I could forgive it if it were R50,000 cheaper and I could spend R10,000 to upgrade the power and seat and still have a bargain but to spend R125,000 on a bike that is far from perfect…. #ngg-gallery-46730c9356854f3d5bada884ab368595 .ngg-pro-masonry-item { Share. CRF450L VS CRF450RL? The journey from full race to road legal trail was a detailed one for the CRF450RL. #ngg-gallery-2fd93f312ccb0018703194377a0356bd .ngg-pro-masonry-item { When we first heard about the Honda CRF450L, a road-legal version of the CRF450 range, there was a lot of excitement. But before you lose interest and dismiss it as a non-starter, torque is a respectable 23.6ft/lb which is significantly higher than the Honda CRF250L and is key to its real world performance and living with it day-to-day. * Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride Specifications subject to change. I really hate to give such a bad review to a bike, but I have to be honest. Bike Buyer Guru: Does your bike’s mileage really count? Donovan Fourie: we love the danger element of bikes, MRA offers riders the chance to “pay off” their track days, Bike Buyer Guru: What You Need to Qualify for Finance. Has Brad Binder already signed a 2020 MotoGP deal? So in all technicality, the CRF450RL is the “better” bike because it has the new ECU and updated tuning on the fuel-injection side of things and the hand guards but the difference is marginal. Mat Durrans: Winter in France and how it’s inspired our New Year’s resolution, Fire it Up to open PerformanceTechnic service centre in Kyalami, Video: Jorge Lorenzo wishes injured Savannah Woodward well, Warning: Motorcycle scam artists out in full force this holiday period, Skinny on the Distinguished Gentleman’s Ride, Dakar legend conquers “The Mother of Hard Enduros”, The Honda CRF450L is coming to South Africa, and soon, King of the Whip competition date set: 2 Feb 2019, Biker’s Warehouse, Massive image gallery: Motul Roof of Africa 2018, Ducati & Maserati Owners Club join for one last blast, The Bike Show hints at something big for next year, Lightning, the world’s fastest electric bike, is coming to SA, The BMW S1000R and knee sliding with a pillion, Suzuki offers huge specials this Festive Season. Be the first to review the HONDA CRF450L (2019 - on) on MCN, Bauer Media Group consists of: Bauer Consumer Media Ltd, Company number: 01176085, Bauer Radio Ltd, Company Number: 1394141 To be fair, when I first got the bike, it was very new and not really run in properly. Latest. Party Gallery: Ducati new model launch party at Kyalami, 2017 KTM 390 Duke on track, up stairs and in studio, Maverick Vinales is coming to South Africa, 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke RSA Launch, Red Star Raceway, Ten interesting facts about the KTM 1290 Super Adventure R, From Victory to defeat, a sign of the times, 2017 Honda Fireblade Launch – Portimao, Portugal, 2017 Husqvarna Enduro Launch at Rhino Park, Honda NC750X Launch: the top seller redone, Ducati XDiavel S World Launch: San Diego, California, A Tiger vs a tiger – a Triumph takes on a big cat, Ducati 1299 Panigale S – no need for a race bike, Mitas Sport Force+ Superbike Tyres – Tested to Death, Bike Launch: Yamaha R1 & R1M at Killarney Raceway. When seeing the spec sheet of the 450L many thought that there had been a mistake on the bhp figure. Zac / @kawazacky 12/20/2019. News. Through a winning combination of performance, durability and comfort, Honda’s road-legal dirt bike has made a name for itself in the dual-sport world. It costs R75,000. But there is no mistake, to increase service intervals and meet strict Euro4 regulations 24bhp is all you have. January 27, 2020. Compression ratio is 12.0:1 (compared 13.5:1). Compression is down to 12:1 from 13.5:1 of the MX model. For 2021, the CRF450L is now known as the CRF450RL and with that name change comes some new changes to help take it to the next level. At just 7.6L, the Honda CRF450L’s titanium tank is light in weight but also light on capacity.