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) motorcycle

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 bike. It has a power output of 59 kW (79 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted by at least 40.6% to become A2 licence compliant.

You will need a restrictor to ride the Yamaha TRX850 on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Yamaha TRX850.

Engine typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size849cc
Power output59 kW
Torque output63 ft-lb
Top speed135 mph
Horsepower79 bhp
Weight190 kg
Seat height800 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range165 miles
Fuel consumption43 mpg
Oil capacity3.6 litres
Annual road tax£117
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