Custom 1973 Triumph T140V Bonneville 750

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This 1973 Triumph T140V Bonneville was purchased by the seller 3 years ago and was rebuilt in 2016 as a stripped down cafe racer by Brady Young at Seaweed and Gravel in Encinitas California. Powered by a rebuilt 750cc parallel twin with a 5-speed transmission, this bike now features a Suzuki GSXR 750 front end, Honda XR600 master cylinder, powder coated frame, clip on handle bars, “brat” style seat, and flat track pipes. This Bonneville is sold with a notebook of receipts and a clean California title in the seller’s name. The stock Triumph tank was refinished in metallic blue and the frame powder coated black. The front and rear fenders were removed and clip-on handlebars with leather wrapped grips and a smaller amber tinted headlight added. No gauges are present but the seller estimates around 1500 miles have been added since his purchase. The tail of the frame was bobbed with Hagon adjustable shocks mounted and a shortened gold chain. A “Brat” style seat was fitted, the license plate relocated to the inner fender area, and a small LED tail light attached below the seat frame. The front end features larger diameter upside down forks sourced from a Suzuki GSXR750 and wears a single 310mm disc with a 3 piston caliper. The master cylinder comes from a Honda XR600 and the powder coated wheels wear Bridgestone Battlax tires. As part of the customizing, the 750cc parallel twin was rebuilt and the cases powder coated black. Modifications include Mikuni round slide carburetors, foam Uni filters, and a Boyer electronic ignition with an Emgo coil. The T140 used the frame as an oil tank and the 5-speed transmission retains the original right side shift. The flat track-inspired pipes are covered in header wrap and have short silencers. The seller can provide receipts for all work performed in the last 3 years.

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