Honda Adds Big Starting Power to the 2018 CRF450R For Little Cash


A motocross race can be won or lost in an instant due to the rider not being able to kick start the bike to life after a crash or stall. With this knowledge in mind Honda has nixed the optional electric start kit that it announced last year with its totally revised 2017 CRF450R and […]

Honda Announces 2018 CRF450R and 450RX Updates


Torrance, Calif. – Honda revealed today that the CRF450R gets even better for the 2018 model year, with electric starting now standard. Designed following an “Absolute Holeshot” philosophy that resulted in a downdraft-intake layout achieving optimum power and centralized mass, the revolutionary motocross model is the industry’s top-selling 450cc motocrosser. The electric starter that was […]

Ken Roczen’s Scary Off At Anaheim 2

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Three rounds into the 2017 Supercross season and we experience one of the scariest offs in that past few years, when Honda Factory rider Ken Roczen took a hard slam. The nasty spill occurred half way through the 450 main as Roczen was lining Cole Seely up in his sights to take make a move […]

ChapMoto Supercross Race Recap Week 2: What We Saw At San Diego


This is a new series in which we will look back at the past weekend’s Supercross race and give you our thoughts and perspectives on what we saw. We’ve posed several questions based on the evening’s events to a motley crew of Chaparral Motorsports staff (and one outsider) and provided you with their answers and […]