KYMCO Quannon 150 vs. Honda CBR-125R YouMotorcycle

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Honda CBR 125R
Honda CBR 125R

KYMCO Quannon 150 vs. Honda

KYMCO’s Quannon 150cc was the answer to those in need of a lightweight, beginner friendly that was actually sized for While the Honda CBR-125R has an excellent beginner machine, at over 5’9″ it becomes a tight, not to mention arguably light”. That’s where the comes in.

What powers the

A simple and reliable oil cooled, cylinder four … with four valves and overhead cams engine single carburetted powers the It features an 11:1 compression and 13 horsepower along with 7.8 ft of My mental dyno agrees this information as performance comporable to the CBR-125R at roughly the claimed numbers.

Ergonomically the KYMCO Quannon big differences. I’ll confess to only a handful of hours on Canada ‘s demo unit, but it no uncomfortable points once the accustomed itself to the upright with just a touch of The faint hint of a lean and a 13.5 litre tank out in front of the rider provide the to take advantage of a full windscreen.

Getting streamline on the is important on small engine such as these as wind can really play a significant the Quannon’s comfortable seating and windscreen and fairings were all and the cat.

At a 31.5″ seat height the may be a tip-toe for shorter riders. fortunate enough to swing a leg KYMCO’s baby sportbike appreciate the Quannon’s light and nice distribution. It’s a someone who’s never sat on a before could sit on, and not feel

The devil is in the details and the Quannon is a bag. Here’s where I get about this machine, both praise and scorn:

hitting a highway ramp was unpaved, with no warning in the dark, I appreciated the Quannon’s that the long wheelbase and tire size provided.

larger-than-CBR tires (110/80-17 140/70-17 rear) make the feel less nimble the CBR-125R. Many will this feeling “stability”, can be a good feeling, as the 2007-2010 were prone to being a too nimble.

Tire PSI played a huge in highway topspeed. 33 PSI was on the high end of the but I found that best on my from Toronto to Hamilton and

Fuel consumption was not as high as the CBR-125R but still noticeably than my KYMCO Venox motorcycle.

Honda CBR 125R
Honda CBR 125R

The … Quannon 125 is available overseas had its rev limiter from 10,000 RPM to 12,000 if the same could be done to a Quannon 150 the owner would no be happy with the modification as the feels like it isn’t allowed to reach its full

The bike hiccuped once on the at 10,000 RPM but the weakest link was not the it was the nut behind the handlebar that let his begin to run out of gas. There is a EFI model out though however…

The gas gauge is just as out to lunch as the

Lasting impressions:

The KYMCO delivered character and comfort a Honda CBR-125R that very smooth, sometimes you wondering whether or not you turned the on. When faced with bad surfaces and hard riding the proved up to the task and had enough to at least get the job done on highway

As a former Honda CBR-125R my girlfriend, Ashley, appreciated the from Quannon’s braking, the from her CBR’s braking been an issue for her. She the Quannon’s acceleration and gear as well as overall power. GPS of the speedometer of both bikes the Quannon a little more and both bike putting out numbers and topping out at a GPS indicated 126

Our conclusion is that while it worthwhile to upgrade from the to the Quannon 150, if you’re for a good alternative to the former, out the latter. This was one fun machine for learning to ride and for light commutes.

Honda CBR 125R
Honda CBR 125R
Honda CBR 125R
Honda CBR 125R

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