Honda CRF 300 FAQ

Some answers to the frequently appearing questions. What handguards will fit the stock CRF 300? Zeta and Barkbusters , to name a few, make CRF 300 specific handguards that will fit the stock bars. Mine are Acerbis X-Factory. They fit, but there is not enough clearance for the clutch lever. Many different makes and models…

New tires for Honda CRF 300 L

I had my mind set on a pair of PIRELLI MT21s, that I had on the 250 Rally. My plan B was BRIDGESTONE ADVENTURECROSS AX41. The Pirellis were very good and I had no complaints on tarmac either. Not that the 250 or my skills could really push the tires to their limit. I’m forced to…

CRF 300 rear linkage lubrication check up

I’ve come across some postings by CRF 300 owners saying that the rear linkage is not properly lubricated from the factory. This would not be a surprise as many manufacturers are a bit stingy when it comes to applying lubricants when assembling the bike. Riding season is not yet here and it’s not spiky tires…

CRF 300 frame protectors

I bought these mostly out of curiosty, not because I really felt I needed them. These were from Aliexpress, but the same ones are all over eBay and Wish and all the usual cheap crap markets. Would NOT buy again. My thoughs on these The good– price The bad 1. The shape The plastics arent…

CRF 300 L phone holder

Maybe I watched too much Dakar, but I developed a strong desire to have the phone / navigation device mounted above the dash. I could not find a commercial solution to solve the issue so I decided to design my own. You are seeing the 1.0 version, which has not been refined to it’s final…

Motorcycle winter riding tips

Just a few pointers for those contemplating winter riding. WINTER RIDINGWhat I mean by winter riding is sub zero (celsius) temperatures, snow, ice and all that stuff. If your winter is just a chilly weather with no ice or snow, the below may not apply. THE BIGGEST CHALLENGES COLDGetting cold is the number one issue….

Studded winter tires for CRF 300 L

I already have some experience on winter tires and winter riding as I had similar tires on my CRF 250 Rally a few years back. I was planning on skipping winter riding with the 300 L, but the winter is just too long and ended up getting studded tires anyway. The grip with this type…

Honda CRF 300 torque specs

Got these from a friend and since the owners manual is pretty thin on these, I thought I might as well share these. *** CAUTION: there may be typos eventhough I have double checked. If a value seems way off, DO NOT follow through. I don’t want you to break anything by overtightening. Comment below…