Part No: MCBROCH09125
Issue Date: 01/09
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FREEDOM, FUN AND THE FULFILMENT OF A DREAM.
THE EXCITING SENSATION OF THE OPEN ROAD.
CONVENIENCE AND TRUE INDEPENDENCE. ALL THESE
ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH A STYLISH HONDA 125cc.
Discover a new beginning with fresh adventures, unforgettable moments
and exciting challenges. Commuters, learners and anyone interested
in using two-wheels to get around will find the easy handling and ownership
of a Honda 125cc a cherished asset. With reliable performance, efficient
economy, low running costs and remarkably low emissions, a Honda 125cc
enables you to live life to the full – free to choose where you go and when.
You’ll find there’s a 2009 Honda 125cc to suit your choice of ride and budget.
A 125cc motorcycle that’s waiting to fit perfectly into your lifestyle,
or change it completely. The choice is all yours…
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18 HONDA GENUINE ACCESSORIES
20 S P E C I F I C AT I O N S
22 THE POWER OF DREAMS
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A BRAND-NEW ADDITION TO THE 125cc FAMILY, THE 2009
CBF125 TAKES ITS DESIGN AND PERFORMANCE CUES FROM
OUR FULL-SIZED AND INCREDIBLY POPULAR NAKED RANGE
Big-bike styling and superior build quality are combined with compact
convenience and easy, confidence-building handling. The CBF125 is powered
by a compact, lightweight fuel-injected, single-cylinder engine that delivers
strong, enjoyable torque and remarkable fuel efficiency.
A convenient push-button electric starter provides easy, reliable ignition in all
weathers and an easy-operation 5-speed gear shift lever allows light, smooth
control of the engine’s impressive power. With raised handlebars, a raised bridge
and a low seat height the riding position is natural and comfortable, and allows
a reassuringly clear view of the road ahead. The light, responsive chassis is easy
to manipulate through traffic and a large, powerful hydraulic front disc brake and
reliable rear drum brake add to its overall feeling of safety and stability.
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OFFERING SUPERB COMFORT, FLAWLESS STYLING, LOW MAINTENANCE AND LOW
RUNNING COSTS, THE CBF125 WAS CREATED TO BE CHERISHED BY EVERYONE,
FROM LEARNERS TO SEASONED COMMUTERS.
The CBF125’s full-featured styling is sinewy The uniquely designed swept 6-spoke alloy
and aerodynamic, just like its bigger relatives. wheels are elegant, robust and easy to clean.
Its sculpted bodywork integrates an attractive Their tubeless tyres enhance the smooth, stable
half-cowl with a small, tinted windscreen that ride feel while greatly reducing maintenance
offers the comfort of wind protection at higher time and costs. A compliant 30mm telescopic
speeds. Details such as its practical, sporty front fork and top-quality rear suspension
instrument panel, unique front and rear light components add to the confident handling and
design and spreading wing graphic show plush ride feel. The comfortable seat provides
a loving attention to detail that declares plenty of room for a passenger and features
its high quality. a convenient grab rail and folding foot pegs.
Welcome to Honda!
1. LIGHTS – Large multi-reflector headlights,
a unique, wedge-shaped tail-light and bright
clear-lens indicators combine to create
excellent visibility as well as striking
2. FUEL EFFICIENCY – During development
of the CBF125’s engine it delivered an
incredible 370 miles from one 13-litre tank
(in test conditions).
3. REAR SUSPENSION – The long swingarm
is supported by a pair of spring-loaded
dampers that are easily adjustable to suit
rider preference, and load requirements.
4. SEAT – The low seat provides easy reach
to the ground and integrates a comfortable
passenger seat with a sleek grab rail and
folding foot pegs.
5. INSTRUMENT PANEL – The clear,
easy to read instrument panel features
a large speedometer, indicator lights
and a fuel gauge.
PGM FI HESC3 EURO 3
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A NEW FREEDOM
THE VARADERO 125, WITH ITS IMPRESSIVE ADVENTURE BIKE
STYLING, FULL-SIZED PROPORTIONS AND LIVELY PERFORMANCE,
IS THE FLAGSHIP OF OUR 125CC RANGE.
