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Two UK design students at Northumbria University, Roy Norton and Tom Kasher, teamed up to create a retro-styled motorcycle concept based on the Triumph Bonneville platform. The concept draws inspiration from Triumph’s rich history of motorcycle design. Fans of Triumph bikes may recognize the styling cues taken from the WWII-era Speed Twin 5T. The designer’s intent was to create a concept that borrows from the past and looks to the future. WW2-Era Triumph Speed Twin 5T More than just a senior design project, the two designers met with Simon Warbuton, Triumph’s Product Manager. Working against a Triumph design brief, Norton and Kasher sought to create a bike that appealed to younger riders, “.. the bike that the Bonneville might have evolved into in an alternative universe..” Triumph provided the duo with a production Bonneville frame to build on. Warburton was pleased with the finished mockup, and indicates some elements may influence future designs.

Built In: EnglandBike Style: Cafe Racer

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 Bonneville Redesign Project Bike Specifications – Garage Built Bikes

Class Styling Cafe Racer
Frame Triumph Frame
Gastank Custom One Off Gastank
Motor Brand Triumph
Motor Config In-line 2
Paint Color(s) Red Dark CrimsonBlack
Paint Theme Metallic Flake
Suspension Rear Swingarm Vertical Shocks
Wheels 8+ Spoke