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Black Art: A different way to build a Triumph Bobber

Black Art: A different way to build a Triumph Bobber

Custom Triumph Bonneville T120 bobber
The factory Bonneville Bobber has been a staggering success. In the first month of its launch, it became the fastest-selling motorcycle in the 115-year history of the marque.

But there’s more than one way to bob a Triumph. This compact, chunky machine comes from BAAK Motocyclettes of Lyon in France, and it’s based on the current model Bonneville T120 Black.

Custom Triumph Bonneville T120 bobber
So why design a new Bonneville bobber when Triumph already sells one? According to BAAK’s main man Julien Demaugé-Bost, they wanted to approach a bobber build from a different direction—and show what could be done with the T120 Black.

“The Triumph Bobber already has a strong personality,” he points out, “so we decided not to use that base.”

Custom Triumph Bonneville T120 bobber
Baak wowed us a year ago with their immaculate Bonneville sidecar conversion, which was chock-a-block with fine detailing and engineering.…

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