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2013 Triumph Thunderbird on ns1.2040-motos

US $9,000.00

Hastings, Minnesota, United States

Hastings, Minnesota, United States
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Triumph Thunderbird tech info

Engine Size (cc)Engine Size (cc):1,600 For Sale ByFor Sale By:owner, B.J. Williams

Triumph Thunderbird description

Standard features include:

1600 cc water-cooled parallel twin

6 speed transmission

belt drive

adjustable suspension

self-canceling turn signals



Trip odometer

two-tone paint--black with metallic blue accents

5.2 gal gas tank

Kelley Blue Book price for bike

in excellent condition $9210

Factory accessories (with current

retail prices):

Chrome radiator cover $150

Chrome shift/brake lever kit $108

Front engine dresser bars $250

Rear dresser bars $180

Auxiliary light bar $330

Heated handlebar grips $229

Lower air deflectors $150

Full-size quick-release windscreen $545

TORS long high-flow exhaust $450

$2362; Times .55 of retail per KBB: $1300.75

Aftermarket equipment (with

current retail):

Rivco rider footboards $280

Rivco chrome handlebar risers $170

Mustang two-piece wide touring

seat with rider backrest $699

$1149; Times .35 of retail per KBB: $402.15

Total KBB fair price: $10902. The bike is cosmetically and mechanically perfect, and at 2300 miles, itís hardly broken in. I'm fairly certain there's not a lower-mileage '13 to be found. It has been professionally maintained by Midnight Motorcycle of Hastings, MN , and over-wintered in their heated facility. KBB prices do not include the cost of installing parts, and many accessories (including all electrical equipment) were professionally installed.

The Thunderbird is a classic-looking cruiser. Its marbled-metallic-fading-to-black paint job is one of the most stunning you'll find on a stock bike. The water-cooled, belt-driven 1600 cc engine provides plenty of grunt, but Triumphís parallel cylinder configuration makes for one of the smoothest twins on the market. The Thunderbird also lives up to Triumphís reputation for building agile-handling bikes. Iíve configured the bike for comfortable cruising. It has a full windshield and lower wind deflectors. It also features Rivco floorboards and a front engine bar ready for pegs if desired. The Rivco chrome handlebar risers, bring the grips back toward the rider a critical inch, and in conjunction with the wide Mustang seat and rider back rest provide a very relaxed riding position. If you have back problems this bike can help. The addition of bags would make it a fine touring bike. Although the engine is very young, Iíve been getting just north of 40 mpg. With the 5.2 gallon tank, that's an honest range of a little over 200 miles--no need to pay last chance gas prices.

The Thunderbird is also the only bike I know of that offers an inexpensive engine upgrade kit should you choose to go that route. For about $900 dollars you get parts worth over $2000 purchased individually. The kit includes pistons and cylinder sleeves that increase displacement to 1700 cc, a more aggressive cam and other critical parts. When youíre ready for it, you can get an engine rebuild thatís actually a significant upgrade on the original powerplant for around $2000 including laboróthe traditional looks of the Thunderbird with the engine of the Storm.

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