This is a different motor with a 4 valve head and fuel injection. ? By Eric Z. Thompson(Owner), Nov. 12, 2008, Interested in buying a new motorcycle? The same scoot is available under the name BWs 125. I bought it because of it's ratings and Yamaha's reputation and I have not been disappointed. Technical specifications are subject to change without notice. With mods, it can be increased up to a more robust 75-80 miles per hour. It looks like they were making hard choices trying to bring that machine in at $2999 and something had to go. There has been some speculation about a new 125 Zuma model from Yamaha. I have a feeling that the motor is ver ‘clean’ as well suggesting that they’ve done a lot of work designing it for the long term and it’s ready to meet any increasing emmissions requirements for years to come. © 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. Another thing, did you happen to notice the comparo between the seat height of the Zuma 125 and the Zuma 50? has anybody ever switched a motorcycles clutch and shifter levers? People are just spoiled with the DD on the Vespa GT and the Blur. Still have questions? 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. James in SC Again, my appologies. This will be interesting to find out. They’re going to miss the 2008 Summer season. If it’s anything like previous gen Zumas, add in a quick wire splice to get dual headlights with the knife mods. We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. The scooter that started off known as the BW back in 1990 has come a long way. But now it’s official as a Yamaha shows the impressive offering in place in it’s 2009 scooter line up along with the T-Max.. When scooter news breaks, we put it under a tarp in the garage. Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. Motorcyclist, do you often use the bike lane to pass other cars if you cant lane split? $2999? i originally wanted a vespa but they are a lil higher in price. Couple that with harder working cams and free flowing exhausts and it could revolutionized the scooter tuning business that is so conducive to working on 50cc two strokes. I bet the drum will do a lot of stopping (read: locking up) if it’s big enough in diameter. Looking to design your own? We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. But we’ll see. Value for money for the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. The Cygnus X is also an air cooled, fuel injected 125. I bought it because of it's ratings and Yamaha's reputation and I have not been disappointed. Ceramic-Coated Cylinder? If you would like to get a quote on a new 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Scooter motorcycles.To view more specifications, visit our Detailed Specifications. Don’t fret 50cc 2 stroke scooter lovers, the 50cc Zuma will still be available for all your Ipone and Motul burning needs. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. Great job Yamaha. unbroken z125 was 55-60 mph when broke in 60-65mph.over 100mpg witch is awsome. That’s would have been so huge. Certainly, 1 & 1/2 inches in seat height can be heaven and earth depending on your inseam. 55mph is easily achievable in normal conditions, which is noticeable faster than the older 125cc engine Yamaha was using in their Vino 125. And that’s in rural eastern Washington, so I’m sure more metro places will have them by then as well. The exhaust manifold comes equipped with an O2 sensor. I can’t imagine myself on a 2-stroke, without wondering if I should have bought a 4-stroke. US$ 2999. Brooke: Any idea what the top speed would be with the 125? It’s priced at 2999.00 and should give the Genuine Buddy 125 a run for it’s money. 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. I weight 236 lbs or so, and he is about 70 lbs I imagine. Find a. How can that be? for a full face helmut under the seat. The fact that they went with 4 valves suggests the same. Top speed of this scooter is 95km/hr (57-58mph) which is enough for most roads but not really highway material. Sloping floorboards don’t do anyone any favors, From the Yamaha site, I noticed the following interesting specs –, Vino 125 Bore x Stroke = 51.5mm x 60mm Join the Motorcycle.com Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. This is no "girly man" scooter!It has the personality of a Jack Russell Terrior;anxious, agressive and very energetic. My only problem with the new offering is what appears to be a lack of a kick-start. 1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo vs. 2020 Kawasaki H2 Carbon vs. Ken Vreeke and JB, 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 And KLX 300SM First Look. We use cookies to improve your experience on this website and so that ads you see online can be tailored to your online browsing interests. so, we have a great dealership here as Al and Howard give me the confidence that if something does go awry, they always get it done. Compare with any other bike. Good, but not great for a fuel injected 125. Hahaha… okay, perhaps I overstate it. that’s 20% more than .5! Could not teach my Asian wife to drive my two ton SUV, but she is a master on a motorcycle? 6/10ths should make a difference. From “More Roads” to “Rewire” – Where Does Harley-Davidson Go From Here? 2.64 litres/100 km (37.9 km/l or 89.10 mpg). Triumph Street Triple RS. Bikez.com has been get a quote on a new 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 use our. Keep in mind that I weigh 220 pounds. The biggest disappointment for me is the retention of the poor ergonomics from the post-2001 50cc model. I took the cover off my honda crf250r 2004  then adjusted the timing chain. If you would like to and how it compares to the competition? MSRP depend on country, taxes, accessories, etc. Gotta go , i need to get back out there. Would it matter if it started with an L? Rather disappointing and I wonder if it will ever see its way into Canada. It’s just that the vast majority of Chinese factories working on their own plan can’t put together a complete vehicle to save their lives. This same engine (minus the fuel injection) is also used in Yamaha's Cygnus-X scooter. get a big kick out of filling it up for under 2 bucks and then driving over a hundred miles. Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, But now it’s official as a Yamaha shows the impressive offering in place in it’s 2009 scooter line up along with the T-Max. As soon as I started the engine and twisted the throttle, the Zuma communicated that it was "ready to rumble". Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. Also are ther any hop-up parts for them like larger injectors and pipes? Nothing more than a knife mod to shorten up the fender and get some great looks. I don’t think bikes in the 200-250cc range have the same feel or charm of a scooter. Was wondering if anyone knew what the top speed is on the 2009 Zuma 125? You said 125 fuel injected 2-stroke and I almost peed my pants. Yamaha probably chose reliability and economy by very conservative margins over performance on that motor. Really? What would be ideal is if it ends up tunable with aftermarket engine management units for ignition timing and fuel injection. Woops, from the pics it also looks like Yamaha went with only a single headlight running (one for low beam, one for high beam). 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. © 2020 VerticalScope Inc. All rights reserved. Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. Again, it’ll be interesting to see how it pans out. The YW125 accelerates well to 80km/hr (50mph) and then it wanders higher from there. That’s a pretty substantial difference which I hope will help offset the wacko slanted floorboards. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. May your pants stay dry until worthy news arrives. Maybe it’s just the same with even more reliability and economy. FrostyTheBeerMan: Check out the Canada Web site again. Regardless, it looks to be an exciting scooter. It has the same tough, off-road sort of look as the Zuma 50. Join the Motorcycle.com Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. Brooke, STFU! The fact that they went with a shorter stroke suggests they were searching for more RPMs. Roll them around an get a good feel and the right scooter will speak to you. I read it over several times and can’t believe I didn’t notice that. I have confidence that Yamaha knows what they are doing and would guess that the scoots are built in Taiwan like most of their scooters. Power specs from Yamaha Europes web site on the Cygnus X 125. If you would like to get a quote on a new 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 use our Build Your Own tool, or Compare this bike to other Scooter motorcycles.To view more specifications, visit our Detailed Specifications. The Yamaha Zuma 125 was all new in 2009. But as long as they ran it, I’d be ok with it. http://totalruckus.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=3019... Will Flex Seal add any tread to my motorcycle tire? Brooke wrote: If given a choice between riding in a comfortable confidence-inspiring position and having that slight extra rear braking power, I’d choose the former.