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Max load of a 2002 Trophy 1200?

I am comparing various touring bikes before a possible purchase and would like to know the max load (or GVWR) for the Trophy. I can't seem to find the info on Google. Anyone have a manual handy?

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Hi just finished a huge tour across Europe on one, 1 kilo per glove box, 10 kilo's per rear panier, rear rack as per manufacturers recommendation. I had 30 kilo camp gear on no problem. all up bike weight was with rider and all gear 4oo kilos! No problems, except dont ride at low speed 10 -20 kilo per hour, feels like brick. set up was hard suspension, 46 PSI rear tyre, 38 PSI front, but make sure tyres are good brand, I recomend Metzler tourers any day to any one. As for GVWR just ring a large Triumph dealer dealer, service department and ask for spec's. other than that, I would just say use common sense ad keep weight as low as possible on the bike. When all loaded up and going over the Alps, dont be scared to give it grunt around sharp hair pin bends. It will love it and be alot safer. To low a speed and hesitation is a receipy for disaster on a tourer. But the best tourer to d the long miles in this price range. Terry Australia

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Dry weight: 517lbs/235kg Max Payload: 422lbs/192kg

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