2010 Honda CRF450R
The perennial darling of the enthusiast press and racers alike, the CRF450R returns in 2010 to take its rightful place at the head of the class. With class-leading power and handling, the CRF450R features the perfect blend of power, suspension and handling for a genuine revolution in the premier motocross class. No wonder the award-winning CRF450R has won more magazine shootouts than any motocrosser in modern history.
MotoUSA attacks the moto track aboard the updated 2010 Honda CRF450R motocross motorcycle. Learn how it performs in this dirt bike motorcycle review.
|Engine Type||single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Bore Stroke||96mm x 62.1mm|
|Fuel System||Programmed Fuel Injection (PGM-FI),|
|Ignition||Full transistor with electronic advance|
|Final Drive||#520 chain; 13T/48T|
|Rake Trail||(Caster Angle): 26° 52', 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|
|Dry Weight||234.8 pounds Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel|
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.