Britten Bike slideshow: removing the fairings

A collection of photos showing the deinstallation of the Britten V1000, giving you access to parts of the bike rarely seen.

The Britten V1000 is arguably Aotearoa New Zealand’s most famous motorbike. Hand-built by John Britten and a small crew, everything about the bike is innovative – which resulted in its four world speed records.

The pink fairings have been repainted, and while this was happening we took the opportunity to display the Britten V1000 without its carbon fibre shell.

Here are some behind-the-scenes photos from the removal of the fairings.