The 60’s, 70’s and beginning of the 80’s were the best decades for British motorcycle manufacturer Triumph. The demise of the company in 1983 re-enforced the legendary status of the brand and “Bonnies” are right now some of the most sought-after motorcycles for restoration or customization.
Since I know many of you are working on them for the first time, here is probably the best restoration guide for the Bonneville (Bonnie) and its single carb sibling, the TR6 (Tiger) This complete, just revised edition by Triumph expert David Gaylin, features 250 photos and extensive technical information to help you give a new life to a classic Triumph, years 1956 to 1983. Paperback 276 pages. $29.95.