Yamaha YBR 125 Review & Ratings
- 11 October 2016
- Author: Nikolas Perseputto
The YBR 125 is a very light motorcycle that is made by the Yamaha Company. It was introduced in the year 2005 and comes in three variants. The choices are a naked, a faired, and the custom models. The motorcycle offers a single cylinder, 4 stroke engine that is air cooled. It displaces 124 cc. Before the year 2007 the models would use a carburetor system. After the year 2007, the Yamaha YBR 125 is equipped with a fuel injection system.
Around the year 2010, a sport version of the motorcycle was introduced by Yamaha. This newest version was called the YBR 125 G. There were several off road improvements made to this version including new hand guards and engine, a higher front end, as well as an anti-collision fender used for the headlight and tires with a new block pattern.
The Yamaha YBR 125 offers a modern motorcycle that is agile, slim, lively, and overall a lot of fun to ride. It is built on a chassis that is light and shaped like a diamond. When it comes to power, the 125 offers a maximum output of 10.0 PS (7.5 kW) at 7800 rpm with 9.6 Nm of torque with 6000 rpm. The power is transferred to the ground using a 5 speed transmission that has a wet, multi-plate disc clutch.
When you are riding you have a sculpted dual seat that has passenger grab rails and a more modern instrument panel as well as a clear analogue panel that offers an RPM meter. When it comes to colors there are several choices available including Red Spirit, Midnight Black, and Competition White.
There are several key features to consider about the Yamaha YBR 125 including:
125 cc, fuel injection, air cooled engine
Diamond shaped chassis made of a lightweight steel
Mini front cowling that is extremely stylish
Clear analogue instrument panel
Dual seat that is roomy and offers a luggage rack
The YBR 125 weighs in at just 125 kilograms. The chassis of this motorcycle is rugged, but lightweight at the same time. This combination provides easy steering and assured road handling. The suspension is quite good and offers a very comfortable ride.
This motorcycle from Yamaha is eager to please. It will provide you with a great ride around town with the 5 speed gear box and smooth fuel injection engine. The 2014 version offers a sleeker look and the new tank cover improve the comfort levels for the riders by providing more weather protection.
One of the benefits of the diamond shape chassis is that the handling and control are much smoother. The suspension offers a much smoother ride as well. The front disc brake combined with a rear drum brake provides the braking system for the bike. The passenger grabs rails and the sculpted dual seat guarantees a comfortable ride for both the passenger and the driver.
The Yamaha YBR 125 was built for reliability combined with an easy going performance. If you are looking for a fun, smooth ride, this may just be the perfect choice. If you are planning on riding solo or with someone on the bike with you as a passenger, the sculpted dual seat will provide a lot of comfort for both of you and the mini cowling will provide weather protection for the rider. The grab rails that are located on the rear luggage carrier mean that both of you can relax and simply enjoy the ride.