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About Bud Ekins

Bud Ekins (May 11, 1930 - October 6, 2007) was one of the foremost stuntmen of his generation. Born in Hollywood, California, he is known to most as the actor who jumped the fence on a disguised Triumph TR6 Trophy 650cc motorcycle in The Great Escape, and who drove the Ford Mustang 390 GT in Bullitt. He also coordinated the stunts for the popular 1970s motorcycle cop show CHiPs.

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Steve McQueen 'The Great Escape' themed Triumph bike launched
British motorcycle manufacturers Triumph have launched a Steve McQueen themed bike.

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