2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE Review

2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE

2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE 2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE 2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE 2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE


2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE Review on Total Motorcycle:

An awesome off-road bike that’s perfect for discovering the fun and freedom of riding.

The perfect transition bike from mini to full size or for those who have yet to discover the freedom of off‑road riding.

There’s no better way to build confidence than with a TT-R! Designed with new riders in mind, the TT-R125LE features lightweight construction, electric start and smooth, predictable power delivery.


Potent, air-cooled, 124cc, SOHC, 2 valve, 4-stroke powerplant produces broad, torquey power tuned for maximum, novice-friendly off-road performance — perfect for a wide range of trail conditions.

///Easy to Ride

The rigid, diamond-type, steel frame features a 1,270 mm (50″) wheelbase providing quick, agile, off-road handling. The convenient push-button electric start makes getting started a lot easier.




2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Accessible Performance
Big fun for the whole family, the YZ-styled, four-stroke-powered TT-R125LE begs to be ridden by everyone from bigger kids to adults.

Low Seat Height
A seat height of less than 32 inches makes this bike accessible to most riders, but more than 11 inches of ground clearance and long-travel suspension at both ends make it a serious trail bike as well.

Full-Featured Performance
The TT-R125LE model features push-button electric start, 19-inch and 16-inch wheels for great handling, an aluminum swingarm, adjustable suspension calibrated for aggressive and/or bigger riders, and 220mm front disc brake.




2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits


•Potent, air-cooled, 124cc, SOHC, 2 valve, 4-stroke power plant produces broad, torquey power tuned for maximum, novice-friendly off-road performance? perfect for a wide range of trail conditions
•Super convenient push-button electric starting with manual kick starter too
•Proven, 2-valve cylinder head design
•easy to adjust traditional rocker arms
•150 hour valve adjustment intervals
•Automatic cam chain tensioner & silent design cam chain
•reduces maintenance time, tune up costs & mechanical engine noise
•Engine counter balancer
•reduces vibration for maximum rider comfort
• Easy access, side mounted engine oil drain plug for fast, easy oil changes
•Mikuni VM20 carburetor
•crisp throttle response combined with good fuel economy
•”Electroless” nickel plated valve seat & nickel silver needle valve assembly, counter act the negative effects of E10 (10% ethanol) fuels
•Easy-access, tools free, washable foam air filter reduces costs
•Smooth-shifting, 5-speed transmission with manual clutch
•optimized gear ratios for maximum versatility & usable power delivery
•Lightweight, upswept exhaust system with stylish aluminum end cap
•quiet operation will keep neighbors happy
•cleanable screen type spark arrestor
•heat shields protect rider from hot components
•Rugged, plastic engine skid plate helps to protect against rocks and logs.
•CD (capacitor discharge) ignition system.
•maintenance free, delivers a strong spark for fast starts & solid engine performance at all rpms
•Side stand lock out switch prevents the unit from being ridden if the side stand is down


