crf-250-rally

The Honda CRF 250 Rally is the adventure tourer which is derivative of the popular CRF 250L trail bike. It draws inspiration from the HRC CRF 450 Rally Dakar Racer, whereas it shares its engine with the CRF250L. It features the same single cylinder liquid-cooled 250cc engine that delivers 24.73 hp of peak power at 8500 rpm with peak torque of 22.6 Nm at 6750 rpm. The CRF 250 Rally gets slightly taller suspension and larger fuel tank (up from 7.8litres to 10.1litres). Also, seat height is up from 875mm to 895mm and weight from 146kg to 157kg.

CRF 250 Rally

The lop-sided headlight in particular has attracted a lot of attention.  Like CRF 250L, the Rally comes with non-adjustable inverted fort up front and Pro-Link rear suspension with the Showa shock absorber. The headlight, clocks and screen are also frame mounted rather than fixed to the handlebars, which should also make for a lighter steering feel. The dash is nicely lit with clear information displayed including two trip meters, odometer, tachometer, clock, fuel gauge and speedometer. The suspension is plush allowing and encouraging to ride aggressively. Extra long travel suspension and high ground clearance will enhance its long-distance off-road ability. The Rally will also have black Alumite aluminium rims, which will have combination of 21-inch front and 18-inch rear.

Engine of CRF 250 Rally boasts bottom-end torque couple with substantial top-end power, due to updates from the original CRF 250L including revised PGM-FI and throttle body. The PGM-FI feeds the fuel/air mixture through a 38mm throttle body and draws air from the airbox via a direct connecting tube. The exhaust muffler has a diameter of 115mm, houses the catalyzer and uses two chambers. The floating screen, upper/lower fairing and side shrouds effectively shield the rider to offer excellent defense against the elements. The tapered aluminum swingarm incorporates a monoblock casting that provides the correct rigidity balance and reduces un-sprung mass. Extruded aluminum is used for the chain adjustment collar. The bike comes finished in Honda’s Extreme Red racing colour as a base, with black and white accents. It offers a tall riding stance with an amazing vantage point that lets you scour over traffic.

Specifications of CRF 250 Rally

Engine and Transmission

Type 20º single-cylinder four-stroke
Displacement 249.6 cc
Max net power 18.2 kW @ 8500 rpm
Max net torque 22.6 Nm @ 6750 rpm
Starting method Electric
Stroke 55.0 mm
Bore 76.0 mm
Compression ratio 10.7:1
No. of gears 6
Cooling Liquid
Induction PGM-FI fuel injection w/ 38mm throttle body
Ignition Computer-controlled digital transistorized w/ electronic advance
Final drive 14T/40T; O-ring-sealed #520 chain
Clutch Multiplate wet
Starter Electric
Valve Train DOHC; four valves

Tyres and Brakes

Front Tyre 3.00-21 51P
Rear Tyre 120/80-18M/C 62P
Front Brake Size/Type 256mm Floating Wave Disk with Dual-Piston Calipers
Rear Brake Size/Type 220mm Wave Disk with Single-Piston Caliper

Suspension and Frame

Front suspension 43mm Showa Inverted Fork, 250mm Stroke
Rear suspension Pro-link 265 axle stroke, Showa Single Tube 40mm
Frame type Steel Twin Tube

Dimension – CRF 250 Rally

Length 2210 mm
Height 1425 mm
Width 900 mm
Wheelbase 1455 mm
Ground clearance 270 mm
Kerb weight 155 kg
Fuel Tank Capacity 10.1 L

Electricals – CRF 250 Rally

Head lamp LED
Battery 12V-7AH

You may also check out about CRF 250L. Here!!

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