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Together we are stronger!

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This blog seems to get the lion’s share of web traffic when it comes to the little CBF125, around 250 hits a day! Alas, I’m no longer the keeper of one of these machines but I’ve got an idea. Continue reading “Together we are stronger!”

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Possible solution to the dreaded “Kangaroo” problem

Googling around for “CBF 125 Kangaroo Problem” will give you many results. It is one of the most annoying and potentially dangerous problems with the little CBF (more details here), and since it happened to me 3 or 4 times I was fed up and made it my mission to actually find a solution. Continue reading “Possible solution to the dreaded “Kangaroo” problem”

CBF125 vs YBR125 – from the archives

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I dug this up from a reply I wrote to a comment burried in the murky depths of this blog. It’s based on my experiences with both bikes and may be useful if you’re deliberating between purchasing a CBF or YBR, especially the older 2005 carburettor based YBR125. Although apart from the introduction of fuel injection, later YBR125s are similar.

What do I prefer? Well, I’m a bit divided to be honest; there are minor pros and cons to each bike… The CBF seems to have had more warranty issues than the YBR – the build quality is questionable, they’re made in India with the YBR being made in China, which has also had its issues, predominantly with premature corrosion. I’d love to hear your comments. Which do you prefer and why? Or are you riding sometbing else? Read on… Continue reading “CBF125 vs YBR125 – from the archives”