Can you ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT (2014 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 1700 LT (2014 onwards) motorcycle

Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT (2014 onwards)

A heavy bike with a 1699cc engine, the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT offers fantastic performance, stylish looks and great reliability.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT is a 1699cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of (93 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 50% to be A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT on an A2 licence. See the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Triumph Thunderbird 1700 LT.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerTriumph
TypeCruiser
Restriction Required50% (to restrict to 35 kW)
Weight380 kg
Seat height700 mm
Front tyre size150/80-16
Rear tyre size180/70-16
Top speed120 mph
Engine size1699 cc
Engine typeInline 2
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine oil capacity4.2 litres
Power output93 bhp
Torque output151 lb-ft
Fuel tank size22 litres
Fuel tank range210 miles
Fuel consumption43 mpg
Annual road tax£93
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