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Yamaha YBR125 - 2005

Yamaha YBR125

At 1,999 On the Road, the eagerly anticipated Yamaha YBR125 comes in at fantastic value and adds yet another model to Yamaha's comprehensive 125cc range.

Created to be fun, stylish and versatile, the sleekly modern YBR125 is affordable, economical and manufactured with quality components for day-in day-out reliability.

This new commuter friendly machine offers a host of big-bike features while retaining a lightweight, nimble feel.

Easy to ride, this punchy four-stroke single has a full five speed gearbox to keep you ahead of the traffic, wherever you're going.

With both electric and kickstart operations, a roomy and low dual-seat, the YBR125 gives all the versatility you could want from a lightweight commuter.

Demonstration models will be available in most dealerships around the country, so get yourself on a new YBR and see how affordable freedom can be!

Available in the following strong colours; Midnight Black, Mature Red, Yamaha Blue and Light Grey Metallic.

All Yamaha machines come with Yamaha's customer package which includes:

  • Two year manufacturers unlimited mileage warranty on 51cc models and above (One year on 50cc models)
  • 12-months RAC Breakdown Cover, roadside and at home, including lost keys, puncture or running out of petrol
  • For product brochures or to find your nearest official Yamaha dealer call 01932 358121 or visit

    The YBR is a new lightweight 4-stroke from Yamaha that combines fresh, sporty looks with good all-round performance, an attractive speci? cation and a competitive price.


    Driving the new YBR125 is a 125cc 4-stroke single cylinder air-cooled engine that has been designed with simplicity and economy in mind. This new low-emission engine is similar to the design used on the XT125R and X models, and delivers smooth, responsive performance.

    Fitted with a kick starter and electric start, this 5-speed engine is a good all-round performer, making it an ideal choice for new riders, commuters and those customers looking for simple, low cost transport.

    Engine technical highlights

  • Air-cooled 125cc 4-stroke single cylinder
  • SOHC
  • Economical, simple and reliable
  • 8.8 kW (12HP) @ 8,000rpm
  • 5-speed transmission
  • Electric and kick starter
  • Catalyst
  • Air Induction System
  • Chassis

    The YBR125's chassis follows a simple layout, and features a single downtube frame and twin shock rear suspension. Its compact overall dimensions make it an extremely enjoyable and rewarding machine to use for new riders.

    The budget-priced YBR125 features very attractive styling, and comes fully-equipped with many surprising details such as three-spoke cast wheels, front disc with 2-pot caliper, and a sculpted dual seat that sets it apart from other economy models. Together with the new DT125X, XT125R, and XT125X, the YBR125 gives Yamaha one of the strongest and most diverse line-ups of 125cc machines in the marketplace.

    Chassis Technical Highlights

  • Compact chassis dimensions for easy manoeuvrability
  • Ideal for new riders and learner riders
  • Single downtube frame
  • Dual rear shocks
  • 3-spoke cast wheels
  • Attractive bodywork
  • Fresh, sporty styling
  • Front disc brake with 2-pot caliper
  • Engine Type - Air-cooled, 4-stroke, forward inclined single cylinder, SOHC, 123.7 cc
  • Bore & stroke - 54.0 x 54.0 mm
  • Compression Ratio - 10:01
  • Max. power - 8.8 kW (12 HP) @ 8,000 rpm
  • Max. torque - 11.6 Nm @ 6,500 rpm
  • Lubrication - Wet sump
  • Carburettor/Fuel supply - Mikuni VM22SH/1
  • Clutch type - Wet, multiple disc
  • Ignition - CDI
  • Starter system - Electric and Kick
  • Transmission - Constant mesh, 5-speed
  • Final transmission - Chain
  • Frame - Diamond shaped
  • Front suspension - Telescopic forks
  • Front wheel travel - 110 mm
  • Rear suspension - Swingarm
  • Rear wheel travel - 105 mm
  • Caster angle - 26.33
  • Trial - 103 mm
  • Front brake - Single disc, 245 mm
  • Rear brake - Drum, 130 mm
  • Front tyre - 2.75-18 42P
  • Rear tyre - 90/90-18 51P
  • Overall length - 1,980 mm
  • Overall width - 745 mm
  • Overall height - 1,050 mm
  • Seat height - 780 mm
  • Wheelbase - 1,290 mm
  • Min. ground clearance - 175 mm
  • Dry weight - 106 kg
  • Fuel tank capacity (reserve) - 12 litres (3 litres)
  • Oil capacity - 1.2 litres