This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Tiger XR motorcycles.
It’s very similar to those for other motorcycles with similar engines in the Triumph Tiger 800 series.
This maintenance schedule applies to the following model:
- 2018 Triumph Tiger XR
Maintenance Schedule for Triumph Tiger XR
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.
Part of the below table includes checks you should do every day.
|Year||6,000 and 18,000|
(10,000 and 30,000)
|Fork oil – renew||–||•|
|Headstock bearings – check/adjust||–||•||•||•||•|
|Headstock bearings – lubricate||–||•||•|
|Rear suspension linkage – check/lubricate||–||•||•|
|Brake pads – check wear levels||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 – renew||Every two years, regardless of mileage|
|Drive chain slack – check/adjust||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Drive chain – wear check||Every 500 miles (800 km)|
|Drive chain – lubricate||Every 200 miles (300 km)|
|Drive chain rubbing strip – check||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Drive chain rubbing strip – renew||–||•||•||•|
|Fasteners – inspect visually for security||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Bank angle indicators – inspect visually for wear||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Accessory rack sliding carriage – check for correct operation‡||–||•||•||•||•|
|Side stand – check operation||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Centre stand – check operation||Day||•||•||•||•||•|
|Centre stand flanged sleeves – check/clean/grease||–||•||•||•||•|
|Accessory pannier link mechanism – check for correct operation and adjustment‡||–||•||•||•||•|
* Evaporative system fitted to models for certain markets only.
‡ Only if fitted.
General information about the Triumph Tiger XR
The Tiger XR sets the bar for all-road, all-day comfort. A liquid-cooled, 12 valve, DOHC, in-line 3-cylinder. A capacity of 800 cc with the bore of 2.91 in (74.05 mm) and stroke of 2.43 in (61.9 mm). Maximum power EC of 95 Hp (70 kW) @ 9,500 rpm and maximum torque EC 58 FT-lbs (79 Nm) @ 8,050 rpm. A multi-point sequential electronic fuel injection system and Stainless steel 3 into 1 header system, side mounted stainless steel muffler exhaust. Twin 12 in (305 mm) floating discs, Nissin 2 piston sliding calipers, switchable ABS front brakes and single 10.04 in (255 mm) disc, Nissin single piston sliding caliper, switchable ABS rear brakes. LCD multi-functional instrument pack with digital speedometer, trip computer, analogue tachometer, gear position indicator, fuel gauge, service indicator, ambient temperature, and clock.
Manual for the Triumph Tiger XR
The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph Tiger 800, which is available on the Triumph web site.