The Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS from Annecy sweeps France

Triumph stands out as one of the leading brands on the customization scene, opening the doors to a wide range of distributors and workshops to transform their production machines according to their unique vision, style and approach.

The exciting Classic Custom Contest took place in France, where six prominent French distributors of Triumph They competed against each other to create the most impressive customization, using one of the manufacturer’s production motorcycles as a base.

«By having French dealers with vast experience in customizing classic and modern motorcycles, we give them complete freedom to participate in an unprecedented preparation competition.«commented a spokesperson for the brand.

Dealers from Annecy, La Rochelle, Coignières, Lyon, St. Lo and Paris Italy participated, each customizing series models of Triumph. The Annecy team opted for a Thruxton 1200 RS, the factory’s emblematic café racer. Furthermore, they had the invaluable collaboration of Jake Apiata from Apiata Metal Shaping, to shape your creation.

Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS from Annecy

All the secrets of the Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS from Annecy

Jake, originally from Invercargill, New Zealand, is an expert in the field with a fascinating career. From starting out as a machinist to establishing him as the owner of his own metal casting company in 2018 in France.

The transformation of the Thruxton It included the artisanal manufacture of a tank, a complete fairing and aluminum fenders, as well as the modification of the exhaust for a more uniform aesthetic. Its creator emphasized the importance of maintaining functionality along with aesthetics, ensuring that the bike not only looks pretty, but is also easy to ride.

Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS from Annecy

As we are telling you, the success of this Triumph unique was undeniable when the Thruxton won the Classic Custom Contest, standing out for the perfect fit of the aluminum fairing and its timeless elegance. Additionally, it won first place in the National Pro category of the prestigious Lyon Kustom Factory Cafe Racer Contest.

The dedication and talent of Jake They are evident in every detail of his work, and we look forward to seeing the future creations that will come out of his workshop.

Triumph Thruxton 1200 RS from Annecy

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