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Custom Triumph Speed Triple Calls Itself Dark Matter, Looks Absolutely Drool-Worthy

The quality of fit and finish applied here might lead some normies to believe this is a production machine.
Custom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark Matter 11 photos
Custom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark MatterCustom Triumph Speed Triple aka Dark Matter
Operating in the Swiss city of Zurich, Erne’s Euromotors is primarily a Triumph dealership, but you’ll also see them deliver a bewildering custom project from time to time. Even though the portfolio they’ve amassed doesn’t contain that many builds, each and every single one of them is a sight to behold!

Take, for instance, this magnificent Speed Triple 1050. Dubbed Dark Matter, the bike in question had once been a bone-stock 2010 variant of Triumph’s family, and transforming it into what you see before your eyes took 350 hours of painstaking labor. Let’s start by analyzing the modifications performed up front.

Gone is the standard twin-headlight arrangement, making room for a 2015 MY Thruxton’s headlamp and the retrofitted front fairing of a classic Ducati 750SS. Glance a little further back at the cockpit area, and you’ll spot a tasteful selection of aftermarket hardware that keeps things looking sano.

The said components include a digital Koso dial, clip-on handlebars, and a keyless ignition setup from Motogadget’s inventory. At the rear end, Erne’s tweaked the Speed Triple’s subframe to accommodate a fiberglass tail unit, which was built in-house using a bolt-on Tamarit Motorcycles part as the template.

In addition, slender seat padding and a pair of dual-function LEDs complete the Dark Matter’s anatomy down south. As far as the powertrain adjustments are concerned, the motorcycle’s 1,050cc inline-three was blessed with top-grade K&N air filters, HP Corse exhaust plumbing, and a Power Commander control module supplied by Dynojet.

Erne’s Euromotors finished everything off with a color scheme best described as seductive, comprising gloss-black and brushed-silver surfaces divided by gold pinstripes. Last but not least, the Swiss specialists wrapped the creature’s 17-inch hoops in Bridgestone racing slicks for the photoshoot, but these have been swapped with more practical ContiSportAttack 2 rubber from Continental’s range thereafter.

 
 
 
 
 

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