1965 Triumph Thruxton Bonneville


Triumph Full Thruxton Spec Bonneville 1965 650cc . Totally Rebuilt By An Elderly Thruxton Team Rider , To The Exact Same Spec And Only Passed Onto Us As He's Just Hung Up His Leathers , At 75 Years Young ! Been Clocked At 130mph , On The Circuits That Have Long Straights ! Currently Fitted With 46 Tooth Rear Sprocket , To Rev Out , On Brands Hatch , Donnington And Mallory . Comes With A 44 Tooth For Caldwell. Was Recently Road Registered And Has Matching Numbers And Mot . Recently Treated To New Valves And Guides , With Norman Hyde Springs . The Clutch Is A 7 Plate L.P. Williams . Double Damped Forks , Which Have Just Been Stripped , Cleaned And Refilled . Fitted With An Excellent , Skimmed And Shimmed Ventilated And Scooped , Front Brake , With Spare New Linings . 9 to 1 Compression . Twin Monoblock Carbs , With Central Float Reservoir . Oil Tank With Side On Filler . TT 100 Tyres . Genuine Thruxton Tri Reversed Mega Silencers . Alley Tank . Genuine Seat And Tail Piece , With Central Cut Out , For Fast Battery Access . Relatively New Chrome Rims And Spokes , Girling Shocks , Easy To Read Twin Clocks And Loose Side Stand Not Yet Fitted . Running On Semi Synthetic 10/40 Oil .

This Bike Hadn't Been Started For 4 Months And Fired Up First Kick , And Sounds Mechanically Very Quiet , And Very Responsive .
The Engine Has Been Built To Rev Out At 7000 RPM And Makes Most Of Its Power Above 4500 . Having Said That , It Also Ticks Over From Cold , With No Chokes Fitted ! ( See Video ) The Gearbox Internals Are Close Ratio , With A Tall First Gear And The Rest Bunched Up Closer , To Keep The Engine In The Max Power Band . So There We Have It , An Extremely Well Sorted , Ex Team Riders Thruxton , Built To Exact Works Spec , Road Registered And Ready For The Road Or Track ...Not £25 k , But Half Price ! Must Be A Bargain . Great Fun And A Sound Investment .

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  • Engine Size:650cc


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