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2010 Yamaha Zuma 125 First Ride Photo Gallery

Gabe gets a taste of Yamaha’s latest Zuma scooter incarnation, the 4-stroke Zuma 125, and wonders why the young kids aren’t riding more of them. Read the full story in our 2010 Yamaha Zuma 125 First Ride.

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Only slightly longer than its two-stroke little brother, but with a lot more pep.
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Handling is nimble and easy thanks to a short wheelbase and wide handlebars.
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Semi-knobbie tires provide some grip for the dirt.
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Ignition lock includes a clever sliding door to keep screwdriver-wielding bandits at bay.
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Zoom! Fully tucked, you may see 60 mph on the 125's speedo. Or not.
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Handling is nimble and easy thanks to a short wheelbase and wide handlebars.
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We're trying to get Gabe to quit smoking. It's probably why he's so short.
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Gabe found the Zuma 125's seat surprisingly high. He's 5-foot-6 (but says he's 5-foot-8), for reference.
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The Zuma fears no urban environment, thanks to its rugged construction and fat tires.
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Aussie Zuma buyers may want to install 'roo guards, but Yamaha only stocks a windscreen and luggage rack as accessories.
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Widely spaced mirrors, easy-to-read instruments and wind-cheating handguards make the Zuma 125 nicely equipped.
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Gabe demonstrates Zuma's leaning capabilities at Motorcycle USA's top-secret West Coast scooter test facility.
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Aussie Zuma buyers may want to install 'roo guards, but Yamaha only stocks a windscreen and luggage rack as accessories.
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Overseas, the Zuma is called the "BW125" and gets this stylish cyclopean projector-beam headlight treatment.