Can you ride the Triumph Speedmaster on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Triumph Speedmaster (2002 - 2011) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Triumph Speedmaster (2002 - 2011) motorcycle

Triumph Speedmaster (2002 - 2011)

The Triumph Speedmaster is a cruiser variant of the Triumph Bonneville bike. Where the Triumph Speedmaster is concerned, many complain about the clear lack of power. However, the bike offers great ride quality and ok reliability.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Triumph Speedmaster is a 865cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 40 kW (54 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 12.5% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Triumph Speedmaster on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Triumph Speedmaster.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size865cc
Power output40 kW
Torque output51 ft-lb
Top speed110 mph
Horsepower54 bhp
Weight229 kg
Seat height720 mm
Front tyre size110/80-18
Rear tyre size170/80-15
Fuel tank size16.6 litres
Fuel tank range150 miles
Fuel consumption45 mpg
Oil capacity3.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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