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MeanMachines: Giving the Bonneville a board tracker vibe

MeanMachines: Giving the Bonneville a board tracker vibe

Giving the modern Triumph Bonneville a board tracker vibe: MeanMachines shows the way.
Ever had some parts lying around the shop that you’re aching to use? Wenley Andrews did, so he put them to use on this most unusual Triumph Bonneville.

“We built the bike around the tank and seat,” says Wenley, who runs MeanMachines of Perth, Australia. “It’s a strange way perhaps, but they’d been lying around for a while.”

Giving the modern Triumph Bonneville a board tracker vibe: MeanMachines shows the way.
Wenley also wanted to put a springer front-end on a modern Triumph. And so ‘Rumour Monger’ was born, based on a 2010 ‘mag wheel’ Bonneville.

There’s a new team at MeanMachines now, and their first job was to fine-tune that incredible springer setup. The springer came from a local motorcycle shop, and Wenley knew he’d use it one day. He shortened it around five inches, and braced it for extra strength.…

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