Ricky Johnson’s 1988 Factory Honda CR250R

In the eighties, Super Motocross was one of my favorite moto magazines. Published by Petersen Publishing, SMX was a motocross-focused offshoot of Dirt Rider. The magazine had great photography and a more lighthearted feel than competitors like Motocross Action. In 1988, they took a look at Ricky Johnson’s factory Honda for and published this article on its inner workings. Personally, I love this stuff and … Continue reading Ricky Johnson’s 1988 Factory Honda CR250R

My 1990 Honda CR250R project

Back in 2015, I picked up a 1990 Honda CR250R to restore. The 1990 CRs were some of my favorite Honda models and over the years I have owned a CR125R, CR250R, and CR500R from that season. This particular one came from my buddy Nick McCabe at Racer X and it was in pretty good shape for its age. Project ’90 PulpMX Installment 1 Project … Continue reading My 1990 Honda CR250R project

1978 Honda CR250R Elsinore Brochure

Time for another one of the classic Motocross brochures from my personal collection. This one covers the first motocross bike I ever owed, the all new 1978 Honda CR250R Elsinore. This was the first CR to feature long-travel suspension and the first to wear the “R” moniker. Originally, this was used to denote the ’78 CR250’s status as a “Works Replica”, but eventually, the “R” … Continue reading 1978 Honda CR250R Elsinore Brochure