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Triumph Bonneville Speedmaster: How Different Is It From the Bonneville Bobber?
BikeSocial Web Editor. Content man - reviewer, road tester, video presenter, interviewer and race fan. First ride was a Honda ST Not too shabby on track, loves a sports bike, worries about helmet hair, occasionally plays golf and squash but enjoys being a father to a 4-year old the most. Triumph has today announced not one, not two but seven updated models for to find space in dealerships among the Trident , Tiger Sport , Speed Triple RS , all revealed for this calendar year. The press release is packed full of adjectives to describe the timeless, classic, heritage, authentic, retro icons that are the T, T Black, T, Street Twin, Speedmaster and Bobber. Destined for solo riding through the countryside, the Bonneville range and its use of the twin-cylinder powerplant combines laid-back charm, quintessentially British lure and a happy-go-lucky approach to the pure enjoyment of motorcycling.
The most affordable Bonneville offers bags of style and competent performance suitable for new riders of all stripes. Few motorcycles are as iconic as Triumph's Bonneville. The T is the most affordable model to wear the Bonneville badge, and like most modern Triumphs, it offers compelling features despite its modest price tag. But does it do its famous name justice, or is it only paying lip service? To find out, let's take a closer look at the Bonneville T's bones, starting with its engine.
When it comes to immediately recognizable and genre-defining motorcycles, the Triumph Bonneville is at the top of the list. Engine tweaks, less weight and some aesthetic touchups. Less weight means less inertia required to get things moving, and the updated twin should spin-up more freely, improving throttle response. Engineers created a new fuel map that is said to deliver more low and midrange grunt while also offering a better spread of power across the enter rev range, with an added benefit of better fuel economy.