The CRF250L gets power from the same liquid-cooled, fuel-injected, four-valve single as the CBR, but with a few minor tweaks to broaden low-end power and make it more suitable for off-road use. A revised clutch with judder springs helps handle the increased stress and higher loads of off-road riding. An offset cylinder, molybdenum-coated piston skirt, and reduced piston-ring tension all contribute to an efficient and durable design that Honda claims is good for 73 mpg. We hammered the CRF for 60 miles before the first fill-up, and the digital dash showed that the 2-gallon tank was only half empty. This bike is incredibly practical and tons of fun.
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