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Bajaj Discover 125 ST Test Review

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Bajaj Discover 125 ST

Bike tested: 2012 Discover 125 ST

Price OTR Mumbai: Rs.

Bajaj Auto is on a launch this year, launching new across various segments. all the other offerings are targeted at the segment, the Bajaj Discover 125 ST is towards commuters. On paper the 125 ST looks promising by being the 125cc bike to feature petal discs and a monoshock

But is it enough to make the Discover 125 ST the bike in its segment?

Styling – The 125 ST looks like a bigger in pictures, but when you see it in flesh, you realize that the tank is more substantial. The motorcycle is muscular (very Pulsarish) and it has the curves and perfectly executed recesses on both sides. The fenders are much sleeker and a bulge below, which all the way to the LED tail light, which is the most striking design to on any commuter motorcycle till

The pointy turn indicators on the 125 ST and the complete headlight assembly has an design language and reminds one of the 135 LS.

The front mudguard is multi-colored than what is seen on the Japanese rivals. The Y-Shaped on the alloy wheels is something we love and were surprised to see on motorcycle and certainly it will be imposing to the customers as well. time, the rear end is executed with the split mudguard and a mudguard with number holder is present too.

The looking exhaust, the open case and the Pulsar derived foot pegs, though in size is a welcome thought to the 125 ST.

Ergonomics – The seating position of the Discover 125 ST is upright and the wide bar with an extremely supportable and seat gives a relaxed The rear view mirrors are for people of almost any size. have superior cushioning for and the rider. The knee recess is big to hold any one and normal people not be complaining of the fatigue.

Overall, long journeys are comfortable on the Discover ST.

Instrument and Switch Gear – The instrument of the Discover 125 ST looks appealing and has a layout to it. It has three dials. One the speedometer with integrated and trip meter. The fonts on the speedometer look very and add to the sportiness. There is a fuel pod and a third digital screen shift light, high turn indicator, battery and a Bajaj logo which is both during the day and night.

A is sorely missed on the bike. The gear is not illuminated and has a very odd light button. Engine switch has been omitted.

and Gearbox – The Discover ST is powered by a DTSi, 4-valve, 4-…, engine with corrugated which pumps out 12.8 BHP of at 9000 RPM and 10.78 Nm of torque at RPM. The engine is smooth, response is linear, and motor has a distinctive sound of any Bajaj which may be due to the new air intake system by the company.

The Discover 125 ST does feel due to less displacement and more power being squeezed out it, which results in vibrations. It 85 km/h, after which is slow but it will reach a top of 105 km/h.

Despite the commuter which we recently saw on the Honda Yuga and Suzuki Hayate as the acceleration is brisk, considering the linear tuning of the Discover 125 ST. The gearbox is a bit clunky but it’s a leap over the previous Discovers and Pulsars. The motor is when it’s in third and the gear, in which it pulls The Discover 125 ST is a very frugal

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The motorcycle will return 55 in the city and 60 km/l out on the highways, is very good for a 125cc

Ride, Handling and Braking – The 125 ST has 200 mm petal disc at the front and 130 mm drum brakes at the rear. is good but could have better with a better cylinder and caliper. The Discover ST has tyres at the front and 3.00 at the rear backed by 17-inch which are aided by telescopic at the front and gas filled piggyback at the rear.

Dynamics of the Discover ST are it’s no corner carver due to softer suspension set up at the front and at the

The single tube chassis is and the setup uses engine as a of the chassis. The ride quality is for the rider and the pillion on our broken Maneuvering this bike in traffic is effortless.

The 170 mm ground clearance clears the speed breakers with ease with a pillion High speed stability is but there is wind blast.

– Fit and finish is good and the plastic as well as the price at which the is being offered is on par with its Everything feels like it has built to last. Headlight has an spread at night. The missing is shocking.

Paint-job is excellent and being offered with different color options as Corrugated fins are being for the first time on a Bajaj which improves air cooling by a margin, hoping to see them on all Bajaj motorcycles. The engine horn, side-stand, electric and RVM come as factory fitment.

is puny and an upgrade is necessary for you in you rely on it most of the time.

– The Bajaj Discover 125 ST is a very commuter when it comes to and goodies, but deep down it is the commuter which will the average joe happy with better acceleration, higher economy and ease of use nature. But if an enthusiast and if you want performance, is not what you will like. If you something around the same bracket and displacement category, the 135 is for you.

However if you want a comfortable bike, which rides and delivers excellent mileage, the 125 ST is hard to beat.

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