Slippery Sam Replica
Created by Les
Williams the legendary figure behind the most
celebrated "Triumph Racer of All".
The only machine ever to win five TT races in
the 'Isle of Man' in five consecutive years.
"Slippery Sam was one of three similar
models built for the 1970 production TT, one
of which was ridden by Malcolm Uphill who won
the race at 97.71 m.p.h.
"Slippery Sam" went on to achieve
the following race success's.
- 1971 TT Ray Pickersgill 1st 100.07 mph
- 1972 TT Ray Pickersgill 1st 100.00 mph
- 1973 TT Tony Jefferies 1st 95.62 mph
- 1974 TT Mick Grant 1st 99.72 mph
- 1975 TT Dave Croxford 1st 99.60 mph}
- 1975 TT Alex George 1st 99.60 mph}
The fastest TT lap being achieve by Alex George.
The "Slippery Sam" nickname was coined
during the 1970 Boldor 24 hour race in France,
when a malfunctioning oil pump plastered the
bike, and riders, Percy Tait, and Steve Jolly
This particular example is correct in every
way. It is CRMC registered with the correct
eligibility certificate, and is certainly well
know within the "Classic Racing Motorcycle
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