Cycle World Test of the 1981 Honda CR450R Elsinore

Here is another cool classic bike test from my magazine collection. This one is from Cycle World Magazine and it covers the all-new Honda CR450R Elsinore. History would prove this to be one of the worst stock machines Honda ever released, but this early test paints it in a very rosy light that would fade with time….

1981 Honda CR80R, CR125R, CR250R, ​and CR450R Brochure

Here is another one of my classic motocross brochures. This one covers the 1981 Honda motocross lineup. The 1981 season was a big one for Big Red, with the introduction of their first Open class bike, the infamous CR450R and the first implementation of their first single-shock suspension system, the Pro-Link. You also have the first implementation…