Pictured: SMX 450Fi ES-4S : Electric Start Option Fitted.
Pictured: SMX 530Fi ES-4S : Electric Start Option Fitted.
SMX 250Fi KS-ES Not Pictured.
SMX 300 ES-2S
SMX 85 2S
85 2S / 300 ES-2S / 250Fi KS-4S / 450Fi KS-4S / 530Fi KS-4S
Fuelling: Electronic Fuel Injection
Brembo Racing front brake caliper – M4.34 + Fork foot
Ohlins TTX ‘FLOW’ shock absorber 2S + 4S
‘Silent Block’ Handlebar vibration damping system.
The incredible and dominant TM Racing SMX thoroughbred competition Supermotard machines have been at the forefront of Supermotard competition for the past few years and have taken numerous domestic, European and World Championship titles. These machines can be ordered with numerous options and are full-on Supermotard race machines ready to race at the highest levels of competition, with a pedigree that is second to none the TM Racing SMX range will get you to the podium.
The 85cc machine receives some small but significant technical updates for 2019, all designed to further enhance an already incredible package. With a growing reputation of being one of the best ‘out-of-the-box’ 85cc machines on the market, the TM 85 MX machine has an ever increasing track record of excellent results and great reliability. With a chassis that not only gives superb riding characteristics but is also one of, if not the, lightest on the track in real world terms, matched to an engine that has a great spread of usable, class leading power. The smallest machine of the TM Racing brand range is constructed with not only performance in mind but also durability and is well received by amateur and professional alike in its characteristics.
The aluminium chassis, a first for a ‘Junior’ model, not only looks incredible but also delivers the lap times when matched to the ‘factory’ type fork and shock absorber arrangement. The settings utilised have created a chassis with great response to terrain changes, improving tracking and rear wheel traction, this in combination with the confidence inspiring ‘over-sized’ braking system that works, and keeps working in the harshest conditions, gives a great chassis package of tried and tested components. Built to perform and keep performing whilst maintaining lightweight and retaining ‘upmarket’ componentry and strength throughout, the TM 85 MX is an incredible machine.
The 85cc watercooled, power-valve type engine features a billet machined crankshaft, a machined and treated con-rod, hand finished crankcases that feature a water jacket around the crankshaft area for reducing crank temperatures, a V-force reed block, hand finished cylinders, an ‘oversize’ gearbox and clutch arrangement for superb durability and ultra-reliable clutch performance, die-cast clutch casing and ancillary covers for a smooth look, lighter weight and superb strength, a Kokusan ignition system and new exhaust system, all fed by a Keihin 28mm carburettor with an oversize intake bell mouth, breathing through a large volume Twin-Air air filter. For 2019, the already outstanding 85cc engine will see only minor changes and will continue to adopt all the 2018 model revisions, which included a new crankshaft, running on new reduced friction main bearings, alongside new crank-seals designed to ensure increased seal durability whilst reducing frictional losses. The cylinder received a new configuration and port timing arrangement to maximise performance throughout the rpm range, when combined with the twin-blade power-valve system and once again give a better overall power delivery. A new exhaust system features alongside some small ignition changes to harmonise all the changes to give one of the best performing engines in its class. Chassis components include, billet triple clamps, billet hubs laced to excel rims, billet rear brake lever, oversize brake discs with oversize callipers, braided brake and clutch lines, hydraulic clutch, Formula 39 Fork, Extreme Tech shock absorber, TM even felt the need to include a built-in hole-shot device, the specification is endless. For 2019 the aesthetic look of the machine will remain the same with its already modern design replicating that of its big brethren, albeit for a new decal scheme incorporating some brighter colour accents giving a more striking visual appearance. A machine built with purpose, using some of the best components and materials available, designed to perform and keep performing without the need to invest heavily in the after-market, an excellent package of high performance, superb handling characteristics, light weight and excellent reliability for the youth sector.
