Yamaha TT-R125

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Yamaha TT-R 125
Also called TT-R125 LW E, TT-R 125 L - LE, TT-R125 - LW, TT-R 125 LWE, TT-R 125 LE, TT-R 125 LW, TT-R 125 L, TT-R 125 E, TT-R125L, TT-R125LW, TT-R125LW E, TT-R125E, TT-R125, TT-R125LWE, TT-R125LE
Production 2000 - 2019
Class Enduro
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 54.0mm x 54.0mm
Compression ratio 10.0:1
Top Speed 52 mph
Horsepower 9.39 HP (7.0 KW) @ 9800RPM
Torque 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 6500RPM
Ignition cdi
Spark Plug NGK CR7HSA '00-08
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: multiplate wet clutch
Final Drive Chain: 428x116 ‘00-03[1]
Front Sprocket 13T ‘00-03[1]
Rear Sprocket 49T ‘00-03[1]
Suspension Front: 31mm telescopic fork, adjustable preload
Rear: single shock, adjustable compression and rebound
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 70/100-19
Rear Tire 90/100-16
Wheelbase 50.0 inches (1270 mm)
Length 74.21 inches (1885 mm)
Width 31.3 inches (795 mm)
Height 42.72 inches (1085 mm)
Seat Height 31.69 inches (805 mm)
Weight 178.57 pounds (81.0 Kg) (dry), 89.8 kg (wet)
Oil Capacity 0.32 Gallon (1.20 Liters)
Recommended Oil Yamalube 10w-40
Fuel Capacity 1.6 Gallon (6.06 Liters)
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Manuals Service Manual

The Yamaha TT-R125LE was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Yamaha between 2000 and 2019. Increasing the fun factor, Yamaha offers this 125cc, 4-stroke, single cylinder Off-Road bike. This bike helped to round out the Off-Road line and make Yamaha a serious contender in the category during this time. It was offered in both standard and L (large wheel models). Max torque was 6.64 ft/lbs (9.0 Nm) @ 6500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 9.39 HP (7.0 KW) @ 9800 RPM.


The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 54.0mm bore x 54.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 124.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).


The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the multiplate wet clutch.


It came with a 70/100-19 front tire and a 90/100-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 31mm telescopic fork, adjustable preload while the rear was equipped with a single shock, adjustable compression and rebound. The TT-R125LE was fitted with a 1.6 Gallon (6.06 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 178.57 pounds (81.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 50.0 inches (1270 mm) long.


2000 Yamaha TT-R125L
2000 Yamaha TT-R125L front
2000 Yamaha TT-R125L outdoors


2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue
2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue
2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue
2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue
2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue
2001 Yamaha TTR125L in Blue

2003 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

2003 Yamaha TT-R125L

The 2002 Yamaha TT-R125L brings slightly bigger wheels to provide taller riders with better ergonomics and increased terrainability. Derived form the YZ off-road machinery, this bike offers exceptional performance for all sorts of off-road terrains, from rock-paved roads to muddy trails, and its compliant suspensions are also tuned for consistent damping on rough ground.

The 124cc 4-stroke engine comes with a manual, 5-speed gearbox which provides anything from low-end torque to escape mud puddles to a high-power top-end for fast runs over smoother terrain... and everything in between.

2003 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

2003 Yamaha TT-R125LE

The 2002 TT-R125LE adds electric starting to the off-road package, making this bike even more attractive for both young riders and even mid-sized adults. Now easier to start and being more fun even for less strong riders, the 2002 TT-R125LE is the definitive transition bike between the entry-point ones and the real deal.

Packing 124cc of 4-stroke punch, this machine also comes with a manual 5-speed gearbox for great versatility and fun on all types of terrain.

2003 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

2003 Yamaha TT-R125E

The E suffix in 2002 Yamaha TT-R125E's name introduces all the convenience electric starting comes with. This machine retains all the nifty features of the basic model, with the smooth-running 4-stroke 124cc single-cylinder engine, mated to a 5-speed gearbox and actuated by a heavy duty manual clutch.

