Jan 30, 2002
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From a press release:<BR><BR>COSTA MESA, CA - William Tate, owner of California Speed Shop and Fleet Services, announced today the auction of two stunt Triumph Motorcycles from M:I-2.<BR><BR>So you think only two Triumph motorcycles survived the dazzling, demanding stunts that caused your pulse to race as you sat on the edge of your seat watching M:I-2! Not so! Up for auction are two amazing survivors of the second installation of the Mission Impossible movies starring Tom Cruise. Surprisingly, the black Speed Triple and red Daytona 955 triumphed over a wrenching demise. After being reconstructed by factory trained technicians both are fully operational, and run great.<BR><BR>Both two wheeled wonders have been modified for the big screen. The Speed Triple is complete with bullet holes and broken tail light. The Daytona sports a shattered windscreen as well as other appropriate abrasions. Touted by the seller as the Good Guy and the Bad Guy set, bidding begins any day now on eBay.<BR> <BR> <BR>Specs:<BR>2 1998 Triumphs<BR>1 Black Speed Triple<BR>1 Red Daytona<BR>955cc<BR>Under 500 miles<BR>Full documentation of origin and provenance<BR>Both bikes reconstructed by factory trained technicians<BR>Road ready - run great<BR>Modifications include: bullet holes custom hand cut tire tread, shot up tail lamps and rear fender on the Speed Triple. Shot up windscreen, special paint and belly pan on the Daytona.<BR> <BR>Contact information:<BR>Will Tate<BR>Joyce Tate<BR>949 642-3080<BR>California Speed Shop<BR>Fleet Services Company<BR>Costa Mesa, CA<BR> <BR><BR>(Note: The Triumphs are now up on eBay.)<BR><BR>