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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 07-17-2014, 08:58 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Rotorboy
My conservative riding is why it was a non-issue,...

My conservative riding is why it was a non-issue, but I still hate that feeling.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 07-16-2014, 11:19 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 421
Posted By Rotorboy
I hate that feeling

This morning I was entering the freeway on a clover leaf ramp when my front tire "stepped" out 6 to 10 inches. I did everything "by the book" and it was a non-event. But man do I HATE THAT...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 07-14-2014, 12:07 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,515
Posted By Rotorboy
I have put on 1396 since I started this post. ...

I have put on 1396 since I started this post.
That brings us to 294,696
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 07-01-2014, 10:14 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,365
Posted By Rotorboy
Tucson, AZ daily rider. I ride between 100F and...

Tucson, AZ daily rider. I ride between 100F and 110F regularly. A wet shirt helps a lot.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 06-03-2014, 12:56 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 356
Posted By Rotorboy
First wet shirt day of the year.

The last few days I have been taking a long sleeve shirt to work with me and today I needed it. I got off early and it was 108 F out. (42 C) I have a body armor and mesh jacket so what I do is...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel 05-25-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Rotorboy
And I forgot to mention that mine has armor on...

And I forgot to mention that mine has armor on the arms and I still wear my armored leather pants/trousers.
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel 05-25-2014, 05:24 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 499
Posted By Rotorboy
I have an armor set-up like that and wear it when...

I have an armor set-up like that and wear it when it is extra hot here in Tucson, AZ. I wear a long sleeve shirt under it and soak the shirt before I ride. I also carry extra water if I need to...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 05-06-2014, 09:23 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,431
Posted By Rotorboy
A little trick to help you aug a bit. If a car...

A little trick to help you aug a bit. If a car is not pulling out when they easily could start cycling your high and low beam. theres a good chance they were texting/eating/dialing/etc... and just...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 05-04-2014, 12:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Rotorboy
My new tire came yesterday and I mounted it...

My new tire came yesterday and I mounted it today. I took it to work and using ratchet strap I removed the old and installed the new. I will NOT be doing that again. It is doable and all but IMHO...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-27-2014, 12:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Rotorboy
Fortunately for me I drive a tow truck with air...

Fortunately for me I drive a tow truck with air brakes. I have compressed air available to me on the truck. No bicycle pump needed. When it's time to change the tire I'll just load the bike on the...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-26-2014, 09:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Rotorboy
The screw in mine is well over on the left side. ...

The screw in mine is well over on the left side. I doubt any shop would want to plug it and if I did it myself I would not trust it. Not because I did it myself but for the same reason that a shop...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-26-2014, 04:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 791
Posted By Rotorboy
Screwed

Picked up a screw in my rear tire. :mad: Considering it's placement, I picked it up during a left turn. Still holding air but a new tire has been ordered. I just need it to hold out thru monday...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-24-2014, 11:07 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,515
Posted By Rotorboy
I can't believe we only got to 184,853 before...

I can't believe we only got to 184,853 before this thread died. I have more than that on my tow truck.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-16-2014, 10:36 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 428
Posted By Rotorboy
Way back in the day my dad did an oil change like...

Way back in the day my dad did an oil change like this.

1. Remove a 2x2 foot area of sod.

2. Dig down about 2 feet.

3. Park with oil drain plug over hole.

4. Loosen drain plug and tie a...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 04-09-2014, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 275
Posted By Rotorboy
I just saw your subject line. DON'T shoot the...

I just saw your subject line.
DON'T shoot the light scratches.
It will leave holes.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 04-05-2014, 12:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,514
Posted By Rotorboy
When I lived in Salem, OR I could go to the...

When I lived in Salem, OR I could go to the dealer an get an oil change and safety inspection for about $40. When I moved to Tucson, AZ the cheapest oil change I could find well was over $100. I...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-05-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,515
Posted By Rotorboy
OUR total milage

I would like to see how high this goes. What is our combined milage is for the little Cee Bee.

Add your milage to the last total.

I am at 8406
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications 03-24-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 274
Posted By Rotorboy
Clear body works

I would love to find some of our body works in a clear or translucent frost. If clear I would paint the insides with a frost paint. The idea is to then put some colored LED pods and strips behind...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 03-17-2014, 11:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 328
Posted By Rotorboy
special miles

A co-worker of mine rides a ninja 250. As we were leaving work today he looked at his odometer and noticed 12345.6
Just thought I'd share.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 03-02-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
I think my description was misleading. There is...

I think my description was misleading. There is CLUTCH free play. Just no CABLE free play. The free play between the hand operated clutch lever and the clutch lever going into the top of the...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 03-02-2014, 11:51 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
In order Clutch cable tension = 0 play from...

In order
Clutch cable tension = 0 play from lever to clutch arm. 1/8 inch to start of disengagement.

Lube cable = Will do this afternoon but I feel no cable resistance.

pivot points = same as...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 03-01-2014, 11:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
No down shift, but only once

Getting off the freeway three days ago, I could not get the bike to down shift. No matter how much I "cycled" the clutch or changed RPMs it would not come down. I ended up at a red light about 1/2...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-25-2014, 11:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
In my case, most of the bikes I get are so bad...

In my case, most of the bikes I get are so bad that I just drag it up on the bed with the winch and strap it down. They will never stand up again. Any attempt to keep it upright would be a waste of...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-25-2014, 12:10 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
Thanks for the info and I have come up with a way...

Thanks for the info and I have come up with a way to tow them front wheel down. Now I just need another bike to test it on.

And thank you for updating my subject line. I must admit I was a bit...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-24-2014, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 407
Posted By Rotorboy
Towing a disabled motorcycle

I drive a rollback/flatbed tow truck with a wheel lift and found myself in the middle of an interesting discussion. I had to pick up a motorcycle that had been in a minor wreck. It was drivable,...
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