Honda CRF150: review, history, specs

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Honda CRF150
Manufacturer
Also called CRF 150 R Expert, CRF 150 F, CRF150F Expert, CRF150R2, CRF150RII, CRF150R II, CRF150F Big Wheel, CRF150R Expert, CRF150F, CRF150R, CRF 150 R
Production 2004 - 2019
Class Motocross
Engine
single cylinder, four-stroke
Bore / Stroke 57.3mm x 57.8mm
Compression ratio 11.7:1
Horsepower 22.93 HP (17.1 KW) @ 12500RPM
Torque 10.4 ft/lbs (14.1 Nm) @ 11000RPM
Fuel System carburetor. 24mm piston-valve carburetor
Ignition cdi
Spark Plug NGK DPR8EA-9 '03-08
Battery ]
Transmission Gear box: 5-speed

Final Drive: chain

Clutch: Wet multi-disc, manual
Suspension Front: 35mm leading-axle showa® fork
Rear: pro-link® showa single-shock
Brakes Front: single disc
Rear: expanding brake (drum brake)
Front Tire 70/100-19
Rear Tire 90/100-16
Wheelbase 52.28 inches (1328 mm)
Length 74.8 inches (1900 mm)
Width 30.31 inches (770 mm)
Height 46.1 inches (1171 mm)
Seat Height 32.56 inches (827 mm)
Weight 165.35 pounds (75.0 Kg) (dry), 106.1 kg (wet)
Fuel Capacity 1.9 Gallon (7.19 Liters)
Manuals Service Manual


The Honda CRF150F was a single cylinder, four-stroke Enduro motorcycle produced by Honda between 2004 and 2019. Max torque was 10.4 ft/lbs (14.1 Nm) @ 11000 RPM. Claimed horsepower was 22.93 HP (17.1 KW) @ 12500 RPM.

Engine[edit]

The engine was a air cooled single cylinder, four-stroke. A 57.3mm bore x 57.8mm stroke result in a displacement of just 149.0 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 70/100-19 front tire and a 90/100-16 rear tire. Stopping was achieved via single disc in the front and a expanding brake (drum brake) in the rear. The front suspension was a 35mm leading-axle showa® fork while the rear was equipped with a pro-link® showa single-shock. The CRF150F was fitted with a 1.9 Gallon (7.19 Liters) fuel tank. The bike weighed just 165.35 pounds (75.0 Kg). The wheelbase was 52.28 inches (1328 mm) long.


2003[edit]

2003 Honda CRF150F



2004[edit]

2004 Honda CRF150F


  • Engine Type: 156.8cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 63.5mm x 49.5mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC; two-valve
  • Carburetion: 24mm piston-valve
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Final Drive: #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 13T/48T
  • Front Suspension: 35mm leading-axle Showa fork; 9.1-inch travel
  • Rear Suspension: Pro-Link Showa single-shock; 8.8-inch travel
  • Front Brake: Single 240mm disc
  • Rear Brake: Drum
  • Front Tire: 70/100-19
  • Rear Tire: 90/100-16
  • Rake: 26.7 degrees
  • Trail: 87.0mm (3.4 inches)
  • Wheelbase: 52.2 inches
  • Seat Height: 32.5 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 10.0 inches
  • Dry Weight: 216.0 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.2 gallons, including 0.4-gallon reserve
  • Available Colors: Red
  • Warranty: 6 months

2005[edit]

2005 Honda CRF150F


  • Engine Type: 156.8cc air-cooled single-cylinder four-stroke
  • Bore and Stroke: 63.5mm x 49.5mm
  • Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
  • Valve Train: SOHC; two-valve
  • Carburetion: 24mm piston-valve
  • Ignition: CDI
  • Transmission: Five-speed
  • Final Drive: #520 O-ring-sealed chain; 13T/48T
  • Front Suspension: 35mm leading-axle Showa fork; 9.1-inch travel
  • Rear Suspension: Pro-Link Showa single-shock; 8.8-inch travel
  • Front Brake: Single 240mm disc
  • Rear Brake: Drum
  • Front Tire: 70/100-19
  • Rear Tire: 90/100-16
  • Rake: 26.7 degrees
  • Trail: 87.0mm (3.4 inches)
  • Wheelbase: 52.2 inches
  • Seat Height: 32.5 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 10.0 inches
  • Dry Weight: 216.0 pounds
  • Fuel Capacity: 2.2 gallons, including 0.4-gallon reserve
  • Available Colors: Red
  • Warranty: 6 months

