Popular Videos – Paulo Gonçalves & Dakar Rally : even if the motorcycle world were in a whirl of argument exceeding the much awaited launch of the production versions of the Yamaha T7 Tenere and the KTM 790 Adventure at the EICMA show, Honda used the occasion to slip in a rather beautiful and arguably more adventure-ready concept bike. The Honda CRF450L Rally is based on the bigger brother of the 250L the CRF450L which was launched at the start of October, and initial impressions of the extra bike were overwhelmingly positive. Its stunning!
The CRF450L Rally is thoroughly fitted out in the manner of a plastics kit that echoes the look of the CRF250L Rally and features a extraordinary looking underslung Termignoni exhaust system just as soon as full-on rally bikes. The fuel tank is much larger than the accretion 450L , theres a sexy looking instrument and navigation tower astern the headlight and predictably theres a generous smattering of carbon fibre, anodised and billet components. Its a long artifice from the 450 Rally that the Honda help riders use for the likes of the Dakar, but its nevertheless a unquestionably purposeful looking machine.