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Old 10-27-2010, 02:11 AM   #1
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Honda CBR250R.

Looks good. No word on whether it'll make it to the states.

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Old 10-27-2010, 02:12 AM   #2
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Old 10-27-2010, 02:13 AM   #3
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Old 10-27-2010, 02:14 AM   #4
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Another Honda crying out for an aftermarket can..

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Old 10-27-2010, 04:33 AM   #5
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Ya, you wonder why they don't bring this thing over. I thought I read somewhere that the Ninja 250R is Kawasaki's best selling bike. Seems like Honda could sell a bunch of these things.
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Old 10-27-2010, 04:51 AM   #6
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Remember original CBR250RR "baby blade"?
I find it way cooler looking and it has gear-driven cams and something like 18000 rpm redline and bulletproof engine. I think they just put new skin and updated chassis a bit. But I wish they'd still made old one instead of that.
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Old 10-30-2010, 09:17 AM   #7
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Ya, you wonder why they don't bring this thing over. I thought I read somewhere that the Ninja 250R is Kawasaki's best selling bike. Seems like Honda could sell a bunch of these things.


Check Honda's 2011 offerings!.....it's COMING HERE(USA)!!!!. Looks like FUN.
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:50 AM   #8
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Looks good. No word on whether it'll make it to the states.
American Honda Announces Release Of The All-New CBR250R

October 27 2010

American Honda Motor Company's Powersports Division announced to its dealers today the release of an all-new motorcycle designed for those entering the sport of motorcycling, one that's sporty, fun, lightweight and affordable: the CBR250R.

"This is really an amazing machine we're adding to Honda's list of models for 2011," said Powersports Press Manager Bill Savino. "The CBR250R is specifically aimed at new riders, yet it's packed full of high-tech features and offers great performance, all in a lightweight, affordable package. This new model expands another segment of the market for Honda buyers."

More detailed information and images of Honda's model line can be found on powersports.honda.com or see your local Honda powersports dealer.

- CBR250R: An Affordable Entry Into The Sport Of Motorcycling
The all-new 2011 CBR250R brings a fresh take on the fun side of motorcycling, one that especially suits riders entering the sport. Thanks to its extremely efficient 249cc liquid-cooled single cylinder engine—an all-new design featuring a sophisticated four-valve DOHC cylinder head, engine counterbalancer, and fuel injection—this dependable and lightweight machine delivers nimble handling, a broad spread of easily accessible power and low operating costs all in one. Whether the day calls for a commute to work, quick trips around town or all-day explorations in the countryside, the CBR250R is a great way to get acquainted with the many faces of motorcycling, all at an affordable price. Available in Metallic Black and Red/Silver beginning in Spring 2011. Also available with ABS.

2011 Specifications

Model: CBR250R / CBR250R ABS
Engine Type: 249.4cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 76mm x 55mm
Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
Valve Train: DOHC; four valves per cylinder
Induction: PGM-FI, 38mm throttle body
Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized with electronic advance
Transmission: Six-speed
Suspension: Front: 37mm fork
Rear: Pro-Link single shock with five positions of spring preload adjustability
Brakes: Front: Single 296mm disc
Rear: Single 220mm disc
Optional ABS
Tires Front: 110/70-17 radial
Rear: 140/70-17 radial
Wheelbase: 53.9 inches
Rake (Caster angle): 25.0°
Trail: 95mm (3.74 inches)
Seat Height: 95mm (3.74 inches)
Fuel Capacity: 3.4 gallons
Color: Metallic Black, Red/Silver
Curb Weight*: 359 pounds / 368 pounds (ABS)
Honda Genuine Accessories
  • Seat Cowl
  • Carbon Fiber Tank Pad
  • Cycle Cover
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:00 AM   #9
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"sophisticated head/valve design" and " low operating costs" in the same paragraph for a 250 single?. Sounds like another titanium nightmare grenade. Also built for NooBs....That will teach them next time! They will end up gathering dust in the back of the Honda showroom next to that unwanted VFR1200. That is if you can get the dealer into even buying one at all.
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:06 AM   #10
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Looks like it's going to be available with ABS. Wonder if we are going to start seeing that trickle down to these smaller bikes?

Ah, and it's fuel injected too. Wish my 250R was!

http://powersports.honda.com/2011/cbr250r.aspx
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Old 10-27-2010, 07:10 AM   #11
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One of the US Colors...

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Old 10-27-2010, 07:17 AM   #12
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Any guesses on whether it'll outrun an NT700 to 40mph?
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Old 10-27-2010, 06:08 PM   #13
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smart way to get people introduced to the brand/line.

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Old 10-27-2010, 09:35 PM   #14
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not a bad looking bike even though it looks like it should be a twin, and a pipe that looks like that and weighs 100lbs is overkill.
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Old 10-28-2010, 07:46 AM   #15
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I'm surprised they made the gas tank as small as they did... 3.4 gallons. That's about 1.5 gallon less than the little Ninja.
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