Triumph T509 Speed Triple (1997 - 1998)

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Triumph T509 Speed Triple (1997 - 1998)

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4 user reviews of Triumph T509 Speed Triple (1997 - 1998) See all

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Ever since I passed my test this was the bike I wanted. Being married and skint didn't help but eventually having gone through several rice burners I found a 98 T509 in Roulette Green and I managed to haggle a Continue reading...
this is a great bike that's lots ov fun, its not gonna break any world speed records but for a quick blast down the lanes or a gentle cruise around the country, its a corker. Continue reading...
Tho I've had untold problems with my bike as the years have taken its toll on the bike I still love it and will spend money to keep it, its so much fun to ride when you wanna be a tad naughty.... Continue reading...
The T509 was Triumph first real speed triple the previous versions were very lacklustre, it was the first of the bug eyed monsters, and did it live up to its reputation, cool looks, a peach of an engine, great Continue reading...

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I am sure that picture is the 955I not the T509

Posted: 29/03/2011 at 14:16



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Great triple engine, fun to ride and classic looks
 
Slightly soft on its suspension
  • Price: £8299.00
  • Year: 1997 - 1998
  • Top speed: 140mph
  • Engine capacity: 885cc
  • Power: 108bhp
  • Torque: 62lb ft
  • Weight: 196kg
  • 0-60: 3.8 seconds

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