The 125 cc sports “Old School” They seem to have been reborn for some time now, especially all those that date from the mid-eighties to the early nineties. They were the wet dream of most of the young people of the time who saw in them an unequivocal sign of freedom, as well as a true pilot school.
Some were lucky enough to be able to enjoy one of these iconic eighth-liter 2Ts. Others did not receive the budget, so they had to settle for an “eighty” of the moment, like the everlasting Honda NSR75 or the more evolved Yamaha TZR80RR, the last model in the category to see the light.
11 125 cc sports cars that we all dream of
Now the Moto.it colleagues have brought together 11 of these spectacular ones within a circuit replica-racer enrollable, and they tell us their impressions of each and every one of them. Aprilia, Cagiva, Gilera, Honda and Yamaha offer us several of their contemporary models that made the dreams of millions of teenagers fly.
In a brief review of each and every one of these 125 cc sports They show us their most notable main characteristics, as well as the technical and performance specifications they offered.
Among those invited to this very special meeting, they have selected some of the protagonists who were tested by the publication itself in the 1991 season and later in 1993.
Throughout the video’s duration of just over 30 minutes we can enjoy the silhouette of these 11 125 cc sports cars, among which stand out, for example, the Gilera SP01, Cagiva Mito, Honda NSR125, Yamaha TZR125 or Aprilia RS125 Extrema. Each one more striking and suggestive, but above all effective on any twisty route in which it is put to the test.
Today, more than 30 years after some of the models shown were released, they continue to be an object of desire for nostalgists, 2T lovers or collectors. Basically, because those 125 cc sports They represented a revolution in the world of two wheels, thanks to excellent performance for the time and a level of finish and equipment worthy of much more powerful mounts.
Now they are once again gaining prominence among fans, even at levels that most of us would never have suspected. They have become the center of attention for biker rallies and themed events.
Among other things, because of those almost pornographic design lines, but above all that smell of burning oil with which you are 125 cc sports They take us back to a past time that, almost without a doubt, was much better.