2006[edit]

2006 Honda CRF150F



2007[edit]

2007 Honda CRF150F
2007 Honda CRF150R Expert
2007 Honda CRF150R




2004 Honda CRF150F[edit]

2004 Honda CRF150F

It's great if you're thinking about riding alongside your kids... but you can also share the bike with them. That is, in case we're talking about the 2003 Honda CRF150F. This bike is engineered with all the care the big-bore off-road Honda machines are made, but at a smaller scale which makes it accessible to both kids and adults, alike.

A full-fledged trail machine for your children, the CRF150F can still provide you with a ton of fun, as its 4-stroke engine runs smooth and packs plenty of punch for a truly fun ride. Not a n entry-point bike, but not an intimidating one either, the 2003 CRF150F is however a great step towards the bigger machines, and a very good way to help your kids hone in their riding skills.


2006 Honda CRF150F[edit]

2006 Honda CRF150F

Smaller than the CRF230F, the 150 version is a great step up for young riders. This bike introduces the youngsters to the world of no-nonsense off-road machines, providing them with extra punch, a 5-speed manual gearbox operated by a heavy-duty clutch, and increased terrainability thanks to the better ground clearance.

At the same time, the 2005 CRF150F can also double as a fun machine for the rest of the family, as it comes with more than meets the eye and will also prove to be a great choice for riding adults.


2007 Honda CRF150R Expert[edit]

The 2006 CRF150R Expert is a nifty Honda solution meant to provide taller riders with the same level of comfort and maneuverability while remaining in the same displacement class. Some kind are growing faster and more than others of the same age, but this has nothing to do with displacement.

And because the step to the quarter-liter class is no joke, Honda offers the CRF150R Expert machine: bigger wheels, taller suspensions, enhanced ergonomics for taller riders and all within the limits of the same displacement class. Is your child growing really fast? Maybe the next 150cc bike you need is this very one.


2007 Honda CRF150F[edit]

2007 Honda CRF150F

The 2006 CRF150F packs a bulletproof engine with plenty of punch for excellent off-toad fun and the non-intimidating nature of a small, fairly low motorcycle. That is, because it was created to be a recreational vehicle for the whole family, while at the same time providing young riders with an important upgrade in their becoming as future champs.

With a lightweight frame, strong suspensions which can tackle rough terrain and a smooth 5-speed manual transmission to provide the rider with all the needed grunt on hard terrain, the 2006 CRF150F is a great choice for honing the skills of young riders and for weekend trail-fun.


2007 Honda CRF150R[edit]

2007 Honda CRF150R

When throwing a leg over the CRF150R for the first time, riders should know that childhood is kind of... over. The 150cc CRF is a zero-compromise bike, derived from the successful 250 and 450 racing versions, and brings in the might of the proven Unicam engine, the light and compact, bulletproof build of Honda's top-drawer motocross machines and HRC elements, such as the rear brake, styling, or adjustability points.


2008 Honda CRF150F[edit]

2008 Honda CRF150F

Smaller than the usual world-class competition bikes, the Honda CRF150F is no less a fighter. Powered by a brawny engine which has received new jetting for 2007, this off-road machine packs more punch than meets the eye and will be a great treat for both new riders and seasoned adults.

The 2007 Honda CRF150F comes with a 5-speed manual gearbox, electric starting, a redesigned, narrower seat for improved freedom of movement, while the updated handlebar shape adds to the comfort. For dirt racing or recreational rides through forests and on open field trails, the CRF150F is a great bike for more than one generation of riders.