Equally at home charging along city avenues or escaping into the tranquillity
of the countryside, the Varadero 125 cannot fail to excite you. Its strong power
comes from a rugged, liquid-cooled 4-stroke V-twin engine with a proven track
record of robust reliability. Its fuel-injection system provides smooth, strong
acceleration, easy starting and great fuel efficiency that’s a welcome treat for the
pocket. In combination with its attractively styled 2-into-1 canister-style exhaust
system, it dispenses a stirring V-twin sound and clean emissions that easily meet
EURO-3 regulations. Control of the engine’s impressive power is beautifully
effortless via its 5-speed transmission that accentuates the satisfying feel of the
engine’s strong low-to-mid range acceleration and delivers a zesty, easily
managed performance that’s useful in all kinds of traffic.
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AN INCREDIBLY VERSATILE SMALL-DISPLACEMENT MACHINE DESIGNED
TO PROVIDE A STABLE AND COMFORTABLE RIDE, EVEN IF YOU’RE BRINGING
SOME COMPANY ALONG.
Easy handling comes naturally to the Varadero 125. Its big, comfy size, wide bars and upright riding
Its box-section steel-tube swingarm offers position create a commanding view over
superb rigidity and wheel tracking that are surrounding traffic, making the Varadero 125
supported by a smoothly responsive Monoshock a great all-rounder and a popular commuter.
suspension with adjustable preload. Responsive, The robust steel tube frame is light and rigid,
high-performing brakes provide strong stopping giving gratifying response to rider input.
power for reassuring control in any traffic The wheelbase is long and the sporty cast
situation. The overall feeling of confidence is aluminium wheels mount wide tubeless tyres
reflected in the Varadero 125’s ample size and for a stable ride along city streets and more
sinuous Adventure Sports styling. Its distinctive, open roads. Ready to explore?
aerodynamic half fairing and sophisticated
colour range have a sporty presence that
cannot fail to impress in the city, and beyond.
1. FRONT LIGHTS – The aggressively-
styled front cowl integrates brilliant dual
multi-reflector headlights and clear-lens
2. REAR CARRIER – The full-sized rear
carrier features contoured pillion hand
grips that resist extreme temperatures
for cold-weather comfort.
3. WHEELS AND BRAKES – Sporty front
and rear disc brakes stop triple-spoke cast
aluminium wheels for reassuringly effective
response every time.
4. SEAT – The spacious and comfortable
seat easily accommodates a passenger
and opens to reveal a large carrying space.
PGM FI HESC3 EURO 3
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In the 2008 Suzuka 8-Hour Endurance Race,
the Honda CBR1000RR, sporting a stunning
HRC Tricolour livery, claimed yet another win
for Honda. The CBR125R Tricolour version
takes its cue from this race-winning superbike.
DO YOU DREAM OF SUPER SPORTS GLORY, HANGING OFF
THROUGH TIGHT CORNERS WITH TOTAL CONFIDENCE AND
If this is your world, the CBR125R is the perfect quick and easy introduction.
Its race-ready looks leave no doubt that it means business. With sleek integrated
bodywork, an aerodynamically pointed front cowl, dual Line Beam headlights and
slim six-spoke cast aluminium wheels mounting grippy tyres, its ambitions are
clear. You only need to push the starter to feel like a champion. That winning
feeling is backed up by light, strong and responsive handling. The CBR125R’s
rugged 4-stroke engine delivers smooth and thrilling surges of acceleration via
a slick-shifting close-ratio 6-speed transmission that makes every ride both fun
and confidence-inspiring. Thanks to its fuel-injection system, it’s also clean and
fuel efficient, making it a supremely attractive option for cutting across town as
well as honing your skills on long, hilly curves.
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WITH ITS RAZOR-SHARP STYLING, LIVELY HANDLING AND SENSATIONAL
PERFORMANCE, THE CBR125R IS GUARANTEED TO KEEP A GRIN ON YOUR FACE
AND YOUR ADRENALIN LEVELS HIGH.
The CBR125R promises all the fun, thrills and rigidity, gives nimble, reassuring response to
enjoyment to be found in Honda’s bigger CBR rider input. Powerful front and rear disc brakes
Super Sports bikes. And if you were in any doubt allow you to confidently build your cornering
about its intentions, for 2009 it’s also available skills. Superb suspension systems also
in a new tricolour version that celebrates its contribute to a responsive and comfortable ride.
