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Honda CRF 250 Rally

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by pinglow, Mar 18, 2015.

  1. tft

    tft Spends to much time on advrider. Supporter

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    I was just quoted $6900 out the door on an ‘18 Rally ABS.
    How does that seem to y’all?

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  2. tft

    tft Spends to much time on advrider. Supporter

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    Anyone know when the 2019’s will hit showroom floors?
  3. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    This is $2.9K less, would be a blast on dirt roads and has double the power. And it's in Texas... :augie Owned two, zero issues.

    https://advrider.com/f/threads/06-f650-dakar.1344980/
  4. tft

    tft Spends to much time on advrider. Supporter

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  5. Ed@Ford

    Ed@Ford Long timer

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  6. tft

    tft Spends to much time on advrider. Supporter

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    What would be more reasonable?
  7. Motogasoline

    Motogasoline Been here awhile

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    Honda of Russellville has them for $4999 OTD before taxes but may not have abs
  8. tft

    tft Spends to much time on advrider. Supporter

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    Seems to good to be true, I checked the website couldn’t tell much. They have the wrong specs listed for the Rally.
    Wish I could find a red 2017 or knew when the ‘19 will drop.
  9. Ed@Ford

    Ed@Ford Long timer

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    $6199 is SRP with ABS. Then they try to add shipping and prep. ABS is about $300. I paid none of the add ins and dealer "gave" me the ABS because "they couldn't sell ABS...so they never charged me. Last I saw, 19's came in March. I paid $5600, then sales tax.
    According to hondapowersports.com, the '19 model is red....prices are TBD
  10. Motogasoline

    Motogasoline Been here awhile

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    It's not too good to be true. I opted for a non rally just last week. Out the door was $4500.
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  11. Motogasoline

    Motogasoline Been here awhile

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    Martygarrison Been here awhile

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  13. The_Precious_Juice

    The_Precious_Juice 2019 DL650XT Touring

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    Honda have announced details of their 2020 CRF off-road and trail bike ranges, with updates including more power, upgraded chassis components and new colour kits

    They just updated the street bike. I think the updates are for the off road and trail bikes.
    Our boy just gets then color. Just a guess.


    – 2020 Honda XR650L

    – 2020 Honda CRF450L – New model

    – 2020 Honda CRF250L ABS – New model

    – 2020 Honda CRF250L – New model

    – 2020 Honda CRF250L Rally ABS – New model

    – 2020 Honda CRF250L Rally – New model
  14. cyclopathic

    cyclopathic Long timer

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    So why CRF 250 gets no love in US? #everide ran a survey and it was rated alot lower than you would expect.

    Is it too expensive? Too many issues? Unreliable? Or just overall a crappy bike? Or people diss on it by just looking at spec sheet?

    I have tried one and was impressed.. not that I would get one.
  15. TheHeretic

    TheHeretic Been here awhile

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    I bought a 2017 leftover in 2018 which Honda discounted $500.00 and dealer waived the usual fee's. I think its a pretty decent bike but it is heavier and wider than the KLX250s. If Honda did not discount it I probably would have gone with the KLX250s. I see both bikes out and about locally here so its sort of a toss up on popularity in NE. I think for around $5000.00, they are an ok deal. I'm happy for the $4500.00 I paid for mine.
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  16. manybike

    manybike Omnipresent Supporter

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    I think they are a very good bike but somewhat under powered with so so suspension. I had a WR250R when I test rode one , it was not inspiring enough to make me want to trade. I really like the Dakar body work though. We all know that reliability would not be an issue. I ended up with a Versys 300x which I am very impressed with for the money. It is so hard to find that ellusive unicorn adv bike...Dakar body work, good power (450 or less) good suspension at a reasonable price. CSC maybe ?
  17. RockyDS

    RockyDS Lost in the wilderness

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    I like mine.

    I think, generally speaking, the North American market is looking for a lighter bike and a more powerful engine.
  18. The_Precious_Juice

    The_Precious_Juice 2019 DL650XT Touring

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    It will be interesting to see how the KTM 390 Adventure eats into the 250 Rally customer base.
  20. twinrider

    twinrider Pass the catnip

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    Honda should've plugged its 500 twin into the Rally instead of adding 20kg of weight to the 24hp CRF250L. They'd be flying out the dealers' doors.