Review: Triumph Bonneville SE AsiaOne Ride

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Triumph Bonneville SE

Review: Triumph Bonneville SE

you introduce this girl to parents, who knows — might just approve.

parents or grandparents might know her family name.

unlikely to overpower you in a relationship. For than 50 years, she has remained unswayed by modern demands.

the Triumph Bonneville SE isn’t any old dame.

The British beauty is now a interpretation of a simpler past, motorbikes came with of character.

And her looks — much intact from 50 ago — are much admired, as I out during my recent wet weather ride.

People came to chat her up I was parking.

The British soldiers a lot of these bikes around they left Singapore or My used to have one in the 60s were conversation starters.

Today, the SE is a of the past, embodied in a modern and made reliable with

Everything’s new if you take a closer

Twin carburetors — actually hide a fuel-injection — sit behind the parallel

No hard-starting kickstarter or weak brakes. The Nissin front and units add braking power.

The twin analogue speedometer and add to the classic styling.

From you would mistake the SE for the T120 an iconic 650cc Triumph the 1960s.

Granted, the Triumphs of broke land speed on the Bonneville Salt Flats in US, where hot rods, cafe and crotch rockets congregated.

she borrows the Bonneville name, the fuel-injected SE will not break any today, especially with figures shy of 70. The five-speed SE genteel is a bike that’s confident of its and capabilities.

This is the ultimate cruiser.

The sound which the megaphone exhaust pipes is unique — a mix between a V-twin and the consistent hum of an inline cylinder engine.

This is a motorcycle for a different of rider.

When you ride the SE, you others that speed matter; you’re not in a hurry to see in your rear view turn into a blur.

You rush past the finer in life.

I’ve lost of the many big-capacity motorcycles scare the living daylights out of me, at the twitch of the throttle.

Triumph Bonneville SE

The SE accelerates not as violently as a 600cc sportsbike make almost twice the horsepower.

On the air-cooled Triumph, the riding is instantly familiar.

No aching, ears feeling or bars so that you feel you’re astride a raging bull, on gingerly to its horns.

It sits low a seat height of 740mm and hands rest naturally on its handlebars.

The 17-inch alloy — front and rear suggest a modern connection traditional spoke wheels were common.

Turning as quick as that on a sportsbike, but it instinctively. It’s all done the hips and knees — a little to the left and the bike

Of course, if you’re making up for time, it doesn’t help there’s no windshield protection wind or rain.

The extended mirrors give good coverage but they’re a little in face.

On the Malaysian highway, you can ride legally at 110kmh, you feel as though the SE is short of a

That missing sixth would have given it legs.

Sure, the SE lacks and speed, and even the smarts of a motorcycle boasting anti-lock traction control or multiple modes.

Yet it’s hard to the SE because it has excellent highway on its 16-litre fuel tank it’s capable of achieving on just five litres.

Astute riders will the SE. Its familiarity and classic poise continue to attract enthusiasts in to come.

Triumph Bonneville SE
Triumph Bonneville SE
Triumph Bonneville SE
Triumph Bonneville SE
Triumph Bonneville SE
Triumph Bonneville SE

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