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Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 07-02-2014, 06:49 PM
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Posted By Carbonado
Workshop manual

I have a spare workshop manual for CBR250RA. Very little use and in excellent condition - see pictures. Anyone interested?
I was thinking $20 Canadian + postage.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-28-2014, 11:02 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 930
Posted By Carbonado
I used to have a CBR250R and now have the...

I used to have a CBR250R and now have the CBR500R. I take long tours - up to 2 weeks and 4,000 km (2,500 mi). I have Cortech panniers and Top bag plus a small magnetic tank bag. Here is my packing...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 11-08-2012, 07:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,107
Posted By Carbonado
I have the Garmin NUVI 550. Less than $200,...

I have the Garmin NUVI 550. Less than $200, waterproof and OK for motorcycle use. Battery lasts 4 hours but better to install a power supply from the MC battery. Works great!
Forum: CBR250 Performance 09-06-2012, 09:01 AM
Replies: 87
Views: 9,754
Posted By Carbonado
Neither one. It comes from the transmission just...

Neither one. It comes from the transmission just behind the engine block.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-30-2012, 03:58 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 4,352
Posted By Carbonado
Cars in North America have the right idea with...

Cars in North America have the right idea with their Daytime Running Lights (DRL). The DRL's are the car's high beams running at reduced power so they don't dazzle. They are very visible but do not...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-30-2012, 03:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,787
Posted By Carbonado
I agree with Emptyset and would add that the...

I agree with Emptyset and would add that the owners manual give clear guidelines and places very few restrictions on how you ride.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-25-2012, 07:24 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,176
Posted By Carbonado
The bike is stable and will lean into the wind...

The bike is stable and will lean into the wind gusts naturally. The wind gust initiates a counter-steer movement that will scare a new rider but it is this movement that leans the bike into the wind...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 08-09-2012, 12:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Carbonado
Here it is...

Here it is -http://www.twistedthrottle.com/trade/productview/6777/
It comes with both long and short arms so is very adjustable. I initially mounted it with the clamps which are heavy and ugly. Once...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 08-09-2012, 06:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 687
Posted By Carbonado
Check out my post on the MRA X-screen on this...

Check out my post on the MRA X-screen on this link - http://www.cbr250.net/forum/cbr250-parts-accessories/1139-after-market-windscreen-3.html

Lots of info on alternative screens here.
Forum: CBR250 Performance 08-09-2012, 06:24 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,263
Posted By Carbonado
I modified the license bracket - see my post...

I modified the license bracket - see my post http://www.cbr250.net/forum/cbr250-appearance-modifications/3805-free-tail-tidy.html

Next step will be to cut off the fender below the license plate.
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 07-06-2012, 06:57 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 4,972
Posted By Carbonado
My cross straps go over the rear seat.

My cross straps go over the rear seat.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-29-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,625
Posted By Carbonado
I am 6 ft tall and have the MRA and it works...

I am 6 ft tall and have the MRA and it works well.
MRA X-creen Add-On Variable Windscreen Spoiler Blade (bolt-on) - MRA.XCA : TwistedThrottle.com...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel 06-24-2012, 06:43 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 7,621
Posted By Carbonado
I have ordered a cooling vest to stay comfortable...

I have ordered a cooling vest to stay comfortable on those hot days. Best worn under mesh jacket. I'll post when I have tried it.

Fieldsheer Iceberg Cooling Vest :: MotorcycleGear.com...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-17-2012, 07:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Carbonado
My point is that high beam at reduced power for...

My point is that high beam at reduced power for daylight would make the bike more visible to oncoming traffic but not be too dazzling. Cars have this system for their daytime running lights combined...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-16-2012, 11:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,355
Posted By Carbonado
Why can't our bikes be like cars? Daytime running...

Why can't our bikes be like cars? Daytime running lights on cars are their high beams on running at reduced power which makes them very visible without being dazzling. Exactly what we need on...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-14-2012, 07:48 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 4,004
Posted By Carbonado
Small saddle bags should work with a passenger -...

Small saddle bags should work with a passenger - see photo. Also the Cortech bags have zippers to increase the volume so they can be adequate for long solo tours especially if you add the top bag.
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 05-31-2012, 10:24 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,928
Posted By Carbonado
I think the headlight is aimed correctly as the...

I think the headlight is aimed correctly as the high beam is parallel to the ground and is ideal for distance vision. Also the dip beam extends about as far as it did with the old regular headlight...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 05-30-2012, 11:49 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,928
Posted By Carbonado
Here are the photos of my HID conversion taken...

Here are the photos of my HID conversion taken about 40 feet from the wall. The low beam has a good cut-off and does not seem to bother oncoming drivers. The road was wet so the foreground doesn't...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 05-26-2012, 10:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,979
Posted By Carbonado
Certainly some sensors are magnetic and the steel...

Certainly some sensors are magnetic and the steel in the CBR will trigger them if you are right over the sensor wires. When the wires are installed after the asphalt has been laid you can see the...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 05-25-2012, 09:13 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,928
Posted By Carbonado
Good suggestion, I will do it. Thanks.

Good suggestion, I will do it. Thanks.
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 05-24-2012, 11:31 PM
Replies: 119
Views: 32,928
Posted By Carbonado
I thought I would share my experience with a...

I thought I would share my experience with a simple HID conversion without a projector. I read somewhere that the beam pattern on the CBR 250R works well with an HID bulb so I decided to try it....
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 05-24-2012, 04:28 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 4,786
Posted By Carbonado
I have had the Speedo DRD for a while. My speedo...

I have had the Speedo DRD for a while. My speedo was 9% high and it is now accurate compared to my GPS. Recently I did a check on my odometer to see how the Speedo DRD affected it. The odometer is...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 05-21-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,090
Posted By Carbonado
My chain was tight from the factory and the...

My chain was tight from the factory and the dealer did not notice this at the 600 mile service. It is very important to rotate the back wheel when checking the chain tension and find the tightest...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 05-06-2012, 08:28 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 908
Posted By Carbonado
My chain slack varies from one inch to two inches...

My chain slack varies from one inch to two inches depending on the wheel rotation. I understand that some variation is chain tightness is normal as the wheel rotates. This might explain why a...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 04-26-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 998
Posted By Carbonado
Free Tail Tidy

The license plate holder on my Canadian CBR250R was ugly. It looks to be a universal design that will handle the larger license plates in some countries like the UK. I removed the steel extensions on...
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