2006 Honda CR85R Expert

The CR85R Expert boasts the same engineering and specs as the CR85R, but features bigger wheels, a higher seat and longer swingarm - the perfect step-up for your taller young racer.


- Cylinder and cylinder head boost engine torque for powerful acceleration.
- Piston complements cylinder and engine power characteristics.
- Exhaust system to match cylinder and deliver maximum bottom-end torque and peak horsepower.
- Flat-slide PWK 28mm carburetor for ideal throttle response throughout the powerband.
- Maintenance-free digital CD ignition for maximum power output at all engine speeds.
- Heavy-duty clutch features tough friction discs for increased durability.
- 49-tooth rear sprocket matches engine power characteristics.
- Lightweight, liquid-cooled 84.7cc engine develops impressive power and features a Nikasil-plated cylinder for excellent cooling and wear characteristics.
- Reed-valve induction and 28mm carburetor for crisp throttle response at all rpm.
- Lightweight aluminum radiator for consistent engine temperatures and maximum performance.
- Heavy-duty clutch.
- Maintenance-free CD ignition with electronic advance.
- Low-mounted exhaust system enhances mass centralization and contributes to high peak power.
- Slick-shifting close-ratio six-speed transmission.


- Front and rear suspension settings for ideal bump absorption.
- Handlebar bend optimizes rider position and comfort.
- Lightweight, high-tensile steel frame with large-diameter frame tubing and cross-member provides excellent turning performance and straight-line tracking.
- Box-section aluminum swingarm is lightweight and rigid.
- Removable subframe is strong and durable.
- 37mm leading-axle inverted Showa cartridge front fork features friction-reducing design to improve compression and rebound control.
- The fork offers adjustable compression and rebound settings.
- Wide-section aluminum top and bottom triple-clamps position fork tubes far apart for good turning and control.
- Tapered-roller steering-head bearings.
- Pro-Link(R) rear suspension system features a fully adjustable Showa shock for superb compliance and wheel control.
- Strong, lightweight wheels are durable and minimize unsprung weight.
- Lightweight front and rear disc brakes with high-performance pads offer powerful, precise braking.
- Front and rear axles utilize a surface-treatment for added strength and durability.

Additional Features

- Slim, well-padded seat is comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.
- "Non-slip" seat cover for excellent rider control
- Large-capacity airbox and reusable two-stage foam air filter.
- Racing-inspired body work design.
- Cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs offer excellent grip.
- Fully adjustable, high-quality controls include comfortable grips, dogleg levers, side-pull throttle and a folding shift lever.
- High-quality, high-grip tires.
- Adjustable front brake lever and master-cylinder assembly are the same as CR(R)125R/CR250R components.
- Stainless steel clutch cable for long life and improved feel and action.
- Works-type handlebar grips add to rider comfort.
- Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America(TM) (HRCA(R)). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for off-road bike transport vehicle while motorcycle is being transported, one year of Honda Red Rider(TM) magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site (www.hrca.honda.com) and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA.

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