2009 Honda CRF450R
The Honda CRF450R has always been out in front. But now it’s WAY out in front. We took the best MX bike in the class for six years running and made it better in every way.
|Bore Stroke||96mm x 62.1mm|
|Fuel System||Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI)|
|Ignition||Full Transistor with three-gearposition electronic advance|
|Final Drive||#520 chain; 13T/48T|
|Rake Trail||26-degrees, 114.2mm (4.5 inches)|
|Seat Height||37.6 inches|
|Front Suspension||48mm inverted KYB Air-Oil-Separate (AOS), 12.2 inches travel|
|Rear Suspension||Pro-Link KYB single shock with spring preload, 12.6 inches travel|
|Front Brake||Single 240mm disc with twin-piston caliper|
|Rear Brake||Single 240mm disc|
|Fuel Capacity||1.5 gallons|
Honda upgrades its CRF450R with an engine power mode switch and highly adjustable second generation air fork from KYB. We give it an initial shakedown in this report.