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SAFETY INFORMATION
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Loading and accessories
Adding accessories or cargo to your
motorcycle can adversely affect sta-
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bility and handling if the weight distri-
bution of the motorcycle is changed.
To avoid the possibility of an acci-
dent, use extreme caution when
adding cargo or accessories to your
motorcycle. Use extra care when
riding a motorcycle that has added
cargo or accessories. Here are some
general guidelines to follow if loading
cargo or adding accessories to your
motorcycle:
Loading
The total weight of the operator, pas-
senger, accessories and cargo must
not exceed the maximum load limit of
178 kg (392 lb) DT125R, 180 kg (396
lb) DT125X. When loading within this
weight limit, keep the following in
mind:
Cargo and accessory weight
should be kept as low and close
to the motorcycle as possible.
Make sure to distribute the
weight as evenly as possible on
both sides of the motorcycle to
minimize imbalance or instability.
Shifting weights can create a
sudden imbalance. Make sure
that accessories and cargo are
securely
attached
motorcycle before riding. Check
accessory mounts and cargo res-
traints frequently.
Never attach any large or heavy
items to the handlebar, front fork,
or front fender. These items,
including such cargo as sleeping
bags, duffel bags, or tents, can
create unstable handling or a
slow steering response.
Accessories
Genuine Yamaha accessories have
been specifically designed for use on
this motorcycle. Since Yamaha can-
not test all other accessories that may
be available, you must personally be
responsible for the proper selection,
installation and use of non-Yamaha
accessories. Use extreme caution
when selecting and installing any
accessories.
Keep the following guidelines in mind,
as well as those provided under "Loa-
ding" when mounting accessories.
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Never install accessories or carry
cargo that would impair the per-
formance of your motorcycle.
to
the
Carefully inspect the accessory
before using it to make sure that
it does not in any way reduce
ground clearance or cornering
clearance, limit suspension tra-
vel, steering travel or control ope-
ration, or obscure lights or reflec-
tors.
• Accessories fitted to the hand-
lebar or the front fork area can
create instability due to impro-
per weight distribution or
aerodynamic
accessories are added to the
handlebar or front fork area,
they must be as lightweight as
possible and should be kept to
a minimum.
changes.
If

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