2023 Honda CRF125FB: BETTER BIKE, BETTER RIDER.
Introducing the 2023 Honda CRF125FB…
Ready to light the fuse for any kid who wants to progress to bigger fire power.
It may be small, but the CRF125F shares the same styling and some of the features of its bigger CRF brothers. Hit the electric start and the air-cooled SOHC engine is eager to go, tuned specifically for smooth bottom end torque it’s perfect for junior riders. The diamond-spar steel frame, 31mm diameter telescopic fork with 140mm of travel and Honda Pro-Link rear suspension system provide a tough chassis to bash on through the rough stuff.
MIDSIZED ENGINE. SUPERSIZED FUN.
There’s no one-size-fits-all solution for dirt bikes, but the Honda CRF125F gets pretty darn close. Sized right for young riders and smaller adults, it’s full of features that help you focus on the best parts of the experience. First of all, it offers the kind of legendary reliability that’s made Honda famous, so you know it will be part of your riding stable for years to come. Fuel injection eliminates carburetor woes, and is one reason behind the bike’s easy-to-use power. The four-speed transmission and conventional clutch provides the control of a full-sized bike. Long-travel suspension delivers a comfortable ride. And a graphics package right off our factory MX bikes pumps up the pride factor too. For taller riders who want the same awesome features and powerband, check out the CRF125F Big Wheel. It’s the same great idea, but with a taller seat height.
From the first-time off-road rider to the young trail rider, the CRF125F inspires confidence. Available in both standard and Big Wheel configurations, the CRF125F is 50-state off-road legal, providing access to trails across the country. It’s easy to maintain, thanks in part to Keihin electronic fuel injection that delivers smooth, easy-to-use power for reliable traction in a variety of trail conditions. Inspired by the CRF Performance line, both versions feature striking graphics and aggressive styling. As the midpoint of the CRF trail lineup, the CRF125F is great for enjoying the ride with friends and family.
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.
2023 Honda CRF125FB Totalmotorcycle.com Key Features
Reliable four-stroke engine
The CRF125FB’s dependable four-stroke, single-cylinder engine offers strong performance with a wide powerband—perfect for a wide range of riders, including beginners. Fuel injection makes it even better and more efficient.
Fuel injection means the CRF125FB starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it not only helps reduce emissions, enhance performance and fuel efficiency but also helps ensure a smooth flow of power for easier handling and less troublesome operation and maintenance.
Handy LED lights indicate ignition ON, low fuel, and PGM-FI status. No second guessing if you’ve left the key on or you’re about to run out of gas, and another way Honda helps make basic motorcycle operation easy.
Rugged steel frame
The CRF125FB uses a strong twin-spar frame that borrows its design from the CRF-R line, providing enhanced rigidity with just the right amount of tuned flex for optimum handling in a variety of conditions. Combining strenth with light weight, it’s a stable foundation for both novice and skilled riders.
Proven manual clutch
Honda’s heavy-duty clutch is durable and helps promote smooth shifting by working seamlessly with the four-speed gearbox. This is just like a full-sized motorcycle, giving your rider all the control they need.
Higher seat height
It’s important to have a bike that’s sized right for your rider. The CRF125FB’s 785 mm (30.9 in.) seat height helps build confidence right from the start.
Push a button and go—that’s how easy it is to get going on a CRF125FB. Starts after a tip-over are a snap and no need to worry about trying to kick start the bike when you turn off the engine.
Keyed ignition switch
For added security, the keyed ignition switch lets you control who goes riding and when—important if you have younger riders in the house.
Small Wheel version available (CRF125F)
Want something a little smaller? Check out our CRF125F—the same great bike but a better fit for smaller riders.
Front disc brake
The front disc brake provides superior stopping power, and the front disc rotor is drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.
The CRF125FB’s leading axle Showa forks and Pro-Link Showa shock deliver an excellent combination of spring and damping rates to cover a wide range of riding conditions.
Honda Announces 2023 CRF Trail Family
- The trail-bike line continues to deliver industry-leading performance and reliability
- CRF50F and CRF110F available in Red and White color ways for 2023
ALPHARETTA, Georgia (August 5, 2022) – American Honda confirmed the return of its CRF Trail family, the most popular line of trail motorcycles in the industry. From the full-size CRF250F, to the pint-size CRF50F, the four-model lineup is renowned for its on-trail performance, reliability and ease of maintenance.
