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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Forged from Honda’s desire to develop a capable, reliable and ergonomic off-roader, the Honda XR650L has all it needs to be considered a true dirt lover.
On the savage tracks, the motorcycle is helped by a reliable 644cc OHC powerplant that uses Honda’s patented Radial Four-Valve Combustion Chamber (RFVC). The engine is mated on a five speed transmission which delivers an average fuel consumption of 52 MPG.
The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a semi-double-cradle steel frame which is paired with a 43mm Showa cartridge fork with 16-position compression damping adjustability and an aluminum box-section swingarm with quick-detach rear wheel.
Other features worthy of being mentioned include the front and rear disc brakes, push-button electric starter, and a modern instrument panel. You also get a pair of massive wheels that measure 21 inches up front and 18 inches out back.
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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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Meet the new Evo 300, a pretty modern bike that comes with a long list of improvements. Beta decided to totally change the old model, so the new one was almost entirely modified.
One of the most important modifications is the new frame that was created using an innovative process named hydroforming. Thanks to this process, the frame offers a better rapport between rigidity and lightness which is directly translated into better handling abilities.
Apart from the new frame, the 2013 Beta Evo 400 has also received new plastics, improved ergonomics and fresh brakes. All these upgrades give the bike greater versatility as well as improved overall performances. Talking about performances, the motorcycle is propelled by a single cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid-cooled engine which is paired with a six speed transmission.
The Beta Evo 300 is offered with a starting price of $7899.
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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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Beta presented the new 2013 EVO 200 which has received a series of upgrades to be able to remain on the same line with its rivals.
Among the most significant upgrades made for the new model you’ll find a new frame, new plastics, improved ergonomics, refreshed suspensions and stronger brakes.
The 2013 Beta Evo 200 is propelled by a single cylinder, 2 stroke, liquid cooled engine with a displacement of 200 cc. The engine’s power is kept under control by a six speed transmission which is paired with a wet multi-disc clutch.
The engine is mounted on a modern frame obtained by hydroforming. Thanks to the innovative hydroforming process , the frame has better mechanical features and is also lighter than a conventional one.
The 2013 Beta Evo 200 is offered with a starting price of $ 7199.00 USD.
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Beta revamped its entire Evo range and the Evo 125 model makes no exception. The motorcycle received a new frame, better ergonomics, fresh plastics, stronger brakes and many other new features which improve its overall performances and versatility. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2013 EVO is the first trial bike in the World to use a frame where the main section is obtained by hydroforming.
As far as suspensions are concerned, the Beta EVO 125 is equipped with a revised rear shock and a new front fork with new settings.
In terms of power, the new 2013 Beta EVO 125 is equipped with a new single cylinder, 2-stroke, liquid cooled engine paired with a six speed transmission.
The 2013 Beta Evo 125 comes with a price tag of $7099.00 USD and a 6 month Limited Warranty.
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Beta isn’t as popular as other motorcycle manufacturers, but the company is starting to recover the lost terrain pretty fast and continues to upgrade its models with every year that passes.
Their new generation 2013 498RR models are fitted with a long list of fresh technologies and you’ll especially like the new 298 cc engine that is much lighter efficient and stronger then the previous units.
The motorcycle’s backbone is a totally new frame reinforced at the points of greatest stress and lightened where possible which plays a major role in the handling and maneuvering departments.
The ride quality is assured by 48mm Sachs front forks and rear shock absorbers with improved settings.
Thanks to the comprehensive list of upgrades, the new Beta 498RR is among the lightest motorcycles in its class and delivers a great riding position and good overall performances.
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