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2013 Yamaha TDM900

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The Yamaha TDM900 is a modern and versatile motorcycle that feels similarly comfortable on the highway, but also on the busy streets of the city. Thanks to its practical character and the ergonomic design, the Yamaha TDM900 is able to deal with anything you’ll throw at it being the perfect companion for daily use or long trips.

The motorcycle center piece is a compact, 897cc, fuel-injected, parallel twin engine that cranks out more than enough power to make your heart go crazy every time you get behind the handlebar. In terms of power, the engine rewards you with a maximum output of 63.4 kW (86PS) at 7,500 rpm and 88.8 Nm (9.1 kg-m) of torque at 6,000 rpm.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept under control by a capable braking system that includes a dual disc 298 mm front disc paired with a single 245 mm rear disc.

Hit the jump for more information on the Yamaha TDM900.

Overview

Yamaha TDM900

The TDM900 is a universal performer, built to handle whatever you throw at it – from unforgettable touring trips with a passenger to your everyday commute through city streets.

It offers the ultimate in versatility, with a flexible big-twin powerplant, well-balanced chassis and excellent comfort for both rider and passenger. Its all round ability is the result of some careful design.

The compact, fuel-injected, parallel twin engine delivers stacks of useable power that is easy to feel, and excellent traction thanks to the 270-degree crankshaft. It’s the kind of easy-going engine that’ll have you riding all day.

  • Liquid-cooled 4-stroke, 2-cylinder, 5- valve engine
  • Relaxed riding position for extra comfort
  • Long-range fuel tank and luggage rack for touring
  • Beautifully sculpted aluminium frame
  • Easy handling and brilliant braking
  • Highly versatile bike for all occasions

At Yamaha we have a reputation for breaking through boundaries. We’ve proven ourselves repeatedly by winning competitions on the tarmac and in the dirt and you can count on our legendary spirit for high-tech bikes that also deliver winning performances on the city street or the open road.

Our machines are made to impress, from the intimidating muscular grace of the XJR1300 to the Supermotard flair of the XT660X.

But they’re also made to back up those looks with serious performance - with engines made for quick acceleration and chassis designed for comfort and handling whether touring or on your daily commute.

Big power for town and country riding

Yamaha TDM900

Your needs in the city and out on the open road can differ dramatically. Thankfully, the versatile, compact, fuel injected, parallel twin powerplant of the TDM900 delivers stacks of useable power that is easy to feel, with sweet pulses that you can really feel. Wherever you go, it’s got the power to get you there.

Beautiful aluminium frame

In keeping with the aggressive styling of all our street bikes, the TDM900 has the looks to turn heads. You’ll find it looks just as impressive at a citycentre traffic signal as peeling back the miles on a country lane. And it’s made with comfort in mind too, with a weather-beating upper fairing and neutral, easy handling.

Ready to tour

This is one street bike that you’ll be happy to take on a long tour. The TDM900 comes with some important sport touring extras, including a long-range, 20 litre fuel tank and an inbuilt luggage rack. It’s just what you need to get away and explore the limits of this wonderful machine.

Complete comfort

Yamaha TDM900

You’ll want to take someone with you on those longer cruises in the country, or even just when taking on the city streets. The TDM900’s incredibly comfortable seating for passenger and rider means easy riding wherever you go. So mount up, and go exploring.

Super-responsive suspension

Experience even more comfort with the TDM900’s wonderfully responsive and forgiving suspension. Whether you are tackling pot-holed city streets, or uneven country lanes, the telescopic forks at the front and swingarm (link suspension) at the rear will ease every lump and bump from the road.

Easy handling and brilliant braking

Feel the responsiveness of the TDM900’s braking system and you’ll soon feel confident that it can take whatever the conditions throw at you. The dual disc, 298 mm front brakes and single disc, 245 mm rear brake mean it can handle city jolts as well as any surprises offered by the open road.

Specifications

Yamaha TDM900
Engine typeliquid-cooled
Displacement897cc
Bore x stroke92.0 mm x 67.5 mm
Compression ratio10.4 : 1
Maximum power63.4 kW (86PS) @ 7,500 rpm
Maximum torque88.8 Nm (9.1 kg-m) @ 6,000 rpm
Lubrication systemDry sump
Fuel systemElectronic Fuel Injection
Clutch typemultiple-disc coil spring
Ignition systemTCI
Starter systemElectric
Transmission systemConstant Mesh
Final transmissionChain
FrameAluminium Deltabox
Front suspension systemTelescopic forks
Front travel150 mm
Caster angle25º
Trail114 mm
Rear suspensionsystem Swingarm
Rear travel133 mm
Front brakeHydraulic dual disc, Ø 298 mm
Rear brakeHydraulic single disc, Ø 245 mm
Front tyre120/70 ZR18M/C (59W)
Rear tyre160/60 ZR17M/C(69W)
Overall length2,180 mm
Overall width800 mm
Overall height1,290 mm
Seat height825 mm
Wheel base1,485 mm
Minimum ground clearance160 mm
Wet weight223 kg / ABS 226 kg
Fuel tank capacity20 litres
Oil tank capacity4.7 litres


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