Q: WHAT DID WE LIKE?
A: The like list:
(1) Weight. This bike feels as light as it is.
( 2) Brakes. They are the best in the class (and since
these are the same brakes that come on the heavier KTM
450SXF, they are even more impressive on the sub-200-
( 3) Hydraulic clutch. KTM’s self-adjusting clutch is
ahead of its time.
( 4) Airbox. We don’t think changing an air filter could
get any simpler.
( 5) Engine. This small but mighty engine puts out some
( 6) Suspension. The WP suspension components are
getting better each year.
( 7) Tires. The 125SX comes with our favorite tires—
Dunlop Geomax MX3Ss front and rear.
Q: WHAT DO WE REALLY THINK ABOUT
THE 2018 KTM 125SX?
A: This is the best 125cc race machine on the planet. It
is a great bike for anyone who loves two-strokes and the best
bike to get if you plan to seriously race against four-strokes.
This bike goes where you want it, when you want it. It’s light in the air and handles better than any thumper ever made.