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Tales of Triumph Motorcycles & the Meriden Factory – A Veloce Classic Reprint
ABOUT THE BOOK
A Veloce Classic Reprint.
A delightful and often humorous account of life with the Triumph motorcycle company in its heyday. Hughie Hancox started work with the Triumph Engineering Company (manufacturer of Triumph motorcycles) in 1954 and, apart from a short break for national service, stayed with the company until its closed in 1974. In his time with Triumph, Hughie worked in the Experimental, Service, Product Road Test, Toolroom, Final Production Assembly and Service Repair Shop departments before joining the staff in the Service Office. He also served as a Technical Writer/Advisor/Customer Relations "Trouble Shooter." Even his National Service was spent with the "White Helmets" motorcycle display team! Here, Hughie tells the story of his life in the famous Meriden factory and of his many adventures with Triumph motorcycles and Triumph people and, by doing so, records the fascinating inside story of one of Britain's greatest motorcycle marques.
Tales of Triumph Motorcycles & the Meriden Factory by Hughie Hancox
• Stories from the factory shop floor in Triumph’s heyday
• A great read
• Many humorous antics recorded
• Hughie was also a member of The Royal Signals’ Motorcycle Display Team
• If you love classic Triumph motorcycles, you’ll love this book
• “Highly recommended” - VMCC magazine
• “ ... you will enjoy every page.” - Old Bike
• “Quite definitely a classic read’ - Trials & Motocross News
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Hughie Hancox spent most of his working life with the Triumph company and with Triumph motorcycles. Hughie was the world's best known restorer of Triumph motorcycles, Vice Chairman of the Triumph Owners Motorcycle Club of Great Britain and an International Concours judge. Hughie's restoration business was based in the city of Coventry and he lived in Bedworth, Warwickshire, England.
Sadly, Hughie Hancox passed away in August 2011.
Hometown: Exhall • Nearest city: Coventry, UK
V5549 • Paperback • 9.84 x 8.14 in • 144 pages • 90 pictures • ISBN: 978-1-787115-49-1 • UPC: 6-36847-01549-7
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