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.
See also: Honda SL-series
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.
- Spark Plug: NGK D8EA
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.
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 Motosport SL125
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|Also called||SL125S, SL 125 S, SL 125|
|Production||1971 - 1975|
single cylinder, four-stroke
|Bore / Stroke||56.5mm x 49.5mm|
|Top Speed||63 mph (102 km/h)|
|Horsepower||11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9700RPM|
|Spark Plug||NGK D8EA|
|Transmission||Gear box: 5-speed
Final Drive: chain
|Final Drive||Chain: 428x110|
|Brakes||Front: expanding brake
Rear: expanding brake
|Weight||108.0 kg (wet)|
|Fuel Capacity||1.98 Gallon (7.50 Liters)|
The Honda SL125S was a single cylinder, four-stroke Naked motorcycle produced by Honda between 1971 and 1975. It could reach a top speed of 63 mph (102 km/h). Claimed horsepower was 11.8 HP (8.8 KW) @ 9700 RPM.
The bike has a 5-speed transmission.
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.
1971 - 1973 Honda SL 125
Honda's SL 125 is a naked bike which was developed for only 2 years, between 1971 and 1973.