Those who leave the smaller bikes behind in favor of the TT-R125 should realize that childhood is sort of over, at least form the riding point of view, and this bike is a great transition towards the bigger machines.

2003 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

2003 Yamaha TT-R125

Stepping up to ride the 2002 Yamaha TT-R125 is a sign that tells that things are becoming serious. This machine, though still in the small-displacement class, boasts many big-bike features, such as the heavy-duty manual clutch and the versatile 5-speed transmission, two assets which will allow riders to enjoy riding on quite a lot of different surfaces, from solid, rock-paved roads to single-track trails in the wild.

The 124cc 4-stroke engine provides plenty of punch, but the bike feels reassuring, as its lower saddle is excellent for shorter riders. In fact, the 2002 Yamaha TT-R125 is the smaller brother of the 125L machine, perfectly adapted to the biometrics of riders with a shorter inseam, but who are skilled enough to take the next step from entry-point machines.

2004 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

2004 Yamaha TT-R125E

The 2003 Yamaha TT-R125E addresses the needs of shorter riders, with its 30.5 in. seat and 17-14 inch wheels, while leaving the power and torque deployment intact and providing excellent fun on both dirt track and trail. The 4-stroke power plant is smooth and the YZ-type 5-speed transmission ensures the perfect balance in any scenario.

The E suffix stands for electric starting, a feature which adds solid convenience to riding this bike, while the tool-free airbox and automatic cam chain adjuster add to the hassle-free, easy maintenance of the bike.

2004 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

2004 Yamaha TT-R125L

Shod with bigger tires, the 2004 TT-R125L brings a new level of excitement to the taller, but still younger and insufficiently experienced riders. With ergonomics adapted to larger inseams, the 2003 TT-R125L packs the same punch and off-road abilities like the rest of the bikes in the same TT family.

The 124cc 4-stroke engine plows the ground with a 5-speed manual gearbox which offers a broad powerband and is exceedingly educational for the younger riders. 19-16 inch wheels offer great terrainability and are great for teaching kids the basics of riding big-bore beasts.

2004 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

The 2003 TT-R125LE retains the electric start introduced by the 125E model, but brings larger wheels to the off-road game. basically, if your kid is slightly taller, but not yet skilled enough to hop aboard a quarter-liter-class bike, this one is most likely the right one.

Maintaining the 124cc 4-stroke engine and all power and torque figures intact, the 2003 TT-R125LE comes with taller suspensions and 19-16 inch wheels for better ergonomics and consistent learning progress.


2006 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

2006 Yamaha TT-R125L

The 2005 TT-R125L retains all the upgraded power and torque of the base-model 125cc enduro bikes, but brings bigger wheels to the dirt game. So if your kid is starting to ride a little later and he or she has already outgrown the small bikes, then this 125-er should be just the right thing.

However, this air-cooled 4-stroke machine is not a toy, as it can even carry an adult, so there's plenty of punch to deal with. The bike comes with a manual 5-speed transmission, automatic cam chain tensioner and a heavy-duty clutch which can take a lot of abuse.

2006 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

2006 Yamaha TT-R125LE

A truly fun machine for the whole family, the 2005 TT-R125LE adds bigger wheels and the electric start convenience to the off-road game, providing and even better-equipped platform for both riders training to take on racing and competitions, and casual motorcyclists in search of fun beyond the limits of the asphalt.

Light, sturdy and fun, the 2005 TT-R125LE is cheap to maintain and service, and this adds to the fun factor. Big 19" and 16" wheels make tackling obstacles an easier job, and smoothing out the trail irregularities.

2006 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

To make the 2005 TT-R125 even more fun and add some convenience to the off-road game, electric start was offered as standard equipment in a special version of the bike. The R125E retains all the features of the base model but adds an easy-to-use push button electric starter which will make kicking off into the wild or towards the next finish line a breeze.

Peppy power, smaller tires for reassuring ground contact when stopped or when riding at low speed, and a bulletproof construction, these assets make the 2005 TT-R125E a really fun machine, with a heavy-duty 5-speed transmissions and plenty of nerve to be unleashed on the dirt trails.

