcycle frame developed by the British Norton motorcycle company to improve the performance of their racing motorcycles around the twisting and demanding Isle of Man TT course in 1950.
The Norton" featherbed" frame needs no introduction. When it first appeared in the early 1950's, standards of handling and roadholding were immediately established at a new level and this famous design has been used as the basis of countless" specials" ever since.
Andover Norton has built a replica of the original" wideline" version using an Find great deals on eBay for Norton Featherbed in Antique, Vintage, Historic. Shop with confidence. This Triton is a slightly unusual, modern take on the classic hybrid.
It's been built using a 1954 Norton Featherbed frame, instead of a 40 year old Triumph NORVIN (a Vincent engine mounted in a Norton motorcycle frame) Last Edit: February 23, 2018 Engine Mounting: Some Norvins, even with complete frames, have been built with substantial upper engine mounts. Mar 31, 2008 A lot of bike survivors are around that have nice frames also, the Suzuki bandit 600 is a really nice frame, tank, wheels combo for instance, the frame not unlike a featherbed in fact.
If you can find a Suzuki Bandit 600 with a blown motor you would have a good basis to build from.