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Brass and copper make comeback?

Brass and copper were common materials in veteran and vintage motorcycles and it is now making a comeback the 2016 Triumph Bonneville T120. The brass highlights certainly look smart on the new T120 and they are starting to appear on limited edition model nameplates and in aftermarket accessories on various other motorcycles. The trend is called “steampunk” and …

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Triumph 2016 Bonneville T120 and T120 Black sticky throttle

2016 Triumph Bonnevilles star at Island Classic

The 2016 Triumph Bonnevilles will be on display at the 23rd annual International Island Classic events at Phillip Island Grand Prix Circuit from January 22-24. Triumph Australia will show the 900cc Street Twin and the 1200cc T120 Black and Thruxton R which were unveiled at the Sydney Motorcycle Expo in November. Despite having all the …

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2016 Triumph Bonneville family recalled over fire risk assault

New 1200cc Triumph Bonneville family

  Triumph has startled everyone with a whole new Bonneville family of five models with two engine sizes – 900cc and 1200cc – each with liquid-cooling and a host of modern electronic rider aids for the retro fleet. SEE ALL OFFICIAL PHOTOS ARRIVAL AND PRICES Triumph Australia says the estimated arrival dates and prices (plus …

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Steve McQueen’s 1963 Triumph Bonnveille “Desert Sled” smart desert

Steve McQueen Desert Sled for sale

A 1963 Triumph Bonneville “Desert Sled” owned by Steve McQueen is one of several rare motorcycles up for sale at the annual Bonhams Las Vegas Motorcycle Auction on January 7 at Bally’s Hotel. If it’s like other McQueen bikes it should go for as sizeable amount. A 1915 Cyclone board tracker motorcycle once owned by …

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2016 Triumph Bonneville family recalled over fire risk assault

Triumph Bonneville range debuts in Sydney

The 2016 Triumph Bonneville range and three new Ducatis will be flown out for the Sydney Motorcycle Show this month, while Honda has announced it will not display any bikes. A Triumph spokesman says that just days after their world debut at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan, they will have a Thruxton R, Bonneville T120 Black …

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Video confirms 2016 Triumph Bonneville

Despite rumours that the water-cooled Triumph Bonneville was still another year away, this teaser video says it could be launched on October 28. The 30-second video shows quick glimpses of parts of the iconic retro bike and there is no indication of the water cooling. It’s difficult to see anything clearly, but it seems there …

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David Beckham on a custom Triumph Bonnneville

David Beckham stars in Belstaff film

Former soccer star and long-time motorcycle fan David Beckham stars in a short Hollywood film to promote British motorcycle clothing brand Belstaff and Triumph Motorcycles. While he rides several different models in the film, one of the bikes looks like a customised version of the upcoming water-cooled Bonneville expected to be unveiled at the EICMA …

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Triumph Bonneville bobber

Triumph Bonneville bobber spied

It looks like Triumph is not only going to add water cooling to its 2016 Bonneville, but also different models including a bobber as these images show. Cycle World and Visor Down have published spy images of the bobber version being tested near their development facility outside Barcelona. It follows spy photos in May of …

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David Beckham scrambler recreated

https://youtu.be/G0xjCnYNhW8 The Triumph that heartthrob soccer legend David Beckham rides in the BBC1 documentary “David Beckham: Into the Unknown” has been recreated by a British custom house. And you could win it! While most people assumed Beckham’s Triumph was a Scrambler, it was actually a Bonneville with all the trimmings so that it looked like …

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Triumph Bonneville

Triumph Bonneville gets radiator, twin discs

Worldwide pollution emissions control regulations are spelling the end of the traditional air-cooled motorcycle with the Triumph Bonneville the next in line. BMW has liquid cooled its boxer engine, the Indian Scout has a radiator and Harley has moved toward water cooling with the new Street and one of its Touring models. So what’s next victim for the …

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