Honda SL125

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Honda SL125
Manufacturer
Also called SL125S, SL 125 S, SL 125
Production 1971 - 1975
Class Dual-purpose
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 56.5mm x 49.5mm
Compression ratio 9.5:1
Top Speed 63 mph (102 km/h)
Horsepower 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9700RPM
Fuel System Carburetor
Spark Plug NGK D8EA
Battery YUASA 6N6-3B
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
Final Drive Chain: 428x110
Front Sprocket 15T
Rear Sprocket 49T
Brakes Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
Front Tire 2.75-21
Rear Tire 3.25-18
Weight 108.0 kg (wet)
Recommended Oil Honda GN4 10W-40
Fuel Capacity 1.98 Gallon (7.50 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual

Honda's SL 125 is a naked bike which was developed for only 2 years, between 1971 and 1973. The Honda SL125 was a 125cc OHC dual-purpose motorcycle made by Honda from 1971 through 1974 with an intentional enduro style with raised fenders, an upswept exhaust system, 21 inch front wheel, 18 inch rear wheel, and universal tires. The weight of the Honda would have kept it from any serious off-road duty. It could reach a top speed of 63 mph (102 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9700 RPM.

See also: Honda SL-series

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 56.5mm bore x 49.5mm stroke result in a displacement of just 124.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a overhead cams (ohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 2.75-21 front tire and a 3.25-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via expanding brake in the front and a expanding brake in the rear. The SL125S was fitted with a 1.98 Gallon (7.50 Liters) fuel tank.


Main competitors[edit]

1971[edit]


The SL125K0 was sold in 1971. It came in three available colors: Candy Emerald Green, Strato Blue Metallic, or Poppy Yellow Metallic. On each color is a black stripe. The steel fenders are painted. The tachometer was standard. The bike had a 21" front wheel and a 18" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 122cc linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began SL125-1000001.

1972[edit]


The SL125K1 was sold in 1972 and came in only one color: Special Silver Metallic. The gas tank stripe was red. The "HONDA" gas tank decal was black. The "125" side cover decal was red. The gas tank, headlight shell, and side covers were silver. The steel fenders are painted. The tachometer was standard. The bike had a 21" front wheel and a 18" rear wheel. The engine was an OHC single cylinder displacing 122cc linked to a 5-speed transmission. The serial number began SL125-1100001.

1973[edit]


The SL125K2 was sold in 1973 and came in only one color: Special Silver Metallic. The gas tank stripe was red. The "HONDA" gas tank decal was black. The "125" side cover decal was red. The steel fenders are painted. The headlight shell and side covers were Matte Black. The tachometer was standard. The bike had a 21" front wheel and a 18" rear wheel. The serial number began SL125-1200001.

1974[edit]

1974 Honda SL125


1974 Motosport SL125


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