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YAMAHA YBR 125, perfect for low cost commuting

Advantages: Low fuel cost, low ins and tax,Light weight, good acceleration
Disadvantages: thin tires, poor Aerodynamics

I recently started a new job that was twenty mile ride into a dense city during rush hour times, so a car was not a sensible option. I bought my YBR from new for two and a half grand, you are given a warranty in case it breaks down due to manufacturers fa ...

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A fantastic bike!

Advantages: Comfort, easy handling, charisma.
Disadvantages: thin wheels, low power on hills

I currently ride a Yamaha YBR125 and I can assure you that they are brilliant. Particularly if you are new on the road. As the CBT licence allows the rider to ride anything up to a 125 motorbike this fits nicely into the "1st Motorbike" category. Like ...

alphabite 02.09.2008 · Read full review
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A brilliant machine!

Advantages: Low cost, 100+ mpg, good brakes, comfy seat, low insurance, £15 tax
Disadvantages: Awkward choke, lack of side stand, you'll want to ride round on it all day

Let me start by saying that I've loved every minute on my YBR. I bought this bike when I could no longer afford to run my car and needed something to run around on to town and to work. Out of the 3 main dealers (honda, suzuki and yamaha), I found that th ...

mf0u503c 01.06.2007 · Read full review
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2007-2009 ybr125 (EFI)

Advantages: Built for commuting with superlative fuel consuption.
Disadvantages: annoying reflection at night on the instrument bezels from fuel guage light, road spray protection

I recently purchased this bike for £2,000 on the road. Included in the cost was free insurance supplied by Yamaha(UK) a years road fund , a tank of fuel and delivery by the dealer to my house. The alternative I did consider, the Honda cbf125, would have c ...

YBRider 27.10.2009 · Read full review
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Big little bike-2

Advantages: Endurance, ease of maintenance priceworthy 100%
Disadvantages: Open chain, Lights

Since my previous review I clocked about 8000Km with my little grey mouse, driving through winter -10 C. The bike holds just on the slow lane on the (Dutch) highways. Topspeed 100 Km/hr or as low as 85 with strong headwinds. As a real truck chaser it i ...

carloscuny2 21.01.2009 · Read full review
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