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Written on: 18/01/2015 by Jadenh18 (1 review written)
bought a second hand rs this was a big jump from my sluggish 4stroke ybr, had to have a top end rebuild after 2 and half days, im guessing this is why the previous owner sold it as they knew what was going to happen, luckily i didn't have to pay for it as it was under warrenty. since then i have ridden the bike everyday for the past 6 months with no problems, the only downside is the money that it costs to keep it running, loves to drink petrol other than that can't fault it… Read Full Review
Written on: 21/01/2014 by stevemills78 (1 review written)
I purchased a brand new sbk model rs4 125 as a commuter and city run around. I could not be happier with the bike. In the past ive owned various gsxr 750s 1000s and a couple of ktms but I was looking for something for short commutes and running around town on with better economy and running costs. This is a great little bike with big bike feel to it its been ultra reliable and soooo much fun to ride with thequick shifter and being light wieght you can really throw it around and it cruises at 73… Read Full Review
Written on: 13/11/2012 by chriscarlton (1 review written)
i bought a new rs4 125 in january 2012 from inmoto croydon and its been back to them 7 times in 10 months,i didnt use it for 3 months,and guess what its gone wrong again,they lied to me when they sold it,they said all new bikes are road tested for inspection and are given a good run,mine had 0 miles on the clock so dont how they did that,then a oil leak devoloped they fixed that,then the gears wouldnt change they did that only for it to go wrong again a week later,so it went back again this… Read Full Review
Written on: 31/03/2011
Bought a restricted 06 model used, firstly for what it is it's a very quick bike. With my 14 stone on it would easily do about 80mph restricted, it's also so light that you can throw it into corners and lean it back fairly easily even if your inexperienced; this is also why it seems so quick.
Reliability wise it's what you'd expect from a GP rep sports bike, after 500 miles on mine the crank oil seal went, which cost 400 pounds for bottom end rebuild as you cannot remove the swingarm locknut to… Read Full Review
Written on: 02/09/2010
i brought my rs125 in december 2009 its now september 2010 and the list of problems is just getting longer i have bearly been able to ride it as the preveous owners had no idear how to look after the bike and i have spent the best part of 9 months repairing and pumping money into the bike
my problems have included: blown cylinder,faulty coil, faulty cdi, numerouse faults in the ignition system and other electrical systems and they go on
my advice to anyone looking to buy an rs125 is inspect… Read Full Review
Written on: 03/08/2010
Excellent bike, great fun, keeps up with larger bikes through corners.Would recomend as it is a great step before jumping onto a superbike. Clutch cable has been an issue as I was stupid enough to buy cheap of ebay.Other than that it has never let me down. So long as you keep on top of the oil situation. Use fully synthetic injector as well as engine oil. Requires a Change of engine oil frequently. I use castrol… Read Full Review
Written on: 09/02/2010
very fast for a 125cc very quick at takeing off only broke a few time very good as a learner bike can beat all 1.2 cars… Read Full Review
Written on: 16/12/2009
Originally, I wanted a 4 stroke sports 125. Like Yamaha's YZF R125 or the new Megelli 125R. After having to put up with that falsetto-pitched 2 stroke noise for two years, I began to realize how much I'd appreciate something with a little grunt. However, both of these are over £2000 - even for a second hand one, and I'm eighteen at college. I don't have that sort of money.
So, after biting my tongue over the entire maintenance/reliability relationship issues 2 strokes have, I decided to buy an… Read Full Review
Written on: 05/12/2009
Bought my bike from a dealer brand new! This has to be the safest way to buy this bike! Very quick even though mine wasn't de-restricted, they are ways to fully de-restrict these and the newer bikes. Just look on forums for details and how-to's.
Always used fully synthetic oil, and used 98RON fuel, i.e Shell Optimax. You must let these engines warm up before you ride them to stop cold seizures, everybody knows this. Never had a problem starting mine, and in the 4000km's nothing went wrong -… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/11/2009
aprilia rs 125 give me the confident in riding the sport bike and also in future for me to upgrade to big cc bike. The bike handling is superb even the braking system and the bike is too fast for beginners. But its will make you more skillful on the road… Read Full Review
Written on: 10/10/2009
i am riding this bike at the min and i have to say i have not had one problem with her unless i caused it be messing lol great bike it is worth the money but u have to keep up with your maintainence and use the best 2-stoke oil also dont rag it i stay in the 4000 to 6000 range unless im giving her a gud run if u have any questions u can PM me will be more then happy to answer any questions u have you can e-mail me on email@example.com
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Written on: 07/10/2009
i had 1 for 2 year,top bike,took a lot of babying but understandable for the proformance,i dusted laods of big bikes in ireland with this on windy raods and some on not so windy,sold it to my friend who wrecked it due to lack af maintainence,i was very sad,rip… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/07/2009 by darthkiddo (1 review written)
Do your research before buying a new Aprilia RS125FP. I bought one and soon realised that the bike no longer produces 30 bhp+ and can not go at 100mph+. The forever tightening emissions laws restict the performance to 85mph and 10600rpm. There are tuning parts available like racing exaushsts and larger caburettors and so on but there is no point in fitting any of these parts unless you remap the ECU and as far as I am aware of an after market ECU that will let the bike rev over 10600rpm is only… Read Full Review
Written on: 18/05/2009
Aprilia RS are fast for a 125 but unrealiable also parts are to expensive easy to wheelie in first and second gear… Read Full Review
Written on: 01/05/2009 by danielvaradero (4 reviews written)
nice handling bike, very quick for a 125cc,good brakes.
but all these good point's are cancelled out by the bad.
not a day went by without my aprilia giving me a new problem to sort out- before people shout at me for not looking after her i ran her on full symthetic oil,she had a full rebuild when i brought her, and was never ragged because my mate owned her.
list of the problems included- the ignition barrel packing in (i had to hot wire her to get her home), multiple electrical fault's, faulty… Read Full Review
Written on: 26/04/2009
The Aprilia RS 125cc is very fast and good in handling sharp corners… Read Full Review
Written on: 07/04/2009 by generaltony (1 review written)
The Aprilia RS 125cc looks good, rides well, very comfortable and quick… Read Full Review
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