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Yamaha YZF-R125, 2008

Yamaha YZF R125 is a motorcycle that has been produced by the Yamaha Motor Company for ten years. According to one review, this bike is great for those who need a high seat and prefer aggressive riding position.

YZF R125 Description

The YZF R125 has been produced since 2008. The design of the motorcycle is influenced by both YZF-R1 and YZF-R6. The YZF Yamaha R125 is about of the same size as the R6, and it is equipped with the 125cc 4-stroke engine that provides 15bhp at 9,000rpm. The bike features a steel frame and not adjustable suspension. The forks and shock of the motorcycle provide controlled damping. The vehicle manufactured in Europe is pretty sturdy.

The Yamaha YZF R125 come with an engine with a longer stroke than in other 125 models, which allows enjoying more torque. The bike provides the flexibility that other two-stroke competitors can only dream of. The main rivals of Yamaha YZF R125 are the Honda CBR 125R and Aprilia RS125.

The main advantages of this model include:

·        Great look;

·        Good handles;

·        Stops well;

·        Good weight for maneuvering;

·        It is reliable;

·        It is inexpensive to run and fix.

The Yamaha YZF R125 is awesome for beginners who wish to start using a sports bike. It does not have the drawbacks of its main competitors and price for it is good. The model is more suitable for larger bikers.

Yamaha YZF R125 Specifications

·        Class: Sports bike

·        Engine: 124.7 cc four-stroke four-valve liquid-cooled SOHC single-cylinder

·        Frame type of the bike: steel twin-spar

·        Bore: 2.05 in.

·        Stroke: 2.31 in.

·        Ignition type  TCI

·        Transmission: Six-speed

·        Final drive: Chain

·        Compression ratio: 11.2:1

·        Front Suspension: 43mm inverted fork

·        Rear Suspension: Swingarm

·        Front Brakes: Single 293mm hydraulic disc

·        Rear Brakes: Single 231mm hydraulic disc

·        Wheelbase: 53.4 in.

·        Front Tires: 100/80-17

·        Rear Tires: 130/70-17

·        Dimensions of the bike:       

o  Length: 77.0 in.

o  Width: 26.8 in.

o  Height: 41.9 in.

·        Seat height: 32.5 in.

·        Wet weight of the bike: 315.3 lb.

·        Fuel capacity: 3.0 US gal.

·        Oil capacity: 0.30 US gal.  

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