Gilera MX-R 125 Endurance (1989-91)

The Gilera MX-R 125 Endurance is a two-stroke, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motorcycle with a capacity of 124cc. It has a compression ratio of 13.0:1 and uses 28 Dell’Orto PHBH carburetors for induction, with electric ignition and capacitive output for ignition. The bike has a six-speed transmission and multi-disc oil bath clutch, with chain final drive. The front suspension consists of Marzocchi telescopic-hydraulic forks, while the rear suspension includes a fork in die cast aluminium and a Boge single shock absorber. The front and rear brakes are both single disc, with 100/90-16 front and 120/80-16 rear tires. The wet weight of the bike is 132kg, with a fuel capacity of 17 litres and an average consumption of 21.3km/lit. The braking distance from 60-0 km/h is 14.0m, with a 1/4 mile standing time of 15.2 seconds and a top speed of 158.8 km/h. A road test conducted by Motosprint in 1991 gave positive reviews of the bike’s endurance and smooth handling. The Gilera MX-R 125 Endurance was manufactured between 1989-91.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Gilera MX-R 125 Endurance

Year: 1989 – 91

Engine: Two stroke, single cylinder, reed valve
Capacity: 124 ccc / 7.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 56 x 50.5 mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 13.0;1
Induction: 28 Dell’Orto PHBH carburetors
Ignition: Electric ignition with capacitive output
Starting: Electric
Max Power: 29.3 hp / 21.8 kW @ 9900 rpm
Max Torque: 18 Nm / 13.2 lb-ft @ 10250 rpm
Clutch: Multi-disc oil bath
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Front Suspension: Marzocchi telescopic-hydraulic forks
Rear Suspension: Fork in die cast aluminium, Boge single shock absorber fork in die cast aluminium, Boge single shock absorber

Front Brakes: Single disc
Rear Brakes: Single disc
Front Tyre: 100/90-16
Rear Tyre: 120/80-16
Wet Weight: 132 kg / 291 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 17 Litres / 4.5 US gal
Consumption Average: 21.3 km/lit
Braking 60 – 0 / 100 – 0: 14.0 m / 40.0 m
Standing 1/4 Mile: 15.2 sec / 136.6 km/h
Top Speed: 158.8 km/h / 98.6 mph
Road Test: Motosprint 1991

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