After learning from the number of massive changes made to the CRF450R in 2013, Honda felt that there was still room for improvement in 2014. The Japanese brand refined a number of areas on the already-impressive machine, including the engine (new cylinder head, exhaust system, dual-stage fuel injection) and suspension (fork internal components and pressures) and have upped the ante in the competitive big-bore class. To see what was changed for the new model year and how it improves the bike, Honda invited us to Chaney Ranch for a private day of testing and we’ve come away with a solid impression on the big red beast…