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2016 Honda CRF50F Review
2016 Honda CRF50F on www.Totalmotorcycle.com
The World’s Best Beginner Bike…
How many thousands of beginners have had their first taste of motorcycling on a Honda 50? Hundreds of thousands, for sure. And it’s easy to understand why. The CRF50F offers up an unbeatable combination: Its tough, reliable engine develops smooth, easy-to-use power; three-speed transmission with automatic clutch; and tough suspension that stands up to youthful enthusiasm. And for adults, the CRF50F makes sense too: an adjustable throttle limiter lets you tailor the power to the appropriate skill level, and the proven reliability means more time riding and less time taken up by maintenance and repairs.
Be A Responsible Rider: All parents need to consider their youngsters’ age, size, ability and maturity before allowing them to ride. Obtain a copy of “Off-Road Safety Tips” from your local Honda Dealer.
Honda Tough. Honda Smart.
If there’s ever a bike that needs a durable, reliable, low-maintenance engine, it’s a bike like this. And nobody can match Honda’s reputation for trouble-free operation.
Stay In Control.
Parents understand the needs of younger riders like nobody else. That’s why the CRF50F has a parent-friendly adjustable throttle limiter, so you can decide how much power your rider can use. It’s simple for you to adjust too.
The CRF50F’s automatic clutch makes learning easier, because young riders never have to worry about stalling or a handlebar-mounted clutch lever. They just shift gears with their toe when they’re ready.
2016 Honda CRF50F www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Every journey starts with the first step.
Perfect starter for juniors.
The CRF50F – Honda’s longest-running off road model. With its key operated ignition, opens the door to endless thrills and excitement for aspiring young riders.
The start of the adventure
Some are lucky enough to discover it from an early age.
Easy to start, easy to use, and always fun. Widely recognised as the quintessential mini bike, the CRF50F is the choice of first-time riders the world over. Its inverted fork, 49cc engine, easy-shifting gearbox with automatic clutch and low seat height make the CRF50F a cinch to ride. Built strong and solid, with big bike styling and racy new graphics, this CRF will soon have the fun meters of the smallest riders in the family running red – Honda red.
Control from the start
Honda’s rugged range of CRF-F recreational bikes give easy riding confidence to young riders.
A young rider needs confidence from day one. So we’ve made the CRF50F easy for the junior rider to get along with. It’s easy to start, just turn a key and hit the button. It’s easy to ride with a dependable, strong #420 chain and, it’s easy to stop with powerful front and rear drum brakes.
Our team colour
The CRF50F is a bike with tough race-inspired graphics from the awesome CRF-R range, with a reliable air-cooled engine powered by a maintenance-free Capacitor Discharge ignition (CDI). There’s no better place to start than here.
Details That Make A Difference.
The automatic clutch not only makes riding easier, it can handle youth-induced abuse. Other features like its maintenance-free CD ignition, automatic cam-chain tensioner, rugged steel frame and tough bodywork make the CRF50F less hassle for you. And finally, the keyed ignition lets you decide who rides, and when.
2016 Honda CRF50F www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
Engine / Drivetrain
Quiet & efficient
Muffler/spark arrester is efficient and quiet.
Smooth-shifting three-speed transmission and automatic clutch offer simple operation and no-stall easy takeoffs.
Excellent fuel mileage
13 mm piston-valve carburetor offers excellent fuel mileage and throttle response throughout the rpm range.
Maintenance-free CD ignition and automatic cam-chain tensioner simplify maintenance.
Chassis / Suspension
Optimum rider comfort
Front suspension spring and damping rates calibrated for optimum rider comfort and bump absorption.
Wide, long-wearing off-road tires offer excellent traction.
Light & powerful rear brakes
Powerful, lightweight front and rear drum brakes.
Single-shock rear suspension provides 70 mm (2.8 inches) of well-damped travel and is mounted to a reinforced swingarm.
Inverted telescopic fork offers a plush 87 mm (3.4 inches) of suspension travel.
Strength & compliance
High-tensile steel frame and swingarm offer excellent balance of strength and compliance.
