News 2012 Honda CRF250 X | Preview/Specs

2012 Honda CRF250 X | Preview/Specs

Honda CRF250X

Honda has proven itself with the CRF250 X; the dirt bike has offered that balance of light weight, handling and power that off-road motorcyclists crave.

And not much has changed for 2012…well, except for some bolder graphics.

Honda says: "This handy, agile and thoroughly capable off-road mount flat-out sets the standard for 250-class performance among the off-road crowd whether you’re into racing or just fun-time explorations through the woods."

The 2012 Honda CRF 250 X will be available this October.

2012 Honda CRF250X Specs:

Model: CRF250X
Engine Type: 249cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 78mm x 52.2mm
Compression ratio: 12.9:1
Valve Train: Unicam, four-valve; 31mm intake valve; 26mm exhaust valve
Induction: Keihin 37mm flat-slide carburetor with Throttle Position Sensor (TPS)
Ignition: CD with electronic advance and lighting coil
Starting: Electric and kick
Transmission: Wide-ratio five-speed
Final Drive: #520 T-ring-sealed chain; 13T/49T
Suspension Front: 47mm inverted Showa cartridge fork with 16-position

rebound and 16-position compression damping adjustability; 12.4 inches

travel

Rear: Pro-Link Showa single shock with spring preload, 17-position

rebound damping adjustability, and compression damping adjustment

separated into low-speed (13 positions) and high-speed (3.5 turns); 12.4

inches travel

Brakes Front: Single 240mm disc with twin-piston caliper

Rear: Single 240mm disc

Tires Front: 80/100-21

Rear: 100/100-18

Wheelbase: 58.3 inches
Rake (Caster angle): 27.54°
Trail: 118mm (4.7 inches)
Seat Height: 37.7 inches

Ground Clearance:

13.6 inches
Fuel Capacity: 1.9 gallons
Color: Red
Curb Weight: 253 pounds

Ron Lieback
Ron Lieback
One of the few moto journalists based on the East Coast, Ron Lieback joined the motorcycle industry as a freelancer in 2007, and is currently Online Editor at Ultimate Motorcycling. He is also the author of "365 to Vision: Modern Writer's Guide (How to Produce More Quality Writing in Less Time).

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