Bike Hire Triumph Bonneville Rental
Unlimited miles, taxes, fees, helmet rental, and basic insurance.
Does not include optional additional insurance or one-way fee (if applicable)
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The Triumph Bonneville is available at the following EagleRider locations: Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Palm Springs and Newport Beach California, Orlando Airport Florida, Albuquerque New Mexico, Las Vegas Nevada, Chicago Illinois, Salt Lake City Utah, Portland Oregon and Seattle Washington, and Washington D.C. (note the fleet of Bonnies is very limited and as always reservations are subject to availability). some locations feature the T100, others the SE, and in some cases the Thruxton model is available.
We absolutely love the Triumph Bonneville. At first glance, it might not be obvious why that’s so.
Power is similar to the Harleys – no one would call the Bonneville fast. Wind and weather protection is almost non-existent. Pillions will be miserable on longer rides, which is ok as you’ll be strapping your bags to the seat anyway. The standard seat, btw, is a miserable plank that puts your ass to sleep within 1/2 hour. There are plenty of vibes from the 865cc parallel twin engine, although they’re not unpleasant until you’re up near redline. The fuel economy is excellent, 50+ miles to the gallon at (sane) highway speeds, which is good because the tank is only 4.2 gallons.
So why do we love it? Well firstly, in comparison to the Harleys, it’s quite light – in some cases, almost 300 pounds lighter. Get off a Harley onto the Trumpet and it feels like you’ve thrown your leg over a bicycle. On twisty roads, the Bonnie will leave any Harley for dead, flicking from side to side effortlessly. For California riding, or Eastern Coast rides like the Blue Ridge Parkway, the Triumph Bonneville ties with the Road King as our favorite bike. It’s got a real retro feel, similar to vintage British bikes, except bits aren’t falling off every 100 miles.
Tim rode the Bonneville 2,300 miles in summer 2011, from Chicago to San Francisco. Here are his impressions of the bike:
You’ll find the Bonnie’s biggest liability to be the endless conversations that strangers will start with you whenever you stop. The Bonneville is beloved in America, and is kind of the poster bike for the Golden Age of British Motorcycling. If you hire a Bonnie, be prepared to make a lot of friends!
It is possible to have a Bonnie transported to a EagleRider agent pickup location of your choice for an additional fee. If you’re interested in a Triumph Bonneville rental in America, and want the most competitive rate possible, please contact us!