Can you ride the Yamaha TDM850 on an A2 license?

Yes, you can ride the Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001) on an A2 motorbike license.
However, you will need to a fit a restrictor.

Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001) motorcycle

Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001)

The Yamaha TDM850 offers good value for money thanks to it being an often-overlooked motorcycle.

Ridable on an A2 license with a 38% restriction, the TDM850 offers better reliability, build quality and ride quality than you’d expect.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha TDM850 on an A2 license. See the Yamaha TDM850 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Yamaha TDM850.


Specs for the Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001) motorbike.

Restriction Required38% (to restrict to 35kW)
Top speed130 mph
Engine size849 cc
Power output56.1 kW
Power output77 bhp
Fuel tank size20 litres
Fuel tank range155 miles
Average fuel consumption38 mpg
Weight201 kg
Engine configurationInline 2
Stroke4 stroke
Torque output59 lb/ft
Seat height795 mm
Annual road tax£93
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