Suzuki DS125: history, specs, pictures

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'Suzuki DS125'
Also called DS 125
Production 1979
Class [[:Category:Dirtbike motorcycles|Dirtbike]] [[Category:Dirtbike motorcycles]]
single cylinder, two-stroke
Bore / Stroke 56.0mm x 50.0mm
Top Speed 55 mph
Fuel System carburetor. Mikuni vm24sh
Ignition magneto
Spark Plug NGK B8ES '79-81
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-plate
Final Drive Chain: 428x114 ‘79-81[1]
Front Sprocket 15T ‘79-81[1]
Rear Sprocket 44T ‘79-81[1]
Suspension Front: telescopic oil dampened
Rear: swinging arm 5 way adj.
Brakes Front: expanding brake (drum brake)
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 2.75-21 ‘79-81[1]
Rear Tire 3.25-18 ‘79-81[1]
Weight 205.03 pounds (93.0 Kg) (dry),
Recommended Oil Suzuki ECSTAR 10w40
Fuel Capacity 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

The Suzuki DS125 was a single cylinder, two-stroke standard produced by Suzuki in 1979.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, two-stroke. A 56.0mm bore x 50.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 123.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the wet multi-plate.


Stopping was achieved via expanding brake (drum brake) in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a telescopic oil dampened while the rear was equipped with a swinging arm 5 way adj.. The DS125 was fitted with a 2.11 Gallon (8.00 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 205.03 pounds (93.0 Kg).

The Suzuki DS125 is a motorcycle produced by Suzuki from 1979 to 1981.

1979 DS125N

1979 Suzuki DS125N

  • FRAME #: DS125-100698
  • ENGINE #: .. . DS125-100661
  • ENGINE TYPE: ... 123cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: ... 482
  • COLOR: Rio Orange
  • Rectangular headlight
  • Tank decals orange with white outline

1980 DS125T

1980 Suzuki DS125T

  • FRAME #: DS125-104361
  • ENGINE #: DS125-104361
  • ENGINE TYPE: 123cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 482
  • COLOR: Orange
  • Rectangular headlight
  • White boarder on side cover with white outlined 125

1981 DS125X

1981 Suzuki DS125X

  • V.I.N.#: JS1DF11A B 100001
  • ENGINE TYPE: 123cc Two-stroke
  • MODEL CODE: 482
  • COLOR: Red
  • Black number plate with white outlined 125 on side covers


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