This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Street Triple R motorcycles from 2017 onward, though listed as a 2018 model year in many places.
It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Street Triple Series (like the Triumph Street Triple RS, which has a few better chassis components). The service is also identical to the Street Triple R LRH.
The 2017+ Triumph Street Triple R has a 765cc inline triple that makes 87 kW (116 hp) @ 12,000 rpm, and 77 Nm (57 lb-ft) at 9,400 rpm. So it has to be revved up quite a bit to get to peak power. But the good news is that it’s tuned like a naked bike and the torque curve is quite flat — you get 80% of the torque at 2,500 rpm, according to dyno charts.
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.
In 2020, the Street Triple R was re-styled to give it a more aggressive look, and the brake pads changed in spec, but the core maintenance stayed the same.
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What you need to service the Triumph Street Triple R
The following is a list of specific consumables for the Triumph Street Triple series of motorcycles.
Note that there are different part numbers for the brake pads, even though they’re Brembo M4.32 calipers all the way through from 2017+.
|Part||Triumph Street Triple R spec (2017+)|
|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 CR9EIA9. Make sure they’re gapped to 0.9mm with an appropriate spark plug gap tool.|
|Brake fluid||Use Castrol DOT 4 brake fluid.|
|Air filter||Use Triumph part number T2200957 or K&N equivalent part TB-7617. You can also use a DNA air filter P-TR7S20-0R.|
|Coolant||Triumph uses Hybrid Organic Acid Technology coolant with a 50% ethylene glycol mix. Triumph recommends HD4X, an OAT coolant — PEAK OET European Vehicles Blue is an equivalent (see these HD4X equivalents)|
|Front Brake pads||For 2017-2019 the EBC is part number FA630HH, and for 2020+ it is part # FA447HH.|
|Rear brake pads||You need one set only for the rear. EBC part FA213HH, OEM T2024901|
You also need the following general consumables for servicing your Street Triple R.
|Paddock Stand — Makes maintaining your chain or doing other maintenance much easier.|
|Motul chain paste — one of the most highly-regarded chain lubes. Easy to apply, doesn’t fling off. If you need more stuff, get the Motul chain care kit as an affordable package.|
|Always good to have on hand lithium soap-based grease for lubing external pivot points (like the swingarm) and bearings.|
|Use Protect all cable life to lubricate your cables and controls.|
Maintenance Schedule for the Triumph Street Triple R
The following is the list of maintenance operations and to be done on this motorcycle with a distance or time interval — whichever comes earlier.
There are two kinds of service interval: every a) distance or b) time period. In each case, it’s the earlier of the two that’s most important.
- * The break-in service should be done at 1000 km or 6 months, whichever is earlier.
- Part of the below table includes checks you should do every day. If it says “Day”, you should also do this with annual checks. If it just says “Year”, you don’t need to check it every day.
- [T] items may require specialist Triumph equipment.
|x 1000 km||1*||10||20||30||40|
|x 1000 mi||0.6*||6||12||18||24||Every|
|Engine oil – replace (Castrol Power 1 Racing 4T 10W-40)||•||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Engine oil filter – replace (HF204RC)||•||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Engine and oil cooler – check for leaks||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Fuel System and Engine Management|
|Fuel system – check for leaks, chafing etc.||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Throttle body plate (butterfly) – check/clean||•||•||•||•|
|[T] Autoscan – carry out a full Autoscan using the Triumph diagnostic tool||•||•||•||•||•||Year|
|[T] ABS modulator – check for stored DTCs||•||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Secondary air injection system – check/clean||•||•|
|Air cleaner – replace (part T2200957)||•||•|
|Throttle bodies – balance||•||•||•||•|
|Fuel hoses – replace||4 years|
|Evaporative loss hoses – replace||4 years|
|Spark plugs – check (use a gapping tool)||•||•|
|Spark plugs – replace (NGK CR9EIA9)||•||•|
|Cooling system – check for leaks||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Coolant level – check/adjust||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Coolant – replace (use a HOAT coolant)||3 years|
|Clutch cable – check/adjust (Protect all cable life)||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Valve clearances – check/adjust||•||•|
|Camshaft timing – adjust||•||First service only|
|Wheels and Tires|
|Wheels – inspect for damage||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Wheel bearings – check for wear/smooth operation||•||•||•||•||•||Year|
|Tire wear/tire damage – check||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Tire pressures – check/adjust||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Lights, instruments and electrical systems – check||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Steering and Suspension|
|Steering – check for free operation||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Forks – check for leaks/smooth operation||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Fork oil – replace||•|
|Steering head bearings – check/adjust||•||•||•||•|
|Steering head bearings – lubricate||•||•|
|Rear suspension linkage – check/lubricate||•||•|
|Brake pads – check wear levels (replace if necessary, 2x FA447HH for front and 1x FA213HH for rear)||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Brake master cylinders – check for fluid leaks||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Brake calipers – check for fluid leaks and seized pistons||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Brake fluid levels – check||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Brake fluid – replace||2 years|
|Drive chain slack – check/adjust||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Drive chain – wear check||500 miles (800 km)|
|Drive chain – lubricate (Motul chain care kit)||200 miles (300 km)|
|Drive chain rubbing strip – check||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Fasteners – inspect visually for security||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Bank angle indicators – inspect visually for wear||•||•||•||•||•||Day|
|Side stand – check operation||•||•||•||•||Day|
About the Triumph Street Triple R
The 2017+ Triumph Street Triple R is the more “street”-friendly version of their triple-cylinder naked motorcycle compared to the significantly faster “speed” triple. But don’t be fooled… this thing still does over 120 hp and can deliver over 200 km/h pretty easily!
The 2017 line-up of Triumph motorcycles was extensive and confusing as it changed a bit by region.
But in the US, there were three 765cc Triumph Street Triples
- Street Triple S, with Nissin 2-piston front calipers and preload-adjustable Showa suspension front and rear
- Street Triple R, with Brembo M 4.32 4-piston front calipers and fully-adjustable Showa suspension (front and rear)
- Street Triple RS, with fully adjustable Showa front suspension, an Öhlins rear shock, and Brembo M50 calipers
The Street Triple R comes with a fully adjustable Showa fork, fully adjustable Showa piggyback reservoir monoshok, an up/down quick-shifter, and Pirelli Rosso III tires as stock. The quick-shifter, in particular, seems to have been a common request from owners, so it’s nice that it has been added.
The three ride modes (Sport, Street, and Rain) are carried over from the old model, along with ABS and traction control.
There’s a low-ride height variant for shorter riders. Maintenance for the low ride height version is the same, by the way.
Manual for the Triumph Street Triple R
The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph Street Triple R, which is available on the Triumph website.