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Triumph Tiger XRt Maintenance Schedule

2018-2019 Triumph Tiger XRt- Stock Image

This is the maintenance schedule with associated service intervals for the Triumph Tiger XRt 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 models:

  • 2018 Triumph Tiger XRt
  • 2019 Triumph Tiger XRt

Maintenance Schedule for Triumph Tiger XRt

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.

Operation DescriptionEvery500
one month
Year6,000 and 18,000
(10,000 and 30,000)
12,000 (20,000)24,000(40,000)
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 pistonsDay
Brake fluid levels – checkDay
Brake fluid – renewEvery two years, regardless of mileage
Drive Chain
Drive chain slack – check/adjust Day
Drive chain – wear checkEvery 500 miles (800 km)
Drive chain – lubricate Every 200 miles (300 km)
Drive chain rubbing strip – checkDay
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 XRt

The main structure and subframe of the Tiger XRt are made from tubular-steel members in a Trellis format for the strength and rigidity it offers while leaving plenty of room for the innards. New ten-spoke, cast-aluminum rims round out the rolling chassis with a 19-inch wheel up front opposite a 17-inch wheel out back, and this new gen runs with Metzeler Tourance tires in a 100/90 and 150/70 on the front and rear, respectively. In the rear, Showa makes another showing with its preload-adjustable monoshock that turns in 6.69 inches (170 mm) of travel. As for the brakes, Brembo delivers the goods with dual 305 mm discs and twin-pot anchors to slow the front wheel and a 255 mm disc and single-piston caliper out back, all under the protection of the switchable ABS feature.

Manual for the Triumph Tiger XRt

Triumph Tiger XRt Maintenance Schedule Screenshot From Manual

The above maintenance schedule comes directly from the user’s manual for the Triumph Tiger 800, which is available on the Triumph web site.

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