Your question: Is a YZ125 a good starter bike?

Is a YZ125 a good beginner bike?

Yamaha YZ125

It’s a full-size two-stroke with suspension and gearing that’s optimized for racing. … The Yamaha YZ125 is a perfect beginner dirt bike to buy used.

Is a YZ125 a full size bike?

As a lightweight 207-pound (claimed) dirt bike, the 2020 Yamaha YZ125 presents itself as a nimble option for teens who are moving up in displacement and looking for a full-size motocross competition bike.

2020 Yamaha YZ125 Claimed Specifications.

Price $6,599
Claimed Wet Weight 207 lb.

How tall should you be for a YZ 125?

The Yamaha YZ125 is a motocross racing motorcycle with a two-stroke 124.9 cc (7.62 cu in) displacement single-cylinder engine made by Yamaha since 1974. It is available to the public.

Yamaha YZ125.

Manufacturer Yamaha
Dimensions L : 2,140 mm (84.1 in) W : 830 mm (32.6 in) H : 1,320 mm (51.8 in)
Seat height 1,000 mm (39.3 in)

How much is a YZ125 worth?


Suggested List Price Average Retail
Base Price $6,499 $6,385
Options (Add)
Total Price $6,499 $6,385

How do I make my YZ125 trail friendly?

You’ll want to soften the suspension quite a bit. You will also want a flywheel weight (7-9 oz.) Gearing is important also, you’ll probably want to go two teeth or three bigger on the rear sprocket. Jetting is good if you’re going to install exhaust, but stock is close enough if you dont go with pipes.

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Is a YZ125 fast?

Paradoxically, while not as powerful or as fast, the YZ125 is a blast to ride. The added dose of power down low makes it easy to get the blue bike up to speed with nary a touch of the clutch. And while it may not match the KTM’s numbers at high rpm, it does rev to 11,700 rpm before falling off the pipe.

Is YZ125 good for adults?

You will be fine. You want a 125 if your new to dirtbikes, you really can’t go wrong and will love it. Not only because of riding, but to learn the ropes with maintenance. A used 4 stroke will give you headaches and will be a money pit, unless its rather new and not about to drop valves.

How fast is 125cc?

A 125cc scooter has a top speed of about 60mph and is sufficient for a commute of up to 15 miles.

What size dirt bike do I need if im 5 5?

Dirt Bike Size Chart (Seat Height):

Age/Height Seat Height
4’10”-5’0″ (147-152cm) 27-30 inch (68.5-76cm)
5’0″-5’2″ (152-157.5cm) 29-31 inch (73.5-79cm)
5’2″-5’4″ (157.5-162.5cm) 30-33 inch (76-84cm)
5’4″-5’6″ (162.5-168cm) 33-35 inch (84-89cm)

How tall should you be to ride a crf230f?

As previously mentioned, the 230F is smaller in size than most full size bikes. The seat height of 34.1″ makes it a very beginner friendly bike for new and shorter riders.

How tall do you have to be to ride a YZ 250?

Dirt Bike Height Chart: Buy the right size bike for you!

Height of Rider Seat Height on Bike Best Dirt Bike Fit
6′ (182cm) or Taller 37.5″ or higher Yamaha YZ250
5’10” (178cm) 35 to 39″ Kawasaski KX450F
5’8″ (172cm) 34 to 38″ Yamaha WR250R
5’6″ (167cm) 34 to 37″ Honda CRF250L Rally
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