2006 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

2006 Yamaha TT-R125

Thew 2005 TT-R125 is the entry point into the world of serious dirt bikes. A 4-stroke engine, plenty of punch for jumping obstacles and for tackling the tough trails, YZ-inspired 5-spedd transmission with a manual clutch, and e lot of other racing-derived features can be found aboard this machine.

Leave the rookie days behind, you're riding a no-nonsense machine which has been tuned for victory. Have it do your bidding and prepare to face real competition.

2007 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

2007 Yamaha TT-R125LE

If you have met a Yamaha TT-R125 before, then you should not have a hard time figuring out what the 2007 MY TT-R125LE is offering. The L stands for standard 17 and 19 inch wheels, while the E suffix tells us we're looking at a bike equipped with an electric start system.

The engine and performance remain consistent throughout the whole R125 family, with the 124cc air-cooled 4-stroke mill offering plenty of punch via the manual 5-speed gearbox. Serrated and folding pegs, brake and shifter pedals mimic the bigger competition bikes, while the Team Yamaha graphics leave no room for mistakes. Add in adjustable suspensions allowing a wide setup selection and prepare to hit the trail or dirt track.

2007 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

The 2007 MY TT-R125 is the perfect choice for riders with a shorter inseam who want to enjoy all the punch an 125-er can deliver. Lowered in stature but with intact performance this bike comes equipped with slightly smaller wheels for a more reassuring foothold at low speed or when stopped.

Still, the grunt of the 124cc 4-stroke engine is intact, with a smooth-shifting 5-speed transmission derived from the YZ family and mated to a heavy duty clutch. With plenty of other parts inspired by the competition bikes, the 2007 MY TT-R125 brings solid, proven performance in an affordable and easy to master package.

2007 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

The TT-R125E is the electric start version of the 2007 MY 125er TT. The bike is technically unchanged from its kick start sibling, sporting the same smaller wheels aimed at offering shorter riders with boosted confidence and a more firm foothold at low speed or when stopped. Keyed ignition prevents unwanted joyrides and add to the safety factor of the bike.

The air-cooled squared 124cc lump is mated to a 5-speed manual transmission for smooth power and torque delivery though the rev bans, while competition-derived features, such as the chain guard, lift holes, folding, serrated brake and shifter pedal, serrated pegs and Team Yamaha-inspired graphics add to the true overall value of this bike.

2007 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

Even though the L suffix of the 2007 MY TT-R125L might make you think that the bike is equipped with extra sized wheels, this is in fact the standard 125er of the family. While the non-suffixed machine is a special treat for shorter riders in search of the full punch of the 125cc class, this motorcycle is targeted at those with a longer inseam. A 16" rear wheel is complemented by a 19" front one, both with carefully tuned suspensions offering excellent damping for riding hard on rough tracks.

The power section is identical to that of the R125: an air-cooled 124cc 4-stroke, carbureted mill, a manual 5-speed transmission with chain final drive, all packed into a bulletproof steel frame which can take a lot of abuse.

2008 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

Welcome to the world of real bikes and prepare to leave your toys behind before swinging a leg over the 2008 MY TT-R125. inspired by the YZ motocross competition bikes, the TT-R125 arrives with upgraded suspensions able to comply better with the rigors of riding hard on rough surfaces. Cue bigger wheels, a revised carburetor, a smartly-geared 5-speed transmission, and a frame built like a tank.

Folding foot pegs and levers are also stock, so damage will be minimal when the bike is flipped. The fuel tank has also been revised to allow riders easier movement and better control of the bike.

2008 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

The TT-R125E is the electric start-equipped version of the 2008 MY base TT-R125 model. The 125ers have all been revised with YZ-inspired looks and multiple engine and frame upgrades, and are now capable to deliver even higher performance to demanding riders.

A new, thicker Showa fork was also installed, with revised settings and better compliance for riding hard on tough tracks, while the reshaped tank ow offers more freedom of movement for more technical riding. The ignition is keyed and prevents unwanted joyrides, and the foot pegs and levers are all folding to take minimal damage.

