Cycle World magazine says 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.”

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Here are the latest specifications of the FX5 range:

FX5 Series | Specifications*

  • Weight (ready to ride): Ti/Gold/Steel Off-Road models: 60/61/62kg (132/134/136lb).  Dual-Sport Kit adds approx 3kg (6.6lb)
  • Frame/swingarm (chassis): All models utilize high strength Chrome Moly steel, tube and sheet down to 0.9mm (0.036″) wall thickness, TIG welded, made in USA
  • 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, Steel models with Olle, made in Spain, 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.