Honda CRF 230L (2010-11)

The Honda CRF 230L (2010-11) is a four-stroke, single-cylinder motorcycle with a 223 cc capacity and liquid cooling. It has an electric and kick starting system, a 6-speed transmission, and a maximum power of 18.6 hp at 8000 rpm. The bike has a steel, single cradle frame, and front and rear suspension with leading-axle forks and a single shock with spring-preload adjustability. The front and rear brakes are a single 240mm disc and a single 220mm disc, respectively, with a #520 o-ring sealed chain final drive. The bike has a wheelbase of 1340mm, a seat height of 810mm, and a ground clearance of 241mm. The dry weight of the motorcycle is 113kg, and it has a fuel capacity of 8.6 liters. The Honda CRF 230L was reviewed alongside the Yamaha XT250.

Technical specifications:

Make Model: Honda CRF 230L

Year: 2010-11

Engine: Four stroke single cylinder, SOHC, 4 valves
Capacity: 223 cc / 13.6 cu-in
Bore x Stroke: 65.5 x 66.2mm
Cooling System: Liquid cooled
Compression Ratio: 9.0:1
Lubrication: Wet sump
Induction: Single 30 mm CV carb
Ignition: CD with electronic advance and lighting coil
Spark Plug: NGK, DPR8EA-9
Starting: Electric & Kick
Max Power: 18.6 hp / 13.7 kW @ 8000 rpm
Max Torque: 18.8 Nm / 1.92 kg-m @ 6000 rpm
Clutch: Wet, multiple discs, cable operated
Transmission: 6 Speed
Final Drive: #520 O-ring-sealed chain

Frame: Steel, Single cradle frame
Front Suspension: 37mm leading-axle Showa fork
Front Wheel Travel: 241.3 mm / 9.5 in
Rear Suspension: Pro-Link Showa single-shock with spring-preload adjustability
Rear Wheel Travel: 228.5 mm / 8.9 in
Front Brakes: Single 240mm disc 2 piston caliper
Rear Brakes: Single 220mm disc
Front Tyre: 2.75-21
Rear Tyre: 120/80-18
Wheelbase: 1340 mm / 52.7 in
Seat Height: 810 mm / 31.9 in
Ground Clearance: 241 mm / 9.5 in
Dry Weight: 113 kg / 249 lbs
Fuel Capacity: 8.6 Litres / 2.27 gal
Review: Honda CRF230L and Yamaha XT250

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