1969 Triumph Bonneville T-120R 650cc

“The Quintessential Triumph Bonneville.”
1969 is considered the pinnacle year of production for the Bonneville.
Significant updates were made to the engine including, a new cam design, updated Hepolite pistons and connecting rods.
The transmission was almost completely reworked. The fork yokes were made 1/4" wider to allow for wider front tires.
Many loved the new design of the seat, now with a quilted top of a breathable fabric and thicker padding.
Colors were Olympic Flame (deep reddish-orange) and Silver, with a usual pattern on UK/Exports, and a new paint scheme on US bikes.
Where the silver on the tank was shaped into a flash, below the tank emblem and in front of the knee pads.
The steel fenders were now painted silver with a stylish Olympic Flame stripe down the center.
Some US machines had this reversed. Gold pinstriping separated the two colors.
The gold “Bonneville” transfers on the black oil tank and left side cover were now in block letters, instead of the traditional script.
Specifications for the 1969 Bonneville click here.


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