When it is about racing off-road bikes, 2016 Honda CRF250R is definitely one of those who make a difference. This motorcycle is considered as the best in class and there are a plenty of podiums to confirm this claim. Even that doesn’t mean that company won’t give us some new things this year. Even the best must improve itself to stay at the leading position. For this year, company prepared several new exciting things. There are plenty of mechanical improvements on this bike such as new radiators, new exhaust pipes, all-new suspension and steel frame and many other.
2016 Honda CRF250R design and features
As we already mentioned, this motorcycle comes with several improvements this year. The 2016 Honda CRF250R comes with many novelties in order to remain the leader in segment. We see many changes, mostly mechanical. There are plenty of new features and design solutions and we will mention just some of them. The 2016 Honda CRF250R features a completely new aluminum steel frame which provides lower center of gravity, which at the end, results with better response and more stability. Also, there is a new suspension. At the front, you will find and inverted 49mm Showa fork, which comes with 16-position adjustability and total travel of 12.2 inches. At the rear end, there is a single Showa shock, which has 17 positions of adjustability and total travel of 12.3 inches. Also, new model features a Honda Progressive Steering Damper, which provides excellent precision in all kinds of braking, acceleration, whoops etc. Finally, 2016 CRF250R is equipped with set of Dunlop tires, which perfectly suit to this motorcycle, and provide better feedback and traction.
2016 Honda CRF250R engine
The 2016 Honda CRF250R comes with the same, but upgraded, 249cc liquid-cooled, single-cylinder, four-stroke engine. It features new piston, new valve springs etc. All of these optimizes performances of this great motorcycle. There is also a programed fuel injection, specially configured for dirt racings. At the end, it is worth to mention that this great bike also features an Engine Mode Select Button. There are three modes, Standard, Smooth and Aggressive. So, you can set up your motorcycle properly, depending on race conditions. The 2016 CRF250R comes with close-ratio five-speed transmission.
2016 Honda CRF250R price
The 2016 Honda CRF250R has a starting price of around 7.600 dollars. Like all dirt bikes from Honda, it comes in Red color.