New front drive sprocket XAM C3108-17T on Honda CBR125R

Today, I installed a new front drive sprocket on my Honda CBR125R. As you may already know from other articles on this blog, my Honda CBR125R has an Athena 166cc bore up kit installed. For this reason, compared to the original 125cc engine, the torque and power are higher. Recently I decided to register this … Continue reading "New front drive sprocket XAM C3108-17T on Honda CBR125R"

One day riding a Kawasaki Z250

Last weekend I decided to rent a Kawasaki Z250 and have a ride in Hakone (Japan). As I have said also in other previous post, in Japan there is an easy way to rent motorcycle, it is called Rental819 (819 is read "baiku" that means "motorcycle", in Japanese). By renting the motorcycle only one time, … Continue reading "One day riding a Kawasaki Z250"

Riding Suzuki Hayabusa GSX-R 1300

Yesterday, I decided to rent, for one day, a Suzuki Hayabusa GSX-R 1300. This motorcycle is known worldwide to be one of the fastest motorcycles ever built. According to the Suzuki Japanese website, the engine displacement is 1339cc, and has 4 cylinders in-line configuration. The maximum power is 145kW (197 hp) and the maximum torque … Continue reading "Riding Suzuki Hayabusa GSX-R 1300"

Akrapovic exhaust installation on Honda CBR125R

Some months ago I decided to remove the Akrapovic carbon racing exhaust from my Honda CBR125R, because I thought that the sound was a bit too loud (it did not have the "dB killer" baffle installed). Therefore, at first I mounted the original exhaust, the one visible in the picture below. However, after some months … Continue reading "Akrapovic exhaust installation on Honda CBR125R"

KTM RC250 Test Ride in Odaiba

On Saturday 29 April 2017 I participated to a KTM Test Ride event in Odaiba, Tokyo, Japan (お台場、東京). The test ride was very good and I had the opportunity to ride a KTM RC250. There were many used motorcycles for sale, mainly KTM Duke 390 and KTM RC390. I noticed this cool KTM RC390, which … Continue reading "KTM RC250 Test Ride in Odaiba"