Author: decks5768

“RICO” Yamaha MIO 1 Street bike

Building a Thai Concept bike is not easy as you think, it takes a lot of planning, hard work and research to build Thai concept correctly. You have to consider that the parts you use are period correct or era correct.

They have to be original Thailand made parts, aside from that, the parts must belong to the same period/era as the bike. Enthusiasts go to great lengths to achieve this just to build the perfect Thai concept bike.

“The theme of this project is Daeng SAI4. We used the original Daeng SAI4 full titanium exhaust system which is one of the most visible integral part of our bike and the concept of this project is Mio1 Streetbike Pure Thailand Concept. We choose the “Streetbike” because for me the “Streetbike“ concept is more ASTIG and it is more difficult to built among the two concepts which are Vans and Drag. “Streetbike” concept is the combination of both. Actually from the day that I knew that we are having a baby boy, I got so excited and inspired that I told my wife that I had to build my next project bike and I will name it after our son Federico III, hence, we dubbed the bike as RICO.”

Building this bike was no easy tasks as “Jun” and his team encountered many challenges during the build. First of which is logistics. His team had to search thoroughly online and purchase almost all the parts and accessories from Luzon and Thailand since they are located in Bohol. Second is installation as some of the parts they used are not plug and play. They had to do a lot of custom-machining to integrate those parts to the bike such as the braking system and stabilizer just to name a few.

Yamaha Mio MXi 125 Modifications:
200cc Modified Engine 5vv internal & external
Original Brembo PS16 lever master (front brake)
Original Domino GP17 lever (rear brake)
Original Domino (Sx & Dx) slim type switch
Original Domino single quick throttle
Original Domino grip plain black
Original Brembo 2pots Caliper small butterfly type w/ CNC alloy bracket
Original Earl hose & fittings
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv chassis
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv fairings
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv headlight & winker
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv tail light
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv speedometer
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv harness
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv rear lightened hub (slim type)
Original Mio1 Yamaha Thailand 5vv crankcase lightened
Original Daeng SAI4 full titanium exhaust system (open specs)
Original Daeng SAI4 decals
Original Ohlins stabilizer SD0002
Original YSS rear suspension 300mm drag/race series w/ preload adjustment
Legit DKT Thailand small front hub
Legit Kingu rim 1.1×17 (front)
Legit Kingu rim 1.6×17 (rear)
Yaguso chrome type spokes 120/184
IRC Eat My Dust Tire Soft Compound (front)
Vee Rubber Tire Dracula drag series (rear)
Original Keihin carburetor w/ quick release gas hose & filter
Takegawa brake arm (rear)
Original Sun Star 220mm disc
JRP Drag super flat seat
Legit Thailand white gold bolts
Safety Wire