2003 Yamaha YZ125 Comparison — Motorcycle USA

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Yamaha YZ 125

2003 Yamaha YZ125

The Yamaha YZ125 might the best balanced chassis of the class, allowing riders to the nimble bike into

Yamaha YZ125

It’s no that the YZ125 is and has been a solid performer for the past years. After quite a few last year, Yamaha an approach aimed at refining the little YZ. The motor receives that include slightly compression as well as changes to the ports, intake manifold power valve (better carburetor and reeds (thicker).

The first- and second-gear ratios also been raised a little in the 5-speed transmission.

To weight, the frame tube is altered in places and three have been drilled the steering head. The axle-end of the swingarm has gotten smaller and it is now instead of painted. The brakes received some changes, the notable being the integration of the reservoir with the master

When it comes to performance, the is still no slouch . Test noted the motor has good power that transitions a hard-hitting midrange pull. The was a little flatter compared to the so some riders commented they shifted the bike a more often. Don’t get us though, as the motor is still good and is in the top-three for overall

The stock jetting was never and seemed to be spot-on for our divergent and weather conditions.

Unfortunately, the transmission didn’t fare as as all riders reported missing . Additionally, the clutch engagement was awkward due the fact that the did not start disengaging until the end of the lever travel. This made the clutch feel and strange. It very well have been an isolated as we have not ridden many YZs a clutch like, well, a

Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125

The YZ125 gets a thumbs-up our testers, even if it has the worst of our group.

All of the riders liked the way the YZ125 on the track. I could turn bike really well, and it up great, said tester Mace. The YZ proved to be very in flat corners and it never headshake.

Both ends of the brakes work nicely, good feel and modulation, a few testers wanted a little power from the front This might be a reality if the of the Japanese manufacturers could their front brake in a shorter manner like CRs, but a Japanese patent them from doing so. Suzuki, Yamaha, and Kawasaki brakes must suffer due to brake cables about six longer than Honda’s.

The aftermarket can help out with steel-braided cables.

Some did complain about the YZ’s wide seat and tank compared to the rest of the bikes, and thought the bike felt than the rest. Also, the seat will have you on your drive home. the YZ125 stacks up nicely and holds it own against the competition.

Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125
Yamaha YZ 125

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