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2013 Honda CRF450R First RIde Photo Gallery

Motorcycle-USA is one of the first magazines to test ride Honda’s 2013 CRF450R. Read all about it in the 2013 Honda CRF450R First Ride.

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The 2013 CRF450R offers more neutral steering through turns.
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As usual the 2013 CRF450R feels as light in the air as it does on the ground.
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We tested the 2013 Honda CRF450R at one of our favorite California tracks, Zaca Station MX.
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The twin-pipe design from the ’04-’08 CRF250R makes its way to the 2013 CRF450R.
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The clutch was also reworked and now offers a six-spring design (previous was four) that will provide more consistent engagement throughout the duration of a moto.
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Instead of conventional coil springs the fork uses pressurized air.
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The new CRF450R features a new sixth-generation twin-spar aluminum frame and swingarm designed to lower the bike’s center of gravity and further centralize some of its heaviest components.
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Honda’s top-of-the-line motocrosser, the CRF450R receives a slew of updates for ’13.