Can you ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1600 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1600 (2009 onwards) 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 Thunderbird 1600 (2009 onwards)
A major Harley competitor, the Triumph Thunderbird 1600/1700, offers some of the best spec, quality and performance for the price.
The Thunderbird is a top-end bike when it comes to A2 bikes, as it requires a 45% restriction to be ridden on an A2 licence. However, it’s well worth it for the stunning looks and excellent handling.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Triumph Thunderbird 1600 is a 1597cc A2-friendly cruiser bike. It has a power output of 63 kW (85 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 44.4% to become A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1600 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Triumph Thunderbird 1600.
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