New for 2001
- Team Honda-inspired
colors and graphics.
- Lightweight and compact
397cc dry-sump four-stroke engine develops excellent power and
torque, especially at low and mid-range rpm.
- Radial Four-Valve
Combustion Chamber (RFVC?) for maximum combustion efficiency
- Superb engine response
in changing elevations.
- High-efficiency oil
cooler supplements the cooling effect of the oil-carrying frame
and the large cylinder-head fins.
counterbalancer for engine smoothness.
- 36mm carburetor for
crisp throttle response at all rpm.
- Dual intake and exhaust
ports for maximum engine efficiency.
three-chamber USDA-qualified muffler/spark arrester provides
high power output.
- Stainless steel dual
exhaust header resists corrosion.
automatic cam chain tensioner.
- Five-speed transmission
with specially designed shift mechanism for light and accurate
- Primary kickstarting
with automatic camshaft-integrated decompression system for easy
starts. Supplemental manual decompressor is fitted.
solid-state CD ignition with electronic advance.
- High-output, 45-watt
- Easily removable
CR-type clutch cover gives quick and easy access for clutch
O-ring-sealed chain for reduced maintenance.
semi-double-cradle frame stores and circulates engine oil.
- Easily detachable rear
subframe eases maintenance.
- Swingarm pivot is
combined with rear engine mount for compactness, light weight
and a reduction in the number of components.
- Large box-section
aluminum swingarm has snail-type axle adjusters.
high-tensile steel frame with square-section downtube is
lightweight and rigid.
- Large-section 43mm
Showa cartridge fork has thin-wall extruded aluminum lower
slider-tubes with bonded end-caps carrying double pinch-bolts
for rigid axle-mounting. Minimal fork-protrusion below axle
increases clearance in ruts.
- Pro-Link rear
suspension with fully adjustable high-quality Showa rear shock.
- Lightweight hubs and
rims incorporate straight-pull spokes.
- Rear disc brake
utilizes a quick-detach rear wheel system.
- Brake levers, master
cylinders, calipers and rotors are the same as those used on
Honda's CR models.
- 18-inch rear wheel for
greater tire selection.
- Top-quality Dunlop
- CR-bend handlebar
provides excellent rider position.
- Enduro-style headlight
- Combination two-piece
headlight/number plate directs cool air to the engine and oil
- Lightweight, tubular
aluminum engine guard.
- Durable, wide front and
- Lightweight forged
- Folding shift lever and
brake pedal tips.
- Large, 4.5-liter airbox
features hinged cover for quick access to filter.
- Low, slim seat has
high-density urethane padding and an extra-thick seat cover for
good comfort and durability.
- High-quality handlebar,
comfortable grips and dogleg levers with new-style brush guards.
comfortable footpegs are cleated, folding and self-cleaning.
easy-to-read three-digit competition tripmeter.
- Transferable six-month
limited warranty. Available Accessories
- Optional Power-Up Kit,
for closed-course use only, increases peak power by 15 percent
and provides broad additional power throughout the rpm range.
- Competition manual