Originally Posted by eakins
agreed. they have a sweet little FI engine there! no complaints there as Honda does small engines very well. that is their forte. probably tuned for more trackable off-road torque than the CBR version. guess we'll see how the rest of the package pans out for components used and final weight.
Hopefully the CRF250L is on a lighter weight program than the street CBR version, which is 357 lbs claimed w/full tank. So maybe it weighs 325 lbs+- dry?
(figuring in its 3.4 gal tank)
Too much for a street going thumper.
My prerequisite of a light bike seems to be lost in the modern era.
You do get more in a modern bike, including more weight.