Moto Guzzi 125 2C 4T (1979-81)

The Moto Guzzi 125 2C 4T motorcycle was produced from 1979 to 1981. It had a four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, OHC engine with a capacity of 123cc and a compression ratio of 10.65:1. The bike had an air cooling system, and used 2x Dell’Orto PHBG 20 B for induction. The ignition system was reliable, and the engine produced a maximum power of 16.5 hp / 12.3 kW @ 10600 rpm. The bike had a wet multi-plate clutch and a 5 speed transmission. The final drive was by a chain.

The motorcycle had a round tubular frame, with telescopic forks for the front suspension and a swinging arm, dual shocks for the rear end. The front brake was a single disc and the rear brake was a drum. The bike had a wheelbase of 1290 mm / 50.8 in and a dry weight of 110 kg / 242.5 lbs. It had a capacity of 8.5 litres / 2.2 US gal for fuel. Overall it was a reliable and efficient motorcycle with a good engine and transmission, but could have benefited from better brakes.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Moto Guzzi 125 2C 4T

Year: 1979 – 81

Engine: Four stroke, parallel twin cylinder, OHC
Capacity: 123 cc / 7.5 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 45.5 x 38 mm
Cooling System: Air cooled
Compression Ratio: 10.65:1
Induction: 2x Dell’Orto PHBG 20 B
Max Power: 16.5 hp / 12.3 kW @ 10600 rpm
Clutch: Wet multi-plate
Transmission: 5 Speed
Final Drive: Chain
Frame: Round tubular
Front Suspension: Telescopic forks
Rear Suspension: Swinging arm, dual shocks

Front Brakes: Single disc
Rear Brakes: Drum
Front Tyre: 2.75 -18
Rear Tyre: 3.00 -18
Wheelbase: 1290 mm / 50.8 in
Dry Weight: 110 kg / 242.5 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 8.5 Litres / 2.2 US gal

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