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cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Mon Apr 28, 2014 11:51 pm

Has anyone encountered any problems with Honda cbr 125r
My local dealerships assure me they are bulletproof bikes and most reviews
Big then up for reliability so was just wondering if there was any issues people have had
Thanks

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Roxyy » Tue Apr 29, 2014 12:10 am

I bought my cbr125 just over a year ago. It has been stolen once and they were off-roading it, got it back after a month with many bits broken and missing. Was about to sell it for parts and buy new bike but decided to fix it. I've done about 11k miles on it in a year pushing it to its limits all the time. Crashed countless number of times. Engine is still running fine after that all. Yes they are bulletproof bikes...
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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Tue Apr 29, 2014 9:24 am

Brilliant that good and reassuring thanks :)

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by wilko20 » Wed Apr 30, 2014 11:22 pm

I had one for 12 months throw it down the road twice and did plymouth to kent and back again twice couldn't fault it other than the size was bit small for my 6 foot 1 frame! (Old shape bike)

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Thu May 01, 2014 2:29 pm

Yeah I'm six 1 as well and the seat heights a bit lower than my current bike
But I still find it comfy

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by rice-pudding » Fri May 02, 2014 9:55 pm

I did a bit of research on them when I was looking for a bike and everyone says the are cracking bikes, just a bit small for my build

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by GazzyG » Fri May 02, 2014 10:20 pm

They are very, very small bikes, but they're basically a CG125 in a fancy suit, so about as bulletproof as they come.
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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Fri May 02, 2014 11:10 pm

the seat height is like 785 or 795 cant remember exactly so yeah the current bike I have is 810

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Coe » Sat May 03, 2014 7:36 pm

I've had problems with mine. Voltage regulator(i think) stopped battery charging and i ended up on the side of the road. The back brake likes to stick sometimes but apparently that's me needing to clean it as i ride it all year round and never clean in winter. Also have a strange high pitched noise coming from somewhere around the fuel tank which ill have the garage look at when its in for a service that's due soon. Bike is a 2013 model.

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Sun May 04, 2014 7:11 pm

You seem to be the only person that I've heard of that's has had problems

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by jojo2390 » Sun May 04, 2014 7:58 pm

lovely bike despite me dropping mine a couple of times :roll: ..... its still going strong :) great little bike, would recommend it!

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Mon May 05, 2014 12:10 am

yeah I put down a deposit yesterday :) :cheers:

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Fozzie » Tue May 06, 2014 9:39 am

GazzyG wrote:They are very, very small bikes, but they're basically a CG125 in a fancy suit, so about as bulletproof as they come.
If anything, they are more bulletproof than the CG!
Water cooled, basic 2 valve with 2.5BHP more than the CG and about the same weight. They tend to be able to do short stints on motorways better than the CG and have better handling.

If you buy a high mileage one, I suggest doing a valve clearance, and check all the bearings. As long as the motor isn't too vibey I wouldn't delve too far. Very high mileage ones need the clutch doing but it's fairly easy on one of these bikes.

I put 4000 miles on one once. I can vouch for it being a good bike!
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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Pageyboi » Wed May 07, 2014 6:05 pm

Fozzie wrote:
GazzyG wrote:They are very, very small bikes, but they're basically a CG125 in a fancy suit, so about as bulletproof as they come.
If anything, they are more bulletproof than the CG!
Water cooled, basic 2 valve with 2.5BHP more than the CG and about the same weight. They tend to be able to do short stints on motorways better than the CG and have better handling.

If you buy a high mileage one, I suggest doing a valve clearance, and check all the bearings. As long as the motor isn't too vibey I wouldn't delve too far. Very high mileage ones need the clutch doing but it's fairly easy on one of these bikes.

I put 4000 miles on one once. I can vouch for it being a good bike!

im buying brandnew straight from the local Honda dealership ! no fuss

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Re: cbr 125 problems

Post by Wullie1979 » Wed Oct 02, 2019 8:54 pm

The sound you are hearing is from fuel pump, remove cap then start bike and listen inside fuel tank and you will hear it clearer, not sure of what's causing it, possible blockage somewhere or fuel pump maybe on way out, I own a 2016 model with 1100 miles and it recently started same noise, so back to dealership tomorrow for health check.

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