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29%OFFHughie Hancox - Triumph Production Testers' Tales - 9781845844417 - V9781845844417
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Triumph Production Testers' Tales

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Description for Triumph Production Testers' Tales Paperback. The story of one worker's time on the Triumph Production Testing team from 1960 to 1962, packed with amusing anecdotes about the obstacles associated with a tester's daily life. With guides to fixing problems still found on the 1960s models, and previously unseen photographs of machines restored by the author. Num Pages: 160 pages, 183. BIC Classification: WGCK; WSPM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 208 x 249 x 13. Weight in Grams: 656.
From the 1950s through to the 1970s, Hughie Hancox worked at the Triumph Meriden factory in various capacites - a fitter, a member of the famous Royal Corps of Signals Motorcycle Display Team, in the experimental department (where he actually worked on the prototype Bonneville), and eventually as one of the legendary Triumph testers. This latter role provided countless unique experiences with some of the most iconic British motorcycles ever manufactured. The story of production testing at Meriden has never before been published, and this intimate and pragmatic account comes straight from a man who was at the ... Read more

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About Hughie Hancox
Hughie Hancox began work at the Meriden factory in 1953, working as a fitter until his call-up for National Service. He eventually graduated to the famous Royal Corps of Signals Motorcycle Display Team, or 'White Helmets' as they were known, serving as a riding member of the team and as the corporal team fitter, responsible for keeping the Team Triumphs ... Read more

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