2009 Husqvarna CR125
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– 2009 Husqvarna CR125
2009 Husqvarna CR125
CR125 – HUSQVARNA still believes in two-stroke engines especially for the 125 class and this engine size remains the entry point for many young riders wishing to join the world of motocross.
The little two-stroke 125 now has a completely new frame whose geometry stems from the four-stroke models. This new unit is more comfortable, lighter and more reliable. The layout and appearance have been totally redesigned with 80% of the components being new. Great care was taken during component design so as to improve both ease of assembly and the machine s appearance.
New components include tank and filler cap, seat, side panels, front mudguard, radiator guard, filter box and frame protectors. The riding position is now much improved especially regarding the fuel tank area. The newly designed frame is made from oval and box section steel tubing that provides a stronger and lighter structure. The new frame also means that there are changes to the geometry, wheelbase, steering angle and weight distribution. The footpegs have been moved forward by 15 mm and the seat height has decreased of 10mm.
The seat is more comfortable and its new shape provides a better riding position and makes it easier for the rider to change position. The air filter box too has a completely new, more compact design. The rear suspension has a new Soft Damp system with a new leverage ratio and progression curve. This means less load on the frame and chain tension effect is optimised as is traction.
The new tubular, aluminium swing arm features an asymmetric geometry extruded box aluminium centre housing an off-set shock absorber. The brakes are Wave type discs for improved stopping power even under extreme conditions. The engine now features a new 38 mm Mikuni TMX carburettor as well as the new V Force 3 reed valve system and newly designed inlet manifold. Exhaust system and silencer are completely new.
An all new chassis takes the CR125 back to the top of the game. With a lower seat height and improved ergos making the bike easier to ride, the 2009 CR125 offers the two stroke rider an outstanding racing package.
Husqvarna s history in Motocross is highly chequered with 21 World Championship titles in what is considered to be the Formula 1 of off-road racing. Husqvarna officially returned to Motocross in 2008 clearly showing that its involvement in this discipline is in a state of continuous evolution and the marque is becoming more and more recognised thanks to the media coverage now given to the Grand Prix events and to the increasing popularity of Supercross in the USA.
With the invaluable help of World Motocross champion Andrea Bartolini as their test rider, Husqvarna has completely revised and updated the CR and TC 2009 range and made some significant changes that were first tested on the race track.
The 2009 CR 125 and TC 250 are completely new.
Brief overview of new items on the 2009
CR 125 / TC 250 motocross models:
– NEW FRAME
– NEW TANK
– NEW GEOMETRY
– NEW SEAT/SIDE PANELS/MUDGUARD/RADIATOR PROTECTOR/ FRAME PROTECTOR
– NEW AIR FILTER BOX
– NEW WHEELBASE/STEERING ANGLE/INCLINATION AND WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION
– FOOTPEGS MOVED FORWARD BY 15 MM
– DECREASED SEAT HEIGHT
– NEW ALUMINIUM SUB-FRAME
– NEW SWING ARM
– NEW SOFT DAMP SUSPENSION AND PROGRESSION CURVE
– NEW SACHS REAR SHOCK ABSORBER
– NEW 50 MM MARZOCCHI FORKS WITH NEW CALIBRATION
– NEW WAVE TYPE DISCS
– NEW MIKUNI CARBURRETOR
– NEW V FORCE 3 REED VALVE SYSTEM (for CR 125)
– NEW EXHAUST SYSTEM
– NEW GRAPHICS AND COLOUR CODING
– NEW 22 Kg ENGINE (only TC 250)
Wheelbase 1460 mm
Overall length 2115 mm
Overall width 820 mm
Overall height 1305 mm
Seat height 985 mm
Min. ground clearance 325 mm
Dry weight 92 kg
Fuel tank capacity 7 litres
TWO-STROKE MOTOCROSS MODELS
Husqvarna still believes in two-stroke engines especially for the 125 class and this engine size remains the entry point for many young riders wishing to join the world of motocross.
The little two-stroke 125 now has a completely new frame whose geometry stems from the four-stroke models.
This new unit is more comfortable, lighter and more reliable. The layout and appearance have been totally redesigned with 80% of the components being new. Great care was taken during component design so as to improve both ease of assembly and the machine s appearance.
The TC 250 is a completely new, revolutionary machine. The biggest innovation is the new 250 cc engine that, at only 22 Kg., is without any shadow of doubt the point of reference for this category. The TC is kick-started.
The frame is completely new, lighter and has a redesigned geometry.
2009 Husqvarna CR125 Specifications
Type Single cylinder, 2-stroke, reed valve and H.T.S. valve with mechanical control on exhaust port
Bore 54 mm
Stroke 54.5 mm
Displacement 124.82 cc
Compression ratio 8.8 : 1
Lubrication Premix 33 : 1
Ignition Electronic C.D.I., analogue type with variable advance
Spark plug type NGK BR 9EG / CHAMPION QN84
Spark plug gap 0.6 mm
Carburetor Mikuni TMX 38
Clutch Wet, multi-plate, mechanic control
Driving disc number 7
Driven disc number 6
Type Steel single tube cradle with steel round tubes
Rear frame in light alloy
Front suspension MARZOCCHI USD telescopic hydraulic fork with advanced axle compression and rebound stroke adjustment
Fork leg diameter 50 mm
Fork travel 300 mm
Rear suspension SACHS Progressive Soft Damp type with single hydraulic shock absorber, spring pre-load adjustment, compression and rebound adjustment (compression stroke – double adjustment)
Rear wheel travel 296 mm
Front brake 260 mm BREMBO fixed disc type with hydraulic control and floating caliper
Rear brake 240 mm BREMBO floating disc type with hydraulic control and floating caliper
Rim front 1.60″ x 21″, light alloy
Rim rear 2.15″ x 19″, light alloy
Tyre front 80/100-21″ PIRELLI 51R-MT 32A
Tyre rear 100/90-19″ PIRELLI NHS (57)-MT 32
Valve timing – Exhaust 184°
– Transfer 128°