•Rugged, diamond-type, steel frame features a 1,270mm (50″) wheelbase
• quick, agile, off-road handling
•super durable design
•Lightweight, aluminum, box-section swingarm
•excellent rear wheel control & traction
•easy-to-use, eccentric-type chain adjusters
•Adjustable 31 mm Showa front fork with 180 mm (7.1″) of wheel travel
•4-positions of preload adjustable to suit rider weight
•fork features slightly stiffer settings than the TT-R125L for more aggressive off-road performance & handling
•rubber fork boots (gaiters) help protect tubes & seals from damage
•Fully adjustable Monocross, link type single shock rear suspension offers 168 mm (6.6″) of wheel travel.
•remote reservoir (piggyback) design helps maintains consistent damping performance by keeping the shock & shock oil cooler
• adjustments include: spring preload, 20-way rebound & 12-way compression damping
•Front 220mm disc with twin piston caliper delivers strong, confidence-inspiring stopping power
•Rear drum brake with easy-to-use, wing nut adjuster
•Low 805 mm (31.7′) seat height
•helps inspire rider confidence
•295 mm (11.6″) of ground clearance
•serious ground clearance to tackle the tough terrain
•makes it easier to hop over small logs or other obstacles
•6 litre plastic resin fuel tank
•lots of fun between fill ups
•on/off/reserve fuel petcock for peace of mind
•tank features “fluorination surface treatment” to reduce fuel permeation for improved environmental protection
•Mid-size, 19″ front & 16″ rear wheels.
•mid-size wheel size reduces seat height for increased rider confidence
•knobby tires offer superb grip in the dirt
•YZ-F inspired body work.
•”slim design” bodywork allows for fast, easy rider mobility
•styling is straight from our championship winning YZs
• YZ style”faux” rad shrouds
• Flat YZ-style seat.
•features non-slip, non-clogging seat cover just like our bigger YZs
•flat design allows easy rider mobility
•Serrated, folding foot pegs provide excellent grip even in wet or muddy conditions
•Motocross style handlebar utilizes a crossbar for added strength.


• Handlebar-mounted, key-operated ignition switch prevents unwanted joy rides.
• Convenient handlebar-mounted choke
• Folding foot pegs, folding shift lever & folding brake pedal tip resist damage in the event of a tip-over.
• Convenient lift holes in right side cover makes lifting the bike easier.
• Brake and clutch lever rubber covers help reduce dirt & mud build-up.
• E10 (10% ethanol) compatible fuel system components
• Low-maintenance, sealed battery (battery should be charged during winter storage)


IMPORTANT NOTE:Adult supervision and proper protective riding gear, including a helmet & eye protection are a must when a youngster is operating a TT-R125LE.




2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3299 USD

Engine Type 124cc air-cooled SOHC 4-stroke; 2 valves
Bore x Stroke 54.0mm x 54.0mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Fuel Delivery Mikuni® VM20 carburetor
Ignition CDI
Transmission Constant-mesh 5-speed; multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain
Suspension / Front 31mm telescopic fork, adjustable preload; 7.1-in
Suspension / Rear Single shock, adjustable compression and
rebound; 6.6-in travel
Brakes / Front Hydraulic single disc, 220mm
Brakes / Rear Drum, 110mm
Tires / Front 70/100-19
Tires / Rear 90/100-16
L x W x H 74.2 in x 31.3 in x 42.7 in
Seat Height 31.7 in
Wheelbase 50.0 in
Rake (Caster Angle) 28.7°
Trail 3.7 in
Maximum Ground
10.4 in
Fuel Capacity 1.6 gal
Fuel Economy** n/a
Wet Weight*** 198 lb
Warranty 90 Day (Limited Factory Warranty)
Color Team Yamaha Blue




2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE – Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $3999 CDN


4-stroke, air-cooled, SOHC, 2-valve, single



Bore and Stroke

54 x 54mm

Compression Ratio


Maximum Torque

1kg-m (7.3 ft-lb)@ 6,500 rpm

Fuel Delivery

Mikuni VM20

Ignition / Starting

CDI / Electric & kick


5-speed w/manual clutch

Final Drive




Suspension (Front)

Adjustable 31mm fork / 180mm (7.1″) wheel travel

Suspension (Rear)

Adjustable link-type Monocross / 168mm (6.6″) wheel travel

Brakes (Front)

220mm disc / twin piston caliper

Brakes (Rear)


Tires (Front)


Tires (Rear)



///Critical Data


1,900mm (74.8″)


795mm (31.3″)


1,085mm (42.7″)


1,270mm (50″)

Ground Clearance

295mm (11.6″)

Seat Height

805mm (31.7″)

Fuel Capacity

6 litres (1.3 imp. gallons)

Wet Weight

90kg (198 lb)


Yamaha Blue



2018 Yamaha TT-R125LE – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)



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