2009 Honda CRF250R
The first thing you notice on this year’s quarter-liter CRF is its white and red plastics. Besides the new colors, however, other changes inside are a bit more difficult to notice.
MotoUSA spins laps on Honda's updated 2009 CRF250R. Follow along as we put it through its paces at Southern California's Piru Motocross Park.
|Engine Type||Single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Bore Stroke||78.0mm x 52.2mm|
|Final Drive||#520 chain; 13T/51T|
|Rake Trail||27.9 degrees, 125 mm (4.9 inches)|
|Seat Height||38.0 inches|
|Front Suspension||47.0mm inverted Showa cartridge fork, 12.4-inch travel|
|Rear Suspension||Pro-Link Showa single-shock with spring preload, 12.4-inch travel|
|Front Brake||Single-disc with twin-piston caliper|
|Fuel Capacity||1.9 gallons|
Honda targets the suspension and power delivery of its 2015 CRF250R motocrosser. But do the updates equate to a improved 250 MX package?