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ADV VideosHaving Some Fun on CSC’s 250cc Cyclone RX-3

Having Some Fun on CSC’s 250cc Cyclone RX-3

Scenes from our full-day of testing this playful little 250cc Adventure Bike.

Published on 12.11.2014

Our test of the CSC Cyclone RX-3 had us traveling from the urban jungle of Los Angeles to the high desert of Wrightwood and into the San Gabriel Mountains of the Angeles National Forest. The combination of city, highway, twisty asphalt and dirt roads gave us ample opportunities to evaluate this playful little 250cc Adventure Bike.

Check out this video to see some of the action from our full-day of testing the Cyclone RX-3.


While it couldn’t match the Kawasaki KLR650 in our acceleration test, it did a good job of out maneuvering it on the rocky dirt roads and twisty asphalt. What it lacked in power, it made up for in fun and we had a blast wringing out every ounce of its 24 horsepower.

With a $3,495 price tag, we were left impressed with the value it offers. Check out the full review of the Cyclone RX-3 here.

Video produced by Jim Downs

Author: Rob Dabney

Rob Dabney started a lifelong obsession with motorcycles at the age of 15 when he purchased his first bike – a 1982 Honda MB5. Through his 20’s and 30’s he competed in off-road desert races, including the Baja 250, 500 and 1000. Eventually, his proclivity for exploration led him to dual sport and adventure riding. Rob’s never-ending quest to discover what’s around the next bend has taken him on Adventures in Latin America, Africa, Europe, Asia, and throughout the American West. As a moto journalist, he enjoys inspiring others to seek adventure across horizons both near and far.

Author: Rob Dabney

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First Ride: CSC Motorcycles Cyclone RX-3 Review » ADV Pulse
December 11, 2014 5:59 pm

[…] Check out the video footage from our test of the CSC Cyclone RX-3 here. […]

May 23, 2016 1:16 am

It does look like a fun bike. Unfortunately I’m told the bikes available here in Malaysia only have carbs; no fuel injection. I’m not sure how much of a difference it makes on this bike.


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