2006 Triumph Bonneville T100
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– 2006 Triumph Bonneville T100 Multi-Stripe
2006 Triumph Bonneville T100 Multi-Stripe
They say two heads are better than one. When the heads are Triumph and Paul Smith, there’s no question about it. Passion for fashion; the Bonneville T100 like you’ve never seen it before.
The initial collaboration created ‘Triumph by Paul Smith’, a modern collection of accessories and jeans wear inspired by Triumph Motorcycles. However, as the partnership grew so did the creativity and nine Bonneville T100’s were customised with individual paint schemes designed by Paul Smith to complement the clothing and accessory range. These nine one-off bikes generated so much interest that Triumph and Paul Smith created two more original Bonneville T100 custom designs, nicknamed the “Multi-Union” and “Live Fast”, especially for retail. Only 50 of each of these two Limited Edition Triumph Bonneville T100s by Paul Smith will be produced for sale globally.
With all the heritage that makes these brands great, this is quintessentially British design with an added Paul Smith twist.
A modern incarnation of the classic sixties speedster, the Bonneville T100 oozes authentic motorcycle chic. Its heavily chromed covers, distinctive air cooling fins and twin clocks complement the delicious Paul Smith designed paintwork, while the twin cylinder engine, with its distinctive throaty burble through pea shooter pipes, and easy-handling chassis make the T100 as good to ride as it is to look at.
Paul Smith believes you can find inspiration in anything. His designs bring together tradition, humour and style to evoke British individuality and eccentricity. Over the years, he has become more than a fashion label, and since the seventies, the Paul Smith brand has been a major influence on UK design and culture – constantly redefining the essence of ‘Britishness’.
Put them together…
With the combination of individual style, enduring quality and true Britishness, it makes perfect sense for Paul Smith and Triumph to get together. As the Commercial Director of Triumph, Tue Mantoni says;
“Paul Smith and Triumph are cut from the same cloth; with long-standing British heritage, classic design style and a global cult following.”
And what do you get?
The Triumph by Paul Smith range of clothing and accessories are now available in selected Paul Smith stores globally.
The two Limited Edition Triumph Bonneville T100s by Paul Smith can be pre-ordered between 1st August and 1st December 2005, ready for delivery next Spring. With only 100 bikes available globally, pre-ordering is essential.
Here’s your chance to own a little slice of British heritage.
Passion for fashion; the Bonneville T100 like you’ve never seen it before
Sixties style; the design classic with ultimate road-presence gets the Paul Smith treatment. Cool never looked, sounded or left this good.
Type Air-cooled, DOHC, parallel-twin, 360 degree 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
Front Wheel 36-spoke, 19 x 2.5in
Rear Wheel 40-spoke, 17 x 3.5in
Front Tyre 100/90 19
Rear Tyre 130/80 17
Front Suspension 41mm forks
Rear Suspension Chromed spring twin shocks with adjustable preloads
Front Brakes Single 310mm disc, 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes 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)
Rake/Trail 28 degree/110mm
Weight (Dry) 205kg (451lbs)
Fuel Tank Capacity 16.6 litres (4.4 gal US)
Maximum Power 64PS (63bhp) at 7,250 rpm
Maximum Torque 68Nm (50ft.lbf) at 6,000 rpm
The one off bikes are only available from Paul Smith, for more information please email [email protected]