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1965 Triumph Prices, Values and Specs

This time; common faults and all-round advice Ian Mitchell was so inspired he bought the scrambler version. And then immediately started modifying it This time; an intro, and engines Skyteam ACE We admit it. When Dave Morris told us he was buying a Chinese classic-a-like, we couldn't resist a tiny little bit of sneering. So far, however, Dave reckons it's been not-much-money well spent

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Even the traditionally warm Spanish climate sometimes sees rain in winter. At any rate, and although the rain did stop play for a couple of hours, after it had passed I was green for go, and the Triumph Bonneville Bobber Black had to put up with me wringing its neck for the rest of the day. More to the point for me, it is accessed from Marbella by the A ; a smooth, twisting snake of tarmac that writhes its way some 63 kilometers from the Mediterranean coast to said town of Ronda.

It looks similar to the original T Bonneville — named after its claimed mph top speed — that began the line in ; and even more similar to the outgoing, air-cooled Bonnie.

Share this article Share Balancing admiration for the corporation while mocking its many foibles is a tightrope well trodden by Morton, whose show returns for a final series on BBC2 this week after a two-year break. Just a few weeks before it aired, the real-life Clarkson landed that infamous punch on a Top Gear producer because there was no hot dinner for him. This will be the last series because the pressure of making it as funny as its predecessors has been too intense, says Morton.

There was a big pressure, which meant hours and hours worrying when I came to write it. Jason Watkins as Director of Strategic Governance Simon Harwood 'Or at least, shining the old light but with a new bulb so none of us can be in any doubt about where the dial is, or not being able to read what it says. Bewildering management-speak is one of the main targets of the comedy, along with ambitious executives, bumbling bosses and water-cooler flirtations.

Similarly, in meetings no one wants to put their heads above the parapet for fear of being shot down. You hear this on the Today programme all the time. They do mess up and vie with each other for position. Many people at the BBC understandably recognise themselves in the show. The reporter Frank Gardner was buzzing around taking selfies with us in the background.

I got asked to give a speech for a senior news executive who was leaving after 25 years.

AJS 16MS – 1957 Restored Motorcycle

Back then, Triumph wanted to distance itself from the remnants of the British motorcycle industry and its often leaky and unreliable products. A quarter of a century later, Triumph is thriving with a reputation for high-quality engineering, and its Bonneville family of traditionally styled twins, which dates back to , has received a major update. The Triumph Bonneville exudes style and is one of the most desirable motorcycle models on the road today Credit: It looks similar to the original T Bonneville — named after its claimed mph top speed — that began the line in ; and even more similar to the outgoing, air-cooled Bonnie.

But this is a deceptively comprehensive update, incorporating a switch to liquid-cooling and a single instead of twin overhead camshaft.

Totally restored, matching engine and frame numbers, V5C.

If you attentively follow the custom scene, here in the US and abroad, you know that each year the most admired bikes are those looking the most simple to build. Have nothing on your bike that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful. Of course all parts were already fabricated and prepped in advance at the shop, but all assembly had to be performed and all electricals had to be made front of spectators.

As a matter of fact, Martin Becker realized that to get any chance to promote his shop in winning big bike shows he had to build without constraints, forgetting all laws, thinking of homologation for later after 1 year of show tour, accepting then to perform the legal modifications and adaptations required. The Twin Cam engine originates from a Harley touring model, was taken apart to the last nut and bolt for a full rebuilt and balancing. Personalization was done with a series of covers from French company EMD.

These covers also inspired the ribbed rear cylinder pipe heat shield and the air cleaner.

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Classic Super Bikes Fleet, Hampshire. Lots of work done. Very rare flat tanker. Paintwork a little tired. Totally restored, matching engine and frame numbers, V5C. No restoration documentation, but the new age related number was issued in

But Mark, look how shiny it is

The patent numbers you will find on the triangular plate on the timing cover and in period brochures refer to several Triumph features by now standard across the range. The T21 was designed from the outset as a machine incorporating for then; modern features and aimed to attract new buyers looking for clean inexpensive transport. The design brief was for a clean, high performance, cc roadster and the components and specifications applied reflect this. A bolted on sub frame supports the seat and rear suspension while additional welded on brackets are provided for other components.

The headset and engine bridge support are malleable-iron castings. For this early frame the Trail is The forks are oil damped of conventional Triumph design for the period featuring chromed stanchions held in malleable cast iron brackets with the sliders supported by sintered bronze bushes. The long internal springs and damping control are housed within the stanchions. Externally there are painted covers.

2012 Triumph Motorcycles Prices and Values

By Kevin Ash 7: It might bear the name of the definitive sports bike from the Sixties, but if any modern machine carries on the spirit of the original, it wears the GSX-R tag of Suzuki. Instead, the new Hinckley Bonneville is these days a gentle machine suited to relaxed riding and those new to big bikes.

This, he suggests, might be our future when the oil runs out

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If you twist the throttle in earnest, the motor will pick the bike up and fling it forward pretty much as quickly as you desire.

AJS 16MS – 1957 Restored Motorcycle

Nothing dangerous you understand, but clearly the torque of that hot-rod cc motor needs some harnessing if you get a bit grabby with your right wrist.

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Easy starter, and a bit clattery like all BSA singles.

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The rear mudguard is hidden by the bathtub enclosure, which is a new Triumph feature for

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