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2017 Honda CRF125FB
2017 Honda CRF125FB

2017 Honda CRF125FB
2017 Honda CRF125FB

2017 Honda CRF125FB
2017 Honda CRF125FB



2017 Honda CRF125FB Review

2017 Honda CRF125FB on www.Totalmotorcycle.com

The Perfect Fit...

Honda's family of fun, entry-level off-road bikes includes two versions of the CRF125F, their different wheel-sizes and seat-heights allowing consumers more choices in this market segment. Both feature an electric-start 124.9cc single-cylinder OHC four-stroke engine tuned for loads of low-end grunt plus plenty of pull throughout the powerband, as well as a four-speed gearbox. Add styling like Honda's CRF motocross bikes, and you have a great option for all riders—young to old, beginner to expert.

 

A Step up before they step out.


One size doesn’t fit all—or it almost never fits perfectly. At least if we’re talking about motorcycles for fast-growing younger riders. Well, here’s the solution: Honda’s CRF125F Big Wheel. Sized to fit taller riders just right, but without putting them on a bike that’s too big. One that gives them too much power too soon.

Here’s how it works. We take our awesome CRF125F and set it up with bigger wheels and a longer swingarm. That means a two-inch-taller seat height: a combination that makes it perfect for thousands of teens and smaller adults who just want to get out on the trails and have fun. It’s loaded with features too, and since it’s a Honda, it’s also famously reliable—a big plus, because riding is a lot more fun than wrenching..Like the CRF125F, the Big Wheel version offers an electric starter that makes it easy to get underway, and its four-speed transmission gives you all the control of a full-sized bike.

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.


Electric starter.

Turn a key, push a button—that’s all it takes to get the CRF125F Big Wheel going. Add in a generous dose of Honda reliability and you’ll find the CRF125F Big Wheel is super easy to own.


Sized right for fun.

With its 125cc single-overhead-cam engine and air-cooled four-speed transmission, the CRF125F Big Wheel will fit a wide range riders. It has enough power for teens and small adults without being intimidating for younger riders.


Stopping power.

Just because it’s a small bike doesn’t mean we scrimped on the details—just the opposite, in fact: The front disc brake is a perfect example. It’s a big-bike feature that’s pure Honda.

 

Honda offers a wide range of off-road motorcycles, with varying rider sizes and skill levels in mind, the CRF125F being a perfect example. Its air-cooled 124.9cc engine has electric start and a four-speed transmission and is famous for its durability and reliability. Best of all, the bike is available in the standard version with 17- and 14-inch front and rear wheels and a 28.9-inch seat height, and the CRF125FB "Big Wheel" with 19- and 16-inch wheels and a 30.9-inch seat height.


 

 



2017 Honda CRF125FB www.Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features

Engine/Drivetrain
•The 124.9cc SOHC engine is tuned for strong bottom-end torque that builds in a linear fashion through the midrange up to the top end.
•The four-speed gearbox is well matched to the broad power spread.
•Electric starter makes getting going a breeze.

Chassis/Suspension
•The CRF125F has a seat height of 28.9 inches, while the CRF125F Big Wheel has a 30.9-inch seat height.
•31mm fork provides plush front suspension action.
•Pro-Link® single-shock rear suspension features a sophisticated shock for consistent action.
•Hydraulic front disc brake with 220mm rotor and 95mm rear drum brake provide strong stopping power.
•Front brake lever is adjustable to suit the rider's hand size.
•Styling follows that of the race-winning CRF250R and CRF450R.


 

 

2017 Honda CRF125FB www.Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits

Ideal for beginners

Durable, simple, low-maintenance, 124.9 cc air-cooled single-cylinder 4-stroke engine develops the smooth, tractable power that's ideal for beginners.

 

Simplified maintenance

Ultra-reliable electronic ignition simplifies maintenance.

 

Light throttle action

20 mm carb with light throttle action

 

No engine oil contamination

Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

 

Easy starts in any gear

Primary kickstarting for easy starts in any gear.

 

Designed to compete

Lightweight, upswept, competition-type exhaust system utilizes a quiet muffler/spark arrester.

