Bonneville T-120R 650cc
“The Quintessential Triumph
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
The transmission was almost
completely reworked. The fork yokes were made 1/4" wider to allow for wider
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
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.
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