Video: Army Of Darkness Tours TM Racing Factory, Part Two

Video: Army Of Darkness Tours TM Racing Factory, Part Two

© 2022, Roadracing World Publishing, Inc. By Sam Fleming and Melissa Berkoff.

Roadracing World‘s Sam Fleming and Melissa Berkoff visited the TM Racing factory in Pesaro, Italy in April 2022.

TM Racing makes arguably the most exquisite racing motorcycles for MX, Enduro and Supermoto in the world. They also made a championship-winning Moto3 road race bike!

Join Sam and Melissa on a very in-depth tour of the factory including the machine shop(s), the handcrafted engines and the assembly.

These videos are unscripted and had to be shot contemporaneously with the tour so forgive any verbal slips and/or the handheld nature of the camera work.

Part 2 of 5

00:20 Enter the Factory! (finally, after Part 1)

00:36 2-Stroke Engine Assembly

02:10 4-Stroke Race Engine Assembly

03:17 Kart Engine Assembly

03:27 Gastone Sarafini, owner of TM Racing, (moving parts)

04:57 Nice Italian Jugs

06:25 Throttle Body Casting

07:29 Aluminum Frame Parts

08:56 Hand Finishing Engine Cylinders and Ports

11:30 Walking to New Machine Shop

13:40 Shock Casting 14:46 Machined Dogbone

15:41 Machined Fork Lower Brake Mount

17:38 Pretty Shiftdrums

19:33 Nice Clamps

We hope you find this look inside the factory as fascinating as we did.

Please let us know in the comments!

You can read Sam’s report on their visit to TM Racing in the November 2022 issue of Roadracing World & Motorcycle Technology.

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