Colin Robin and Jon Skillet met in 1973 and started their sprint experiences on an old Triumph 650 which Jon had supercharged. However, Jon saw a twin-engine BSA sprint bike in a magazine and suggested to Colin that they could come up with something similar. So they acquired some bits and pieces of other bikes and began the build. The Obliterator on a good day Jon had previously owned, then sold, a BSA Spitfire but it got wrecked and he managed to get parts from this bike.
This short movie celebrates our enduring and timeless passion for motorcycles. The attraction in this story is not limited to two-wheeled machines. If you are a biker you will surely understand. It features young Triumph owners and their friends and although this is a fictional story it sets out to capture the lasting enthusiasm for these British icons. The period black & white film style was chosen to reflect the era of classic 50s and 60s British motorbikes. In contrast, th