The major change that is visible to the eye was the
installation of the brand-new white UFO Yamaha two-stroke restyle kit. UFO’s restyle kit bolts right up to all
the existing mounting spots, so no drilling or cutting is
involved. The kit gave our YZ125 a look similar to the
2012 YZ250F. The front fender, front number plate and
rear fenders are almost identical. The radiator shrouds
and side number plates have a YZ250F styling hint with-
Even though the YZ125 has had a long run without big
changes, it’s still considered the best 125 motocross bike.
It might not have the sheer power of the KTM, but its suspension and handling are still stellar. When you talk about
two-strokes, it’s hard to mention the 125 without cracking
a smile—they are just flat out fun to ride! Here is what we
did to make the YZ125 even better.