Amazing ACE 125

Thought you might like to share a couple of pics of my latest project, the ‘Amazing Ace’ 125.  Have owned it just over 6 months and have performed many mods in that time whilst sticking to a very realistic budget of around $600 all up.  The bike was bought ‘in a box’ from the distributor in Western Australia for $1820 landed in Hobart, Tasmania.  Fours hours or so to put it together with the help of a friend.  Here’s a list of what’s been done:
  • Engine hot up kit (jets, CDI etc.) from OO Racing UK
  • Sports muffler and exhaust ‘bandage’ and removal of cat converter
  • Headlight shield from Vespa
  • Halogen headlight bulb
  • NGK spark plug
  • Gas rear shock absorbers from OO Racing UK
  • Aftermarket hand grips
  • Bar end mirrors
  • Tacho (and thermometer)!
  • Removal of reflectors and headlight bracketing etc.
  • Leather strap for tank to replace rubber
  • Aftermarket foot pegs
  • Aftermarket clear lens indicators
  • Aftermarket horn
  • Aftermarket tail light
  • Removal of side stand lug so stand now folds up neatly
  • Removal of side stand ignition by-pass switch
  • Modified/ trimmed fuel valve (more k’s before going to reserve)
  • Custom-made stickers
  • Chrome lettering
  • ‘Nitrous’ bottle (all for show – no go)!
  • Lots of chrome vinyl, chrome trim and carbon fibre vinyl!




  1. I like to see a simple bike done on a budget. A bike that is ridden daily and is made to use rather than to show off is much cooler than a complex custom. If it’s a bit different, that’s just gravy.

    1. The badges are actually ‘NN 350 S’ if you look closely. ‘NN’ stands for “nowhere near’… I’m at least honest at the point!



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  3. Awesome! Superb! I want! It may not be near a 350 as you say, but in the looks department, it’s giving it a good “run” for the money (and perhaps more mpg’s as well.) Beautiful.

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