Honda Varadero 125 is one of dual-sport motorcycles from Honda, Varadero 125 also come from Honda Varadero family. This Honda motorcycle, was presented in England in 2001, as you know, the Varadero 125 is not a motorcycle which has an big engine capacity, so. Honda Varadero 125 seems to be present to give preference to novice bikers who want to try the dual-sport motorcycles with friendly power but still powerful for all new beginner riders.
Inspired from Varadero 1000, Honda gave the value more than another 125 motorcycles in the market, this bike has come with a 124 cc of engine capacity, 4-stroke, 5-speed trasmission, SOHC 4 valve, 900 V-twin engine. If I noticed, actually the specifications of Varadero 125 is enough to give satisfaction to the owners, with the supported by engine like this, Honda Varadero 125 has a power of 10.6 kW (14.2 hp), and 10 N · m (7.4 ft · lbf), which is capable reach a top speed of about 75 mph it around 121 km / h.
Honda XL125V Varadero Specification :
Engine : Liquid cooled, 4-stroke, 4-valve, SOHC, 124 cc, 90° V-twin
Bore / Stroke : 42 × 45 mm (1.7 × 1.8 in)
Compression ratio : 11.8:1
Top speed : 75 mph (121 km/h)
Power : 10.6 kW (14.2 hp)
Torque : 10 N·m (7.4 ft·lbf)
Transmission : 5-speed, chain
Suspension : Front: 35 mm Telescopic Forks
Rear: Adjustable Mono-shock
Wheelbase : 1,450 mm (57 in)
L = 2,150 mm (85 in)
W = 883 mm (34.8 in)
H = 1,250 mm (49 in)
Seat height : 802 mm (31.6 in)
Weight : 2001–2006 149 kg (330 lb), 2007– 152 kg (340 lb) (dry)
169 kg (370 lb) (wet)
Fuel capacity : 2001–2006 17.5 L (3.8 imp gal; 4.6 US gal),
2007– 16.8 L (3.7 imp gal; 4.4 US gal)
Oil capacity : 1.2 L (1.3 US qt)
(reference : Wikipedia)
Truly, I have written about this bike here (Honda XL 125), it's still about Varadero 125. If I'm going to buy a motorcycle, with a capacity of 125cc, Honda Varadero 125 is a good motorcycle and quite interesting for me, 125cc dual-sport motorcycles are very rarely encountered, usually, a dual sport bike comes with an engine capacity around 250cc and above. If you don't like full-sports like CBR125, this bike is one of the best option for people who want to try friendly beginner dual-sport bike from Honda motorcycles.