Rieju Motors SMX 125: review, history, specs

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Rieju Motors SMX 125
Production 1998
Class Supermotard
air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder
Bore / Stroke 53.3mm x 53.3mm
Horsepower 15.02 HP (11.2 KW) @ 8500RPM
Torque 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 6250RPM
Fuel System carburetor
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed, manual

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: Paioli telescopic fork
Rear: monoshock
Brakes Front: disc
Rear: disc
Front Tire 90/90-21
Rear Tire 120/80-18
Wheelbase 52.4 inches (1331 mm)
Length 78.5 inches (1994 mm)
Seat Height 35.39 inches (899 mm)
Weight 108.0 kg (wet)
Manuals Service Manual

The Rieju Motors SMX 125 was a air-cooled, four-stroke, single cylinder Supermotard motorcycle produced by Rieju Motors in 1998. Max torque was 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 6250 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 15.02 HP (11.2 KW) @ 8500 RPM.

Engine[edit | edit source]

A 53.3mm bore x 53.3mm stroke result in a displacement of just 125.0 cubic centimeters.

Drive[edit | edit source]

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

Chassis[edit | edit source]

It came with a 90/90-21 front tire and a 120/80-18 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via disc in the front and a disc in the rear. The front suspension was a Paioli telescopic fork while the rear was equipped with a monoshock. The wheelbase was 52.4 inches (1331 mm) long.

1998 Rieju Motors SMX 125[edit | edit source]

1998 Rieju Motors SMX 125

The 1998 MY Rieju Motors SMX 125 sports an air-cooled, four-stroke, 125cc, single cylinder engine mated to a five-speed manual transmission, and produces 15 horsepower and 10 Nm of torque. It comes standard with a Paioli telescopic fork, a rear monoshock, 21"/18" front/rear wire-spoked wheels, and has a dry weight of only 95 kg. It addresses those who want a more agile supermotard, and is suitable for both novice and more seasoned riders, alike.