 

Smooth-shifting transmission

Durable, smooth-shifting four-speed transmission.

 

Smooth from stand-still to start

Heavy-duty manual clutch with light, smooth, progressive engagement.

 

Smooth from stand-still to start

Heavy-duty manual clutch with light, smooth, progressive engagement.

 

Easy to start

Convenient electric starter makes starting a breeze.

 

Ridgid & durable for off-roading

Lightweight, high-tensile steel frame is rigid, durable and offers ideal geometry for recreational off-road riding.

 

Compliant suspension travel

31 mm leading-axle front fork offers 150 mm (5.9 in.) of compliant suspension travel.

 

Excellent wheel travel

Pro-Link, single-shock rear suspension with box-section swingarm offers 150 mm (5.9 in.) of wheel travel.

 

Remarkable grip & longevity

Knobby tires fitted to 19-inch front and 16-inch rear rims offer excellent grip and long life.

 

Simplified maintenance

Lightweight, screw-type drive chain adjusters simplify maintenance.

 

Easy-to-modulate brakes

Powerful front disc and lightweight rear drum brakes are easy to modulate.

 

Inspired graphics

CRF-R-inspired graphics.

 

Durable body

Durable body components.

 

Extended range

Large-capacity fuel tank and thrifty 4-stroke engine for extended range.

 

Generous ground clearance

Generous ground clearance and rugged skidplate for undercarriage protection.

 

High-quality controls

High-quality controls feature comfortable grips, and adjustable front brake lever.

 

Safeguards the important parts

Fork boots help protect stanchion tubes and fork seals.

 

Durable

Durable steel sprockets.

 



 

2017 Honda CRF125FB - www.Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: $3299 USD

ENGINE
Engine Type 124.9cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore And Stroke 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Valve Train SOHC; two-valve
Induction 20mm piston-valve carburetor
Ignition DC-CDI

DRIVE TRAIN
Transmission Four-speed
Final Drive 13T/49T

CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES
Front Suspension 31mm telescopic fork; 5.9 inches of travel
Rear Suspension Pro-Link® single-shock; 5.9 inches of travel
Front Brake 220mm hydraulic disc
Rear Brake Drum
Front Tire 70/100-19
Rear Tire 90/100-16

DIMENSIONS
Rake 27°30' (Caster Angle)
Trail 94mm (3.7 inches)
Wheelbase 49.4 inches
Seat Height 30.9 inches
Curb Weight 194 pounds (Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride)
Fuel Capacity 1.1 gallons, including 0.2-gallon reserve
Ground Clearance 10.4 Inches

OTHER
Emissions Meets current California Air Resource Board (CARB) and EPA off-road emissions standards.
Available Colors Red
Model Id CRF125FB

FACTORY WARRANTY INFORMATION
Duration Six Months transferable limited warranty; extended warranty available with a Honda Protection Plan.




 


 

2017 Honda CRF125FB - www.Totalmotorcycle.com Canadian Specifications/Technical Details
Canada MSRP Price: $ CDN


Engine & Drivetrain


Engine Type

Air-cooled, single-cylinder, 4-stroke


Displacement

125 cc


Bore & Stroke

52.4 mm x 57.9 mm


Compression Ratio

9.0:1


Valve Train

SOHC; 2-valve


Fuel Delivery

Single 20 mm piston-valve carb


Transmission

Four-speed with manual clutch


Final Drive

#428 chain, 13T/49T


Chassis & Suspension


Front Suspension

31 mm leading-axle Showa fork; 150 mm (5.9 in.) travel


Rear Suspension

Pro-Link Showa single shock; 150 mm (5.9 in.) travel


Dimensions & Additional Information


Tires

Front: 70/100-19, Rear: 70/100-16


Brakes

Front: 220 mm hydraulic disc, Rear: Drum


Ground Clearance

264 mm (10.4 in.)


Seat Height

785 mm (30.9 in.)


Wheelbase

1,255 mm (49.4 in.)


Curb Weight

88 kg (194 lbs.) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride


Fuel Capacity

4.3 litres, including 0.9-litre reserve


Colour

Extreme Red





 

2017 Honda CRF125FB - www.Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat)

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