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This is the classic Triumph Bonneville! The model number is T 120 R but the common name is “Bonneville” because this motorcycle was the fastest motorcycle on the Bonneville Salt Flats speed trials in 1968 and the Triumph of Factory stood tall on that accomplishment naming this model Bonneville. This is a fully restored motorcycle with less than 2500 miles on the restoration. There are a few blemishes in the tank paint from storage that will need attention.
1969 Bonneville T120R English Model
Original British Model made for home use in England. Brought to the USA by a doctor who lived in Arizona. This is a full restoration from Dunlop rims to speedometer. Restoration includes, but not limited to, a complete engine rebuild to all new bearings, valve guides, rebuilt primary, full powder coated frame, etc. There have been upgrades made such as a 5-speed gear box and performance tires. 1,307 miles since full restoration. This bike is for the collector who really enjoys riding his motorcycles. Truly a fine machine.
Restored by John Binder of Phoenix, Arizona.
(This information came with the bike when sold to the current owner 1/13/12.)
Less than 2500 miles
Beautiful paint and striping in true Triumph colors. Excellently prepared and applied during restoration. There are a couple of scratches from storage that will need attention.
Sheet metal is in excellent condition and well fit. The tank is in great shape, shows no sign of leakage, and is clean inside
Chrome is excellently applied and takes a great shine.
This motorcycle is in outstanding mechanical condition. Fully rebuilt during the restoration, this engine has great compression. A bit thirsty in the cold start, the bike runs well and is smooth through the gears. Owner had a great ride up Pacific Coast Highway on the test ride!
Electronic ignition, automatic advance, hi-output generator, drive sprocket has 1 tooth added.
Rims are Chrome with Stainless Steel spokes and nipples.
Front Tire is Avon Roadrunner 3.25 H 19
Rear Tire is Avon Roadrunner 110/90 H 19
Clean Title in AZ with current registration.
Engine # CC13559
Frame # CC13559
NADA: This bike is suggested at: Excellent $21,515 Very Good $11,710
Hagerty Value Guide:: • #1 Concours $16,000 • #2 Excellent $13,000 • #3 Good $10,000
Mecum Auctions: Concours $17,0000 Excellent $11,000 Good $8500