Motorcycle Types Cruiser 2016 Triumph Bonneville Celebrity Launch at The Bike Shed

2016 Triumph Bonneville Celebrity Launch at The Bike Shed

2016 Triumph Bonneville Lineup

Triumph Thruxton R Carl Fogarty at The Bike Shed
Carl Fogarty on Thruxton R

A week after unveiling its new 2016 Bonneville lineup to journalists and dealers, Triumph put on a celebrity launch party to publicly unveil the five new motorcycles in the Bonneville family.

The five bikes – the Street Twin, T120, T120 Black, Thruxton and Thruxton R – were launched Wednesday, Oct. 30, before celebrities at one of London’s hippest motorcycle club – The Bike Shed.

Present at the 2016 Triumph Bonneville launch were Tom Hardy, Idris Elba, Kellan Lutz, Gillian Anderson, Jeremy Irvine, Reggie Yates, Chad McQueen, Carl Fogarty, Charley Boorman, Jake Chapman, Paul Simonon and Zoe Hardman.

Triumph Motorcycles America had some special guests of its own as world-renowned chef Tyler Florence, UFC standout Bryan Caraway, Canadian singer/songwriter Clayton Bellamy, two-time CSBK Pro Sport Bike Champion Kenny Riedmann, and three Triumph Global Dealer Award winners (Andre Joyal, Southern California Triumph, and Triumph Westchester) also earned the opportunity to attend the exclusive gala, Triumph reports.

Adrenaline fueled guests competed against the clock on a customized Manx TT Super Bike racing game, which was created to resemble the new Bonneville bikes. Later in the evening, crowds gathered by the miniature Triumph factory, to watch some of Triumph’s most skilled engineers assemble a Bonneville Street Twin.

VIP’s sipped specially created cocktails by Milroy’s of Soho named with the event in mind, including; Smoking Cee – Gar, Bonnie Blend, Bettman, Turner, Bloor. Fourpure and 1936 beer were also served alongside canapés created by Street Kitchen.

Entertainment was provided by fashion favorite Hanna Hanra, editor of BEAT Magazine, who welcomed guests with a vibrant and varied playlist. A set by rock band Brother & Bones entertained guests with hits such as Omaha and Kerosene.

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