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2006 Honda CR85R/CR85R-Expert


– 2006 Honda CR85R/CR85R-Expert


With a potent engine and sophisticated long-travel, fully adjustable suspension, the CR85R and big-wheel CR85R-Expert offer young racers a choice when stepping up in class.


Features & Benefits


– Cylinder and cylinder head boost engine torque for powerful acceleration.

– Piston complements cylinder and engine power characteristics.

– Exhaust system to match cylinder and deliver maximum bottom-end torque and peak horsepower.

– Flat-slide PWK 28mm carburetor for ideal throttle response throughout the powerband.

– Maintenance-free digital CD ignition for maximum power output at all engine speeds.

– Heavy-duty clutch features tough friction discs for increased durability.

– 49-tooth rear sprocket matches engine power characteristics.

– Lightweight, liquid-cooled 84.7cc engine develops impressive power and features a Nikasil-plated cylinder for excellent cooling and wear characteristics.

– Reed-valve induction and 28mm carburetor for crisp throttle response at all rpm.

– Lightweight aluminum radiator for consistent engine temperatures and maximum performance.

– Heavy-duty clutch.

– Maintenance-free CD ignition with electronic advance.

– Low-mounted exhaust system enhances mass centralization and contributes to high peak power.

– Slick-shifting close-ratio six-speed transmission.



– Front and rear suspension settings for ideal bump absorption.

– Handlebar bend optimizes rider position and comfort.

– Lightweight, high-tensile steel frame with large-diameter frame tubing and cross-member provides excellent turning performance and straight-line tracking.

– Box-section aluminum swingarm is lightweight and rigid.

– Removable subframe is strong and durable.

– 37mm leading-axle inverted Showa cartridge front fork features friction-reducing design to improve compression and rebound control.

– The fork offers adjustable compression and rebound settings.

– Wide-section aluminum top and bottom triple-clamps position fork tubes far apart for good turning and control.

– Tapered-roller steering-head bearings.

– Pro-Link® rear suspension system features a fully adjustable Showa shock for superb compliance and wheel control.

– Strong, lightweight wheels are durable and minimize unsprung weight.

– Lightweight front and rear disc brakes with high-performance pads offer powerful, precise braking.

– Front and rear axles utilize a surface-treatment for added strength and durability.


Additional Features

– Slim, well-padded seat is comfortable and allows maximum rider movement.

– “Non-slip” seat cover for excellent rider control

– Large-capacity airbox and reusable two-stage foam air filter.

– Racing-inspired body work design.

– Cleated, folding, self-cleaning footpegs offer excellent grip.

– Fully adjustable, high-quality controls include comfortable grips, dogleg levers, side-pull throttle and a folding shift lever.

– High-quality, high-grip tires.

– Adjustable front brake lever and master-cylinder assembly are the same as CR®125R/CR250R components.

– Stainless steel clutch cable for long life and improved feel and action.

– Works-type handlebar grips add to rider comfort.

– Ownership includes one-year complimentary membership for an individual in the Honda Rider’s Club of America™ (HRCA®). Benefits include: discounts, travel benefits, roadside assistance for off-road bike transport vehicle while motorcycle is being transported, one year of Honda Red Rider™ magazine, access to HRCA Clubhouse Web site ( and access online to Honda Common Service Manual. For HRCA details, call 1-800-847-HRCA. For dealers only, please call (310) 783-3958.



Model: CR85RB (Expert) / CR85R

Engine Type: 84.7cc liquid-cooled single-cylinder two-stroke

Bore and Stroke: 47.5mm x 47.8mm

Compression Ratio: 8.4:1

Induction: Reed valve

Carburetion: 28mm flat slide

Ignition: CD with electronic advance

Transmission: Close-ratio six-speed

Final Drive: #420 chain; 15T/55T (CR85RB) / 15T/49T (CR85R)

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 (CR85RB) / 10.8 inches travel (CR85R)

Front: Single disc
Rear: Single disc

Front: 70/100-19 (CR85RB) / 70/100-17 (CR85R)
Rear: 90/100-16 (CR85RB) / 90/100-14 (CR85R)

Wheelbase: 50.7 inches (CR85RB) / 49.1 inches (CR85R)

Rake (Caster Angle): 27°25′ (CR85RB) / 26°51′ (CR85R)

Trail: 92.3mm (3.63 inches) (CR85RB) / 76.7mm (3.02 inches) (CR85R)

Seat Height: 34.0 inches (CR85RB) / 32.4 inches (CR85R)

Ground Clearance: 13.9 inches (CR85RB) / 12.2 inches (CR85R)

Dry Weight: 145 pounds (CR85RB) / 144 pounds (CR85R)

Fuel Capacity: 1.35 gallons

Color : Red

Consult owner’s manual for optional racing parts.


Suggested Retail Price CR85RB: $3,099.00
Suggested Retail Price CR85R: $2,999.00

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