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– 2012 Honda CRF150RB Expert
2012 Honda CRF150RB Expert Review
There’s nothing small about the size of its performance.
Look at the 2012 CRF150R/RB and you can tell by its new styling treatment it’s an integral part of the CRF MX racing family. And as good-looking as it might be, the CRF150R’s racing credentials run even stronger. Thanks to a new cylinder head, piston, camshaft and carburetor, this 2012 model boasts improved power, torque and driveability throughout the powerband. Updated suspension settings front and rear produce improved action through even the toughest of track conditions. All of which reinforce the CRF150R’s premier position in racing circles.
2012 Honda CRF150RB Expert Features and Benefits
New for 2012
– New cylinder head, piston, camshaft and carburetor improve power, torque and driveability throughout the powerband.
– Revised suspension settings front and rear produce improved action through even the toughest of track conditions.
Fine Tuned Suspension.
New valving front and rear gives you improved suspension action, especially over smaller, faster bumps that unsettle a bike’s chassis.
More Power means More Trophies.
Improved ridability, more power and more torque across the rev band—the CRF150RB Expert has what it takes to put you in the winner circle.
Winning Is Everything.
Probably the most serious Minicross machine ever, check out all the CRF action at our racing website.
Start Every Race in First Place
More than any other machine, a 150-class motocross bike really, really needs to be spot-on if you’re serious about standing on the box. And that’s why you need to be on a new CRF150RB Expert. With its new cylinder head, new cam, new piston, and revised suspension, you’re going to be seeing a lot of these bikes in the winner’s circle. And if you want to be with them, you’d better be on one.
2012 Honda CRF150RB Expert – US Specifications
USA MSRP Price – See Honda dealer for pricing.
Model: CRF150RB-Expert / CRF150R
Engine Type: 149cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Bore and Stroke: 66mm x 43.7mm
Compression ratio: 11.7:1
Valve Train: Unicam, four-valve; 26mm intake, steel; 22.5mm exhaust, steel
Induction: Keihin 32mm flat slide with throttle position sensor (TPS)
Ignition: Solid-state CD with electronic advance
Transmission: Close-ratio five-speed
Final Drive: #420 chain; 15T/56T (CRF150RB-Expert) / #420 chain; 15T/50T (CRF150R)
Front: 37mm fully adjustable leading-axle inverted Showa cartridge fork; 10.8 inches travel
Rear: Pro-Link fully adjustable Showa single shock; 11.5 inches travel / 10.8 inches travel
Front: Single 220mm disc
Rear: Single 190mm disc
Front: 70/100-19 (CRF150RB-Expert) / 70/100-17 (CRF150R)
Rear: 90/100-16 (CRF150RB-Expert) / 90/100-14 (CRF150R)
Wheelbase: 50.6 inches (CRF150RB-Expert) / 49.6 inches (CRF150R)
Rake (Caster angle): 27°48′ (CRF150RB-Expert) / 27°02′ (CRF150R)
Trail: 96mm (3.85 inches) (CRF150RB-Expert) / 78mm (3.07 inches) (CRF150R)
Seat Height: 34.1 inches (CRF150RB-Expert) / 32.8 inches (CRF150R)
Ground Clearance: 13.2 inches (CRF150RB-Expert) / 11.9 inches (CRF150R)
Fuel Capacity: 1.14 gallons
Curb Weight*: 187 pounds (CRF150RB-Expert) / 183 pounds (CRF150R)
*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride.
Consult owner’s manual for optional racing parts.
2012 Honda CRF150RB Expert – Canada Specifications
Candian MSRP Price – TBA CDN
Details to be announced.