Origins of the Triumph Thruxton 900

The Triumph Thruxton Bonneville propelled Triumph to the winner's circle, and inspired the modern Thriumph café racer

The Bonnie special hit a high note in 1969
The Bonnie special hit a high note in 1969, as Triumph took the top three places at Thruxton and Malcolm Hill won the Isle of Man production TT at an average of 99.99 mph.
Photo by Robert Smith