Where can I buy a 1996 Triumph Sprint?
Opportunity has potentially cropped up to buy a 1996 Triumph Sprint. One of those situations where the owner has had it in the garage but only used it once or twice a year and has now decided he may as well get rid. I know the owner, and therefore that the bike has been looked after.
Which is better Triumph Trident 900 or Sprint ST 1050?
Had a sprint st 1050 2007, great bike but more sport than tourer, Whereas the 900 is more tourer than sport, witch suits me better.
How many sprockets are in a triumph 900?
Chain and sprockets are interchangeable between the different models (rear sizes vary from about 42 to about 50) so you can play about with the gearing for better acceleration or fuel economy quite cheaply. Early bikes had a bad reputatoion for destroying the starter clutch (“sprag”) which was a £400 job.
How old can a Triumph Sprint bike be?
Parts are pretty cheap on ebay and fairly swappable between the different Triumph models of the same era. Insurance falls into Carol Nash’s “modern classic” as it is a European bike over 10 years old.
When did triumph change the name to Sprint 900?
Although originally called the ‘Trident Sprint 900’ the name was changed to the ‘Sprint 900’ in 1995 (even the earlier models are often referred to as the ‘Triumph Sprint 900’). The bike was replaced by the Triumph Sprint RS. Triumph Trident Sprint 900 parts…
Which is better Triumph Sprint 900 or trident?
The bodywork still allows the engine to seen in its full splendour, whereas the Brits added half-fairings to not only increase rider comfort, but also performance, the bike being more aerodynamic than the naked Trident.
What kind of engine does a Triumph Sprint have?
The Trident Sprint used a 885cc, 3 cylinder engine. Although originally called the ‘Trident Sprint 900’ the name was changed to the ‘Sprint 900’ in 1995 (even the earlier models are often referred to as the ‘Triumph Sprint 900’). The bike was replaced by the Triumph Sprint RS.
When did I buy my first Triumph Sprint?
I was a “Pioneer Customer” in 1995 when I bought my Fireball Orange Speed Triple – I loved the modular T3 Triumphs, they got a good variety of models from that platform. Those early Sprints reminded me of the Yamaha TDM850, I like a dual headlight fairing if it’s done right.