The unit-construction 650 cc Triumph 'B' series twins were the top-of-the-range models in Triumph's range from their introduction in 1963 through to the introduction of the 750 cc Trident in 1968. The model range outlived the Trident, grew to 750 cc in 1973 and eventually went out of production in the late 1980s.
Matthew Vale starting his motorcycling career in 1974 at the age of 16 with an NSU Quickly moped. This was followed by a BSA Bantam, BSA B25SS Gold Star culminating with a Triumph T140E Bonneville. His first restoration project was a 1970 Triumph T120R Bonneville in 1998 and is featured in this book. This is his fourth book for Crowood. Resident - Hampshire