Looking back at the Renard Motorcycles build portfolio it's easy to see why someone would want workshop owners Kaarel and Andres to build them a bike. The Estonian based companies background in industrial design and custom bike building has lead them produce the incredible $100,000 carbon fibre monocoque Renard Grand Tourer, but you wouldn't think they'd be interested in getting their hands dirty with a run of the mill Triumph Bonneville. Lucky for this bikes owner though, the boys were very interested to explore what could be done with Triumph's modern classic and they went to town on it.
"For us, it meant we had free hands and could change almost everything. So we did."
To further improve this Bonneville's driving experience the bike was kept as narrow as possible. Modifications to the front of the frame and rear suspension mounting points have slimmed the frame down by 70mm and the custom tank is 80mm skinnier than the stock one. "It looks like a proper scrambler now and also acts accordingly".
Now that they had the Bonneville performing how a scrambler should the aesthetic modifications began. Along with the custom tank a new seat and hand made side panels were added. Kellermann bar end turn signals a Motogadget m-unit and motoscope classic gauge replaced the bulky stock units. To tick the second request on the basic brief the bike was finished in matte grey with carbon fibre highlights. The engine was also given the stealth treatment with hi-temp black paint and all of the bikes fasteners were replaced with stainless steel bolts.
"So all together it is a fully custom made bike with unique qualities added to it, so that it would catch every bodies attention."
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