The advantages of the Honda XR 250 and specifications
Honda XR 250 is the undisputed leader among the “Japanese” in its class. In it one combines a number of advantages, which provide the bike a huge popularity. Consider the positive aspects of this motorcycle, and discuss its technical characteristics.
Honda XR 250: what is the advantage? How to choose a used bike?
The success of the model is due to its long-stroke pendants, lightness and rigid frame. However, the price of the bike is also high. If you buy a used model with mileage from thirty to forty thousand kilometers, the state of such equipment continues to be excellent, if it was brought straight from Japan. In Russia, it is advisable to buy a vehicle with lower mileage, given the lack of roads we have. The main thing - to try to avoid motorcycles, participated in the competition.
History and modifications
Model as such appeared in the early eighties of the last century. But those bikes that drive today began to be produced in 1995.
The motorcycle is provided with lighting and a trip computer.Its modifications are R, Baja and later Motard, which appeared in 2003. The model R is supplied to the European and American markets, in which there are no aggravating elements. She does not have an electric starter and certification for roads than Baja, of course, is not deprived. This modification is intended for the Japanese domestic market.
Features Honda XR 250 Baja slightly expanded. The model has dual headlights and an increased gas tank. The motor does not have a large volume, but for a small off-road it will fit perfectly. This is a motorcycle high-powered, quite powerful and with excellent adjustment. It is single-cylinder, four-contact, has an air cooling system with a dry sump.
To check the oil, the bike must be placed in a strictly vertical position, start and let it run for five minutes. After that, turn off the engine and immediately look at the oil level on the Honda XR 250.
Motorcycle belongs to the class enduro. Its launch is carried out using an electric starter.
The peculiarity of the models of this series consists in a single-cylinder four-stroke engine with air cooling. Its volume is 249 cubic meters. centimeters, power - 28 horsepower at eight thousand revolutions per minute speed. Torque 26 Newtons per meter at seven thousand revolutions per minute.Transmission "Honda" consists of a six-speed gearbox and a chain drive.
The maximum speed is one hundred twenty kilometers per hour.
The motor operates in thermal mode, so you need to be especially careful when running a motorcycle. But then it will not overheat for sure. With aggressive driving, clutch discs wear out quickly. If an electric starter is provided in a motorcycle, then its mechanism risks souring if the vehicle is idle for a long time.
Honda XR 250 boasts its sturdy steel frame, and the plastic parts are extremely reliable.
The brake system is standard, as on all Honda. Pads are best to use the original, as otherwise the brake discs risk failure. But if it is necessary to change the wheel bearings, then you can safely use analogues of domestic production.
Consumables are suitable for all modifications. The only difference is in the Honda XR 250 electrical system: you only need to buy original Japanese parts for it.