TRIUMPH TRIDENT DHEP - 1980 - 1981

This bike, from the team DHEP, took part in the 24h of LeMans in 1980 and 1981. It was a Trident with a Rob North "Daytona " frame whose biggest transformation was the engine. Its cubic capacity was increased to 997 cm3 and distribution, clutch, valves, camshaft were modified, indeed rebuilt by this French team. She unfortunately had a lot of problems. I think, it was one of the last participation of a Trident in an official competition.

 Engine type : Air-cooled, pushrod, four stroke, in-line three cylinders.
 Capacity :  997 cm3
 Bore x Stroke :  71.5 x 82 mm
 Max power/rpm :  75 HP at 7500 rpm
 Max torque :  (?) m.kg at (?) rpm
 Compression ratio :  11.5 : 1
 Fuel system :  3 Amal Concentric 30 carburettors
 Ignition :  (?)
 Gear box :  Quaife 5 speed
 Tyres :  Front : 110 X 18' Rear : 130 X 18'
 Weight (empty) :  175 kg
 Max speed :  230 km/h