CBG August p52

First generation Rocket 3s in their factory finish are few and far between. So don’t just buy one: build it instead

‘! always wanted a Rocket 3,’ explained owner Tom as a crowd gathered around the TR3OC stand on the balcony at Stafford. The onlookers marvelled at the stunning condition of Tom’s triple, at its eye-catching chrome, perfect paintwork and immaculate alloy. The Beezer didn’t look a bit like a bike built nearly 50 years ago. It looked brand spanking new. It looked like the final fastener had been tightened just days before the show. And that’s because…


…Tom finished the build just days before the show, completing a project which had taken more than four years. But that’s getting way ahead of the plot.

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