SMX 300 ES-2S
Hand finished crankcases, lightweight and strong die-cast clutch casing, clutch inspection, water pump and ignition covers, cast water pump rotor, billet machined crankshafts running on roller bearings with ‘hi-tech’ crank-seals, forged piston (250cc), friction reduction coated piston (300cc), high performance – long lasting clutches, ‘cush-drive’ clutch baskets, friction reduction hard coated clutch baskets, friction reduction hard coated gearbox selector fork tips, hardened gear-shaft parts (new main shaft), MX / EN differing ratio gearboxes, hydraulic clutch actuation, V-Force reed blocks, Keihin Carburetors (MX/SMX/FT), Fuel Injection with twin injectors and separate electronic control oil distribution (EN models), Electric start, Balancer shaft, HGS Exhaust systems (with plated expansion chambers on EN / Road models), TMEES electronic exhaust valve control, Kokusan digital variable advance ignition with twin map selection, gear position sensitive variable ignition timing.
The large capacity TM Racing 250cc and 300cc 2-stroke engines are synonymous with strength and durability, with each capacity engine having its own unique qualities in the terms of performance and power delivery characteristics. For 2019 the engines have had a total re-design and feature multitude of new and exciting additions to increase performance and ease of use for the rider. Whilst retaining many well proven internal components, from the exterior, the engines have a whole new look and share little in cast components with the outgoing engine. The complete re-design has been produced to accommodate numerous changes, changes that include electric start on all models, alongside a fuel injection option on EN models with a digitally controlled oil distribution system, whilst carburetors remain on the MX / SMX / FT models. A revised gearbox assembly also features, with friction reduction coated and treated parts to ensure smooth and precise shifting. We also have the addition of a balancer shaft to reduce engine vibration giving smoother performance, better ‘feel’ and a reduction in rider fatigue. The gear position sensitive ignition works alongside the TMEES exhaust valve control system, which also features a new operational control system, that will see the servo mounted to a new cylinder and working directly to a new pulley system. Revised electronic control programming, alongside the handlebar mounted twin ignition map switch, allows the power delivery for each of the 250cc and 300cc engines to not only be tailored by the rider on track, but the electronic systems also make alterations to the mapping depending on gear selection, valve position, rpm (and communication to the fuel injection system where applicable), ensuring the best power delivery and traction at all times. A system that is proving to be great for the hole-shot and those slippery rock sections alike, depending on machine and discipline of course, thus allowing the engine and control systems to give the rider the required power and torque at the required time, giving the best in traction in all conditions.Constructed from some of the best materials for maintaining performance and reliability these already class leading engines that produce incredible, yet usable, controlled power and torque combined with quality ancillary components, have taken themselves to a new level. Power delivery, rider comfort and ultimate outright performance is optimally tailored in each discipline in all conditions in a way never seen before in off-road 2-stroke engines.
