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Racer X Tested: 2013 CRF150R


We tipped our caps to the younger riders and readers who might not yet be ready for a full-size bike, calling on some industry friends to see just how awesome we can make Honda’s CRF150R. (Spoiler alert: really awesome!)


Powered by Naveen

Reinforced radiators, frame modifications, and powder coating


Excel rims and spokes with Talon hubs, upgraded with oversize (front) Galfer wave rotor and rear Galfer wave rotor with Galfer sintered brake pads. All provided by Dubya USA.


Graeme Brough Suspension (former Honda/Showa suspension engineer)

Pro Taper

Universal clutch perch with hot start, dual compound grips, Honda Mini Bend handlebars, Race Spec (RS) sprockets, 420 MX Chain, footpegs

Works Connection

Holeshot Device, engine-case guards, master cylinder caps


CV4 Hose Kit, CV4 High Pressure Radiator Cap

Creative Graphix

Custom graphics


Complete clutch assembly


MegaBomb stainless steel head pipe with FMF 4.1 RCT Titanium muffler, special forged aluminum brake lever and kickstarter (available exclusively thru NRC)

Twin Air

Air filter, modified stock cage, and modified stock airbox


Powered By Naveen (PBN) Engine Mods

  • Cylinder Head Porting: (PBN) spec
  • Camshaft: Naveen Racing Components (NRC) spec
  • Piston: NRC spec
  • Valve Train: NRC spec
  • Transmission: OEM with NRC proprietary coating
  • Crankshaft: OEM with NRC proprietary coating
  • Carburetor: OEM FCR, modified PBN

Note: Powered by Naveen Honda race engines are designed, tested, and tuned for use with FMF exhaust systems.