2008 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

2008 Yamaha TT-R125L

The 2008 MY TT-R125L has been created as an alternative for new riders with a longer inseam. It is based on the TT-R125 platform but comes with bigger wheels, 19" in the front and 16" in the rear. At the same time, the suspensions become a little stiffer, with a disc brake replacing the drum of the regular version.

Engine performance in unchanged, with the TT-R125L being highly capable to provide riders or all ages with quite a thrilling off-road experience. The increased ground clearance also adds to terrainability, allowing easier passing over bigger obstacles.

2008 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

The 2008 MY TT-R125LE is the best-equipped 125er Yamaha offers,loaded with a 19" front wheel and a 16" rear one, and electric starting. One of the best 125cc machines around, the TT-R125LE can provide the whole family with a lot of fun, as it taller seat and bigger ground clearance make it comfy for adults, as well.

A great training bike for young riders before taking the step into the quarter-liter class, the TT-R125LE is also a perfect choice for adventures in the wild, weekend trail exploration and dirt track training.

2009 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

2009 Yamaha TT-R125L

The L version of the TT-125 introduces the same character for the eighth-liter machine, but with larger wheels which add to the ergonomics and allow taller riders to feel more comfortable aboard the bike. The 2009 MY TT-R125L packs the same dependability as the base model, with the peppy 124cc air-cooled single delivering plenty of punch to make recreational rides thrilling and fun.

The 5-speed manual transmission and heavy duty clutch make sure the bike can be ridden on rough trails, while the suspensions have been especially tailored to comply with the demands of mild off-roading, with the rear shock also preload-adjustable,

2009 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

2009 Yamaha TT-R125LE

In the eighth-liter class, the 2009 MY TT-R125LE reigns supreme: not only are we looking at a bike engineered to take abuse and till perform like a charm, but it also arrives packed with a lot of convenience-focused features. Larger wheels ensure better terrainability on rough ground, while the electric start makes every ride more pleasurable.

A glorious play bike for both youngsters and adults, this bike is also equipped with strong brakes, a smooth 5-speed transmission and a heavy-duty clutch. while maneuverability and light weight provide the rider with a more reassuring feel. An air-cooled 4-stroke peppy engine will make sure you'll never get bored aboard the TT-R125LE.

2009 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

The 2009 MY TT-R125E embodies Yamaha's philosophy on recreational off-road bikes: light, durable, cheap to run and maintain, affordable and fun-natured. The E suffix introduces convenient electric starting, for even more fun regardless of age. The TT-R125E is lower than its L sibling, and therefore more suitable for shorter riders.

Smaller wheels retain excellent ground tracking capabilities, as the suspensions are tailored for perfect compliance with both backyard dirt and trail attack. If weekend fun rides are your thing, the TT-R125E is your toy.

2009 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

2009 Yamaha TT-R125

The 2009 MY TT-R125 is the basic small-displacement fun bike which can tackle dirt track corners and trail alike, suitable for both youngsters and adults and capable to generate huge amounts of fun. Simple, affordable and cheap to maintain, this bike is a great step up from the entry-point ones and can also take a lot of abuse, therefore being hard to defeat even by the toughest conditions.

The bike packs an air-cooled 124cc 4-stroke carbureted single, 5-speed manual transmission, folding pegs and foot rests and sports lift holes for easily pickup from the dirt.

2010 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

2010 Yamaha TT-R125LE

The LE badge introduces two aspects which differ from the standard edition of the TT-R125. The E signifies that the bike is equipped with push0button electric starting, a truly convenient feature for most riders, while the L speaks about the larger wheels Yamaha has provided the 2010 MY bike with.

The TT-R125LE rolls with a 19-16 inch wheel combo instead of the standard 17-14 inch one, and this also makes the bike taller and better suited for riders with a longer inseam. This way, even if your kids are growing up faster, you can still have them aboard a fitting 125er.

2010 Yamaha TT-R125L[edit]

The L version of the TT-125 introduces the same character for the eighth-liter machine, but with larger wheels which add to the ergonomics and allow taller riders to feel more comfortable aboard the bike. The 2009 MY TT-R125L packs the same dependability as the base model, with the peppy 124cc air-cooled single delivering plenty of punch to make recreational rides thrilling and fun.

