Dakar-Inspired Dual Sport Honda CRF250L Rally Finally Arrives
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    Dakar-Inspired Dual Sport Honda CRF250L Rally Finally Arrives

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    Their getting closer. Next a 450.

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    Neither version, CRF250L or CRF250L Rally are as expensive as I would have thought. The rally is starting to look like a KLR.
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    I would like to see it as a 350 or 400. In BC when you get over 400 cc the insurance almost doubles.
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    The updates are decent. The extra power and more suspension should put it closer to the WR; it still will come up short, though, in that comparison. I'm still pissed at Honda for ruining any and all potential of this bike by putting a sub-par part in it that compromises the dependability of the motor. By the way, you beat me to the punch by about an hour on posting this thread lol.
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    346 lbs for a 250cc seems a might porky. Or put another way the weight would be more acceptable if Honda offered a 350cc or 400cc motor capable of posting more exciting rally times.Johnny-Campbell-Stage-1.jpgimages-2.jpeg
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