Hand finished crankcases and cylinder heads, lightweight and strong die-cast clutch casing, clutch inspection, water pump and ignition covers, cast water pump rotor, billet machined crankshafts (running on roller bearings with ‘hi-tech’ crankseal – 250Fi/300Fi), billet connecting rods, box-bridged pistons with DLC coated gudgeon pics, hand finished cylinder heads, titanium valves matched to copper beryllium valve seats, chain driven overhead twin camshafts actuating ‘finger followers’ on 250Fi/300Fi and ‘valve buckets’ on 450Fi/530Fi, twin rotor oil pump (dry sump type arrangement), high performance – long lasting clutches, ‘cush-drive’ clutch baskets, friction reduction hard coated clutch baskets, friction reduction hard coated gearbox selector fork tips, hardened gear-shaft parts, 5 speed MX / 5 speed EN 450Fi/530Fi – 6 speed 250Fi/300Fi (differing ratio) gearboxes, hydraulic clutch actuation, Battery-less ‘down-draught’ Electronic Fuel Injection, Kokusan digital variable advance ignition with twin map selection working with the fuel injection systems, gear position sensitive variable ignition timing, HGS ‘bomb’ type Exhaust systems. Electric start on EN and Road models, standard fitment on UK MX models and optional on SMX/FT models
The TM Racing range of 4-stroke engines has become legendary for exceptional power delivery and outright performance and durability. The ability of these engines to perform has become renowned worldwide and for a ‘production’ engine the internal components and materials used are unmatched, many of these components and materials being of a level of quality that would only usually adorn the best of the ‘factory’ engine machinery. With an ever-growing list of results globally, in many disciplines, the 4-stroke range of TM Racing engines has spread to accommodate not only the off-road sector, but now feature in other motorsports. We have witnessed the 450cc engine being adapted for the karting sector where its unique lubrication system, working a twin rotor ‘recovery and distribution’ pump with a lower cavity oil chamber for containment that feeds pumped oil to every part of the engine, has allowed this engine to work with the huge cornering g-forces that karts can create where others struggle to lubricate themselves as the oil swells to one side of the engine. The ‘base’ variant of the 250Fi engine has also been adapted and now sees itself being currently developed in TM Racing’s Moto GP program in the competitive Moto 3 class, this revised engine has already taken some good results during test races this season. TM Racing’s 4-stroke motorcycle range has seen great success over the past seasons, with the 450Fi SMX machine now having taken multiple Supermotard World Championship titles, it currently leads the way in the 2018 championship standings and has become regarded as the bike to be riding in Supermotard to get results. A purpose designed Supermotard bike that can be bought as a package, ready to thrive in this discipline where others are generally adapted machines created from other models. The 450Fi Enduro model was also recently adopted and developed to form the TM Racing Rallye bike, the 450 DKR / Rallye, a machine that has taken world championship victories in its class, a great testament to performance and durability in the harshest conditions. The 250Fi variants are also currently setting the world stage alight where the 250Fi ENes machine (in production spec engine format) has previously taken World Championship titles in the hugely competitive World Enduro Championship and likewise it’s sibling, the 300Fi engine is becoming a world class performer in 2018 in the current World Championship. The latest 250Fi MX machine, which was a little late in appearing in 2018, has been turning heads and impressing riders globally with its sheer performance and handling, a superbly engineered racing machine that is outperforming its predecessor in all aspects and is set to achieve great results. For 2019 this latest evolution of 250cc engine will feature in the EN 250Fi ES-4S model, albeit with revised configurations specific to the Enduro discipline.
For 2019 the 4-stroke range will retain the current ‘reverse’ chassis configuration with fuel tank under the seat and the air intake above the engine. This layout has seen a huge transformation in the handling characteristics of all the 4-stroke models since it was introduced in 2015 and has been gradually improved upon year on year. Centralised mass, better outright balance and revisions to the geometry and suspension settings have allowed TM Racing to create and incredible range of 4-stroke machinery all with superb ability and agility. An incredible range of engines matched to an incredible range of chassis, each tailored to a ‘base’ engine, have given TM Racing the ultimate range in 4-stroke machinery, with each model proving itself to be class leading on the world stage in it’s given discipline. For 2019 we have numerous engine changes, the most notable being a new EN 250Fi ES-4S engine based around the ‘twin pipe’ MX style engine with its unique cylinder head and camshaft arrangement. The MX 250Fi ES-4S engine will receive a new ECU and operational system, programmed to work alongside a new air intake system, maximising the responsiveness and outright engine performance of this already incredible and only recently developed engine. Likewise, these changes will also apply to the new Enduro model variant of this engine that, like all TM 4-stroke engines, will have many internal differences to the camshaft, piston, crankshaft, con-rod and settings in the electronics to tailor the performance to the Enduro market. The MX / EN 300Fi ES-4S variants will retain the current engine configuration and remain with the single outlet exhaust system. The 300Fi engine, which shares little internal components with its smaller 250cc sibling, is proving to be a world class performer and has seen numerous development changes throughout 2018 in the hands of Eero Remes in the World Enduro Championship, these changes are now implemented into the 2019 model range. The legendary 450Fi engine, that has dominated in its Supermotard guise for a decade, receives only minor updates to some ancillary components and settings for the MX / EN / Road variants, whilst the ‘SMX’ variant will feature a multitude of new additions. The 2019 SMX 450Fi 4S engine receives a new cylinder head, with improved intake and exhaust porting, alongside a new twin injector throttle body, all working with a new ECU and operating program harmonised to give even greater performance throughout the rpm range. The best just got better.
