Triumph Bonneville America — Road Test & Review — Motorcycle Cruiser

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Triumph America

Anglo-American: Triumph Bonneville Motorcycle Test

Having its technical credentials, Triumph built a real heritage in 2000. That bike, the not only captured the style and of its 1960s counterpart, it was powered by an vertical twin like the though the completely new engine was and more modern. That was an immediate success for Triumph, in the U.S.

However, the company realized that American want cruisers, so a second of the Bonneville, the America, arrived for This bike meshes and American traditions. The British brings the vertical twin the unmistakably Triumph gas-tank and numerous details.

The American cruiser influence is in the stretched wheelbase, the covered tubes, the exhaust pipe the low, scooped saddle, the fat tire, and the full metal fender with its chrome rails.

When the road to toss and turn, you hear British accent whispering to British bikes have been keen on turning and just because this one has decked out cruiser-style and named for a where they speak muddled English, that mean that it’s its heritage. The America easily the other 800 cruisers when the meanders. The steering is lighter other 800s’, and the bike in a bit more quickly when you ask it to.

It’s easier to track and the line you picked, but mid-turn of plan don’t upset it. is more room under the to lean over than most other cruisers in displacement range. Though the are unimpressive low-cost Bridgestones, provide sufficient traction in the If you ride wet roads, higher-level may provide peace of mind.

Nicely chosen damping keep the America quite while leaned over. The also makes it very in all situations from strong side winds to undulating surfaces. Chassis performance is the in the class.

Although the front had a somewhat mushy feel and its came quite close to the both brakes deliver power and control. A long run did not provoke any fade.

Some British traditions, oil leaks and quirky electrics been left to the past, with metal-rending vibration. The alone certainly makes it reliable. The closest thing to a on our bike was a tendency to occasionally run rough until completely

We don’t know what this.

At $7999, the America’s is higher than any of the 800 V-twins in our December issue. Those range from $6000 to The Triumph offers little in the way of or amenities, other than a warranty, to justify its greater not even shaft drive or a Nor with features like the fender and tank-top module and no lights in the forward turn can it claim higher component

However, Anglophiles, buyers to its British handling qualities, or who simply don’t want to be of the thundering herd will in the America attributes that outside the box that encompasses conventional 800cc twins. may regard the price as the cost of away.

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