Super Sports heritage. The seating and controls are positioned for easy
operation, and the sporty, hi-tech instrument
Control is at the heart of Super Sports riding and panel behind the smoked windscreen adds to
the CBR125R is no exception. Its slim twin-spar the feeling of proficiency.
frame, designed for optimal strength and
1. ENGINE – The compact liquid-cooled,
SOHC engine features an advanced PGM-FI
electronic fuel-injection system for smooth,
2. EXHAUST – The HECS3 oxygen-sensing
low-emissions system includes a high-
efficiency catalyser element to easily
ensure EURO-3 compliance.
3. COCKPIT – The sporty, focused
instrument panel surrounds large
speedometer and tachometer dials
with fuel and temperature gauges.
4. SUSPENSION – The smooth-action
31mm front fork and Monoshock rear
suspension give quick, responsive
control and a comfortable ride.
PGM FI HESC3 EURO 3
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CONTEMPORARY, BIG-WHEELED STYLING AND SPORTY, GO-GETTER ATTITUDE ENSURE
THE ANF125i INNOVA IS ALWAYS WELL AHEAD OF THE CROWD. ATTRACTIVE TO LOOK AT,
IT’S EASY ON THE POCKET TOO.
The ANF125i Innova’s great value, low running costs, Strong, dependable brakes on big 17" wire spoke wheels
simple operation, low emissions and terrific long-term add to the confident feeling of stability on bumpy streets.
reliability leave you free to go ahead and enjoy the With a range of lively colour variations to choose from,
good times. At its fun-loving heart beats a dependable the Innova lends itself easily to your fun-packed lifestyle
air-cooled, fuel-injected four-stroke engine that starts up without breaking the bank. What’s stopping you?
easily and delivers smooth, strong power. The suspension
is beautifully compliant, providing a comfortable ride,
even when carrying a passenger and a full load.
1. SEAT – The comfortable tandem seat
features a handy aluminium grab rail, and
conceals a large, convenient and secure
2. WHEELS – Big 17" wire spoke wheels
enhance the scooter’s classic styling and
provide reassuring stability on bumpy streets.
3. HEADLIGHT – The large multi-reflector
headlight is integrated in the steering head
and provides striking visual impact as well
as excellent night visibility.
4. INSTRUMENTS – The practical instrument
panel includes a fuel gauge, a gear indicator
and a push-to-cancel indicator switch.
PGM FI HESC3 EURO 3
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EXTEND YOUR RIDING PLEASURE. SUIT YOUR INDIVIDUAL STYLE.
LIVE THE DREAM.
A range of Honda Genuine Accessories is Each accessory has been researched and
available to enhance your motorcycle’s appeal stringently tested to the highest standards.
even further, ensuring it suits both your style For information on the full range of Honda
and your every need. We design and build Genuine Accessories and Honda Genuine Parts
a comprehensive range of accessories contact your local Honda dealership or
according to precise factory specifications alternatively visit www.honda-access.com
ensuring a precision fit, superior function
and integrated design.
ACCESSORIES FEATURED ACCESSORIES FEATURED
Rear seat cowl * 45L top box
* Comes in same colour as your bike’s bodywork. 45L top box pad
Grip heater kit
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1. U-LOCK – Tamper-resistant barrel
key U-lock provides added security 1. TOP BOX (45L) – Can hold two full-face
and is designed to fit under the seat. helmets, and features locking quick-detach
2. OUTDOOR CYCLE COVER – Protects mounting system. Lid produced in colour to
paintwork against UV rays while the match motorcycle.
breathable, water-resistant fabric 2. HIGH WINDSHIELD – This tailor-made
allows the bike to dry when covered. windscreen is 20cm higher than the factory
3. REAR SEAT COWL – Replaces pillion standard for improved wind protection.
seat to give a more focused look of sharp, Features Honda logo.
aggressive performance. Leaves easy 3. STEERING HANDLE POCKET – Includes
access to carrying space underneath. transparent map holder and can also be used
as a waist bag. Attaches to handlebar bridge.
4. HANDLEBAR BRIDGE – Sturdy aluminium
bolt-on bridge gives a more aggressive
adventure sports look. Holds steering
The featured models illustrate a selection from the wide range of accessories available across all 125cc models.
