2012 Honda CBR250R ABS- Riding Impression Review- Entry-Level Sportbike

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Honda CBR 250 R ABS

2012 Honda CBR250R ABS – Impression Squeeze as hard as you

Photographer. Jeff Allen

bucking an industry-favorite habit of entry-level bikes that to be perforated into mediocrity by the pencil of a Merciless Accountant, us all with the beautifully built and fun CBR250R . It’s injected new into the quarter-liter segment—heck, it the population at the sportbike end—and in the words of a Honda exec, “a success.”

High-tech features are at the barista end of the pay scale, but the CBR packs a including electronic fuel comprehensive instrumentation and sleek that’s as far from roto-molded-kayak as you can get. Now for another surprise: ABS as a low-cost option.

Plop a mere $4599 over a non-ABS model) on the Formica table at your dealer and come away the peace of mind only ABS can For the CBR250R . Honda’s Combined ABS is compared to the firm’s other Up front, a three-piston caliper a 296mm disc (the bike has a two-pot clamp).

Two of the three pistons move in with the front brake while the other receives its from the foot pedal a mechanical delay valve. In way, the brakes are linked only, which is similar to the setup. A lightweight ABS modulator integrated electronic control intercepts brake-line pressure to both wheels rolling.

says the weight gain is a 9 pounds, raising the ready-to-ride to 368 lb.

Honda CBR 250 R ABS

There’s no way to disable the ABS unless, you yank a fuse. Could be daily commute requires a of stoppies or a series of hacked-out to your reserved parking it doesn’t, you won’t care the ABS is always on. It’s true the CBR’s front binder is a bit at the lever, and it’s also that you can feel the slight lag as application at the pedal first to the back disc and thence to the

If this were a short-wheelbase, monster needing expert and lock-tumbler precision, these might be valid. But the CBR is so cheerful, so of rider ineptitude or indolence they just don’t ABS onset is smooth, cutting in when needed but also the brakes back to your quickly.

Adding ABS to the CBR has done to diminish its charm. It remains comfortable, with a compact but riding position, effectively suspension (made possible by the lack of heft) and willing engine that’s both smooth and eager to give its 24-horsepower self to the cause. town, the CBR is plenty quick.

There almost isn’t a too twisty for this little which happily schools you on the of maintaining momentum. And in case learned that lesson too yourself charging in way too hot—it’s to know the C-ABS has you covered.

Honda CBR 250 R ABS
Honda CBR 250 R ABS
Honda CBR 250 R ABS
Honda CBR 250 R ABS

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