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Honda Confirms Updated CRF Motocrossers in New-Model Announcement

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CRF450R

The bike that earned six wins in the 2015 AMA Supercross series and finished on the podium at every round takes another step forward for next model year, with updates aimed at improving handling and traction. To enhance stability on the CRF450R, the fork is 5mm longer, while the rear suspension gets a new link and spring, as well as revised shock settings. The diameter of the chain roller has been reduced by 4mm to 34mm.

  • Color: Red
  • Price: $8,699
  • Availability: July 2015

Click here to view images: http://powersports.honda.com/2016/crf450r.aspx

CRF250R

The motorcycle that took five of the top ten places in the 2015 250SX East final points standings gets even better for the 2016 model year, thanks to a series of changes aimed at increasing horsepower and improving handling. Among the engine updates are higher compression, increased cam lift, titanium exhaust valves, new valve springs, and updates to the cylinder-head porting, piston shape and connecting-rod shape. In addition, the air-intake tube has been changed, while the exhaust system gets larger outlet diameters for improved breathing and a new header-pipe resonator for improved power output. Updates to the fuel-injection mapping have also been incorporated, and the radiators are enlarged for improved cooling. Additionally, the fork length has been extended by 5mm to improve stability, and the chain-roller diameter has been reduced from 38mm to 34. Given these improvements and its record of great handling and proven reliability, the CRF250R is sure to remain a top choice choice for professional and privateer motocross racers.

  • Color: Red
  • Price: $7,599
  • Availability: September 2015

Click here to view images: http://powersports.honda.com/2016/crf250r.aspx

CRF150R/CRF150R Expert

Packing high performance and Honda technology into the industry’s only four-stroke mini racer, the CRF150R gives younger riders a head start when it comes to motocross racing. Boasting race-tuned Showa front and rear suspension, a Unicam® engine (based on those of the CRF450R and CRF250R), a track-designed chassis and precision braking, this competition-ready machine is available in two versions to suit a wide variety of riders: the CRF150R and the CRF150R Expert, which has larger-diameter wheels, a higher seat and a longer swingarm.

  • Color: Red
  • Price
    • CRF150R: $4,990
    • CRF150R Expert: $5,140
  • Availability: August 2015

Click here to view images: http://powersports.honda.com/2016/crf150r.aspx

BE A RESPONSIBLE RIDER: Remember, always wear a helmet, eye protection and protective clothing whenever you ride. Never ride under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Inspect your motorcycle before riding, read your owner’s manual and obey the law. Never use the street as a racetrack. Honda CRF/R models are designed exclusively for off-road operator-only use in organized, closed-course racing events. Whenever you ride off-road, follow the “Tread Lightly” guidelines, and always keep on established trails in approved riding areas. Use common sense, keep your riding area clean, and respect the rights of others when you ride. Always obtain written permission before riding on private lands, and obey all the laws and regulations governing your riding areas.