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CBF125 VARADERO 125 CBR125R ANF125i INNOVA Honda Technologies
Engine Air-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve OHC single Engine Liquid-cooled 4-stroke SOHC 90° V-twin Engine Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve SOHC single Engine Air-cooled 4-stroke SOHC single Honda has developed many innovative technologies for
Displacement 124.7 cm³ Displacement 125 cm³ Displacement 124.7 cm³ Displacement 124.8 cm³ its 125cc range, designed to have the greatest possible
Bore × Stroke 52.4 × 57.8 mm Bore × Stroke 42 × 45 mm Bore × Stroke 58 × 47.2 mm Bore × Stroke 52.4 × 57.9 mm benefit for you and the world around you.
Compression Ratio 9.2 : 1 Compression Ratio 11.8 : 1 Compression Ratio 11 : 1 Compression Ratio 9.3 : 1
Max. Power Output 8.3 kW / 8,000 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Power Output 10.6 kW / 11,000 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Power Output 10 kW / 10,000 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Power Output 6.84 kW / 7,500 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Programmed Fuel Injection
Max. Torque 11.2 Nm / 6,250 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Torque 10 Nm / 8,500 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Torque 10.6 Nm / 8,250 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Max. Torque 10.1 Nm / 3,000 min-¹ (95/1/EC) Map-type computerised system
Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection with IACV Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection Carburation PGM-FI electronic fuel injection maintains strong power and responsive
Ignition System Computer controlled fully Ignition System Dual digital transistorised with Ignition System Fully transistorised with Ignition System Fully transistorised with performance in all conditions.
transistorised with electronic advance electronic advance electronic advance electronic advance
Honda Evolutional Catalysing System
Starter Electric / Neutral kick
Transmission 4-speed; rotary c Oxygen-sensing system maintains
an optimal air/fuel mixture for the
Final Drive O-ring sealed chain Final Drive O-ring sealed chain Final Drive O-ring sealed chain Final Drive Enclosed roller chain HESC3
most effective catalytic reduction
Dimensions (L×W×H) 1,955 × 760 × 1,110 mm Dimensions (L×W×H) 2,510 × 833 × 1,250 mm Dimensions (L×W×H) 1,920 × 675 × 1,070 mm Dimensions (L×W×H) 1,896 × 727 × 1,079 mm
of exhaust emissions.
Wheelbase 1,270 mm Wheelbase 1,450 mm Wheelbase 1,294 mm Wheelbase 1,240 mm
Seat Height 792 mm Seat Height 800 mm Seat Height 776 mm Seat Height 778 mm EURO-3
Ground Clearance 173 mm Ground Clearance 190 mm Ground Clearance 172 mm Ground Clearance 139 mm Complies with EURO-3
Fuel Tank Capacity 13 litres Fuel Tank Capacity 16.8 litres Fuel Tank Capacity 10 litres Fuel Tank Capacity 3.7 litres emissions regulations.
Suspension Front 30 mm telescopic fork, (including 2.7-litre LED-indicator reserve) Suspension Front 31 mm telescopic fork, Suspension Front 26 mm telescopic fork, EURO 3
115 mm axle travel Suspension Front 35 mm telescopic fork, 109 mm axle travel 80.5 mm axle travel
Suspension Rear Conventional twin shock, double 132 mm axle travel Suspension Rear Monoshock damper, Suspension Rear Dual damper unit swingarm,
tube damper with 3-step adjustable spring preload, Suspension Rear Monoshock swingarm with 120 mm axle travel 81.6 mm axle travel
87 mm axle travel adjustable spring preload, 90 mm axle travel Wheels Front U-section 6-spoke cast aluminium Wheels Front Steel rim/wire spoke
Wheels Front U-cross-section 6-spoke cast aluminium Wheels Front Hollow section triple-spoke Wheels Rear U-section 6-spoke cast aluminium Wheels Rear Steel rim/wire spoke
Wheels Rear U-cross-section 6-spoke cast aluminium cast aluminium Tyres Front 80/90 - 17M/C (44P) Tyres Front 70/100 - 17M/C (40P)
Tyres Front 80/100 - 17M/C (46P) Wheels Rear Hollow section triple-spoke Tyres Rear 100/80 - 17M/C (52P) Tyres Rear 80/90 - 17M/C (50P)
Tyres Rear 100/90 - 17M/C (55P) cast aluminium Brakes Front 276 × 4 mm hydraulic disc with Brakes Front 220 mm hydraulic disc with
