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Italian Motorcycles

TM Motorcycles

A Brief History of the Marque

Manufactured: 1968-on

Built by the Pesaro company founded by Claudio Flenghi and Francesco Battistelli.

The first motorcycle had an engine based a single-cylinder Yamaha unit, fitted with a six-speed gearbox.

In 1976, the first experimental TM appeared and the following year three motorcycles are marketed.

In 1979, the TM team entered competition with a machine ridden by Lolli Serafini.

The bikes continued to develop with both motocross and road models in production. In the 1980s TM marketed models for motocross and enduro of 80cc and 125cc.

TM engines powered the 2012 South African BRM 300.

TM models include:

    450 EN 2008-
    Enduro 449cc single

    EN 125 2008-
    Enduro 123cc single

    EN 125 1999-04
    Enduro 125cc single

    EN 144 2008
    Enduro 143cc single

    EN 250 2008-
    Enduro 249cc single

    EN 250 2001
    Enduro 250cc single

    EN 300 2006-07
    Enduro 294cc single

    EN 300 1999-
    Enduro 300cc single

    EN 300 2t 2008-
    Enduro 300cc single

    EN 450 2005-07
    Enduro 449cc single

    EN 80 1994-
    Enduro 80cc single

    Minimotard 2007-09
    Motard 85cc single

    MX 144 2008-
    Cross 144cc single

    MX 250 2008-
    Cross 250cc single

    SMM 125 2011-
    Motard 125cc single

    SMM 125 Black Dream 2005-08
    Motard 125cc single

    SMM 450 F Black Dream ES 2008-
    Motard 449cc single

    SMM 530 F Black Dream ES 2008-
    Motard 527cc single

    SMR 125 2008-
    Motard 123cc single

    SMR 250 2008-
    Motard 249cc single

    SMR 250 2006-07
    Motard 250cc single

    SMR 450 F e.s. 2008-
    Motard 449cc single

    SMR 530 F ES 2008-
    Motard 527cc single

    SMX 450 F Competition 2005-06
    Motard 449cc single

    SMX 660 F Competition 2003-06
    Motard 657cc single

Sources: MC Storico Conti, Puzey South Africa, Henshaw et al



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