BIKE OF THE MONTH


July 2014 Bike of the Month
Bike of the Month Ken Morris and his 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R

Make: Triumph
Model: Bonneville T120R
Year: 1970
Country of Origin: England
Engine:650cc Twin
Transmission: 4 speed
Owner: Ken Morris
City: Alta Loma


1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R

Congratulations to Ken Morris of Alta Loma for winning Bike of the Month with his 1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R. This was Ken's second time to our meet. In June he tied for third and today he easily took First place.

Ken has owned this bike for over 10 years. In March 2013 he started the one year restoration project.

Ken meticulously sourced every part to ensure it was as close to original as possible. It took him 9 months and four tries to find the correct wiring loom.

The paint was done my Don Hutchinson in Massachusetts who is nationally known for his factory correct Triumph painting.

Ken has ridden and raced Motocross and offroad bikes all his life.

Thanks Ken for bringing it to our meet. See all the photos in our July Gallery.

The Bike of the Month contest is held monthly at the Vintage Bike OC meet. Qualifying motorcycles must be 30 years old or older. Former Bike of the Month winning bikes are not eligible to win again. Anyone attending the meet is eligible to enter a qualifying bike in the contest and vote for their favorite bike. The winning bike is chosen by a popular vote and is featured on the Home page for one month and in this feature article. The Bike of the Month articles are permanent content on the site.

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1970 Triumph Bonneville T120R
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1952 BMW R67/2
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1966 Honda Superhawk 305
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1938 BMW R12
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