Brakes Front 240 mm hydraulic disc with Tyres Front 100/90 - 18M/C (56P) dual-piston calliper and resin mould pads dual-piston calliper
2-pod calliper and resin mould pads Tyres Rear 130/80 - 17M/C (65P) Brakes Rear 220 × 4 mm hydraulic disc with Brakes Rear 110 mm leading/trailing drum
Brakes Rear 130 mm leading/trailing drum Brakes Front 276 × 4 mm hydraulic disc single-piston calliper and resin mould pads Frame Low deck mono-backbone;
Frame Diamond; steel with dual-piston calliper Frame Diamond; steel twin-spar rectangular steel tube
Caster Angle 25° 55' Brakes Rear 220 × 4 mm hydraulic disc Caster Angle 25° Caster Angle 26° 30'
Trail 89 mm with single-piston calliper Trail 88 mm Trail 73.6 mm
Kerb Weight 128 kg Frame Double-cradle; steel tube Kerb Weight 127.3 kg (F: 61.4 kg; R: 65.9 kg) Kerb Weight 105.5 kg (F: 43.4 kg; R: 62.1 kg)
Caster Angle 28°
Trail 97 mm
Kerb Weight 169.1 kg (F: 80.3 kg; R: 88.8 kg)
Sports Red Spangle Silver Metallic Ross White with Candy Tahitian Blue (Tricolour) Candy Beam Red with Candy Foggy Orange
Black Pearl Concours Black Black with Millennium Red Asteroid Black Metallic with Titanium Metallic
Space Silver Metallic Black with Force Silver Metallic Candy Caribbean Blue Sea with Candy Lightning Blue
Force Silver Metallic with Terra Silver Metallic
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WHEN OTHERS SAY IMPOSSIBLE, WE SAY POSSIBLE.
At Honda we are quite used to questioning the – as well as the water itself, the fish living in the
norm. We never say can’t, just can. We strive to water, and the rice growing there – and he wanted
challenge engineering convention. We introduce to develop the cleanest marine engine possible.
daring and innovative designs and technologies Today, Honda engineers work to ensure that every
for the benefit of our customers and the good of Honda outboard model – ranging from 2 to 225 hp
the environment. Since the release of our first – sets the standard for fuel efficiency, ease of
outboard engine 45 years ago, Honda has been operation and environmental friendliness.
committed to the development and production Each one also stays true to the core Honda
of environmentally responsible 4-stroke outboard attributes of quiet operation, durability, quality
engines. Soichiro Honda strongly believed that and reliability. Through the power of dreams, we
discharging oil into the water was bad for everyone continue to make the world a cleaner, safer place.
Riding a motorcycle or scooter is about fun and enjoyment but it must also be safe. This is why Honda has a carefully
structured approach to road and vehicle safety. To develop our safety solutions, we sometimes do things differently.
Take our humanoid robot, ASIMO. Used as a study into innovative technologies, ASIMO has voice and facial recognition
capabilities. Numerous sensors also aid spacial awareness and collision avoidance. We apply the same advanced
thinking to the technologies found in our range of 125cc motorcycles.
1 2 3 1. RIDER TRAINING – The Honda Riding
Trainer enhances rider safety by giving riders
the opportunity to experience everyday hazards
and riding conditions in a safe environment.
2. HONDA AIRBAG – A major step in Honda’s
quest to revolutionise motorcycle safety,
the world’s first mass-production airbag
system is featured on the Honda Gold Wing.
3. CONFIDENT BRAKING – For more than TOMORROW TODAY
50 years we have been carrying out research
to improve the braking technology available The V4 concept model. Inspired by the passionately creative heritage of our first V4 and a celebration
for our motorcycles. That’s why today we can
of 30 years of our V4 expertise, it represents a visionary interpretation of the future. It shows our clear
lay claim to a host of advanced, class-leading
braking technologies. belief in the unique qualities of V4 four-strokes, leading to next-generation designs with soul. Whatever
technologies are inspired by the power of dreams, one thing is for sure, Honda will be leading the way.
Honda is proud to be a founding signatory of
the European Road Safety Charter. We are
committed to enhancing the joy of two-wheels
and leading the way in road safety.