Honda CRF 250 Rally

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

  1. painkilla

    painkilla MeTaL HeD

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    this could be a good incentive for you American's to drop a few pants sizes :)
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  2. Grreatdog

    Grreatdog Long timer Supporter

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    So, if I understand correctly, adding extra weight to an already overweight, underpowered 250 means we are supposed to get smaller? Interesting concept. Riders should make up for the factory's inability to make a lightweight bike. Why didn't somebody think of that sooner? :lol3

    At least the price might be right. The 250 dual sport is about as dirt cheap a motorcycle as can be found these days. Which, no doubt, explains the heft and power.
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  3. Earth Rider

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    I highly doubt they could put that into production and end up with a price that seemed right, for what it will end up being. It is pretty though.
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  4. AGrant

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    EXACTLY! And now its gonna be heavier with all the CRAPPY plastic they added to it and its still gonna be too short and not fit a 6ft MAN!
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  5. wild

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    but did they put bigger tank or they forgot?
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  6. chasbo

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    I thought this was still in the concept stage. Does anyone besides Honda really know what powerplant they will use? How much HP it will have What it will weigh? I will reserve judgement until I know for sure. IMO, as I have said before, I think a larger powerplant would be the best route for Honda to go. Something like a 450. But that is just my wish list.
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  7. JohninVT

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    Yup. That would work. Except lowering links on a DRZ just make it bottom out even easier than it already does.
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  8. motif

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    I have just pre ordered one.

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  9. tHEtREV

    tHEtREV Encouragement award recipient. tEAM iDIOT.

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    In one of the links in one of the threads it said it had a 10 liter tank, but I don't know how accurate there information was...:deal
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  10. Banksy

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    Bit of a bump for this......

    But also a thought... The CBR which shares the same engine has just gone to 300cc.. As a possible new model the 300 motor must be a good bet for this bike too?? :evil
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  11. manybike

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    I talked to the local Honda dealer yesterday.
    I told the salesman I would put a deposit on one immediately if he figured there was a ghost of a chance of production.

    He said nope...not a hope...but he said he would take a deposit on the 1000cc Africa Twin..my reply..."not a hope!!"
    I give up...maybe Boss Hoss will come out with a V8 adventure bike...sure to sell like hotcakes to us North Americans.
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  12. davidp14

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    Bringing this back to life in case Honda is watching. ....
    Put the cbr300 motor in this and i will give you my money.

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  13. manybike

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    You listening Honda ?
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  14. xr400r

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    Nope
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  15. manybike

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    The Africa Twin is only 5 lbs lighter than the ill fated Veradero...which was a pig of an adventure bike.
    The AT is more attractive to look at I'll give it that.
    I don't suppose Honda noticed that the 390 Dukes were mostly sold out by spring.
    Honda makes top quality bikes but they always seem to be slightly behind trend.
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  16. ErÑete

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  19. ErÑete

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    New patent UE
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  20. xrotivx

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    News from japan!

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