For 2016, Triumph gave the Thruxton a well-deserved update with a 41% bump in power (up to 98), standard ABS, a 17 pound diet, and a styling update. New for 2016 was also the introduction of the “R” model, which lost a further 6 pounds, got a steeper rake, fully adjustable suspension (Showa fork/Ohlins shocks) and upgraded brakes (Brembo front, Nissin rear). The R also got true clipons and a couple of other minor upgrades to better suit riders who want a little performance with their classic styling.
For more on the Thruxton R in general, check out this First Ride review on Cycle World. MSRP was $14,500, but here we’ve got a 3 year old example with 3,500 miles that’s on offer with a discount that roughly equals a dollar for each mile covered. THe seller says that he bought it as a retirement present for himself but he’s just had shoulder replacement surgery and the riding position no longer agrees with him. Aftermarket upgrades include the seat, mirrors, and levers.
Find this Thruxton for sale in Fort Collins, Colorado for $10,600 here on Craigslist.
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