The 1970 Triumph Tiger 650 displays its classic British profile. Japanese motorcycles would soon displace these sorts of bikes in Europe and the U.S.

1970 Triumph Tiger 650 Pictures

The 1970 Triumph Tiger 650 motorcycle only had one carburetor, which meant it had less horsepower than its Triumph Bonneville counterpart. However, one carburetor also meant easier starting and better fuel economy, which made the Tiger easier to live with.

The Triumph, like the Bonneville, was equipped with wonderfully designed Smiths gauges.

With its lone carburetor, the Tiger's engine was easier to keep in tune than the Bonneville's twin-carb unit.

Like the Bonneville, the Tiger carried a ventilated front drum brake.

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