Specifications for a 1998 Honda CR 125R

by Brenton Shields
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The CR 125R is a mid-class dirt motorcycle from Honda. The 1998 model year laid the basis for models that followed it, with only minor changes made between years. The 1998 bikes featured a newer intake, new exhaust system and upgraded chassis in comparison the models that preceded it. The motorcycle has a specification set appropriate for middle-of-the-road models, as it's not quite an entry-level bike but not a high-end bike either.


The CR125R has a liquid-cooled two-cycle single-cylinder 124.8cc engine. It is capable of cranking out 41 horsepower and 2.76 pounds per square inch of torque and a bore/stroke of 54mm x 54.5mm with the pistons' compression ratio at 8.8.

Tires and Suspension

The tire size is 100/90 -- 100cm outer rim, 90cm inner rim. The front axle is inverted telescopic while the rear axle is a swingarm. The frame is aluminum, and both the front and rear brakes are hydraulic discs.

Physical Specs

The CR125R is 7.1 feet long, 2.7 feet wide and 4.3 feet high. It has a wheelbase of 4.9 feet and a ground clearance of 1.1 feet. The seat sits about 3.1 feet off the ground, and the bike's dry weight is 192.5 pounds.

Transmission Gear Ratios

The CR125R has a five-speed manual transmission. The respective gear ratios are 2.357 ratio in first gear, 1.867 in second gear, 1.579 in third gear, 1.333 in fourth gear and 1.130 in fifth gear.

Fuel Capacity

The CR125R's fuel reservoir is capable of holding 1.98 U.S. gallons, and the bike runs on regular unleaded fuel.

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