Ducati 125 Cadet/4

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Ducati 125 Cadet/4
Production 1968
Class Classic
air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, pushrod OHV
Bore / Stroke 55.9mm x 55.9mm
Compression ratio 6.8:1
Horsepower 6.97 HP (5.2 KW) @ 6500RPM
Transmission Gear box: 4-speed, manual
Final Drive: chain
Suspension Front: Marzocchi telescopic fork
Rear: dual shocks
Brakes Front: drum
Rear: drum
Front Tire 2.75 -16
Rear Tire 2.75 -13
Wheelbase 50.79 inches (1290 mm)
Length 74.8 inches (1900 mm)
Width 32.28 inches (820 mm)
Seat Height 31.1 inches (790 mm)
Weight 102.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Ducati 125 Cadet/4 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder, pushrod OHV Classic motorcycle produced by Ducati in 1968. Claimed horsepower was 6.97 HP (5.2 KW) @ 6500 RPM.


A 55.9mm bore x 55.9mm stroke result in a displacement of just 124.0 cubic centimeters.


The bike has a 4-speed, manual transmission.


It came with a 2.75 -16 front tire and a 2.75 -13 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via drum in the front and a drum in the rear. The front suspension was a Marzocchi telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks. The wheelbase was 50.79 inches (1290 mm) long.

1968 Ducati 125 Cadet/4[edit]

1968 Ducati 125 Cadet/4 1968 Ducati 125 Cadet/4

The 1967 Ducati 125 Cadet/4 is one of the last models from Borgo Panigale to employ the pushrod overhead-valve single cylinder engine, and could produce a claimed 7 horsepower at 6500 rpm. Also, it had standard features such as a Marzocchi telescopic front fork, dual shocks as a rear suspension, a center stand, a dual seat, laced wheels, a small headlight, pull-back handlebars, and a steel frame.