Triumph Street Triple 675 (Gen 2, 2013-2016, 675cc, including Street Triple R)
This is the maintenance schedule and service intervals for the Gen 2 Triumph Street Triple 675, including the Street Triple R, made between 2013-2016. At the time they were known as just the “Triumph Street Triple”, but the later 765cc engine in the 2017+ range of Street Triples means we have to disambiguate them.
Here are all the Triumph Street Triple motorcycles, in case you’re looking for another one:
- Triumph Street Triple 675 Gen 1 (2007-2012) — the original! Round-eyes, non-adjustable suspension.
- Triumph Street Triple R 675 (2009-2012) — fully adjustable forks, 4-piston calipers. Bug-eyes from 2012
- Triumph Street Triple 675 Gen 2 (2013-2016) — bigger discs, redesigned lights (“bug-eyes”)
- Triumph Street Triple R 675cc Gen 2 (2013-2016) — fully adjustable forks, 4 piston calipers
- Triumph Street Triple S 660 (2017-2019) — 35 kW/47 hp, de-restrictable to 70 kW/94 hp. KYB non-adjustable forks, Nissin 2-piston front calipers
- Triumph Street Triple S 765 Gen 3 (2017-2019) — 83 kW/111 hp peak, Preload-adjustable Showa SFF, preload-adjustable Showa shock, Nissin 2-piston brakes
- Triumph Street Triple R Gen 3 (2017+) — 87 kW/116 hp peak, fully adjustable Showa suspension front and rear, Brembo M 4.32 4-piston brakes
- Triumph Street Triple RS (2017+), 90 kW/121 hp peak, fully adjustable Showa suspension front and rear, Brembo M50 4-piston brakes
- Triumph Street Triple S 660 (2020+) — 40 kW/55 hp. Showa suspension, adjustable shock preload.
The Triumph Street Triple is affectionately known as the “Striple” by its fans and owners.
The Street Triple 675 and Street Triple 675 R were significantly refreshed in 2013. They got angular-styled front headlights (much to the chagrin of every human who loved the original round headlights), optional ABS, more power, and just more of everything people loved about the original Street Triple.
The 675cc Street Triple was also the last version to be sold alongside the Daytona 675 as its stablemate in showrooms. There was no “reasonably available” Daytona 765, aside from very exclusive Moto2 units.
The Street Triple 675 was replaced by the Street Triple 765, the premium version of which being 2017+ Street Triple RS.
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What you need to service the Triumph Street Triple 675 and Street Triple R 675 (2013-2016)
If you want to do a service on your Triumph Street Triple
|Part||Triumph Street Triple R and RS spec|
|Engine oil||The manual suggests semi or fully synthetic 10W/40 or 10W/50 motorcycle engine oil which meets specification API SH (or higher) and JASO MA, such as Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40 (fully synthetic) engine oil, sold as Castrol Power RS Racing 4T 10W-40 (fully synthetic) in some countries.|
|Oil filter||Replace the oil filter every time you change the oil. Use Triumph part number T1218001. You can also use Hiflofiltro part HF204RC.|
|Spark plugs||Use NGK spark plugs with code CR9EIA-9. Make sure they’re gapped to 0.9mm with an appropriate spark plug gap tool.|
|Air filter||Use K&N replacement part TB-6713.|
|Coolant||Triumph uses HD4X Hybrid Organic Acid Technology coolant with a 50% ethylene glycol mix. A common replacement for HD4X is Motorex M5.0 (See here for HD4X alternatives)|
|Brake pads||Front: Both Street Triple (base model) and the R have Nissin front calipers, but the R has 4-piston calipers.|
Street Triple (Base, 2-piston): EBC part FA226HH
Street Triple R (4-piston): EBC part FA347HH
Rear (both): EBC part FA213HH
|Brake fluid||Use Castrol DOT 4 or an alternative.|
|Chain maintenance||Use a high-end chain lube like Motul chain paste.|
|General grease||Use Lithium soap-based grease for external parts and bearings.|
Maintenance schedule for the Triumph Street Triple 675 (2013-2016) and Street Triple R 675
This is the maintenance schedule for the Triumph Street Triple R 675. We have re-formatted it slightly to make it easier to understand what’s due when, and for display on a web page.
General service intervals for the Triumph Street Triple 675 are 10 000 km (6 000 miles), at which you change the oil and filter and do other checks mentioned in the full schedule below. Every second service, change the air filter, plugs, and check the valve clearances.
- Some items are for [T]riumph dealers only.
- The schedule has many items it recommends you check every day. Do these with the annual/regular services as well.
- The below maintenance schedule is broken up into daily/pre-ride checks, chain maintenance, and scheduled service.
