Triumph TR5 500cc 1952
1952 Triumph TR5 Trophy 500cc. In great condition looking to have been restored in the last decade. Comes with original matching engine and frame numbers. Starts easily and runs very well. Comes with a current V5C log book. A great example that ready to enjoy.
The Triumph TR5 Trophy was produced from 1949 through 1958. It was based on the 500cc 5T Speed Twin, but modified for off-road use. The TR5 Trophy was originally intended as a trials bike, with high side-exhaust, high ground clearance and excellent handling (for the day). Legend has it that Triumph built three ‘factory specials’ out of the 5T to compete in the 1948 International Six-Day Trial. They came back with three gold medals and the manufacturers team trophy and summarily named the new bike “Trophy”.