” Triumph’s new Bonneville is fast becoming a go-to choice for custom-bike builders who want to start with a reliable current machine, rather than scour junkyards for clanky old donors. The resurrected retrobike has been around long enough now: used examples are affordable, the simple air/oil-cooled motor has its appeal and, of course, there’s that nameplate on the gas tank. Triumphs start out cool and can easily be made even cooler.
Three cases in point are the latest Triumphs from Mule Motorcycles, Richard Pollock’s little speed shop out of suburban San Diego. Hinckley Bonnevilles are taking up more and more of Pollock’s build time—he currently has six under construction—and he’s just launched a line of aftermarket products for the Brit twin. ” by David Edwards | BikeCraft Magazine | Read more and see others at BikeEXIF.