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CRF450R

CRF450R VS CR500 2-STROKE: VERSUS VIDEO SERIES

It's been a while since we entertained the notion of comparing a modern 450 four-stroke with a classic CR500 two-stroke, but the topic is still as fascinating as ever. Twenty years ago, there was nothing as fierce as a 500cc two-stroke.…
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2023 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

Back in 2021, the Honda CRF450R was revolution on wheels. It lost weight, gained new technology and promised much. Unfortunately, there were issues. We learned later that the period usually devoted to final testing was rushed due to the…
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HONDA CRF450R: 2023 VIDEO SERIES

The Honda CRF450R received a mild makeover for 2023. The bike was the target of a major redesign in 2021, but the reception was less than Honda had hoped for. Despite losing weight and gaining features like a hydraulic clutch, many riders…
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2022 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

The debut of the 2021 Honda CRF450R should have been a brilliant moment for Honda to bask in the glory of all the engineering know-how and investment that went into the development of a brand-new bike, but that’s not what happened. Final…
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2021 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

Honda’s big milestones seem to arrive at irregular intervals in the 450 class, but there were four years that changed everything: 2002, 2009, 2013 and 2017. Now, the 2021 model is another bike to remember. It has a new chassis, a mostly new…
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RIDING THE 2021 HONDA CRF450R: THE WRAP

We finally got a chance to ride the 2021 Honda CRF450R this week, and what a ride it was. We've been a little obsessed with this bike since it was announced. Not only is it the most interesting new bike of the season, it's the most exciting…
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2021 HONDA CRF450R: FIRST RIDE VIDEO

Honda’s big milestones seem to arrive at irregular intervals in the 450 class, but there were three years that changed everything 2002, 2009 and 2017. Now, the 2021 model is another year to remember. Almost everything is new, but the…
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2020 HONDA CRF450R: FULL TEST

Since the introduction of the latest-generation CRF450R back in 2017, Honda has made small refinements every year in hopes of making the overall package as attractive to the consumer as its mid-2000s CRF450R models. For 2020, Honda…
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2020 HONDA CRF450R: THE ’20S VIDEO SERIES

The 2020 Honda CRF450R enters the 450cc motocross arena with changes to the battery position, suspension, and mapping that includes a new 3 part select-able torq option. The 2020 Honda 450 was debuted at Glen Helen Raceway and the Dirt Bike…
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HONDA 2020 MX BIKES: FIRST LOOK!

The 2020 Honda motocross bike are out! Today, Honda released information, pricing and availability dates for its new MX bikes. Included are the CRF450R, the CRF250R and the CRF150R--plus the CRF450R Works Edition is back. Honda reports a…
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