The CRF Trail range of motorcycles suits riders of all sizes and abilities. The easy-to-ride CRF50F is the smallest in the lineup, built for the next generation of riders, with an automatic clutch, low seat height and reliable 49cc four-stroke engine. Thanks in part to its approachable nature, clean-running fuel injection system and push-button electric start, the CRF110F is the industry’s top-selling dirt bike. In addition to the iconic Honda red, the CRF50F and CRF110F are also available in new colors designed to appeal to a wider variety of young riders. Praised for its reliable performance—and available in two sizes—the CRF125F is the midpoint of the lineup, ideal for new and young riders thanks to its smooth, linear power. Also returning for 2023, the capable and versatile CRF250F inspires confidence on the trail, making it a great option for riders of all skill levels.
2023 Honda CRF125FB Totalmotorcycle.com Features and Benefits
ENGINE / DRIVETRAIN
The 124.9 cc SOHC engine returns with smooth, linear power delivery.
Electronically controlled Keihin fuel-injection system. FI delivers linear and hesitation-free power for controllable delivery at all points in the powerband.
Four-speed gearbox is well matched to the broad power spread.
Electric starter makes getting going a breeze, with kick-start backup included.
CHASSIS / SUSPENSION
CRF125F and CRF125F Big Wheel have seat heights of 29.1 inches and 30.9 inches, respectively.
CRF125F has wheel sizes of 17 and 14 inches front and rear, respectively. CRF125F Big Wheel has 19- and 16-inch wheels.
Twin-spar steel frame, with heavy-duty design inspired by the frame architecture of the CRF Performance Line, provides the right balance of rigidity and suppleness for trail-bike comfort.
1-gallon steel fuel tank with integrated fuel pump and fuel filter. Low-fuel indicator on handlebar illuminates when .2 gallons remain. Frame design shields tank in the event of a fall.
Modern bodywork and graphics match styling of CRF Performance Line.
Handlebar-mounted, multiple-function switch incorporates starter button, ignition “key on” indicator, fuel-injection system status, and low-fuel indicator light.
Half-waffle grips have a small circumference for a good fit with small hands.
Front brake lever is adjustable to work with varying hand sizes.
The 31 mm fork provides plush front-suspension action.
Pro-Link® rear-suspension design with sophisticated single shock for consistent action.
Smooth stopping power provided by hydraulic front brake with 220 mm rotor and 95 mm rear drum brake.
With a 19-inch front wheel and a 16-inch wheel in the rear, the CRF125F Big Wheel will fit taller riders a little better. The right-sized bike is as important as wearing the right-sized boots or helmet.
Just like the pros use, the CRF125F Big Wheel gets half-waffle pattern grips. Might as well start them off right!
INTERMEDIATE SEAT HEIGHT
It’s important to have a bike that’s sized right for the rider. The CRF125F Big Wheel’s 30.9-inch seat height helps build confidence right from the start.
The CRF125F Big Wheel’s dependable four-stroke single-cylinder engine offers good performance with a wide powerband—perfect for a range of riders, including beginners. Fuel injection makes it even better and more efficient.
PRO-LINK® REAR SUSPENSION
Progressive linkage connects a single heavy-duty shock to the swingarm, delivering an excellent combination of spring and damping rates over a wide range of riding conditions.
PROVEN MANUAL CLUTCH
The heavy-duty Honda clutch is durable and helps promote smooth shifting.
The four-speed gearbox is just like a full-sized motorcycle’s, giving you all the control you they need.
STEEL FRAME AND SWINGARM
Less experienced riders are hard on equipment, especially when they’re just starting out. That’s why we gave the CRF125F Big Wheel a strong, twin-spar-type steel frame and swingarm that are built to handle the bumps and dings of off-road riding.
Another benefit of fitting the CRF125F Big Wheel with fuel injection? It even meets California’s stringent CARB emissions standards for off-road motorcycles—good news for everyone.
FRONT DISC BRAKE
The front disc brake provides superior stopping power with the front disc rotor drilled for lightness and better wet-weather performance.
Fuel injection means the CRF125F Big Wheel starts right up, even in cold weather. Compared to a carbureted bike, it also helps reduce emissions and enhances performance and fuel efficiency. And say goodbye to clogged pilot jets when you put this bike away for storage.
Riders can be tough on equipment, and taking a spill is a natural part of learning. But the CRF125F Big Wheel can handle it: with tough plastic fenders, tank and other bodywork, the CRF125F Big Wheel is engineered to shrug off the minor dings of the real world. Plus, we’ve updated the graphics this year too!
