AJS Desert Scrambler 71′ 125 Euro 5
The AJS ’71 Desert Scrambler
Commemorating the commendable successes of AJS’s USA Sales Manager Mike Jackson – in the November 1971 Barstow to Vegas, District 37, Mojave Desert race.
A line-up of some 3,200 riders, faced a gruelling 190 mile course that included such hazards as deep sand, steep dunes, a snowy mountain pass, millions of rocks and out-of-control fellow competitors!
Based on the AJS Cadwell/Tempest platform the ’71 Desert Scrambler will be sure to thrill and inspire you with every twist of the throttle.
Available in three hot colours: Forged Black, Blazing Orange, Sundown Metallic Red
17 year old learner legal
Ultra smooth Balance Shaft, 4 stroke engine
Centre stand and side stand fitted
Excellent fuel economy
Stainless steel hi-level wrapped exhaust system
Low fuel level warning light
This 125 scrambler is perfect for commuting and green lane riding
Tyre pressure – front: 32 psi solo or with passenger (not to exceed 36psi)
Tyre pressure – rear: 32 psi solo or with passenger (not to exceed 36psi)
Tappet clearance In: 0.15mm
Tappet clearance Ex: 0.15mm
Engine oil type: 10w40 Class API, SG (Silkolene Super 4)
Engine oil quantity: 1.0 – 1.1L (check on dip stick)
Spark plug type: NGK CR6HS (x1)
Air filter part number: 1690100-050000
Oil filter part number: Gauze type, clean and replace
Front fork oil capacity: 220cc (each leg)
Front fork oil type: RSF 7.5
Front axle nut 45Nm
Rear axle nut 65Nm
Steering stem nut 30Nm
Swinging arm axle nut 60Nm
Rear sprocket nut 30Nm
Cylinder head bolt M8 x 1.25 22Nm
Spark plug M10 x 1.00 12.5Nm
Magneto rotor 70Nm
General 8.8 or 9.8 fasteners:
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AJS Desert Scrambler 71′ 125 Finance – APPLY HERE
Representative example: borrowing £3000 over 36 Months with a representative APR of 24.9%, the amount payable would be £115.21 a month, with a total cost of credit of £1,147.56 and a total amount payable of £4,147.56.
*This finance calculator is for illustration purposes only. The actual interest rate you receive from the finance provider will depend on your individual circumstances. The above example excludes any fees that may be charged by the lender.
*please note, the video shown may be a previous model and should not be considered the latest model. Usually there will be only minor changes if any. If in doubt, please contact us.
In order to maintain the warranty, vehicles are required to be serviced at the correct intervals. Failure to do so will render the warranty void. It is highly recommend that the user has the vehicle maintained to ensure increased safety & vehicle longevity. It is possible to buy service kits here if you prefer to maintain your vehicle yourself however your warranty will become void unless a VAT registered garage carries out each service and validates this by filling in the service book accordingly.
125cc Motorcycles, Insurance Discount Codes
Cheap motorbike insurance seems to be a bit of a hit or miss, however we have a top tip to get the best price possible and then a bit more. If you are lazy like 90% of the population using a comparison website will be your ‘go to’. But, if you actually call any of the insurance companies below you will be guaranteed to get a better deal. Insurance companies have to pay the comparison sites a big commission and they can then pass that discount onto you instead. If you use the discount code you will be not only getting yourself cheaper motorcycle insurance, but we get a little something too… win win for everyone, what have you got to lose? We have included the telephone numbers and reference numbers below, its just a simple phone call.
- Lexham Insurance (discount code auto fills when using the link – opens new tab)
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AJS Desert Scrambler 71′ 125 Specifications
Technical Details (Euro 5)
Engine type: 4-stroke, OHC, air cooled, single cylinder
Bore x Stroke: 54 x 54mm
Compression Ratio: 10:1
Max. power: 7.33kW @ 9,000 rpm
Max. Torque: 9.5Nm @ 6,500 rpm
Tank capacity: 13L
Fuel type: Unleaded or E5 petrol
Transmission: five speed, chain drive
Mass in running order: 126kg (wet with 90% fuel)
Max load: 150kg
Starter: electric and kick
Generator nominal output: 100VA
Battery: 12v 9Ah
Brakes: 300mm front single disc/ 210mm rear disc (Combined Braking System)
Wheel rims: Front: 17 x MT2.5 Rear: 17 x MT3.50
Tyres: Front: 110/70-17 Rear: 130/70-17
Front sprocket: 428 14T
Rear Sprocket: 428 45T
Seat height: 760mm
Height: 1100mm (to top of handlebars)
Ground clearance: 200mm
Speedometer: Dual marked
Max Speed: (approx.): 60mph
Fuel consumption: (as recorded on the COC) 2.2L / 100km 128mpg
CO2 emissions: 47g / km
Customer care goes above and beyond, and if you are not completely satisfied we will go out of our way to help you get the outcome you desire. Our friendly staff are available on the phone, via text or you can just use our contact form. We aim to respond to all queries within 24 hours. You can find out all our contact information here.
If your warranty has expired you can place a new warranty on your bike or scooter for further piece of mind. Unlike the manufacturers warranty these ones cover parts & labour at any VAT registered garage nationwide.
Our fleet of specially equipped delivery vehicles ensure your bike or scooter delivers to your door with utmost care. Not to mention our driver’s will walk you around the vehicle giving advice and answering any questions you may have. Consequently as a result will give you more confidence with the vehicle. If you require delivery on this AJS Desert Scrambler 71′ 125, please add this product to your cart – Motorcycle Delivery
We are regulated and authorised to offer finance by the Financial Conduct Authority, you can see our authorised FCA License HERE.
All brand new vehicles are required by law to be registered prior to delivery. The only exception to this rule is on the condition you are purchasing the vehicle to use on private property. You can find information on registration and a number of other legal and rider requirements and even add this product to your cart here. The fee for having the new vehicle road worthy is £150. The new vehicle will be ready to ride, fully assembled, comprehensive safety check, road taxed, registered with the DVLA, 3 years MOT, full tank of fuel, L plates, Number Plate and thorough road test.