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Old 09 November 2011, 15:59   #1
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Best 125cc motorcycle.

Well with my Insurance as well as fuel going up each year I'm thinking of getting rid of our second car and getting a bike. I have been looking at the Honda cbr 125 and the Yamaha yzf-r125. I know that there are a few bikers on here and would just like some of your advice and recommendations.

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Well with my Insurance as well as fuel going up each year I'm thinking of getting rid of our second car and getting a bike. I have been looking at the Honda cbr 125 and the Yamaha yzf-r125. I know that there are a few bikers on here and would just like some of your advice and recommendations.

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think about when it rains poor mrs kerny on a bike have you told her yet
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:no::no::no: think about when it rains poor mrs kerny on a bike have you told her yet
It's her car I'm selling
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Got to be a 125? Is it the sports look that flicks your switch? If it's for commuting etc., it may be worth considering something a bit more upright...
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Got to be a 125? Is it the sports look that flicks your switch? If it's for commuting etc., it may be worth considering something a bit more upright...
Yep I do like the sports look and a 125 you can ride on L plates, I did look at the ybr125 and quite liked the look of that as well.
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Why 125? A 250 would mean you could overtake the kawasaki ninja 250 is a great low capacity sport bike, Would be much safer if you wanted someone on the back as well

A great 125 sport bike is the aprillia. They have just brought out a 4 stroke i belive although most 125 four strokes lack any grunt and a hill can seriously slow you down. Stick to the 2 stroke de restricted ones, watch out they have not been used for racing though!

Anyway goodluck picking the right bike


Oh and the 2 strokes sound amazing
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Yep I do like the sports look and a 125 you can ride on L plates, I did look at the ybr125 and quite liked the look of that as well.
well you already have the gear may as well get the bike to go with it
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Yep I do like the sports look and a 125 you can ride on L plates, I did look at the ybr125 and quite liked the look of that as well.
I was going to suggest a Honda CG125, but it's probably not sexy enough!

I had one many, many moons ago, when I went from field bikes to road bikes. I have to admit, it didn't look very cool ( I was used to my 125s having renthal bars, knobbly tyres and garish graphics!), but it cost nothing to insure, nothing to run (99ish mpg?...) and the parts were cheap as they've been around so long, even Moses learnt to ride on one
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well you already have the gear may as well get the bike to go with it


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