Can you ride the Triumph Thunderbird 900 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Triumph Thunderbird 900 (1993 - 2003) 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 900 (1993 - 2003) motorcycle

Triumph Thunderbird 900 (1993 - 2003)

The Triumph 900 Thunderbird was a reasonable hit for Triumph back in the day and, if anything, is even more popular today.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Triumph Thunderbird 900 is a 885cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 52 kW (70 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 32.6% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Triumph Thunderbird 900 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Triumph Thunderbird 900.

Engine typeInline 3
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size885cc
Power output52 kW
Torque output53.1 ft-lb
Top speed125 mph
Horsepower70 bhp
Weight220 kg
Seat height790 mm
Front tyre size110/80-18
Rear tyre size160/80-16
Fuel tank size15 litres
Fuel tank range165 miles
Fuel consumption44 mpg
Oil capacity3.8 litres
Annual road tax£117
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