Tweaking and retweaking: the Triumph Bonneville heads to the highway

Scott buttons up the Triumph Bonneville

Scott buttons up the Triumph Bonneville

Over the past week, Scott has been tweaking the 1973 Triumph Bonneville, figuring out what was causing his high idle issues, and the [more than normal] oil leaks on the engine.  Well, after a couple weeks of riding it locally, it’s ready for her first highway voyage… Read More …

The Triumph Roars to Life!

Triumph engine back together...

It finally happened.  After a couple years of messing around, boring, greasing, fixing and fixating – the 1973 Triumph Bonneville jumped to life yesterday, with a resounding roar.  We can’t wait to see Scott ride off into the sunset (or at least down the liter strewn Brooklyn street!) on this beautiful Bonneville… Read More …

1973 Triumph top-end rebuild…

Brand New Pistons!

MotoPreserve member and survivor of the great 2011 MP tour of the south, Scott, has made some great strides in getting his 1973 Triumph Bonneville back together. After finding out that he needed the cylinders rebored, and some help from Hugh at 6th Street Specials (Hugh seems to be SO old-school, that he doesn’t have a web site I can link to here), Scott was back on track to get this top-end buttoned up….

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