Honda CRF250L

Honda CRF250L – Model 2016

If you want a lightweight dual sport trail bike that can handle a short commute in the week or more and then ride up Vietnam’s mountain or the countryside on green lanes for dirtbike tours  – the Honda CRF250L is it. The main reason the Honda CRF250L deserves a place among the best motorcycles for experiencing Vietnam by motorbike is that its extra power makes it easier to ride on any terrain.

The Honda CRF250L will also take the remote mountainous back-roads and trails, single track in far north Vietnam such as Sapa, Ha Giang loop, Cao Bang, close to the Chinese border in its stride too impress riders in Vietnam. So whether you’re still honing your skills or are an experienced trail hand, the Honda CRF250L will lap it up on the wild backroads Vietnam has on offer. It ranked #1 bikes for riding in Vietnam on Tripadvisor!

Honda CRF250L
Honda CRF250L


Honda CRF250L- The Best Dirt bikes for trail riding in Vietnam

  • Model: 2016
  • Engine Type: 249.6cc
  • Bore And Stroke: 76mm x 55 mm
  • Induction: PGM -FI
  • Compression Ratio: 10.7:1
  • Valve Train: DOHC: four -valve
  • Seat Height: 34.7 inches
  • Break Rear: Single 220 mm disc
  • Tires Rear: 120/80-18
  • Curb Weight: 320 pounds
  • Tires Front: 3.00-21
  • Brake Front: 256 mm disc with twin -piston caliper

Honda CRF 250L – Model 2018

Honda CRF250L
Honda trail bike CRF250L


2018 Honda CRF250L Specs:


  • Type: Single cylinder
  • Bore and stroke: 76 x 55 mm
  • Displacement: 250cc
  • Compression ratio: 10.7:1
  • Cooling: Liquid
  • Valve train: DOHC, four valves
  • Induction: EFI w/ 38mm throttle body
  • Ignition: Computer-controlled digital transistorized w/ electronic advance
  • Transmission: Six-speed
  • Final drive: 520 chain


  • Front suspension: Non-adjustable inverted 43mm forks; 9.8 inches of travel
  • Rear suspension: Linkage-assisted non-adjustable shock; 9.5 inches of travel
  • Front tire: 3.00-21
  • Rear tire: 120/80-18
  • Front brake: 256mm disc w/ twin-piston caliper
  • Rear brake: 220mm disc
  • ABS: Optional


  • Wheelbase: 56.9 inches
  • Rake: 27.6°
  • Trail: 4.4 inches
  • Seat height: 34.4 inches
  • Ground Clearance: 10.6 inches
  • Fuel capacity: 2.1 gallons
  • Curb weight: 318 pounds

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