The high-end specification of all TM Racing machines is well versed and for 2019 this is no exception, once again the specification list for a production machine is vast and features numerous high-quality components, many revised for the 2019 model ranges. All full-size models will once again be constructed using an aluminium chassis and sub-frame, with each engine capacity variant having a chassis unique to that engine displacement. This ‘tailoring’ of the chassis to engine allows TM Racing to design and build each machine for minimal weight, compactness and better handling characteristics with mass centralisation specific to each model whether 2-stroke or 4-stroke. For 2019 we have major changes to some chassis assemblies to compensate for new engine packages, whilst others have only minor changes. All chassis are constructed using the latest design elements that reduce overall chassis weight whilst maintaining maximum strength, matched to some revisions in geometry / triple clamp angles that are specifically tailored to each model, allowing the best in handling characteristics for each model variant in the range. On all models, the now standard fitment KYB 48mm twin chamber forks (50mm DLC coated Marzocchi on SMX models) will continue to adopt the latest generation ‘coatings’, these forks are designed to give an improved response for faster changes to the terrain, all still controlled by the more favourable spring and oil set-up which is still proving to give greater reliability and more consistent performance. The TM Racing shock absorber, made in house by the TM racing technicians, remains and stills adopts the latest ‘sealing’ system to reduce the frictional losses and increase shock performance, combined with the latest swing-arm, linkage components and larger rear spindle diameter to limit flex, always allows for a more progressive feel giving improved track stability and maximising traction. The chassis and suspension components work together to achieve incredible handling characteristics on a multitude of surfaces, allowing for greater stability in all conditions, increasing traction and inspiring greater confidence to reduce lap-times. The aesthetic look of the machines body panels will remain the same with the option of white front fenders, fork guards and front number plates / headlight available as ‘spare parts’ purchases. The current appearance of the latest generation model range is still one of the most striking to date, a mix of angles and curves that blend seamlessly into each other from front to rear. Beautiful, yet aggressive in it’s shaping, the body panels will however feature a new decal scheme for 2019 incorporating some brighter colour accents giving a more striking visual appearance.
‘FRESH AIR SYSTEM’: The intake systems on all TM Racing adult 2-Stroke models feature the ‘Fresh Air’ intake systems allowing for the engine air filtration system to breathe cleaner air, this system reduces particulate contamination of the air filter maximising power for longer duration. Air is channeled from the intake vents, on the top of the fuel tank, to the airbox which houses a large volume air filter. On the 2019 model 2-strokes this proven system remains. The ‘Fresh-Air’ system also brings another added advantage in the form of a lower centre of gravity, with the fuel tank now positioned slightly further into the chassis around the engines cylinder, this ‘weight’ shift, combined with the latest frame geometry and suspension, all work harmoniously to maximise the handling characteristics of each machine. The 4-Stroke machines also continue with recently adopted ‘reverse’ layout, which sees the fuel tank moved under the seat area whilst the engine intake and filtration system is now positioned above the engine. This allows the 4-Stroke engine to breathe cleaner air with a much more direct air feed into the Fi throttle body, filter contamination is decreased whilst engine performance and response is maximised. This chassis layout witnessed a huge transformation to the complete range of 4-stroke model machines, with the centre of gravity lowered further into the chassis, especially when noting that each capacity model has its own main chassis unique to a specific engine base. TM Racing have created a line of incredibly nimble and agile machines, better handling characteristics, turning, stability and weight losses were seen throughout the current chassis guise as well as gains in engine performance.
