series of motorcycles
was produced by Honda
between 1986 and 1996. It is a lightweight sport bike
with a six-speed gearbox and a , four-cylinder
, four-stroke engine
capable of revving up to 19,000 rpm
. In 2011, Honda introduced the completely new CBR250R
with a lower revving, single cylinder engine
which revs up to 10,500 rpm
, made in Thailand and marketed worldwide.
Initially these bikes were only sold new in Japan, and later the CBR250RR was sold new in Australia. But they can be found in almost any country of the world. In countries which have a 250 cc learner capacity limit, the CBR250RR is one of the most powerful 4-stroke
bikes a learner is allowed to ride. The CBR250RR has six gears, and revs just under 9,000 rpm at . The engine uses gear driven cams.
The suspension on the bike was basic with non-adjustable front forks and a rear monoshock with adjustment for preload only.
The CBR250RR(R) is known as the 'tri-colour' due to the fact that most (but not all) of the official bikes came in that particular colour scheme. Other than the engine restrictions, this model had several additional differences to its predecessors (L & N models). The bike had more powerful low-beam headlights coupled to a new relay which was automatically deactivated by the start/crank button on the handlebar. This changed the pinout of the switchgear and kill-switch. The carburettor... Read More