For 2015, the CRF250 offers a host of improvements, with a new-generation 49mm Showa Separate Function Fork,
Triple Air Chamber (SFF-Air) air fork and
engine mode selector leading the way.
12 NEW THINGS ON THE
1. Honda’s Engine Mode Select button
allows the rider to easily select one of three
different EFI/ignition maps to match track/
2. Total remapping is still possible with
Honda’s accessory tuning tool. The new maps
can then be programmed into the Engine
Mode Select button.
3. A larger-diameter exhaust system and
new fuel-mapping settings for the Dual-Timing PGM-FI fuel injection system increase
engine performance for smoother acceleration, improved throttle response, quicker revving and more peak power.
4. Softer throttle return spring gives a
5. The CRF250 gets Showa’s new
49mm Separate Function Fork (SFF). It is a
triple-chamber air fork that eliminates steel
springs, which saves 2. 8 pounds, while
offering a wider range of adjustments than a
conventional spring fork.
6. The left fork leg contains the triple air
chamber, which works as a negative spring
to fight topping out, while the right fork leg
contains the rebound and compression
7. Honda Pro-Link rear suspension uses a
single shock now equipped with a lighter
weight, stiffer shock spring.
8. 260mm front brake rotor for more
9. Dunlop Geomax MX52 motocross tires,
front and rear, offer improved traction in a
wide variety of terrain.
10. Front brake guide and radiator grill
now feature a black finish.
11. New fork guards.
12. Bold new CRF graphics. ❏