By Anthony van Someren - 18 Aug 12
Triumph customs get all the press - and all the Likes on Facebook too (if you count that sorta thing as important). Either way, you can spend all day looking at the various custom Trumpets that pro builders have put together recently, but few come out as strong and purposeful-looking as Black Betty by Steel Bent Customs. The bike is built around a 1999 Adventure and as usual, Michael Mundy and the crew set to work cleaning out her midframe out her mid frame - the SBC signature. To get the SBC skinny-Brat rear they fabricated the subframe and hiked-up the seat, adding a custom unit from Lance's Upholstery. Next up, hide the battery, re-work the electrics, and fit a screaming custom 3 into 1 exhaust. The custom clubman bars & single mini gauge really let the shape of the tank stand out, accentuating her hunched-up design. She almost looks ready to pounce.