2005 Triumph Bonneville T100
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– 2005 Triumph Bonneville T100
Adding subtle touches to the uncluttered Bonneville form, the T100 roadster, with its tachometer, rubber knee grips and chromed engine covers wears a little extra to mark its connection with the classic speedster of the sixties. And it has a little extra spice now, too…
The extra bite comes from the full-blooded, 865cc, air-cooled, parallel twin-cylinder engine now powering the T100. Delivering throaty performance – echoed by the mellow backbeat from its twin pea-shooter exhaust pipes – a bore and stroke of 90 x 68mm, compression ratio of 9.2:1 and 360° firing interval add up to a responsive, punchy and soulful power unit.
The T100’s chassis thrives on the extra power and torque available from the engine delivering secure road-holding, effortless steering and easy-going manners – as you’d expect of a motorcycle drawn from Bonneville stock. The tubular steel frame, 41mm telescopic forks and chromed twin rear shocks easily cope with the extra performance the engine imparts, as do the powerful twin-piston calipers operating on the front and rear discs.
Today the T100 is the very essence of style and individuality, just as it was 40 years ago. All of the T100’s crisp coach lines are hand-applied – as they were back then – and new for 2005 is the supremely elegant two-tone Opal White with Tangerine infill paint scheme, which provides a striking alternative to the stunning Jet Black with White infill.
The Bonneville T100 remains a timeless machine – a pleasure to ride, to own. It’s a machine with a unique character that defies comparison. It’s an individual motorcycle and individual choice.
Specification changes for 2005:
– Larger capacity, 865cc engine with increased low and mid-range torque
– New Opal White and Tangerine Orange paint scheme
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Type Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360º firing interval
Bore/Stroke 90 x 68mm
Compression Ratio 9.2:1
Fuel System Twin carburettors with throttle position sensor and electric carburettor heaters
Ignition Digital – inductive type
Primary Drive Gear
Final Drive X ring chain
Clutch Wet, multi-plate
Frame Tubular steel cradle
Swingarm Twin-sided, tubular steel
Wheels Front 36-spoke, 19 x 2.5in
Rear 40-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Tyres Front 100/90 19
Rear 130/80 17
Suspension Front 41mm forks
Rear Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preload
Brakes Front Single 310mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Single 255mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Length 2230mm (87.8in)
Width (Handlebars) 840mm (33.1in)
Height 1100mm (43.3in)
Seat Height 775mm (30.5in)
Wheelbase 1500mm (59.1in)
Weight (Dry) 205kg (451lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.6 litres (4.4 gal US)
(MEASURED AT CRANKSHAFT TO DIN 70020)
Maximum Power 64PS (63bhp) at 7,250 rpm
Maximum Torque 68Nm (50ft.lbf) at 6,000 rpm
COLOURS Jet Black / White, White / Tangerine
Specifications are subject to change without notice, in accordance with national regulation and legislations.