Slim, agile, nippy etc… The Honda CBF250's bar/seat positioning, along with the taut chassis, low weight and sporty geometry make for light handling and good fun. Narrow width makes the Honda CBF250 great for city filtering but it’s more than happy to be thrown around faster roads too, if not at great speed. The brakes are good and gearing’s slick and precise.
The Honda CBF250's engine uses its 249ccs wisely with an easily accessible powerband, just where you want it. It’s a revvy and fun motorcycle to ride but has enough balls to get you out of trouble; just don’t try any heroic overtakes. The Honda CBF250 has very smooth delivery and it’ll cruise happily at up to 65mph; beyond that, you’re pushing it.
Mechanically, the under-stressed four-stroke single throws up few major concerns with its chassis or cycle parts. Instead, seeing as the little, Brazilian-built Honda is invariably used as a year-round commuting workshorse, it's all about condition. If they're regularly cleaned and maintained properly, again, there should be few concerns. You should check carefully, however, for corrosion, poor maintenance (such as worn brakes) and crash damage.
They're incredibly affordable. At around £1800, a good one is significantly cheaper than either of its newer rivals from Yamaha and Suzuki – yet with no real difference in performance. If it suits your lifestyle, a CBF can have you laughing all the way to the bank. Find a Honda CBF250 for sale.
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The Honda CBF250's “back to basics” styling works wonders: unpretentious but modern and pretty. The mirrors work well and the seat’s comfy whilst there’s been no skimping on the clocks: the Honda CBF250's clear dash has two large electronic dials (revs and speedo) with a digital readout for the clock, fuel gauge etc. Centrestand, flyscreen and luggage are optional extras.