Today's bike of the day is this 2014 Aprilia RS125, on sale for £2,895.
“This RS125 2 stroke 11kw has had one mature owner from new. With 5999 miles on the clock, it's in excellent condition with service history and 12 MoT. Very rare to find one in this condition.”
The RS 125 first smoked its way onto racetracks 25 years ago and quickly set about dominating its class before Moto3 was introduced in 2012. Quick to link its GP success to its road bikes, and spotting the potential of young tearaways hell-bent on speed, it didn’t take long for the firm to build race rep learner bikes, starting with the 1992 AF125 Futura before the RS name was adopted in 1994 on the RS 125R Extrema.
This awesome mini stink-wheel became the 125 of choice for teenage hooligans, not to mention multiple future GP stars through various one-make race series, and remained in Aprilia’s range until it was replaced by the four-stroke RS4 in 2011.
Now, to celebrate the RS’s 25th anniversary as well as updating it to make it Euro4-compliant, Aprilia has changed the name of their RS4 to RS 125 in homage. Although sadly it remains four-stroke…
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