Find a. Straight from the factory, the Yamaha Zuma 125 will get a top speed of about 60 miles per hour. I spoke with a dealer and he told me late August / early September delivery for the new Zumas. Roll them around an get a good feel and the right scooter will speak to you. If Yamaha ran the factory in Louisiana I’d have more concerns. I will be putting my name on the list for the september delivery of the 125’s. I bet the drum will do a lot of stopping (read: locking up) if it’s big enough in diameter. The biggest disappointment for me is the retention of the poor ergonomics from the post-2001 50cc model. Notice the MSRP of $3999. It has the same tough, off-road sort of look as the Zuma 50. Really? I’m glad that Yamaha is giving us more options in the lower displacement range of scoots, but I’d rather have seen something in the 200-250cc range. The Vino 125 is a bit of a disappointment in terms of speed compared to other 125cc four strokes like the Genuine buddy. Double discs are nice, but to be honest I think with the weight of a scooter being so rear focused and the tread of those tires not giving an enormous contact patch. Power specs from Yamaha Europes web site on the Cygnus X 125. Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. The vespa GT series does a good job, but they are still hulking masses. When scooter news breaks, we put it under a tarp in the garage. Some sort of subconscious fantasy slipped through. 780 mm (30.7 inches) If adjustable, lowest setting. .6 difference, Matt! And that’s in rural eastern Washington, so I’m sure more metro places will have them by then as well. I was reading over the specs posted eariler on this scoot and it reminded me of another Yamaha that I had read about that is not sold in the U.S. called the Cygnus X 125. Track Showdown: 2019 KTM 790 Duke “R” vs 2020 KTM 890 Duke R, Bagger Battle: Harley-Davidson Road Glide Special vs. Indian Challenger Limited, 2020 KTM 1290 Super Duke R Review – First Ride, BLOWHARDS! FrostyTheBeerMan: Check out the Canada Web site again. removes tool for defrauded students, Crucial new data on the efficacy of cloth masks, Publix worker's family blames policy for COVID-19 death, Chappelle's Netflix show removed at his request, Cowboys strength coach suffers medical emergency, 'Voice' singer's tough night in Knockout Rounds. Below is the information on the 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125. … I noticed that Yamaha never indicates in its specs, the top speed of any of their scooters… hmm. Join Yahoo Answers and get 100 points today. Hahaha… okay, perhaps I overstate it. The Zuma 125 is all new for 2009. By John V. Pinto(Enthusiast), Dec. 13, 2008, Interested in buying a new motorcycle? Join the Motorcycle.com Weekly Newsletter to keep up to date on all things motorcycling. Please tell me the VIN of this machine does *not* start with the letter, “L.” Please! Exposed steel frame tubing, fat tires, those big headlights, brush-deflectors by the handgrips, all contribute to a non-traditional scooter look. Bikez.com has been Certainly, 1 & 1/2 inches in seat height can be heaven and earth depending on your inseam. How is half an inch a “pretty substantial” difference? But now it’s official as a Yamaha shows the impressive offering in place in it’s 2009 scooter line up along with the T-Max. It’s just that the vast majority of Chinese factories working on their own plan can’t put together a complete vehicle to save their lives. Plus, the 125 gets a beefier front 220mm disc compared to the 50’s 155mm disc. A 4-Stroke Zuma?!? We use data about you for a number of purposes explained in the links below. View the detailed rating of value for money, design and look, reliability, etc. 1984 Kawasaki GPz750 Turbo vs. 2020 Kawasaki H2 Carbon vs. Ken Vreeke and JB, 2021 Kawasaki KLX 300 And KLX 300SM First Look. Keep in mind that I weigh 220 pounds. Could not teach my Asian wife to drive my two ton SUV, but she is a master on a motorcycle? I weight 236 lbs or so, and he is about 70 lbs I imagine. But now it’s official as a Yamaha shows the impressive offering in place in it’s 2009 scooter line up along with the T-Max.. unbroken z125 was 55-60 mph when broke in 60-65mph.over 100mpg witch is awsome. The throttle response and sure grip brakes engender lots of rider confidence. As soon as I started the engine and twisted the throttle, the Zuma communicated that it was "ready to rumble". I bought it because of it's ratings and Yamaha's reputation and I have not been disappointed. Torque: 9.3 Nm @7500 rpm = 6.86 ft.lb, I live in Canada, and right now on the Yamaha Canada website, Yamaha probably chose reliability and economy by very conservative margins over performance on that motor. 6/10ths should make a difference. Agile as a 50, power of a 150, 5 stars *****, 2020 Ducati Superleggera V4 Review – First Ride, The Clash of Two Super Middleweights: KTM 890 Duke R vs. I bought it because of it's ratings and Yamaha's reputation and I have not been disappointed. Triumph Street Triple RS. Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need. Im planning on investing a little cash buying & selling an easy project motorbike & at least make a small profit.Anyone have some ideas tx. I don’t think bikes in the 200-250cc range have the same feel or charm of a scooter. This scooter takes off like a jack rabbit and stops on a dime. Team Yamaha Blue/White, Raven, Bright Yellow. 2009 Yamaha Zuma 125 pictures, prices, information, and specifications. By continuing to browse our site you agree to our use of data and cookies. Use our Bike Finder, below, to get everything you need. I took the cover off my honda crf250r 2004  then adjusted the timing chain. But we’ll see. thanks. The most I could get out of the Zuma 125 was a GPS verified 54 MPH. My bet is on the first option that they just equal the other 125/150s and it’ll top out at 65ish with good Yamaha reliability. http://totalruckus.com/phpBB2/viewtopic.php?p=3019... Will Flex Seal add any tread to my motorcycle tire? Looking for a specific make, model or year of motorcycle, May your pants stay dry until worthy news arrives. It looks like they were making hard choices trying to bring that machine in at $2999 and something had to go. Pictures, trademarks and logos of third parties are the exclusive $2999? I have confidence that Yamaha knows what they are doing and would guess that the scoots are built in Taiwan like most of their scooters.