Honda CM250

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Intro[edit]

This bike was the precursor to the Rebel 250.


1982[edit]

1982 Honda CM250C Custom


The Honda Custom CM250C'82 was sold in 1982. Two color options were available: Candy Muse Red with Candy Antares Red and Cosmo Black Metallic with Gray Metallic. The tank and side covers are two-toned. The "CM250 CUSTOM" side cover decal was gold. The engine color was silver. This year the bike used a chain drive (next year it used a belt drive). The engine was a parallel twin OHC displacing 234cc and the transmission was a 5-speed. The serial number began JH2MC0600CM000066.

1983[edit]

1983 Honda CM250C Custom
1983 Honda CM250C Custom
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red
1983 Honda CM250 in Black/Red


The CM250'83 Custom was sold in 1983 and was available only in black. The gas tank and side cover stripers were chrome and red. The "250 CUSTOM" side cover decal was red and gold. The Engine was black with a silver cylinder head and case covers.

  • Engine: Parallel twin-cylinder, 234cc, four-stroke, OHC
  • Ignition: Solid-state CD ignition
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Drive: New, quiet belt drive system
  • Suspension: Five-way adjustable VHD™ rear shocks
  • Wheelbase: 1344mm (52.9 in.)
  • Seat height: 729mm (28.7 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12.5 liters(3.3 gal)
  • Dry weight: 129 kg (284.4 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2MC060*DK100011.

1984[edit]

1984 Honda CM250C Custom
1984 Honda CM250C Custom


  • Engine: Parallel twin-cylinder, 234cc, four-stroke, OHC
  • Ignition: Solid-state CD ignition
  • Starter: Electric
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Drive: Quiet belt drive system
  • Suspension: Five-way adjustable VHD™ rear shocks
  • Wheelbase: 1345mm (52.9 in.)
  • Seat height: 730mm (28.7 in.)
  • Fuel capacity: 12.5 liters(3.3 gal)
  • Dry weight: 129 kg (284.3 lb)
  • The serial number began JH2MC060*EK100011.


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Honda CM250
Manufacturer Honda
Also called CM250TB, CM 250 TB, CM250C, CM 250 C, CMX250 Rebel, CMX 250 Rebel, CM 250
Production 1981 - 2005
Class Cruiser
Engine twin, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 53.0mm x 53.0mm
Compression ratio 9.2:1
Top speed 66 mph (106 km/h)
Horse Power 17.03 HP (12.7 KW) @ 8250RPM
Torque 12.76 ft/lbs (17.3 Nm) @ 5500RPM
Fuel system carburetor. single 26mm diaphragm-type cv
Ignition type cdi
Battery 9.2:1
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 33mm fork
Rear: dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability
Brakes Front: single disc. 2-piston calipers
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 90/90-18
Rear Tire 130/90-15
Wheelbase 57.09 inches (1450 mm)
Seat height 26.61 inches (676 mm)
Weight 306.44 pounds (139.0 Kg) (dry), 139.0 kg (wet)
Fuel capacity 2.6 Gallon (9.84 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual
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The Honda CMX250 Rebel was a twin, four-stroke Cruiser motorcycle produced by Honda between 1981 and 2005. It could reach a top speed of 66 mph (106 km/h). Max torque was 12.76 ft/lbs (17.3 Nm) @ 5500 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 17.03 HP (12.7 KW) @ 8250 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled twin, four-stroke. A 53.0mm bore x 53.0mm stroke result in a displacement of just 234.0 cubic centimeters. Fuel was supplied via a single overhead cams (sohc).

Drive[edit]

The bike has a 5-speed transmission. Power was moderated via the Wet multi-disc, manual.

Chassis[edit]

It came with a 90/90-18 front tire and a 130/90-15 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc. 2-piston calipers in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 33mm fork while the rear was equipped with a dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability. The CMX250 Rebel was fitted with a 2.6 Gallon (9.84 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 306.44 pounds (139.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 57.09 inches (1450 mm) long.

2000 Honda CMX250 Rebel[edit]

2000 Honda CMX250 Rebel

The 1999 Rebel is Honda's way to prove that even the small-displacement bikes can ooze classic styling. A bike for beginners who want to get a taste of what riding a cruiser is like or for those looking for cost-efficient transportation, the CMX 250 Rebel is simple, easy to handle and gets the job done.

Shaped like any of the big-bore cruisers out there, this bike comes with a quarter-liter parallel-twin engine which packs plenty of power for city errands and even weekend getaways. Unintimidating and providing a great way to better one's riding skills, the 1999 Rebel is a very goo first bike.


2001 Honda CMX250 Rebel[edit]

2001 Honda CMX250 Rebel

The smallest cruiser-shaped Honda motorcycle, the CMX250 Rebel is a nifty first bike for those who want to take their first step into the two-wheeled world. The parallel twin engine packs quite a punch for a quarter-liter mill, and will help riders get acquainted to handling a bike while providing solid fun and economical maintenance.

Rebel riders have no less than 5 speeds to help them get around the bends, disc front brakes to tame the speed and plenty of chrome to be proud of.


2002 Honda CMX250 Rebel[edit]

2002 Honda CMX250 Rebel 2002 Honda CMX250 Rebel

A great bike for those who want to enter the cruiser world, the 2001 Honda CMX250 Rebel sports a nifty parallel-twin engine which is both brawny and economical. The bike is great for new riders and for small ones, as well, as it comes with a very low seat which allows firm contact with the ground when stopped.

With looks derived from the bigger cruisers, the CMX250 Rebel is an affordable first bike and will help beginners boost their confidence before taking the next step to bigger machines.


2003 Honda CMX250 Rebel[edit]

2003 Honda CMX250 Rebel

The 2002 CMX250 Rebel is Honda's smallest cruiser, a bike which is great for both beginners and people in search for a stylish but economical transportation solution. Powered by a quarter-liter parallel twin engine, this bike packs plenty of punch for swift city rides and even highway hauls.

Its low seat and weight make it reassuring for less experienced bikers, while its ergonomics allows even larger riders to enjoy using it. A simple, no-frills mini-cruiser, the 2002 CMX250 Rebel is also affordable and cheap to maintain.


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