Features

Top Features:

  • Modern Styling
    Modern, aggressive styling, including front fender, front number plate, radiator shrouds, side number plates, air box, rear fender, fork guards, as well as the rear brake disc protector, rear brake caliper protector and wider foot pegs – just like the 4 strokes.
  • Lightweight Frame
    A light aluminum frame housing an amazingly light and compact engine results in an awesome power-to-weight ratio.
  • Race-Ready Features
    The YZ125 is ready to race out of the crate, complete with an aluminum handlebar, titanium foot pegs and gripper seat.
  • Ideal Balance
    A pure motocross machine, the light and nimble YZ125 is the perfect choice for riders stepping up from the 85cc class.
  • Rider-Friendly Chassis
    Ultra lightweight means nimble handling with less fatigue.

New for 2016:

  • New Race-Ready Details
    For 2016, the YZ125 features a new gold chain and black wheels, for that true factory style.

Engine:

  • Two-Stroke Power
    Amazingly compact 124cc reed-valve-inducted two-stroke helps produce an awesome power-to-weight ratio.
  • Race-Developed Intake
    Reed-valve spacer improves acceleration across the entire powerband.
  • Yamaha Power Valve System
    Patented YPVS™ combines crisp, hard-hitting bottom-end acceleration with strong midrange and eye-opening top-end.
  • Close-Ratio Transmission
    Six-speed, close-ratio transmission optimizes gear ratios for maximum performance.
  • Digital Ignition
    Digital CDI system delivers precise spark and monitors engine speed to ensure optimal timing for faster, stronger response during hard acceleration.
  • High-Capacity Radiator
    Large-capacity radiator features a 10-row core with four louvers to deliver maximum cooling efficiency at all performance levels.

Chassis/Suspension:

  • Advanced Brakes
    YZ250F-style front-brake caliper and wave-style front and rear discs minimize unsprung weight and provide excellent stopping power.
  • Aluminum Frame
    A carefully engineered, advanced aluminum frame and swingarm give the YZ125 the best handling in its class.
  • Industry-Leading Fork
    Speed-Sensitive System 48mm KYB® fork; damping force is controlled by piston speed which provides a smoother, more precise ride with 11.8 inches of travel.
  • Lightweight Subframe
    Removable aluminum rear subframe is constructed of square-section tubing for reduced weight.
  • Advanced KYB® Shock
    Rear, fully adjustable KYB® shock features reduced-friction Kashima Coat™ internals, 12.4 inches of travel, separate adjusters for high- and low-speed compression damping, and a full lock oil rebound system for increased comfort. All adding up to fantastic rear wheel control and a sweet ride.
  • Race-Ready Tires
    Premium Dunlop® knobbies offer race-spec traction and wear.

Additional Features:

  • Race-Ready Features
    The YZ125 is ready to race out of the crate, complete with an aluminum handlebar, 2-position adjustable handlebar clamp, wide foot pegs, gripper seat and adjustable position clutch lever with works-style cable adjuster.