MXDN FOLLOW UP, VILLOPOTO’S & TEDESCO’S SMOKERS | MID-WEEK REPORT
Rider: Kevin Windham
Photographer: MXA Archive
TWO-STROKE SPOTLIGHT: VANESSA SMALE’S 2016 YAMAHA YZ125
“Here’s a mod list and lot’s of pics of my 2016 Yamaha YZ125👍. I did a complete frame up nut and bolt rebuild/deep clean/semi-polished frame/engine, fully serviced/greased linkage/rear shock/swingarm/steering/bearings/axles and engine mounts with 50/50 grease and copperslip mix, all fastener’s torqued to specs as per the manual etc.
Brand New ex-team-Samsung-Yamaha Gold Talon wheels with carbon fiber hubs/stainless bulldog spokes/black spline drive nipples/new Pirelli Scorpion tires/brake discs and inner-tubes which I bought direct from team owner Roy Emberson.
New X-trig rocs triple clamps with phds bar mounts
Suspension work: Kashima coatings on upper fork tubes and shock body/black DLC coating on lower tubes and shock shaft/hard anodizing on axle lugs/shock caps/adjusters/clickers/shock rod end/new Zeta quick adjust fork caps/new Zeta aluminum fork pistons/new Zeta bottom fork protectors/standard ti rear spring/standard fork springs/SKF fork seals with standard dust seals/valving set for 13 stone.
New carbon fibre 6.5 liter fuel tank. Note: this tank uses 2010-2013 YZ250F radiator shrouds.
Renthal 997 Twinwall bars
New Carbon ignition cover
New Pro Carbon front numberplate
New front/rear brake pads
New Vertex piston kit
New V-force 3
New HGS pipe/silencer
New BUD racing cylinder head
New Genuine Yamaha airbox
New plastics and graphics
New Bolt fastener kit
New Fusion USA seatcover
New Sunline gear lever
New Works Connection rear brake return spring
New titanium Pro footpegs
VGC GYTR clutch cover
New Renthal R3 o-ring chain
New Dirt Tricks Zirconium Chromium 49t rear sprocket
New GYTR talon groovelite 13t front sprocket
New Acerbis carbon look chain guide
New TM Designworks swingarm chain slider
New billet chain adjuster blocks
New Titanium chain adjuster nuts/bolts
New titanium barrel/ignition cover/clutch cover/case saver/water pump cover/cylinder head mount/top/bottom shock mount fasteners
New titanium rear axle nut
New Pro Carbon bashplate
New Pro Carbon rear disc cover
New carbon shock mudflap
New Pentek billet front sprocket guard/case saver
New fastec racing billet rear brake caliper guard
New Apico billet brake/clutch lever’s
EDITORS NOTE: Please keep those submissions coming. If you would like your bike to be featured in the “Two-Stroke Spotlight,” please email me at [email protected]. All I ask is that you give a breakdown of your bike and a detailed description of the build. Please also send a few photos of your steed. By submitting your bike for the “Two-Stroke Spotlight,” you agree to release all ownership rights to the images and copy to MXA. Please don’t email me spam or try selling me Taylor Swift concert tickets or email me spam. I already celebrate T-Swizzle’s entire collective, and there will be “bad blood” if you send me junk mail. See what I did there? Happy submitting your smoker.
WHAT THE MXA WRECKING CREW IS UP TO
We asked Ryan Villopoto if he would let us test his YZ125 he raced this year at some of the 125cc All-Star races that were hosted at select outdoor Nationals. He said, “No problem,” as he is done with it until next year.
MILESTONE LAST WEDNESDAY | photos by Josh Mosiman
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MXA QUESTION OF THE WEEK ANSWER
Moto Trivia answer: Jeff Ward.