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2012 Honda CRF250R First Ride Photo Gallery
The 2012 Honda CRF250R retails for $7420, a $221 increase over the ’11 model.
Honda continues to refine its 250-class dirt bike for ’12. Check out the full story in our
2012 Honda CRF250R First Ride
The shape of the cylinder head and camshaft has been updated for a broader spread of power.
2012 Honda CRF250R.
The ’12 CRF250R receives a new linkage design for more control over bumps.
Honda’s CRF250R continues to make use of electronic fuel-injection fed through a smaller 42mm throttle body.
Shout out Dirt Digits for making the bike look fresh Justin Bogle-style.
Oversized footpegs finally come standard on the ’12 Honda CRF250R.
An updated chain roller helps the rear suspension respond more actively to bumps and obstacles.
The ’12 CRF250R now rolls on Dunlop’s latest Geomax MX51 intermediate terrain off-road tires.
2012 Honda CRF250R.
Front axle collars also feature a stronger design for ’12.
The oversized footpegs were a big improvement according to our pro-level test rider Matt Armstrong.
Whether you’re in the air or on the ground the CRF250R feels very compact and nimble.
Traction afforded by the Dunlop Geomax MX51 tires was at a high-level.
The CRF’s 249cc liquid-cooled engine felt snappier than before.
Although the CRF250R gained two pounds you won’t feel a difference as it is one of the lightest and most maneuverable dirt bikes made.
Matt Armstrong throws down one of his signature whips at Piru Motocross Park at the controls of the ’12 Honda CRF250R.
The ’12 Honda CRF250R continues to be one of the more agile dirt bikes available.
Bottom-end engine power is much improved compared to the ’10 and ’11 models.
Matt Armstrong demonstrates his whip game aboard the ’12 Honda CRF250R.
The updated rear linkage allows the bike to be a bit more stable in the rough stuff and helps the rear tire find traction out of corners too.
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