Up until now, I've just been riding the Dream 50. This bike is a huge amount of fun to ride, but being a 50 it is limited in performance. The biggest issue though, is that I cannot import it into the U.S. Since it's a 1997 it is far too new and would be an absolutely nightmare to import. So, I wanted something with a bit more power that was still the same size and retained the same blast to drive attitude. I opted for this bike! A 1979 Honda CB125T. There are several reason why I went for the CB125T. First and foremost, it is the smallest displacement 4 stroke twin that was commercially available (as far as I know). It makes a bit more than double the power output of the Dream yet retains an almost identical wheelbase. The weight is close as well with the Dream weighing in at 80 kg and this at 125 kg. I reckon with some work I can get that number below 100 kg though. The rake and trail of the front end are surprisingly close as well.
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