Yamaha YBR125 Custom
- Excellent in town
- Easy to maintain
- Cheap to run with great range
- Arguably more desirable that the standard YBR125
- A stylish bike to learn on, then keep
- Cars will be overtaking you, not the other way round
- A bit of a handful at high speeds and when it's windy
- Can be susceptible to rust
- Budget for better tyres
In 2008 Yamaha launched a Custom variation of the YBR125, featuring high bars, a tear drop tank, lower seat, wider rear tyre, storage rack and more chrome/chrome effect plastic, albeit at a slightly higher price. The lower seat should be a bonus for learners.
The air-cooled 10bhp fuel injected engine is housed in a steel frame with a single 245mm disc at the front and only a 130mm drum brake at the rear. Maximum power is achieved at 7,800rpm.
The wheels are 9-spoke, over the the 5-spoke sportier wheels of the standard YBR-125, but they are more in keeping with the overall look of the bike. All in all a stylish way into bikes!
The custom is available in silver, black and red.
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Prices Updated: 12th December 2017
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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|
|2008||126||28||154||Rarely for sale|
|2009||377||77||454||Rarely for sale|
|2010||357||47||404||Rarely for sale|
|2011||288||28||316||Rarely for sale|
|2012||364||19||383||Rarely for sale|
|2013||389||1||390||Rarely for sale|