Yamaha YBR125

  • Naked

For

  • Build quality and reliability
  • Cheap to buy, run and fix
  • Easy to maintain
  • An ideal bike to learn on

Against

  • Cars will be overtaking you, not the other way round
  • A bit of a handful at higher speeds and in high wind
  • Budget for better tyres, susceptible to rust
  • No storage under the seat

Wiki

Yamaha's popular YBR125 was launched in 2005 and featured a couple of minor changes throughout its history:

  • Pre 2007 models use a carburetor and post 2007 models utilise fuel injection.
  • In 2008 a Custom variation was launched, featuring high bars, a lower seat and more chrome, albeit at a slightly higher price when new. There isn't much in it used and it's arguably better looking.

Features include a steel frame, air-cooled 10bhp engine and 245mm front disc, although it's only a drum brake at the rear.

Beyond that there is only really the comfortable upright seating position to mention, alongside the minimum hassle day to day running.

Available colours: white, grey, black, blue and red.

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Price Guide

Year Dealer Private Part Ex Mileage
2005 £1,000 £800 £700 20,800
2006 £1,050 £850 £750 19,700
2007 £1,100 £900 £800 18,500
2008 £1,200 £950 £850 17,100
2009 £1,250 £1,000 £900 15,600
2010 £1,350 £1,100 £950 13,900
2011 £1,450 £1,150 £1,000 12,200
2012 £1,550 £1,250 £1,100 10,300
2013 £1,650 £1,300 £1,150 8,200
2014 £1,750 £1,400 £1,250 4,100
2015 £1,850 £1,500 £1,300 3,100
2016 £1,950 £1,600 £1,400 2,100

Prices Updated: 12th December 2017

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Reviews

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Availability

How many bikes like this are around, by year of production, including those licensed for use on the road and those off the road with a Statutory Off Road Notification (SORN).

Year On The Road Off The Road Total Around We Monitor
2005 409 164 573 Rarely for sale
2006 896 281 1,177 Rarely for sale
2007 1,375 362 1,737 5 per month
2008 1,201 306 1,507 6 per month
2009 1,481 301 1,782 10 per month
2010 1,579 238 1,817 10 per month
2011 1,565 148 1,713 20 per month
2012 1,568 77 1,645 20 per month
2013 1,665 10 1,675 20 per month

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