Cycle World magazine and our other reviewers say it better than we can:

“[The FX] is perfect for cutting through uncharted territory, light enough to lift over fences, fast enough to keep you smiling and just big enough for real trail rides.”

See below for specifications and features…

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FX5 2015 Models Steel Gold Titanium 13NOV2014

Here are the latest specifications of the FX5 range:

2015 FX5 Series | Specifications*

  • Weight (ready to ride): top end models starting at 60kg / 132lb
  • Frame/swingarm (chassis): Chrome Moly steel, tube and sheet down to 0.9mm (0.036″) wall thickness, TIG welded, made in Italy
  • Suspension, front: trials motorcycle forks, 40mm stanchions, 165mm / 6.5″ travel, by Formula’s Tech Suspension, made in Italy
  • Suspension, rear: motocross/enduro motorcycle shock, coil spring, 165mm / 6.5″ travel, top end models with Ohlins TTX36, made in Sweden
  • Engine: 4-stroke, single cylinder, 125cc (FX-Works 125cc engine makeover upgrade available on premium models.  150cc and Daytona-Japan 190cc upgrade kits available later)
  • Transmission: 4-speed left-foot-shift (automatic clutch and manual clutch options)
  • Carburetor: Mikuni
  • Ignition: CDI, NGK spark plug, kick-start (easy on 125cc, decompression assist for Daytona 150-190cc)
  • Exhaust/muffler: USFS-approved with spark arrester, industry standard 94dB loudness or less
  • Tires, front and rear: Kenda 19″ motocross/enduro 70/100-19
  • Rims, front and rear: RK Takasago Excel motocross/enduro 19″ x 1.40″, made in Japan
  • Drive chain: RK Takasago Excel 420 motocross/enduro, made in Japan
  • Brakes, front: Formula 4-piston hydraulic trials/enduro brake set, made in Italy, with trials motorcycle disc
  • Brakes, rear: Formula 2-piston hydraulic trials/enduro brake set, made in Italy, with trials motorcycle disc (left-hand control on auto-clutch models, right-foot control on manual-clutch models)
  • Fuel capacity: 1.85 US gallons / 7 liters
  • Fuel economy: 125cc up to 125mpg (est. max range 200 miles / 360 km)
  • Maximum speed: 125cc estimated 60mph / 100km/h
  • Wheelbase: 1350mm / 53″ (similar to KTM Freeride 350)
  • Seat height: 812mm / 32″ (Honda CRF230 is considered low at 34″)
  • Ground clearance: 300mm / 12″ (similar to trials motorcycle)
  • Seat to footpeg distance: 512mm / 20″ (similar to KTM Freeride 350)
  • Rider to handlebar reach: (similar to KTM Freeride 350)

* Final specifications subject to change.