BONNIE MAINTENANCE
Corroded, Fried, Dead Bonneville T100 Ignition Switch

Inside view of the contact plate of an ignition switch for a Triumph Bonneville T100. Bonnie Cafe.

My bike is approximately four months old. Therefore, the ignition switch has been in use for four months. Yeah, I was annoyed with the position that Triumph placed it. Sure, isn’t everyone with sense? So, three months ago, I moved the ignition switch to the downtube using Joker Machine‘s Relocater Bracket (see this mod and […]





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BONNIE MOD #15
TEC Alloy Gas Reservoir Shocks with Adjustable Damping (Thruxton Length)

TEC Gas Reservoir Shocks with Adjustable Damping for Triumph Bonneville. Bonnie Café.

I’ve had ‘upgrade suspension’ on my list for six months now. I’ve wanted something beefier than the stock shocks. The bike bottoms out quite a bit on some of the roads around here. It’s New York City – we’ve got some bad infrastructure. I spent the last six months researching the major options available: Öhlins, […]





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BONNIE MISC
Self-Serve Car Wash (Hackensack)

Washing the Triumph Bonneville T100 at the Spotless Car Care Center in Hackensack. Half of the bay was a sheet of ice. Bonnie Cafe.

Good news. I finally tracked down a self serve car wash where I can wash the bike. Since I live in Manhattan, there aren’t a lot, if any, options for me to properly wash the bike. It’s the Spotless Car Care Center located on River Street in Hackensack, a few miles down from exit 66 […]





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BONNIE MOD #10
British Customs Air Injection Removal Kit

British Customs Air Injection Removal Kit for Triumph Bonneville T100. Bonnie Cafe.

Preface: Chronologically, this post is out of sync. It was more involved, requiring more write up and photos. Being my lazy self, it took a while to post. After installing the TEC 2-1 Exhaust (see BONNIE MOD #6), the bike gained a lot more performance. Much lighter, quicker start off, and much cooler sounding for […]





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