Push-button starting makes getting started easier in all kinds of conditions, and the efficient design adds minimal weight.
KEYED IGNITION SWITCH
For added security, the keyed ignition switch lets you control who goes riding and when, important if you have younger riders in the house.
The maintenance-free sealed battery helps ensure that your CRF125F Big Wheel is ready to ride when you are.
2023 Honda CRF125FB – Totalmotorcycle.com USA Specifications/Technical Details
US MSRP Price: from $3399 USD
Canada MSRP Price: from $4299 CDN
Europe/UK MSRP Price: £ See Dealer GBP (On The Road inc 20% Vat
|Model||CRF125F||CRF125F Big Wheel|
|Type||124.9 cc air-cooled 25º single-cylinder four-stroke|
|Valve Train||SOHC; 2 valves|
|Bore x Stroke||52.4 mm x 57.9 mm|
|Induction||Fuel-injection system; 22 mm throttle bore|
|Starter||Push-button electric starter / kick|
|Transmission||Constant-mesh 4-speed return; manual|
|Final Drive||#420 chain; 13T/46T||#420 chain; 13T/49T|
|Front||31 mm conventional telescopic coil-spring fork; 5.2 in. 5.9 in. stroke||31 mm conventional telescopic coil-spring fork; 6.7 in. stroke|
|Rear||Pro-Link system w/ single shock; 5.5 in. travel||Pro-Link system w/ single shock; 6.6 in. travel|
|Front||Hydraulic; single 220 mm disc|
|Rear||Mechanical 95mm leading trail drum|
|Front||70/100-17 w/ tube||70/100-19 w/ tube|
|Rear||90/100-14 w/ tube||90/100-16 w/ tube|
|Rake (Caster Angle)||27.5°|
|Trail||81 mm||94 mm|
|Length||69.7 in.||73.1 in.|
|Width||29.1 in.||30.3 in.|
|Height||39.4 in.||42.1 in.|
|Ground Clearance||8.3 in.||10.3 in.|
|Seat Height||29.1 in.||30.9 in.|
|Wheelbase||48.0 in.||49.4 in.|
|Fuel Capacity||1.0 gal.|
|Curb Weight*||194 lbs.||199 lbs.|
|*Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride|
|Specifications subject to change|
2023 Honda CRF125FB – Totalmotorcycle.com Canada Specifications/Technical Details
Engine & Drivetrain
Engine Type Air-cooled, single-cylinder
Displacement 125 cc
Bore & Stroke 52.4 mm x 57.9 mm
Compression Ratio 9:1
Valve Train SOHC; two vales
Fuel Delivery PGM-FI electronic fuel injection 22 mm throttle body
Transmission 4-speed with manual clutch
Final Drive #428 chain, 13T/46T
Chassis & Suspension
Front Suspension 31 mm Telescopic fork; 133 mm (5.2 in.) travel
Rear Suspension Pro-Link® Showa single shock; 140 mm (5.5 in.) travel
Dimensions & Additional Information
Tires Front: 70/100-17
Brakes Front: 220 mm disc
Ground Clearance 210 mm (8.3 in.)
Seat Height 738 mm (29.1 in.)
Wheelbase 1,220 mm (48 in.)
Curb Weight 88 kg (194 lb.) including required fluids and full tank of gas—ready to ride
Fuel Capacity 3.7 litres, 0.7 litre reserve
Colour Extreme Red
2023 Honda CRF125FB – Totalmotorcycle.com European Specifications/Technical Details
Bore × Stroke (mm) 52.4mm x 57.9mm
Carburation Fuel-injection, 22mm throttle bore
Compression Ratio 9.0:1
Engine Displacement (cc) 124.9cc
Engine Type Air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
Brakes Front 220mm hydraulic disc
Brakes Rear Drum
Suspension Front 31mm telescopic fork; 13cm of travel
Suspension Rear Pro-Link® single-shock; 14cm of travel
Tyre Size Front 70/100-17
Tyre Size Rear 90/100-14
Dimensions and Weights
Caster Angle 27°30′
Fuel Tank Capacity (Litres) 4.54
Ground Clearance (mm) 21cm
Kerb Weight (kg) 88kg
Seat Height (mm) 74cm
Trail (mm) 81mm
Wheelbase (mm) 122cm
Final Drive Chain
Instruments and Electrics
Ignition System Full Transistorized
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