WHEELS: The CNC machined billet aluminium hubs, laced to anodized Excel rims, feature the latest spoke arrangement with a ‘tapering’ design profile in a stronger material, a material treated to increase corrosion resistance, larger spoke nipples feature on the front wheel also for added strength. The wheel configuration allows for the best in strength and durability of the wheel components whilst reducing the un-sprung weight by a small margin. The CNC machined hubs, featuring external dust seals encircling CNC machined wheels spacers to further protect the wheel bearings, are mounted to the suspension components via large diameter hollow spindles. The larger diameter spindles, machined through their centres to lower weight, allow for a more rigid fixing off the wheel reducing the flex and allowing the suspension to work more effectively.
BRAKING SYSTEMS: The braking systems of the TM racing model range has also received some new components for 2019 in the form of some new options for the SMX range and new Brembo front brake pumps for all adult MX/EN/SMR models. The entire model range continues to feature high quality oversize wave discs working with TM Racing’s ‘mix’ of componentry. The master cylinders are connected to the brake calipers with lined and braided high quality racing brake lines that are designed to minimise expansion and ensure maximum braking effort is always transmitted to the calipers. This tried and tested collaboration of parts is regarded as one of the best braking systems in many tests and by racers alike. These braking systems keeps performing in the harshest conditions giving great efficiency and inspiring confidence always. The rear brake system is actuated by a twin bearing pivot mounted, billet machined aluminium foot lever with a replaceable tip.
TRIPLE CLAMPS: The triple clamps fitted to TM Racing motorcycles competition range are CNC machined from block aluminium and each clamp is a work of art, the clamps intricate machining, most of which can only be seen from the underside, gives a structure designed to be supremely strong whilst keeping weight to minimum. The triple clamps also come with an optional ‘damped’ bar mounting system that, through the use of a tapering rubber cone arrangement, allow vibrations that can be transmitted through to the handlebar area to be reduced, whilst also allowing some ‘give’ to the bars in the event of a fall reducing the chances of more severe damage occurring to the handlebars and the components adorning them. The handle bars are secured, via the optional ‘damped’ bar mounting system, by billet machined bar clamps, with the top bar clamps featuring machined TM logo’s on their upper face. New triple clamps angles feature on the new 250/300 2-Stroke machines.
CLUTCH ACTUATION: All TM Racing machines come fitted with a Hydraulic actuated clutch as standard, the master cylinder, made by Brembo, transmits fluid via a lined and braided hydraulic line to TM Racing’s own ‘slave’ cylinders. With separate slave cylinders for the 85/125/144 engines, the 250/300 engine, the 250Fi/300Fi engines and the 450Fi and 530Fi engines, each unit designed to fit and perform for each model giving a balanced clutch feel between all engine size variants, With both single and dual seal pistons in the slave cylinders depending on model application. The Brembo master cylinder, working with the braided hose that limits hose expansion under extreme load, gives great feel and precise clutch control with great durability when combined with TM Racing’s ‘cush-drive’ clutch baskets, which on the 250cc/300c and Fi variants are coated with a hard wearing, friction reduction coating. All clutches are multiple disc ‘wet’ units with multi sprung pressure plates.
ELECTRIC STARTING: The ES abbreviation in any motorcycles descriptive from the TM racing range denotes that the machine has ‘Electric Start’. The TM Racing Electric start system is powered by a new, lightweight, Lithium Ion battery that is recharged during engine running by the electrical system. Electric start can be found on all 4-stroke Fi Enduro models and Road models, is standard UK fitment for MX Fi 4S models and is also available as an option SMX Fi 4S variants. Electric start will also come as standard fitment on 2-Stroke Fuel Injection 250cc / 300cc Enduro machines and the carbureted 250cc / 300cc MX / SMX FT machines.
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