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2008 Honda CRF® 230L

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2008 Honda CRF® 230L

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2008 Honda CRF® 230L Specifications

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Identification
Model Type  On-Off Road
BASE MSRP(US)  $4,499.00 Find Your Local Honda Dealer
Dealers Honda Dealers
Warranty  12
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Engine:  
Engine Type  Single-Cylinder
Cylinders  1
Engine Stroke  4-Stroke
Cooling  Air
Valves  2
Valves Per Cylinder  2
Valve Configuration  SOHC
Bore (mm/in)  65.5 / 2.58
Stroke (mm/in)  66.2 / 2.61
Displacement (cc/ci)  223 / 13.6
Compression Ratio  9:1
Starter  Electric
Fuel Requirements  Regular
Fuel Type  Gas
Fuel Injector  No
Carburetor  Yes
Number Of Carburetors  1
Carburetor Size (mm)  30
Carburetion Type  Carburetor
Transmission:  
Transmission Type  Manual
Number Of Speeds  6
Primary Drive (Rear Wheel)  Chain
Reverse  No
Wheels & Tires:  
Tube / Tubeless  Tubed
Front Wheel Width (in)  2.8
Chromed  No
Front Wheel Diameter  21
Rear Tire Width  120
Rear Tire Aspect Ratio  80
Rear Wheel Diameter  18
Front Tire (Full Spec)  2.75 - 21
Rear Tire (Full Spec)  120/80 R18
Brakes:  
Front Brake Type  Disc
Front Brake Diameter (in/mm)  9.5 / 240
Rear Brake Type  Disc
Rear Brake Diameter (in/mm)  8.7 / 220
Suspension:  
Front Suspension Type  Telescopic Fork
Front Suspension Size (in/mm)  1.5 / 37
Front Travel (in/mm)  9 / 228.6
Front Adjustable Fork Pre-Load  No
Front Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Front Central Suspension Strut  No
Front Suspension Brand Name  Showa®
Steering Damper  No
Rear Suspension Type  Twin Sided Swing Arm
Rear Travel (in/mm)  6.3 / 160
Rear Adjustable Shock / Spring Pre-Load  Yes
Rear Adjustable Rebound Damping  No
Number Rear Shock Absorbers  1
Rear Suspension Brand Name  Pro Link®
Rear Suspension Material  Aluminum
Air Adjustable  No
Steering:  
Steering Control  Handlebar
Technical Specifications:  
Wheelbase (in/mm)  52.8 / 1339.8
Ground Clearance (in/mm)  9.5 / 241.3
Wet Weight (lbs/kg)  267 / 121.1
Fuel Capacity (gal/l)  2.3 / 8.7
Fuel Capacity Reserve (gal/l)  0.7 / 2.6
Performance  Standard
Seats:  
Seat Type  One-Piece
Adjustable  No
Seat Material  Vinyl
Seat Location  Driver
Folding  No
Seat Height (in/mm)  31.9 / 810.3
Number Of Seats  1
Backrest Logo Plate  No
Exterior:  
Frame  Steel
Body Material  Plastic
Hand Grips  Standard
Foot Peg Location  Driver
Adjustable  No
Drive Shaft Guard  No
Engine Case Guard  Yes
Fork Guards  Yes
Saddle Bag Guard  No
Belt Guard  No
Hand Guards  No
Brush Guard  No
Exhaust Guard  Yes
Light Guard  No
Exterior Covers  Standard
Front Fender  Standard
Rear Fender  Standard
Stand Type  Kick
Handlebars  Standard
Skid Plate  Standard
Instrumentation:  
Speedometer  Standard
Pricing:  
Warranty (Months/Condition)  12 / Limited
Identification:  
Generic Type (Primary)  On-Off Road
Manufacturer Country  Japan
Introduction Year  2008
Parent Company  Honda
Display Name  CRF230L
Paint & Finish:  
Metallic  No
Lights:  
Halogen Headlight (s)  Standard
Glass:  
Rearview Mirrors  Standard

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Back in the saddle
By Barry(Owner), Feb. 7, 2009
I have had such a blast with this little bike. For many years I rode an XR on single track in the National Forests of Southern Calif. Six years ago, I bought a KLR and got into dual sport riding. I love my KLR, but it was too heavy to do real single track. I really missed the trails, so at almost 63... Read Full Review

 

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By D Morris(Owner), Feb. 4, 2009
Great little runabout. Enough power to pull my 190lbs at 70+mph. Gets nearly 80 mpg. Does exactly what it was designed for. Not for those aggressive in the dirt. It's perfect for mild trail riding. Should come standard with a skid plate. Purchased the hand guards and rear luggage rack: both easy to ... Read Full Review

 

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By Randy Zook(Owner), May. 3, 2010
Just bought the bike last week and very pleased with it so far. Honda quality through and through and runs very quitely. The power is not overwhelming but it shifts very smoothly and the braking is excellent. Don't buy this bike if you plan on doing much 65 mph highway driving as she is screaming wh... Read Full Review

 

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