Can you ride the Yamaha TDM850 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!
Yamaha TDM850 (1991 - 2001)
The Yamaha TDM850 offers good value for money thanks to it being an often-overlooked motorcycle.
Ridable on an A2 licence with a 38% restriction, the TDM850 offers better reliability, build quality and ride quality than you’d expect.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Yamaha TDM850 is a 849cc A2-friendly adventure bike. It has a power output of 56.1 kW (77 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 38% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha TDM850 on an A2 licence. See the Yamaha TDM850 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Yamaha TDM850.
|Restriction Required||38% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||795 mm|
|Front tyre size||110/80-18|
|Rear tyre size||150/70-17|
|Top speed||130 mph|
|Engine size||849 cc|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||3.6 litres|
|Power output||56.1 kW|
|Power output||77 bhp|
|Torque output||59 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||20 litres|
|Fuel tank range||155 miles|
|Fuel consumption||38 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|