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Triumph chopper by Robbie Palmer for Born Free Peoples Champ

Enter Sandman: Robbie Palmer’s 1954 Triumph chopper

When we hear the term ‘sand cast,’ we think of very early Honda CB750s and their famous sandpaper-rough engine cases. But it’s not a technique restricted to big factories or large-scale production. This elegant, stripped down Triumph 6T Thunderbird is a showcase for small-scale casting, and earned its builder an invitation to the Biltwell People’s…