Friday, 08 March 2024 07:55

Still going strong!

Written by  Mark Daniel
The CT125 boasts a 125cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke engine, electric and kick start, ABS, LED lighting and a digital display. The CT125 boasts a 125cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke engine, electric and kick start, ABS, LED lighting and a digital display.

The saying goes ‘if it ain’t broke -don’t fix it’, so it’s no surprise to see an old favourite in the shape of the Honda CT125 still doing it like it always did, but with a revamp from the iconic CT110 that started things.

The CT125 boasts a 125cc, single cylinder, 4-stroke engine, electric and kick start, ABS, LED lighting and a digital display. The farm kit adds off-road tyres, farm gearing (chain & sprocket kit), front carry rack and handlebar protection.

Many farmers have come to realise that ATVs and UTVs have a place on the property, but when it is just moving people around the property, a two-wheeler really fits the bill.

The CT 125 with its step-through frame design makes for easy access, especially for those vertically challenged workers, has good carrying capacity, can handle the tough stuff and importantly is road registerable.

Featuring a 4-speed transmission and simple chain final drive, the CT 125 is equipped with single 220mm disc brake up front and a 190mm unit at the rear for excellent stopping, while the front unit is also equipped with ABS for increased safety.

The chassis has been designed to adapt to all types of situations and a wide variety of riders, featuring an increased wheelbase that makes it nimble, easily controlled and complemented with an 800mm seat height and upswept handlebars.

Honda CT125 2

An old favourite on farm - the Honda CT125 is still doing it like it always did.

Travelling comfort and cornering stability is taken care of by telescopic front forks and twin rear shock absorbers, offering 110mm of travel up front, so easily adapting to any uneven surfaces or hollows.

Paint coating has been applied to the steel rims and stainless-steel spokes are fitted on both front and rear wheels. The front and rear tyres are 80/90-17 semi-block pattern with the focus of attaining a balanced performance that ensures the safety of everyday riding around town as well as weekend touring on gravel roads and, of course, they are interchangeable.

All lighting on the CT125 is LED which makes them energy saving and ultra-durable. The large square indicators are a modern take on the original style CT design.

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