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2008 Honda CRF80F
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2008 Honda CRF80F
2008 Honda CRF80F

- 2008 Honda CRF80F

2008 Honda CRF80F

For young riders ready to step up to a manual clutch machine, the CRF80F features Honda's legendary reliability, big-bike styling, nimble handling and wonderfully balanced performance.

As the smallest member of the CRF family to come with a five-speed transmission and manual clutch, the CRF80F is fully equipped to teach learning riders the skills they'll need as they grow. With most of the same great features as the CRF100F, but with slightly smaller wheels and a lower seat height, the CRF80F is the perfect fit for riders who have grown out of the minibike stage. Its responsive 80 cc four-stroke engine delivers power smoothly, and the easy-pulling clutch lever will have your young rider shifting through the five-speed gearbox in no time at all.

Is your youngster ready to move up to the next level, where big-bike features—like five-speed shifting with a manual clutch—will help take them up to the next step of the off-road learning curve? Then check out the CRF80F, loaded with plenty of power, performance, and Honda's legendary four-stroke reliability, making it the perfect tool for the young rider who's ready to hone his or her off-road skills to a finer edge.

Features & Benefits


- Durable, proven and simple 80cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke engine develops smooth, tractable power that's ideal for beginners.

- Ultra-reliable CD ignition never needs maintenance.

- 20mm carburetor for crisp throttle response.

- Closed crankcase vent system safeguards against engine oil contamination.

- Primary kickstarting for easy starts in any gear.

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

- Durable, smooth-shifting five-speed transmission.

- Heavy-duty clutch with smooth, progressive engagement.



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

- Leading-axle 27mm Showa front fork offers 5.5 inches of compliant suspension travel.

- Pro-Link® Rear Suspension (see Technology Section)

- Heavy-duty Showa rear shock offers a smooth ride.

- Knobby tires offer excellent grip and long life.

- Lightweight screw-type drive chain adjusters for simple maintenance.

- Powerful, lightweight drum brakes.


Additional Features

- CRF®-R-inspired graphics.

- Engine design produces low emissions that meets both EPA and California Air Resources Board (CARB) off-road emissions standards.

- Keyed ignition switch provides added security.

- Durable body components.

- CR®-style seat shape accommodates a broad range of rider sizes.

- Generous ground clearance and rugged skidplate for undercarriage protection.

- CR-shape handlebar enhances rider comfort.

- High-quality controls feature comfortable grips, dogleg levers and side-pull throttle just like those of the bigger CRFs.

- Cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs offer secure footing.

- Fork boots help protect stanchion tubes and fork seals.

- Silver-painted frame and footpegs.

- Durable steel sprockets.

- Washable, reusable foam air filter.

- Transferable six-month limited warranty; extended warranty available with a Honda Protection Plan.

- Purchase of a new, previously unregistered Honda USA-certified unit by an individual retail user in the United States qualifies the owner for a one-year complimentary membership in the Honda Rider's Club of America® (HRCA®). Visit for details.


Specifications USA

Model: CRF80F

Engine Type: 80cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke

Bore and Stroke: 47.5mm x 45mm

Compression ratio: 9.7:1

Valve Train: SOHC; two-valve

Induction: 20mm piston-valve carburetor

Ignition: CD

Transmission: Five-speed

Final Drive: #420 chain; 14T/46T

Front: 27mm leading-axle Showa fork; 5.5 inches travel
Rear: Pro-Link Showa single shock; 4.3 inches travel

Front: Drum
Rear: Drum

Front: 2.50-16
Rear: 3.60-14

Wheelbase: 47.6 inches

Rake (Caster angle): 28.02°

Trail: 74mm (2.9 inches)

Seat Height: 28.9 inches

Ground Clearance: 8.6 inches

Fuel Capacity: 1.3 gallons, including 0.3 reserve

Color: Red

Curb Weight*: 163 pounds

*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel--ready to ride.

Meets current CARB and EPA standards.


Specifications Canada:
MSRP: $2,569 CDN

Engine Type Air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke

Displacement 80 cc

Bore & Stroke 47.5 mm x 45 mm

Compression Ratio 9.7:1

Valve Train SOHC, two-valve

Fuel Delivery Single 20 mm piston-valve carb

Transmission Five-speed with manual clutch

Final Drive #420 chain; 14T/46T

Front Suspension 27 mm leading-axle Showa fork; 140 mm (5.5 inches) travel

Rear Suspension Pro-Link Showa single shock; 109 mm (4.3 inches) travel

Tires 2.50 - 16 front; 3.60 - 14 rear

Brakes Front drum; rear drum

Ground Clearance 218 mm (8.6 inches)

Seat Height 734 mm (28.9 inches)

Wheelbase 1,209 mm (47.6 inches)

Dry Weight 74 kg (163 lb) including required fluids and full tank of gas - ready to ride

Fuel Capacity 4.9 litres

Colour Extreme Red

Specifications and features are subject to change