Watch as MotoUSA attacks the motocross track aboard Honda’s updated CRF450R dirt bike. Read how it performs in our 2010 Honda CRF450R First Ride.
- MotoUSA shreds dirt aboard the 2010 Honda CRF450R at Racetown 395.
- The CRF450R is the lightest 450cc motocross bike on the market and you can feel its lack of weight in the air.
- Armstrong demonstrates his version of the Bubba Scrub aboard the 2010 Honda CRF450R.
- MotoUSA test rider Matt Armstrong aboard the 2010 Honda CRF450R at Racetown 395.
- The suspension balance front-to-rear still feels off on the 2010 Honda CRF450R.
- Here Armstrong lofts the rear wheel into the corner proving the effectiveness of the CRF450R’s braking components.
- Armstrong was pleased with the way the clutch felt while lapping at Racetown 395 aboard the 2010 Honda CRF450R.
- The CRF450R’s ergonomics are well thought out for Armstrong’s 5-foot, 8-inch frame.
- The Honda CRF450R sports a few updates for 2010.
- The 2010 Honda CRF450R costs $500 more than the 2009 model and will be available in February, 2010 for $8099.
- The Honda CRF450R uses a twin-sump lubrication system with separate engine and clutch/transmission reservoirs which reduces mechanical power losses and lengthens oil service life.
- A Kayaba 48mm AOS fork graces the front end.
- Honda’s Unicam solo camshaft design ensures a slim cylinder head.
- The Honda CRF450R is the only 450 motocross bike to make use of a steering damper to quell headshake.
- The new generation CRF450R proves to be very sensitive to rider sag. Honda recommends between 104 and 108mm.
- MotoUSA tested the 2010 Honda CRF450R at Southern California's Racetown 395.
- Honda Red Bull’s Andrew Short put in some laps aboard the 2010 Honda CRF450R.