Daily maintenance items
Do these checks on your Street Triple 675 before riding or daily, and also along with regular maintenance.
|Triumph Street Triple 675 — Daily checks|
|Engine oil cooler – check for leaks|
|Throttle cables – check/adjust|
|Cooling system – check for leaks|
|Coolant level – check/adjust|
|Fuel system – check for leaks, chafing etc.|
|Lights, instruments and electrical systems – check|
|Steering – check for free operation|
|Forks – check for leaks/smooth operation|
|Brake fluid levels – check|
|Brake pad – check wear levels|
|Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks|
|Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized pistons|
|Drive chain slack – check/adjust|
|Fasteners – inspect visually for security|
|Wheels – inspect for damage|
|Tire wear/tire damage – check|
|Tire pressures – check/adjust|
|Clutch cable – check/adjust|
|Stand – check operation|
Maintain your chain periodically. Do this after long rides or periodically if commuting.
|Chain maintenance item||Every|
|Drive chain – lubricate (Motul chain paste)||200 miles (300 kms)|
(or after riding in wet or cleaning bike)
|Drive chain – check wear||500 miles (800 kms)|
Full maintenance schedule
Note that the break-in schedule is omitted as this bike is not sold new.
|Miles x 1000||6||12||18||24|
|Km x 1000||10||20||30||40||Every|
|[T] Autoscan – carry out a full Autoscan using the Triumph diagnostic tool||•||•||•||•||Year|
|[T] ABS (if equipped) and immobilizer ECMs – check for stored DTCs||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Engine oil – replace (Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40)||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Engine oil filter – replace (HF204RC)||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Valve clearances – check/adjust||•||•|
|Camshaft timing – adjust||•||Only at first 12K mile (20K km) service|
|Air cleaner – replace (TB-6713)||•||•|
|Spark plugs – check||•||•|
|Spark plugs – replace (CR9EIA-9)||•||•|
|Throttle bodies – balance||•||•||•||•|
|Throttle body plate (butterfly) – check/clean||•||•||•||•|
|Coolant – replace (Motorex M5.0 coolant)||3 years|
|Steering head bearings – check/adjust||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Steering head bearings – lubricate (Lithium soap-based grease)||•||•|
|Fork oil – replace||•|
|Brake fluid – replace (Castrol DOT 4)||2 years|
|Rear suspension linkage – check /lubricate||•||•|
|Drive chain rubbing strip – check||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Secondary air injection system – check/clean||•||•|
|Exhaust clamp bolts – check/adjust||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Fuel and evaporative loss hoses – replace (If fitted)||•|
Tyre sizes for the Triumph Street Triple 675 (2013-2016)
The manual for the 2nd gen Street Triple 675 specifies the following tyre sizes and pressures. Of course, find your own tyre pressures depending on your riding style, weight, and so on.
|Wheel||Tyre size||Tyre pressure|
|Front||120/70 ZR 17||34 psi) 2.35 bar|
|Rear||180/55 ZR 17||(42 psi) 2.9 bar|
The Street Triple 675 (base or R) ship with either Pirelli Diablo Rosso Corsa or Metzeler M5 Interact tyres.
About the Triumph Street Triple 675 (2nd gen)
Triumph debuted the 2013 Street Triple and Street Triple R at the international bike show in Cologne, Germany.
Triumph kept the 675cc engine as it previously was in the first version of the Street Triple, but radically revised the chassis and the style, getting it down by 13 lb (6 kg) to an extremely svelte 183kg (403 lb) fully fuelled and ready to ride.
Triumph also added switchable ABS as a standard item in most markets (optional in a few), an engine immobilizer, and a modified exhaust to help with mass centralisation but also with emissions.
The more premium Street Triple R gets fully adjustable 41mm forks up front and a rear shock that has adjustable pre-load and rebound.
Probably most controversial are the design changes. The original Triumph Street Triple had twin circular front headlights that looked fast, classic, and unique. They weren’t terribly aerodynamic, though, but nonetheless many fans of the Striple series went up in arms when Triumph decided to ditch the original design.
Which is to say nothing of the up-swept under-the-seat exhausts. Great looking, but heavy, and don’t help with keeping mass centralised.
The 2013 Triumph Street Triple came in Phantom Black, Crystal White, and Caribbean Blue.
At the time, the Street Triple really was in a class of its own for multiple reasons.
- Most middleweight motorcycles were actually a bit larger, like the Z800, or a bit smaller, like the Honda CB650F.
- No other middleweights were three-cylinder bikes (triples). This was before the time of the FZ-09.
- The Street Triple had quite a uniquely flat torque curve for a middleweight. Other motorcycle manufacturers tried to tune their bikes for low-end torque… but there was nothing quite like the Striple.
The original 2007-2012 Street Triple was so well-loved that people were quite surprised that Triumph would release such a drastic update, keeping the engine intact. But nonetheless the successor also sold very well, and the Street Triple R of this period is now iconic — its replacements in the 2017-2020 Street Triple R and RS aren/t quite the same, as they are a little more top-end focused.
Manual for the Triumph Street Triple 2nd Gen (2013-2016)
The above maintenance schedule came from the manual for the 2nd gen Triumph Street Triple.
You can download the manual directly from Triumph here.