I went to the 2003 International Motorcycle Show in Denver on December 20 to see the pre-production CRF250X. The recently released CRF250R shares many components with the 250X. Differences for the 250X include a larger gas tank, wide-ratio gear box, 18" rear wheel, headlight, taillight, odometer, side stand, lower compression ratio, and the magic button. The suspension is probably valved and sprung softer for woods riding. Click here to see last year's pictures of the X and R mockups.