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Budget pocket rocket

Advantages: easy to ride, can find them cheap
Disadvantages: two-stroke so not much guts on hills

After a couple of years without a bike, and with my CBT (Compulsory Basic Training certificate) due to run out for the 4th time, I decided I wanted another bike. I wanted to do my full test fairly quickly - it was getting embarrassing to keep taking my ...

thundersmurf 10.11.2005 · Read full review
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A reasonable 125

Advantages: Learner legal, holds its value, handling
Disadvantages: hard to start, old now, back tyre life

I had one of these for a few months after turning 17, and after a year on a moped it felt really big and fast. In reality I never got more than about 75 out of it under its own power, although it once did 90 down a big hill. It was a fair bike for wha ...

robachamings1 08.02.2005 · Read full review
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Honda NS125R

Advantages: sports bike, it's a Honda, many more..
Disadvantages: it's a two stroke, but it's still great!

After reading THUNDERSMURF's review, i had to write up on how good mine is, i bought it in Oct 2006, for £550, went on a 600 mile round trip for it, brought it from Bognor regis to north yorkshire, and it is great, although a G reg, was in mint condition ...

st3v3_NS125R 14.01.2007 · Read full review
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Baby Shadow still has it all

Advantages: Excellent build quality, unequalled reliability, Forgiving handling characteristics, powerful
Disadvantages: Long gearing, lardy steering, ridiculously rev-hungry engine can be unnerving

What is it: The Honda VT125 is one of a collection of low capacity, learner legal cruiser style bikes. For those that yearn for a Harley or some other large cruiser, these are the logical first step to getting them. While some 125cc cruisers are still in ...

Kpjwateridge 04.10.2012 · Read full review
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And you can ride one of these at 17yrs old!!

Advantages: Looks Great, Very reliable, very powerful for a 125
Disadvantages: Turns like a bus as slow speeds, driving position can get painful on wrists

-----Introduction------ Aged 22, I decided to get a 125cc bike and ride it for a few years on 'L' plates, in order to gain some confidence and experience of riding, before I would eventually go for my full bike test on a larger bike. I spent allot o ...

youngbed 14.12.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Honda NSR125

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