Folding, cleated footpegs offer secure footing even in muddy conditions.
Easy-access washable foam air filter simplifies maintenance.
Tough & lightweight
Polyethylene fuel tank is tough and lightweight, just like the bigger CRFs.
Controls designed for young riders
Small-size control levers enhance young rider comfort and confidence.
Motocross-style handlebar with padded protector.
Secure against unauthorized use
Keyed ignition switch prevents unauthorized use.
Parental speed governor
Adjustable throttle limiter.
Easy mobiity for young riders
Narrow seat, slim fuel tank and extra-low 548 mm (21.6 inches) seat height provide excellent comfort and mobility for a broad range of young riders.
2016 Honda CRF50F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $1399 USD
Engine Type 49cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 39.0mm x 41.4mm
Compression Ratio 10.0:1
Valve Train SOHC; two-valve
Induction 13mm piston-valve carburetor
Transmission Three-speed with automatic clutch
Final Drive #420 chain; 14T/37T
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension Inverted telescopic fork; 3.5-inch travel
Rear Suspension Single-shock; 2.8-inch travel
Front Brake Drum
Rear Brake Drum
Front Tire 2.50-10
Rear Tire 2.50-10
Rake 25.0° (Caster Angle)
Trail 32.0mm (1.3 inches)
Wheelbase 36.0 inches
Seat Height 21.6 inches
Ground Clearance 5.8 inches
Curb Weight 110 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and a full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 0.7 gallons, including 0.2-gallon reserve
Model Id CRF50F
Available Colors Red
Emissions Meets current CARB and EPA standards.
Note Recommended for riders 13 years of age and older. Honda recommends that riders take a training course and read their owner’s manual thoroughly.
FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
Duration six months transferable limited warranty; extended warranty available with a Honda Protection Plan.
2016 Honda CRF50F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $1699 CDN
Engine & Drivetrain
Air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore & Stroke
39 mm x 41.4 mm
Single 13 mm piston-valve carb
Three-speed with automatic clutch
#420 chain; 14T/37T
Chassis & Suspension
Inverted telescopic fork; 87 mm (3.4 in.) travel
Single shock; 70 mm (2.8 in.) travel
Dimensions & Additional Information
2.50 – 10 front; 2.50 – 10 rear
Front drum; Rear drum
146 mm (5.8 in.)
548 mm (21.6 in.)
911 mm (35.9 in.)
50 kg (110 lb) including required fluids and full tank of gas – ready to ride
2.6 litres, including 0.7-litre reserve
6 months, unlimited mileage, freely transferable warranty; extended coverage available with Honda Plus
2016 Honda CRF50F – www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £1399 GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)
Bore Ã— Stroke (mm) 39 x 41.4
Carburation 11mm Piston-Valve Carburetor
Compression Ratio 10:1
Engine Displacement (cm³) 49
Engine Type Air-cooled 4-stroke 2-valve SOHC single
Ignition System Capacitor discharge (CDI)
Max. Power Output 2.2 kW
Max. Torque 3.43 Nm
Brakes Front 80mm leading/trailing drum
Brakes Rear 80mm leading/trailing drum
Suspension Front 21.7mm inverted telescopic fork, 87mm axle travel
Suspension Rear Monoshock with cantilever-type swingarm, 70mm axle travel
Tyre Size Front 2.50 10 (33)
Tyre Size Rear 2.50 10 (33)
Wheels Front Steel rim/wire spoke
Wheels Rear Steel rim/wire spoke
Dimensions and Weights
Caster Angle 25°
Dimensions (LÃ—WÃ—H) (mm) 1,302 x 581 x 774
Frame type Mono-backbone; steel tube
Fuel Capacity (Litres) 2.6 litres (including reserve)
Ground Clearance (mm) 146
Kerb Weight (kg) 50
Seat Height (mm) 548
Trail (mm) 32
Wheelbase (mm) 911
Final Drive #420 Roller Chain
Gearbox 3-speed with automatic clutch
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