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…

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…

CRF 300 L Toolkit

What needs to get done? Let’s be realistic, unless you are kitted out for a longer trip there is not that much you can do even if you have the tools with you. It’s unlikely you are carrying a replacement levers or inner tubes with you on those everyday ordinary rides. Mostly what I want…

Recommended mods for Honda CRF 300 L

I did a similar thing with the 250 Rally and I thought it was time to it for the 300 L. Again, this is all my personal opinion based on my riding style, my budget, my skill level and local riding conditions* * The biggest factor is probably the riding conditions. We have lot’s of…

Honda CRF 300 L ECU swap

Crawling along a slow technical trail on this bike is hard. Or maybe a correct way to put it would be, that it is not as easy as it should be or could be. This is due to the fact that the throttle has a severe on/off tendency at low speeds / low revs. At…

Adjusting rear suspension preload on a Honda CRF 300 L

For some reason the adjustment rings were really tightly stuck together. I did not want to use excessive force to break them loose, hence the need for extra pair of hands. The 300 L suspension is a bit easier to get to than the 250 Rally. If using actual suspension adjustment wrench, you may need…