Honda Dirt Bikes And Their History. Specs On The 2012 Models

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The history of Honda dirt started with humble and goes way back to 1948 the Honda Motor Co. was officially This came about Soichiro Honda . a mechanic by created the company to provide a to Japans war-torn market. were short on money and (ha!

I know the feeling!) but needed a cheap and efficient of transportation.

The early days of Motor Co. saw them fitting engines to bicycles, much Suzuki. The first ‘complete’ that Honda produced was the Dream D-Type — A road bike that the way to a large variety of popular

By 1959 Mr. Honda had accumulated a of international motorcycle races he had personally raced in. Here was a man who not knew how to create a fine horse, but was also passionate riding them too!

also saw Honda stretch its into the United States. A shop was opened in Los Angeles not that anyone wanted to set in it. The Americans were more happy with their Triumph’s and other British and showed no interest in little Honda bikes.

A massive advertising campaign the slogan ‘You meet the people on a Honda’ changed all and the early 60’s greeted the Honda with great

People began using the Honda bikes on trails and which kick-started dirt riding as we know it today. A range of Honda dirt began appearing in the late and people loved ’em!

In Honda created a frenzy by a weapon of a motocross bike had everyone diving into pockets to buy one. The CR250 Honda dirt bike was no other around. Honda was the way.

Since then Motor Co. has continued to pump out a successful range of Honda bikes including the XR’s, and more recently the CRF’s.

2012 CRF450R

Engine: liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-…

and Stroke: 96.0mm x 62.1mm

Ratio: 12.0:1

Valve Unicam, four-valve; 36mm titanium; 30mm exhaust,

Induction: Programmed Fuel (PGM-FI), 46mm throttle

Ignition: Full transistor electronic advance

Transmission: five-speed

Final Drive: chain; 13T/48T

Front 48mm inverted KYB Air-Oil-Separate with rebound and compression-damping 12.2 inches travel

Suspension: Pro-Link KYB single with spring preload, damping adjustability, and compression adjustment separated into and high-speed; 12.4 inches

Front Brakes: Single disc with twin-piston

Rear Brake: Single disc

Front Tire: Dunlop MX51

Rear 120/80-19 Dunlop MX51

27°05′ (Caster Angle)

116mm (4.57 inches)

58.7 inches

Seat 37.5 inches

Ground 13.0 inches

Curb 240 lbs (Includes all standard equipment, fluids and full tank of to ride.)

Fuel Capacity: 1.5

Available Colors: Red

Upgraded for better tracking and handling, footpegs and a small list of upgrades make the 2012 CRF more powerful than years model and a very handling bike.

Engine: single-cylinder four-…

Displacement: 249.4cc

Bore and 76.8mm x 53.8mm

Compression 13.2:1

Induction : Programmed Injection (PGM-FI), 46mm body

Ignition: Full with electronic advance

Close-ratio five-speed

Valve Unicam, four-valve; 30.5mm titanium; 25mm exhaust,

Final Drive: #520 13T/49T

Suspension Front: inverted Showa cartridge with 16-position rebound and compression damping adjustability; inches travel

Suspension Pro-Link Showa single with spring preload, rebound damping adjustability, and adjustment separated into (13 positions) and high-speed (3.5 12.3 inches travel

Front: Single 240mm with twin-piston caliper

Rear: Single 240mm

Tyres Front: Dunlop 80/100-21

Tyres Rear: MX51 100/90-19

Wheelbase: inches

Rake Castor 27° 23′

Trail: 118mm inches)

Seat Height: inches

Ground Clearance: inches

Curb Weight: 229 (Includes all standard equipment, fluids and a full tank of to ride)

Fuel Capacity: 1.5 gallons


A true Baja winning — the CRF 450X is basically a that’s been fine and tweaked to rip up trails and desert. The damper and electric start make life easier for any mounting one of these machines.

2012 CRF450X

Engine: liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-…

and Stroke: 96mm x 62mm

Ratio: 12.0:1

Induction: 40mm flat-slide carburetor Throttle Position Sensor

Ignition: CD with electronic and lighting coil

Valve Unicam, four-valve, 35mm valve, 30mm exhaust

Starting: Electric and Kick

Wide-ratio five-speed

Final #520 T-ring-sealed chain;

Front Suspension: 47mm Showa cartridge fork 16-position rebound and 16-position adjustability; 12.4-inches travel

Suspension: Pro-Link Showa shock with adjustable 17-position rebound-damping adjustability, and adjustment separated into (13 positions) and high-speed (3.5 12.4 inches travel

Brakes: Single-disc with caliper

Rear Brake: 240mm disc

Front 80/100-21

Rear Tire:

Rake: 27.35° (Caster

Trail: 117mm (4.6

Wheelbase: 58.2 inches

Height: 37.9 inches

Clearance: 13.6 inches

Weight: 269 pounds (includes all equipment, required fluids and a tank of fuel-ready to ride)

The CRF is a mellow trail bike to be low maintenance and fun. Not a lot has changed on recently. This is a great that you can share amongst the

Final Drive: #520 chain; 13T/50T

Suspension 37mm leading-axle Showa® 9.5 inches travel

Suspension Pro-Link Showa single with spring-preload adjustability; 9.0 travel

Brakes Front: 240mm disc

Brakes Drum

Tyres Front:

Tyres Rear: 100/100-18

54.1 inches

Rake Angle: 27.3°

Ground 11.7 inches

Curb 249 pounds (Includes all standard required fluids and a full of fuel-ready to ride)

Fuel 1.9 gallons, including 0.4-gallon

Color: Red

Model: 2012 CRF150R

Engine: 149cc single-cylinder Unicam four

Bore and Stroke: 66mm x

Compression Ratio: 11.7:1

Train: Unicam, four-valve; intake, steel; 22.5mm steel

Induction: Keihin flat slide with position sensor (TPS)

Solid-state CD with electronic

Transmission: Close-ratio five

Final Drive: #420 15T/50T

Front Suspension: . fully adjustable leading-axle Showa cartridge fork; inches travel

Rear Pro-Link fully adjustable single shock; 10.7 travel

Front Brake: 220mm disc

Rear Single 190mm disc

Tire: 70/100-17

Rear 90/100-14

Rake: 27°02′ Angle)

Trail: 78mm inches)

Wheelbase: 49.6

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