It’s no secret that U.S. motorcycle sales are down. From a high of 1.5 million units in the early 1970s to over a million bikes sold per year from 2003 to 2008, motorcycle sales have dropped to 440,000 in the last year. To combat the down trend Honda is introducing several new value-driven products–one of them an all new dual sport bike, the CRF250L. Like their first true dual sport bike, the XL250, they believe the key to bringing riders back into the sport is by producing an economical motorcycle that is versatile and fun to use. To read the rest of the Dirt Rider review, click here.
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