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)
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 cruiser 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.
|Restriction Required||50% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||700 mm|
|Front tyre size||150/80-16|
|Rear tyre size||180/70-16|
|Top speed||120 mph|
|Engine size||1699 cc|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||4.2 litres|
|Power output||93 bhp|
|Torque output||151 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||22 litres|
|Fuel tank range||210 miles|
|Fuel consumption||43 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|