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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-14-2011, 08:18 PM Thread Starter
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Engine size ya pervs! Lol! I'm looking at the new honda crf 230 dual sport and I thought a bike had to be 250cc minimal to go on ther highway. Can someone confirm? I tried looking on the illinois dmv website but my phone almost suffered an apocolyptic meltdown trying to pull up the motorcycle handbook.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-14-2011, 08:29 PM
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Pretty sure 85cc's is the minimum, but there are other factors involved in being street legal.

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-14-2011, 08:40 PM Thread Starter
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I'm aware of street legal but their is a minimum for HIGHWAY usage isn't their? I live on a near multiple hiways and would like to use this thing for my short trips to work.

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They use a simple formula in this type of situation -

Tool + HP = loss

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 07-14-2011, 08:47 PM
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you'll get your ass ran over on a crf230l on the highway
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Your better off with a wr250f or a crf250x

Oh and on the size question, Vern says it matters, just saying




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Anything under 150cc is considered a "motor-driven cycle" in Illinois and is not permitted on the expressways. (Other states may vary.)

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Your better off with a wr250f or a crf250x

Oh and on the size question, Vern says it matters, just saying
Ohh yea i does matters, thanks for doing me Vern ,err doing my bike that's is what i ment

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