A&J Channels The Spirit Of Steve McQueen With Triumph’s Scrambler

Oct 31, 2019

Category: Rides

The scrambler genre of motorcycles has risen to prominence over the last half-decade-or-so, though the majority of these bikes are more focused on “the show than “the go”. Wanting to buck the status quo, Triumph recently introduced the Scrambler 1200 XC and XE; a retro-themed on/off-road runner with genuine dirt-going capabilities. Upon the model’s release, New York’s A&J Cycles — a shop specializing in the Hinckley firm’s modern-retros — wanted to further improve the 1200’s off-road performance, while also producing an homage to Steve McQueen’s iconic ’61 Triumph Desert Sled.

Major modifications to the ‘XECutioner’ included replacing the headlight with a dirt-track-style number plate, adding Denali LED spotlights, Kellermann LED indicators, Harley SX125 front fender, carbon fiber Barkbuster hand guards, and a one-off flat, scrambler-style ribbed leather saddle courtesy of Luimoto. The beefed-up Triumph also boasts an array of bolt-on prototype parts from A&J, such as a TFT display relocation bracket kit and folding license-plate bracket — a blatant nod to McQueen’s 1960’s mount. There’s also a number of fully-bespoke elements like the XE’s rear-fender, side covers, under-tail panel, and high, side-mount two-into-one exhaust. Rounding out the up-specced Scrambler is a custom Raven Black and Gold livery — complete with McQueen’s “955” race number — and a set of chunky Heidenau K60 scout rubber.

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