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It all started way back in with two friends who had one great in common: motorcycles and racing. to the excellent quality and high of their motorcycles, that Pesaro enterprise became in a few years a force to be reckoned

The pioneers of TM, Claudio Flenghi and Battistelli (or rather Mr Engine and Mr are two childhood friends of the same age who spent a large part of lives in direct contact the world of motorcycles. At just 12 old, already working in car and workshops, Flenghi in particular in a few assimilated considerable experience in sectors of great technical such as the Motobì racing and the Benelli experimentation and testing

Battistelli . with a love of managed to involve his friend in his passion and after an initial in which they dabbled improving the performance of their bikes as a hobby, they to do the job in earnest by preparing an Aermacchi on Battistelli won the regional championship. In the Flenghi began to cultivate his interest, that is to say the world of Go racing, gaining important on two-… engines.

And so the idea was of building an original motorcycle an engine made by themselves. set to work, coming up with his engine in a short time was to be fitted into a motocross built by the competent Battistelli, who took care of road the bike. This is how, in the first experimental bike was and which was entrusted to two young who immediately achieved results far the wildest expectations.

In 1977 the two friends left respective occupations and founded motorcycle making enterprise was registered under the name of TM the initials of the names of the sons of and Battistelli — Thomas and Still in 1977, a bike was to Gastone Serafini, a young from Pesaro, who was to be a determining in helping Battistelli in developing the and who would go on to achieve competition of the highest level.

At the 1977 Milan Motorcycle TM was to attain unexpected success would urge it to move its from Flenghi’s small to a new and more well equipped located in the Pesaro industrial It was in exactly this period the Serafini family stepped in to part of the organisation and in so doing the figure of 200 moto cross was reached in 1978.

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In 1979 TM its racing team adding Lolli alongside Gastone the bike continued to develop and it was in year too that the first TM were built. In 1982 decided to leave TM and his place was over by Gastone Serafini having reached the end of his professional career, decided to join full time in running the

The following years saw a succession of riders at the controls of TM motorcycles excellent results both and internationally, with equally results in the Kart sector, TM and its bikes soon became a The philosophy that has always TM is without doubt the choice of which must always be of the quality, and the workmanship, even by some as obsessive, not to mention the performance of the engines used on the bikes, in many cases far to those of the most prestigious

This justifies the prices of jewels of engineering that to a niche market made up of demanding customers. They can in purchase a standard product which to race in high competition.

All the rest is recent and the advent of 4-… engines has not taken TM unawares, having hard and in a short period able to expand its range three new 4-… cylinder 250/400/530 cc. In addition, great has been paid to development of the new 450 cc, will inevitably eventually the 400 cc, more due to market trends than for reasons of trying to the performance of the already powerful 400 cc.

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