The 5-speed manual transmission and heavy duty clutch make sure the bike can be ridden on rough trails, while the suspensions have been especially tailored to comply with the demands of mild off-roading, with the rear shock also preload-adjustable,

2010 Yamaha TT-R125[edit]

2010 Yamaha TT-R125

The 2010 MY TT-R125 not only adds to the displacement of Yamaha's smaller pit and entry-point bikes, but it also introduces a full-on 5-speed manual transmission with a heavy-duty clutch that's made to endure the rigors of hard riding on tough trails and dirt tracks.

Yamaha used the same track-proven recipe: a tough-as-nails engine mounted into a frame which can take a lot of abuse from both youngsters and adults alike. Preparing the kids for taking the step to the real competition bikes and allowing grown-ups to have two-wheeled dirt fun, the TT-R125 is a glorious intermediate bike.

2010 Yamaha TT-R125E[edit]

2010 Yamaha TT-R125E

The 2010 MY TT-R125E sports the same track-worthy build which provides youngsters and adults with tons of fun, but the E suffix introduces a convenience-oriented feature, the electric start. Pushing a button is definitely much easier than kranking up the kick start and many riders favor these bikes over the standard version.

The bike sports a 17" front wheel and a 14" rear one, with serrated folding pegs and foot controls, impact-resistant plastic bodywork panels, and multiple other competition-derived components.

2011 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

The 2011 MY TT-R125LE has a small-displacement engine, but the whole package is capable to put a big smile on the faces of any rider, youngster or adult. This bulletproof bike introduces a light yet sturdy steel frame, with long-travel adjustable suspensions and bigger wheels than what the standard 125er offers.

This beginner-friendly bike pumps quite a punch and is a sweet ride for both educational purposes and for recreational outings, at the local dirt track or along forest trails towards your favorite fishing pond.

2012 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

Stepping up form the entry-level bikes, the young riders will be thrilled to swing a leg over the 2012 MY TT-R125LE. Not only is this bike equipped with electric starting, but it also arrives with bigger wheels, and you can tell this by the L lettering in its suffix.

Basically the bike retains all the character of an 125er, but with bigger wheels and more terrainability offered by them, allowing riders to earn more experience by taking on new obstacles and tougher terrain. Of course, adults will also have a lot of fun aboard thins machine for weekend outings in the wild.

2013 Yamaha TT-R125LW[edit]

With a rugged engine that's also easy and cheap to maintain, the 2012 Yamaha TT-R125LW is a nifty piece of machinery for the young riders, with its contagious fun factor easily expanding throughout the whole riding family. Created to ride well on pretty much any type of terrain, this 124cc 4-stroke off-road machine is equally happy to ride on the amateur dirt track in the backyard, on the forest trails or across the pathways in the open field.

Created mostly for off-road recreational rides, the 2012 Yamaha TT-R125LW not only comes with the larger wheels the LW in its denomination speaks of, but it also boasts long-travel suspensions which can go almost anywhere. A manual 5-speed gearbox ensures there's plenty of torque on tap to tackle both tracks, mud and other unwelcoming types of terrain.

2016 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

The Yamaha TT-R125LE model is a Enduro / offroad bike manufactured by Yamaha. In this version sold from year 2013, the wet weight is 89.8 Kg (198 lbs) and it is equiped with a Single cylinder, four-stroke motor. This model has a rigid frame design features a long wheelbase to accommodate bigger riders while maintaining quick, agile off-road handling. The TT-R125LE model features push-button electric start, 19-inch and 16-inch wheels for great handling, an aluminum swingarm, adjustable suspension calibrated for aggressive and/or bigger riders, and 220mm front disc brake.

2000 - 2017 Yamaha TT-R125LE[edit]

Inspired by the YZ family, the TT-R125. Potent 124cc air-cooled SOHC four-stroke powerplant puts out torquey, broadband power tuned for maximum off-road performance in a wide range of trail conditions.

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