2008 Triumph Sprint ST motorcycle review @ Top Speed

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Triumph Sprint 900



When created the Sprint ST it intended to in a good way, the motorcycling For that purpose the bike have to go fast and still extremely comfortable while its apparel didn’t quite you to name it a sporty bike or an tourer. The beauty of it is that it the best of everything, being represented by the words power and all practicability.


In the early Triumph launched the Sprint a sport-touring motorcycle fitted a 955cc engine and three positioned inline. The bike was a big hit and it being produced without changes until the end of 1997.

By the British manufacturer had planed to the Sprint ST, a redesigned version of the model using the same which was slightly improved and now its 105bhp smoothly while mated to a six-speed gearbox.

In Triumph did what everybody it to; it upgraded the engine so that it deliver 118bhp and 100Nm. upgrade made it more to fight its competitors and regain its The adjustable clutch levers, LED and the relocation of the seat lock in handy and helped the Sprint ST a good figure.

The model 2002 brought a major of the inline triple as this now displaced 1050cc and was fed with the of a fuel injection system. The increase and the addition of fuel helped the engine on the Sprint ST 125bhp. The entire motorcycle was now compact and behaved better cornering thanks to a completely new

Riders were more happy with the miles-per-gallon and displays because the bike be ridden without worrying a red light coming on and off. The ST spoiled its customers no only the previously mentioned displays, but a new under seat exhaust and headlights. 2005 model was the last important year in the ST history.

In order to continue its customers, Triumph introduced for model year color-matched handlebar risers and an upgraded By improving the bike’s apparel and of comfort, Triumph really it through with this


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You can say you want about the 2008 Sprint ST (you’ll have a time trying to find wrong with it, anyway), but you can ever call it ugly.

The is immediately identified with the of its stylish design which it look like its moving when its not. That’s you know you’re bike got than a piece of the action it was designed.

The front end is dominated by the which are arranged in a form of smile” giving a clue of about to come once you get with it. The middle headlight us the way towards the aerodynamic windshield the fairing rising to sustain its form. On each side, the mirrors which implement lights are carefully attached so they won’t interfere the general design.

By simply taking a look at its you know where the airflow is and how this thing offers you the wind protection you’ve experienced on such a bike.

On side, the fairing looks simple, but still features a ornament right above the ST 1050” writing on the fairing. The tank looks impressive and the comfortable and ready to face long journeys that the who buy these things enjoy

Further announcing what bike is destined for are the color hard bags, ideal for At the rear end you’ll find LED and a three-pipe exhaust that definitely impress you.

available for the 2008 model are to further evidence the sharp of the Sprint ST. You’ll surely be by either Graphite, Pacific Tornado Red color schemes.


I took my time and the Triumph Sprint ST for approximately 800 and formed a pretty good on what you’re going to once you’ve bought a beauty.

Starting the 1050cc DOHC, inline three-cylinder makes you feel like you open a Christmas present as whistle promises to bring a lot of The first one immediately makes its as you get going. You will feel the response a bit abrupt and interpret it as attempt to make it a sprinter from the start.

Even in forth or fifth the bike retains its sporty and proves that sometimes cylinders are just as good as You only need to tune the properly and get it revving as high and as as needed. In this case enjoy 125bhp at 9,250rpm and no need for more.

The six-speed in collaboration with the wet, clutch makes shifting as as a kid’s play. The only for you remaining is to take it easy on the after shifting because a bike should never be It is actually destined to riders who widely opening the throttle on bikes and now feel like for a more comfy and less sportbike with both and sports in mind.

Triumph Sprint 900
Triumph Sprint 900

Once I thanking Triumph engineers for the mechanics the road ahead me to some pretty demanding which didn’t made point in this case. The ST can be easily leaned over and it a real reminder of those machines, except the knee-dragging It disposes of enough low end power for strong accelerating portions of the so it can be easily straightened by only with the throttle.

I have to say the suspensions proved their and made me feel like I was on a touring motorcycle by simply sufficiently hard while and comfortable while absorbing At front, the 43mm cartridge with dual rate and adjustable preload are efficient hard braking and the rear end stable with the help of with adjustable preload and and compression damping.

Having sorted everything up, the to handle, quick accelerating now had to stop quickly and the success was With the help of twin floating discs, 4 piston at front and single 255mm 2 piston caliper at the rear, the Sprint ST brakes efficiently and inspires confidence. I won’t you to hit the brakes with courage in a but to be retained and careful.

There is an ABS model available and the safety are way increased once the rider the brakes with confidence in an situation.

The Triumph Sprint ST has the of presenting itself as the wonderful of jewelry in the city and as the hard-hitting out on the highway and on mountain roads. is the result of its versatile character and the beauty of it. You’ll probably a faster bike, but never a stylish, quicker-handling machine to your requirements.


One of the affordable sport-touring motorcycles out the Sprint ST makes all the concessions when it comes to its suggested prices. For the simple version, no the color, you will be needed to pay while the ABS version would $11,799. For the money you’ll be a bike which will your every single need and more.

Just take it for a ride.

Incredible versatile and able to you the way to retirement from riding, the Sprint ST 1050 shouldn’t be You will feel like it for longer and longer distances and the levels of comfort and enjoyment it presents. Being fitted a powerful motor and easy to use and clutch, this bike is to step up for the challenge.

Ohdon’t that it looks awesome,


Engine and Transmission

and Dimensions

Frame: Aluminum perimeter

Triumph Sprint 900
Triumph Sprint 900
Triumph Sprint 900
Triumph Sprint 900

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