2005 Triumph Sprint Review


The Sprint model is a sport-touring motorbike released by Triumph in 2005. The 2005 Triumph Sprint motorbike usually sells for around $10,600. The engines in these motorcycles are liquid-cooled, have four valves per cylinder and produce around 123 horsepower at 9,250 RPM and 77 pound-feet of torque at 5,000 RPM. The Triumph Sprint ST sport-touring motorbike is around 6.93 feet long, 29.3 inches wide, and around 48.3 inches high.

These sport-touring motorbikes feature seats that are made of vinyl and designed to hold two riders. These bikes also have foot pegs for both riders as well. The center console for these motorbikes have digital instrumentation, a speedometer, a tachometer, a trip odometer, a fuel level warning light, and a temperature warning light. The 2005 Triumph ST sport-touring motorcycle comes equipped with standard front and rear fenders, upper and lower fairings and a standard spoiler as well.

The 2005 Triumph Sprint motorcycles also come fitted with halogen headlights and a tinted windshield. Some riders complained about the response of the brakes and rear suspension of the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST models. Riders typically liked the Triumph Sprint ST more than other sport-touring motorcycles that are currently available. Riders often favor the Triumph Sprint ST for its superior engine performance, reliability, lower repair costs and innovative design. Riders also think the Triumph Sprint motorcycles have better touring, racing track and off-road capabilities in comparison to most motorcycles currently available. Many riders also feel that the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST is safer on the road than most motorcycles as well.

The styling, engine performance and strong chassis are some of the best features of the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST sport-touring motorcycles. Many riders like the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST sport-touring motorbikes more than Harley-Davidson cruisers. Riders praise these 2005 Triumph sport-touring motorbikes for the design of the rear exhaust. Riders also praise these motorbikes for the strong sound the engines and exhaust produce. Riders also enjoy the comfortable stock seating position on these motorbikes. Riders typically describe the styling and design of the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST sport-touring motorcycle as sleek and classy.

Riders usually invest in aftermarket parts in order make these motorbikes more suitable to meeting individual preferences. Riders usually get around 45 miles per gallon with the Triumph Sprint ST motorcycles. Many riders think the trip computer on the dashboard is very helpful for long-distance trips. Riders describe the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST as a great all-around motorcycle. Some riders complain that the 2005 models have a low-idle. People say that these motorcycles have great handling and cruise comfortably at 60 miles per hour. Riders also complain that there’s no place to store helmets, and sometimes this motorcycle can be hard to start as well.

Some riders also complain that the heat emitted from the engine’s left-side can cause minor discomfort on long-distance rides as well. There are other riders that say they’ve never had problems with heat emitted from the seat, even during the summer. The most common complaints about the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST are the hard-starting, the storage features and the heat emitted during the summer as well. Riders also love the designs of the headlights on the 2005 Triumph Sprint ST motorcycles as well.

New For 2005

  • The 2005 Triumph Sprint ST was upgraded for 2005.
  • New digital instrumentation featuring LCD trip computer with speed functions and average miles per gallon displays.
  • Redesigned suspension
  • New five-spoke wheels
  • Revised swing arm
  • New under-seat exhausts

2005 Triumph Sprint Specs

  • 2005 Triumph Sprint ST
  • Engine Type: 1050 cc four-stroke two-cylinder V-Twin
  • Bore and Stroke: 3.11 x 2.81 inches
  • Compression ratio: 12:0:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC
  • Induction: Fuel-Injected
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Transmission: six-speed manual
  • Final Drive: Shaft
  • Fuel Capacity: 5.5 gallons
  • Estimated Fuel Economy: N/A
  • Brakes (Front): Dual Disc
  • Brakes (Rear): Disc
  • Suspension (Front): Telescopic Fork
  • Suspension (Rear): Single Sided Swing Arm
  • Wheelbase: 57.4 inches
  • Rake: 24°
  • Trail: N/A
  • Seat Height: 31.7 inches
  • Curb Weight: 462 pounds
  • Tires (Front): 120/70 ZR17
  • Tires (Rear): 180/55 ZR17


  • The 2005 Triumph Sprint lineup is available in Caspian Blue
  • 2 Box Panniers
  • 3 Box Panniers
  • 45-Liter Top Box
  • Alarm / Immobilizer
  • Aluminum Silver
  • Carbon Tank Pad
  • Front Mudguard Extension
  • Heated Grips (VIN 139193)
  • Heated Grips (VIN 139194 )
  • Heel Guard
  • Higher Screen
  • Paddock Stand
  • Pannier Inner Bags
  • Rear Mudguard Extension
  • Rubber Tank Pad
  • Seat Cowl
  • Sports Tank Bag
  • Sports Throwovers (Saddle Bags)
  • Top Box Backrest
  • Top Rack
  • Touring Dust Cover
  • Touring Gel Seat
  • Touring Tank Bag

Key Competitors For The 2005 Triumph Sprint

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  • 2005 Triumph Tiger Base
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