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2008 Triumph Tiger 1050

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2008 Sport-Touring


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2008 Triumph Tiger 1050

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2008 Triumph Tiger 1050 Specifications

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Model Type  Sport-Touring
BASE MSRP(US)  $10,999.00
Dealers Triumph Dealers
Warranty  24
Engine Type  Horizontal In-line
Cylinders  3
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Horsepower (bhp/kW)  114 / 85.1
Horsepower RPM  9400
Torque (Ft Lbs/Nm)  74 / 100.3
Torque RPM  6250
Cooling  Liquid
Valves  12
Valves Per Cylinder  4
Valve Configuration  DOHC
Bore (mm/in)  79 / 3.11
Stroke (mm/in)  71.4 / 2.81
Displacement (cc/ci)  1050 / 64.1
Compression Ratio  12.0:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  Yes
Carburetor  No
Carburetion Type  Fuel Injected
Speed Governor  No
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Primary Drive (Engine / Transmission)  Gear
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Wheels Composition  Aluminum
Front Wheel Width (in)  3.5
Rear Wheel Width (in)  5.5
Front Tire Width  120
Front Tire Aspect Ratio  70
Front Tire Speed Rating  Z
Front Wheel Diameter  17
Rear Tire Width  180
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  55
Rear Tire Speed Rating  Z
Rear Wheel Diameter  17
Front Tire (Full Spec)  120/70 ZR 17
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  180/55 ZR 17
Front Brake Type  Dual Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  12.6 / 320
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  10 / 255
Front Suspension Type  Inverted Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.7 / 43
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  Yes
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  Yes
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Length (ft)  6.92
Width (in/mm)  33.1 / 840.7
Height (in/mm)  52 / 1320.8
Wheelbase (in/mm)  59.4 / 1508.8
Length (ft/ft)  6
Length (ft/in)  11.1
Dry Weight (lbs/kg)  436 / 197.8
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  5.2 / 19.7
Engine Displacement to Weight (cc)  2.41
Seat Type  One-Piece
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver and Passenger
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  32.8 / 833.1
Number Of Seats  2
Grab Rail or Strap  Standard
Frame  Aluminum
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver and Passenger
Adjustable  No
Chain Guard  Yes
Chassis Protectors  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  No
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Tank Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Radiator Cover  No
Side Cover  No
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Spoiler  Standard
Handlebars  Standard
Upper Fairing  Standard
Skid Plate  Standard
Digital Instrumentation  Standard
Clock  Standard
Tachometer  Standard
Trip Odometer  Standard
Speedometer  Standard
Temperature Warning Type  Gauge
Fuel Level Warning Type  Gauge
Warranty (Months/Condition)  24 / Limited
Generic Type (Primary)  Sport-Touring
Manufacturer Country  England
Parent Company  Triumph
Display Name  Tiger 1050
Saddle Bag Mounts  Standard
Windshield Mounts  Standard
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Rearview Mirrors  Standard
Windshield Lowers  No
Height Adjustable  No
Tinted  Yes
Height  Low
Underseat Storage  Standard
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Headlight (s)  Standard
Type  Halogen

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By Bill Montgomery(Owner), Oct. 2, 2008
Seventy years old and have owned so many motorcycles in my life can't even remember the number. Had gotten out of biking about 10 years ago and really didn't intend on getting another at my age then. Something changed my mind about a year ago and so I went down to my local Triumph dealer (had owne... Read Full Review


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By mark wolens(Owner), Sep. 29, 2008
I have had a 1050 tiger for 6 months now, and she comes out whatever the weather for any excuse, although I dont do the miles I used to (parenthood and all that)

Being a brit and creeping toward 40, I like the thought of riding british steel, and am immune to the "old-man bike" image that... Read Full Review


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