2004 Yamaha YZ125 Review

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2004 Yamaha YZ125
2004 Yamaha YZ125

2004 Yamaha YZ125
2004 Yamaha YZ125


2004 Yamaha YZ125 Review

2004 Yamaha YZ125

Thirty Years Of Air Superiority…

The 125 class is a red-hot crucible of research and development, and one look at the record book is a pretty accurate thermometer of whose fire is stoked: Chalk up another three magazine shootout wins for the YZ125: Transworld Motocross, Dirt Bike and Cycle World.

Kayaba rear shock allows independent fine-tuning of high- and low-speed compression damping so you can soak up the big landings and the little stutter bumps.

That was then, this is now. The 2004 YZ125 benefits from the addition of 48mm fork for even sharper handling. Titanium footpegs and a new Gripper-style seat cover give even greater control feedback.

Cradled inside that high-tensile steel tube frame is our favorite screaming 124cc broad-band baby, updated with revised port timing, six-petal composite reed valves, YPVS and carburetor settings for greater low-end and midrange as well as more over-rev up top, close-ratio five-speed transmission and heavy-duty clutch.

The 2004 YZ125. Perfecting performance to an art form.


 

2004 Yamaha YZ125 Key Features

 

 


 

2004 Yamaha YZ125 – Specifications/Technical Details
USA MSRP Price: $5,099 USD
Canadian MSRP Price: See dealer for pricing in CDN

DIMENSIONS
Length 84.0 in.

Height 51.9 in.

Width 32.6 in.

Weight 192 lbs.

Ground Clearance 15.8 in.

Wheelbase 56.6 in.

Seat Height 39.1 in.

ENGINE
Engine Liquid-cooled, reed valve-inducted, 2-stroke

Displacement 124cc

Bore x Stroke 54 X 54.5mm

Compression Ratio 8.7 – 10.8:1

Fuel System 38mm Mikuni TMX

Fuel Capacity 2.1 gal.

Ignition Digital CDI

Clutch Multi-plate wet clutch

DRIVETRAIN
Transmission 5-speed

Final Drive #520 chain

BRAKES/WHEELS/TIRES
Brakes Front: 250mm floating disc
Rear: 245mm disc

Tires Front: 80/100-21 Dunlop
Rear: 100/90-19 Dunlop

OPERATIONAL
Suspension Front: 48mm Kayaba inverted cartridge fork w/adj. compression & rebound damping; 11.8 in. travel
Rear: Kayaba single shock w/adj. preload, compression & rebound damping & separate hi/lo-speed compression adjusters; 12.4 in. travel

OTHER
Colors Team Yamaha Blue/White

Suggested Starting Price shown does not include tax, title, or destination charge. Dealer prices may vary.

 

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