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Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   12-11-2013, 11:16 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,203
Posted By CBR_Dave
The law here in Australia regarding a yellow...

The law here in Australia regarding a yellow light is "Prepare to stop if safe to do so". You do not have to stop on yellow.

We have red light cameras here. They only go off if (a) you cross the...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   09-19-2013, 10:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,984
Posted By CBR_Dave
If you checked the oil level on the side stand...

If you checked the oil level on the side stand then you added WAY MORE oil than you should...oil pressure will be WAY higher than it is supposed to be. That could (will) cause oil to make its way...
Forum: CBR250 Pictures   08-20-2013, 01:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,072
Posted By CBR_Dave
I'm averaging 70MPG on mine, just coming up to...

I'm averaging 70MPG on mine, just coming up to the first service.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   08-20-2013, 01:17 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 964
Posted By CBR_Dave
Nah, it shouldn't have a rear stand, it would...

Nah, it shouldn't have a rear stand, it would have a trolley jack under the centre stem if it really was Auffit's ;).

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   08-04-2013, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 774
Posted By CBR_Dave
Yeah, as the battery holds 8-10Ah (Amp hours)...

Yeah, as the battery holds 8-10Ah (Amp hours) tops, and a front headlight of 55w draws 4.5A (at 12 v)...that means 2 hours tops and the battery will be dead flat. Leave it on a few times for too...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   08-04-2013, 07:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,781
Posted By CBR_Dave
I ride my bike once a week, usually for 100km or...

I ride my bike once a week, usually for 100km or more each time. I have never had the battery go flat, even in winter. In fact right up until traded the 250R in on a 500R (12 months old) it cranked...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   08-03-2013, 07:44 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,378
Posted By CBR_Dave
Beer drinking kangaroos no less! Dave

Beer drinking kangaroos no less!

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   07-08-2013, 08:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,558
Posted By CBR_Dave
It is a "single thumper" but I listened to much...

It is a "single thumper" but I listened to much to that and eventually had issues. The engine mounts were loose, and eventually it caused cut outs:
...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   07-04-2013, 03:56 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,710
Posted By CBR_Dave
Gearing Commander: Motorcycle Speed, RPM, Chain &...

Gearing Commander: Motorcycle Speed, RPM, Chain & Sprockets Calculator (http://www.gearingcommander.com/)

NC700 X / SA for its 6250rpm redline
1st: 56kph
2nd: 83kph
3rd: 109kph
4th: 132kph...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   07-04-2013, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,186
Posted By CBR_Dave
Now gone from my life as I traded it in on a...

Now gone from my life as I traded it in on a Black CBR500R...

Sure was a fine machine though, I loved it! Whoever gets it next better take good care of it!

Good old L and km:...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   06-30-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 148,358
Posted By CBR_Dave
Really? I use Maxima, and get almost zero fling...

Really? I use Maxima, and get almost zero fling off. I put it on pretty think too - the chain is a nice golden colour. Are you thoroughly drying off the solvent you use to clean the chain first? ...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   06-30-2013, 12:12 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 14,563
Posted By CBR_Dave
My A* leathers wore the clear coat big time on...

My A* leathers wore the clear coat big time on the sides of the tank within a month or so. Ditto my mate. Very soft clear coat. I put on the Tankslapperz material, best thing I ever did for the...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   06-29-2013, 03:00 AM
Replies: 2,044
Views: 148,358
Posted By CBR_Dave
Traded the goat in on a black CBR500R ABS :-)...

Traded the goat in on a black CBR500R ABS :-) delivery Monday!

So how should I run it in? lololololololol ;-)

Dave
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   06-26-2013, 07:42 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 3,710
Posted By CBR_Dave
8HP difference? Its 4 at most, if one believes...

8HP difference? Its 4 at most, if one believes the "51 HP" claim for the 700x (which only seems to be associated with talk of the DCT option), and considering that the same engine is in the 700S and...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   06-26-2013, 12:20 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 4,964
Posted By CBR_Dave
It has a long "terminal half-life", most likely...

It has a long "terminal half-life", most likely due to re-distribution out of tissues in which it distributes into, combined with very very sensitive tests :-) We can tell if you ate a poppy seed...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-20-2013, 10:56 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,139
Posted By CBR_Dave
Shish is using the lowest grade fule he can in Oz...

Shish is using the lowest grade fule he can in Oz = 91 RON, not the US PON. He isnt using premium of any sort :-)

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   06-19-2013, 08:36 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,995
Posted By CBR_Dave
Yeah, was pretty narked to say the least! Still...

Yeah, was pretty narked to say the least! Still was cool getting to know the bike a bit better. Although my mates started clutching their eyes and screaming "My eye's, my eye's, they burn!" when...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   06-18-2013, 01:21 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,995
Posted By CBR_Dave
+100 I had those videos on my iPad when I...

+100

I had those videos on my iPad when I stripped mine to track down a rattle LOL. Was a "gum nut" inside the side fairing (2 min to remove and replace)...too bad I had totally stripped her down...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-15-2013, 09:22 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By CBR_Dave
Success! Gentle rubbing with one of those white...

Success! Gentle rubbing with one of those white magic cubes. A few rubs and the rubber sort of "changed" and then rubbing with a microfibres cloth and all gone. Took about 3 minutes!

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   06-11-2013, 10:35 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 6,080
Posted By CBR_Dave
The OP stated that they didnt do the valve...

The OP stated that they didnt do the valve inspection, so the OP is NOT "fine" and it isn't "all good"...

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-11-2013, 10:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By CBR_Dave
Its baked on there pretty hard...and he tried to...

Its baked on there pretty hard...and he tried to "fix" it by wiping at it...making it thin.

Dave
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-11-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 529
Posted By CBR_Dave
Angry Glove melted on to stock exhaust.

Don't ask, but a mate touched my stock zorst with his glove. It melted a little bit on to it...any tips on how to remove this :-( it seems pretty well stuck on.

I have had a suggestion to soak it...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-07-2013, 01:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,704
Posted By CBR_Dave
Looking at Gearing Commander: Motorcycle Speed,...

Looking at Gearing Commander: Motorcycle Speed, RPM, Chain & Sprockets Calculator (http://www.gearingcommander.com/)

With the CBR250R, 28-30mph = 10,000-10,500 rpm! So I'd say it was an rpm...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-04-2013, 10:31 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,414
Posted By CBR_Dave
+1 PS: I could not "like" this post...the...

+1

PS: I could not "like" this post...the "like" button was absent???

PPS: now it is there???
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   06-04-2013, 10:28 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 6,414
Posted By CBR_Dave
I do find the phrase "I want to have this job...

I do find the phrase "I want to have this job escalated. I want to speak to your supervisor" works wonders when things reach an impasse. That's the key: "escalated" and "supervisor".

Dave
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