Can you ride the Yamaha TRX850 on an A2 licence?
Yes, you can ride the Yamaha TRX850 (1996 - 2000) 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 TRX850 (1996 - 2000)
The Yamaha TRX850 is a sporty motorcycle but road biased with tons of character. Can be a bargain on the used market as they last well.
A match for Ducati’s 900SS in its day but never sold well.
A2 Licence Compliance
The Yamaha TRX850 is a 849cc A2-friendly sport bike. It has a power output of 61 kW (79 bhp), which exceeds the 35kW limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by cca 43% to be A2 licence compliant.
You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha TRX850 on an A2 licence. See the Yamaha TRX850 specifications table for restriction info, and the restrictor kits section to see what restrictors are available for the Yamaha TRX850.
|Restriction Required||43% (to restrict to 35 kW)|
|Seat height||800 mm|
|Front tyre size||120/70-17|
|Rear tyre size||160/60-17|
|Top speed||135 mph|
|Engine size||849 cc|
|Engine type||Inline 2|
|Engine oil capacity||3.6 litres|
|Power output||61 kW|
|Power output||79 bhp|
|Torque output||63 lb-ft|
|Fuel tank size||18 litres|
|Fuel tank range||165 miles|
|Fuel consumption||43 mpg|
|Annual road tax||£93|