Meet the Honda CRF230F, a versatile motorcycle that is able to deal with any type of track with poise. Honda’s engineers have spent a lot of time to reward this motorcycle with lightweight components, a sporty handling and good ergonomics. The final result is quite impressive and is pretty safe to say that the CRF230F is among the best bikes in its class.
The motorcycle is built around a dependable 223cc single-cylinder, air-cooled, four-stroke engine which delivers a healthy amount of torque and is mated on a durable six speed transmission. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and Honda says that it meets all current California Air Resources Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards.
The stopping power is assured by a single 240 mm front disc paired with a rear drum.
As far as pricing is concerned the Honda CRF230F can be yours for not less than $4170.
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Compact agile and fast, the Honda CRF150F is ready to reward its rider with a rush of adrenaline every time the engine is brought to life. Talking about the engine, at the heart of the Honda CRF150F lies a 149cc, air-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine.
The engine features an electric starter and its power is sent to the rear wheel through a five speed transmission. The engine is fed by a 1.9 gallons fuel tank including 0.4-gallon reserve.
The motorcycle’s speed si kept under control by a set of capable brakes that include a front disc and a rear drum.
The front wheel is kept in check by a 35mm leading-axle Showa fork (9.1 inches travel) while the rear one is paired with a heavy duty Showa shock absorber (8.9 inches travel).
The motorcycle is offered with a starting price of $3,640.
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Agile, reliable and strong, the Honda CRF250R is ready to conquer any terrain with poise. In its wild adventures, the motorcycle is helped by a lively 249cc, liquid cooled, single cylinder, four stroke engine that sends power to the rear wheel through a close ratio five speed transmission.
To be able to deal with tough terrains without baking down, the bike needed a set of very capable suspensions. Thereby Honda equipped its CRF250R with 48mm inverted Showa cartridge front forks with 16-position rebound and 16-position compression damping adjustability and rear Pro-Link Showa single shocks with spring preload, 17-position rebound damping adjustability, and compression-damping adjustment.
All components are mounted on a race-inspired twin-spar aluminum frame which keeps the motorcycle weight to as low as possible without affecting its torsional stiffness.
The Honda CRF250R is offered with a starting price of $7,420.
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The Honda CRF100F was built for the young riders (ages 12 or older) that want to learn how to ride an off road motorcycle at a small age.
The Honda CRF100F comes with a small 99 cc engine that offers pretty good performances, being perfectly suited for this model. The five transmissions however is a bit complicated to use, but you shouldn’t worry about it, as in the end it does its job with dignity.
The Honda CRF100F rides on a front 27.0mm Showa fork (5.2-inch of wheel travel) and a rear Pro-Link Showa single shock (5.8-inch of wheel travel) which is linked to the swingarm with progressive linkage. Thanks to this smart setup the motorcycle can absorb bumps without too much fuss offering a pretty relaxed riding experience.
The stopping power is assured by front and rear drum brakes.
The Honda CRF 100 F is offered with a starting price of $ 1,399.
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The Honda 50 is a mini motorcycle that offers an interesting mix of excitement, fun and agility being the perfect choice for any young rider that is prepared to enter into the world of motorcycles at a small age.
This compact motorcycle is powered by a small 49 cc, air cooled, single cylinder, four stroke engine that is linked to a three speed transmission with automatic clutch.
The CRF50F is also equipped with a smart adjustable throttle limiter that offers the possibility to set the engine’s power to the appropriate skill level.
As far as suspensions are concerned, up front you get an inverted telescopic fork that offers 3.5-inch of wheel travel, while the rear wheels is kept in check by a single-shock that offers 2.8-inch of travel.
The Honda CRF50 is offered with a starting price of $ 2,880.
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There’s a reason why the Honda CRF250R is considered one of the best bikes on the market. It’s got a pedigree unlike any other, as evidenced by its long history of racing success. It made its debut in 2004 and
took its first-ever AMA Supercross win early in the season. Two years after that, Honda Red Bull Racing’s Davi Millsaps rode it to the 2006 Supercross Lites East Championship. In 2008, GEICO Powersports Honda rookie Trey Canard rode all the way to a Supercross Lites East Championship, and in 2009 Ashley Fiolek notched her second consecutive AMA/WMA Women’s Motocross Championship. The common denominator with all those wins is that all the riders rode a CRF250R.
The CRF250R offers superb handling and excellent power that has been a tradition for Honda’s 250 class. For the 2012 model, Honda upped the ante, offering plenty of new goodies, including a new cylinder head and a 46mm throttle body that produces a broadened powerband featuring more low-end and midrange torque. In addition, the bike now carries an entirely new chassis that centers on a twin-spar aluminum frame with Honda’s Progressive Steering Damper (HPSD), a forged aluminum steering head, stronger downtubes and a simplified removable rear subframe. The bike also has an updated front and rear suspension settings, offering improved tracking and more precise handling. New foot pegs are also part of the package, as are new front axle collars that add rigidity to the front end, increasing the bike’s steering precision. On top of everything else, the CRF250R also comes with Dunlop’s premium MX51 tires cap off championship-caliber credentials that make the CRF250R the bike to beat in 2012.
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Look up any of Honda’s esteemed line of racing bikes and there’s a good chance that you’ll stumble across the CRF450R and the unique history it possesses despite having been in the market for the last couple of years.
Introduced as an all-new and lighter bike with fuel injection in 2009, the CRF450R earned overwhelming praise, winning in AMA racing and also winning a host of comparison tests and bike of the year awards.
The production version of the CRF450R has upheld the bike’s already legendary history and the 2012 model offers no hint of slowing down the momentum the bike has achieved in short time.
For the 2012 model, Honda added a slew of features to the bike, including stiffer fork outer tubes and front axle collars that bring a more solid feel to the front end, stiffer fork springs, revised suspension settings on the front and rear, plus a new shock linkage that produces improved tracking, more precise handling and added rider confidence over rough terrain. New foot pegs are also wider and longer, thus enhancing rider support while a new chain roller adds durability.
As for the powertrain, the 2012 CRF450R comes with a 449cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine with a Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI) system that controls fuel injection with remarkable precision, producing amazing drive right off the bottom while delivering a super-strong mid-range punch and an even stronger rush of top-end power.
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The all-new Honda CRF230M is a street-ready bike that can handle its business on just about every road it travels on. Hours of urban and backroad adventure are nothing to the CRF230M, because it’s something that the bike can do seamlessly.
It’s business as usual for Honda, who may be more popular for their cars, but have likewise crafted a reputation as one of the best motorcycle manufacturers in the world. Offering the kind of comprehensive details that make it such a unique bike, the CRF230M gives you a mixed bag of upstanding design, superior handling, and impressive performance numbers.
On top of that, it’s hard to second-guess something that has the unmistakable Honda seal of approval. The Japanese company has built a foundation crafted on excellence with their products, and the CRF230M is just the latest in a long line of bikes that have upheld this tradition time and time again.
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Weather you’re a professional rider planning to win 2010’s most challenging motocross or supercross closed course competitions or simply a dirt bike rider with plans to go big, the 2010 Honda CRF450R is one of the numerous “tools” for the job. Honda claims they now offer an even more powerful bike with greater handling capabilities, so let’s just see how they achieved that.
We rarely see a year pass by without Honda improving their motocross lineup and because 2010 isn’t the exception, the new CRF250R is now claimed to be an even faster way to get around the dirt track. Both the engine and chassis upgrades back up Honda’s immense expectations from this revolutionary motorcycle, so let’s just see how.