Triumph Sprint 900

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Triumph Sprint 900
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Manufacturer Triumph
Production1991-1998
Class Sport touring motorcycle
Engine 885 cc (54.0 cu in) 4-stroke, inline-3, 4 valve per cylinder DOHC, liquid-cooled
Bore / stroke 76 mm × 65 mm (3.0 in × 2.6 in)
Top speed140 mph (230 km/h) [1]
Power 92 hp (69 kW) (claimed) [1]
Torque 59 lb⋅ft (80 N⋅m) (claimed) [1]
Transmission 6-speed
Frame type Steel spine frame
Suspension Front: 45 mm (1.8 in) forks with dual rate springs and adjustable preload, compression and rebound damping
Rear: Monoshock with adjustable preload, rebound and compression damping
Brakes Front: Double disc. 4-piston callipers. 320 mm (13 in)
Rear: Single disc. 2-piston callipers. 220 mm (8.7 in)
Seat height780 mm (31 in)
Weight215 kg (473.9 lb) (dry)
Fuel capacity25 l; 5.5 imp gal (6.6 US gal)
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The Triumph Sprint 900 is a sport touring motorcycle manufactured by Triumph from 1991 to 1998 at their factory in Hinckley, Leicestershire. Styled by Rod Skiver, the Sprint was powered by an 885 cc (54.0 cu in) liquid-cooled, inline-three four stroke engine. The engine was a similar triple to that in the Triumph Trident 900 [2] and many of the cycle parts were interchangeable with the Trident.

Originally called the "Trident Sprint", it became the "Sprint 900" in 1995.The bike was succeeded by the Triumph Sprint RS, [3] and also by the Triumph Sprint ST.

Reception

One review declared that the Sprint was, "basically a Trident 900 with a cockpit fairing, but that didn't prevent it being a solid workhorse tourer". [4]

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References

  1. 1 2 3 "TRIUMPH SPRINT EXECUTIVE (1997-1998) Review". MCN. 24 November 2006. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  2. "TRIUMPH TRIDENT 900 (1991-1998) Review". MCN. 21 June 2010. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  3. "TRIUMPH SPRINT RS (1999-2004) Review". MCN. 24 November 2006. Retrieved 17 October 2017.
  4. "Profiles of Triumph motorcycles". Triumph Owners' Motor Cycle Club.