2008 Honda CRF150R[edit]

2008 Honda CRF150R

The 2007 CRF150R is a great Honda to help young riders get a first taste of real racing performance. Loaded with parts and technologies derived from the bigger competition bikes, the CRF150R proudly boasts its Unicam engine, fully-adjustable Showa suspensions, precise acceleration and predictable power deployment.

When the youngsters feel like they're done toying around on their under 100cc bikes and will be looking forward to test their skills with real-deal machinery, the 2007 CRF150R will be there to show them what MX riding is really about. Even more, adults will also be able to have fun with this bike, as it packs more punch than meets the eye.


2009 Honda CRF150F[edit]

The 2008 Honda CRF150F brings adults and young riders together: an off-road machine powerful enough to provide a fun and thrilling experience for seasoned riders, yet small, light and easy to operate enough for kids. The 149cc single packs quite a punch for aggressive off-road riding and hauling along the weight of an adult, yet handling and operation are as smooth and intuitive as it gets, to suit the growing experience of young riders.

For racing training and recreational trail riding alike, the 2008 Honda CRF150F is a great choice. And if you think that the 150cc-class, throwing a leg over this bike will quickly prove you were kind of wrong.


2009 Honda CRF150R[edit]

2009 Honda CRF150R

Done with the beginner bikes but still not skilled or confident enough for the quarter-liter beasts? No problem, as Honda's got the perfect intermediate machine, in the shape of the 2009 CRF150R. A powerful, yet manageable package, this bike brings 4-stroke engine performance in an easy to learn and master cocktail, backed by the traditional reliability and sporting top-notch graphics, too.

Light and easy to steer, the 2009 Honda CRF150R is a great way to get acquainted to the feel of real racing machines. The CRF150R mastered, new possibilities emerge, for both recreational off-roading and pro-class racing.


2009 Honda CRF150R Expert[edit]

2009 Honda CRF150R Expert

just like the name says it, the 2009 CRF150R Expert is a bike for young riders who have already honed their skills really well and are ready to take on a more racing-oriented MX bike. Still in the intermediate class, the 2009 CRF150R Expert is a great built Honda prepared to allow riders to get a better picture of what real-world racing is about.

The Expert trim provides a high-performance pack with several differences over the base model, such as wheels, chain and generic bike architecture, including rake and trail. The suspension travel is also longer, for better complying with the hardships of harder riding.


2012 Honda CRF150R[edit]

Small, yet surprisingly nimble, the new Honda CRF150R comes with a lot of improvements and upgrades for 2011. This mini-MX machine sports a new cylinder head, piston, cam shaft and a new carburetor, all aimed to increasing the power and torque response across the entire rev-rage and thus make the machine ever more aggressive.

Since the power hike could mean trouble in the absence of maneuverability, Honda brought in revised suspensions for both ends, with new valving used to allow the forks to provide a smoother feel in full confidence and actually offer better tracking.


2012 Honda CRF150F[edit]

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Light, extremely maneuverable and swift as a weasel, the 2011 iteration of the CRF150F is a nifty piece of Honda off-road machinery for the younger riders. Not too big and not too small, this small-displacement off-road bike packs quite a punch into a lightweight build, great for tackling the nastiest trails and dirt tracks.

A smooth 4-stroke thumper engine is mated to a 5-speed manual gearbox which ensures all the power and torque combinations riding off the road might come with, be this riding wide open heathers or whoop and tight turns on a small muddy track. The 149cc single will be a thrilling experience for new riders, but it still holds enough adrenaline resources for seasoned riders, too.


2013 Honda CRF150R[edit]

2013 Honda CRF150R

The 2012 CRF150R may be the smallest motocross machine, but it comes with everything a champion needs. The legendary Unicam engine is simple, light and built like a tank, and it provides plenty of punch for a thrilling ride through the deep ruts. Top-notch Showa forks and a pro-class Pro-Link rear suspensions bring even more high-tech performance to the game.

Responsive and powerful, the 2012 CRF150R is still fairly easy to master and non-intimidating for younger riders. The race-grade chassis is enhancing the stance of the bike and ensures perfect tracking around corners and allowing riders to hone in their skills even better.


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