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Forum: CBR250 Performance 03-28-2014, 11:55 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 804
Posted By DamianW
Are you intending on keeping the bike or selling...

Are you intending on keeping the bike or selling it in the next year or so?

I've done the sprocket, power commander v and a few other tweaks (not the 305cc bore up kit) but I'm keeping mine.

As...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 03-17-2014, 01:02 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,279
Posted By DamianW
Nothing wrong with the stock tyres. They will do...

Nothing wrong with the stock tyres. They will do their job providing you keep them at 29 psi.
Forum: Other Motorcycles 03-14-2014, 10:28 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,432
Posted By DamianW
2013 Triumph Daytona 675

About a week ago I phoned the local Triumph dealer to book back to back test rides of the '13 Street Triple and Daytona 675. So today and just my luck, Cyclone Lusi hit Auckland with torrential rain,...
Forum: Other Motorcycles 03-11-2014, 05:04 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 996
Posted By DamianW
Wetrider, you are indeed forgiven brother :)

Wetrider, you are indeed forgiven brother :)
Forum: Other Motorcycles 03-09-2014, 09:30 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 996
Posted By DamianW
If it were my bike I wouldn't be hiding it under...

If it were my bike I wouldn't be hiding it under the stairs but 'displaying' it in the lounge area of my house. Of course MrsW would have moved out with the kids to her mothers by then, but hey... :)
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 03-07-2014, 09:50 PM
Replies: 1,456
Views: 83,020
Posted By DamianW
Passed my CBTA test today and received my full,...

Passed my CBTA test today and received my full, unrestricted class licence.

Yippee :D
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 03-05-2014, 06:28 PM
Replies: 48
Poll: Ownership?
Views: 1,948
Posted By DamianW
Ownership?

Kinda funny how in some places in the world people get made fun of due to what they ride.

Just finished two days of track school down here in NZ. There were about 70 riders attending the school...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 03-04-2014, 05:34 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By DamianW
Scraped my right peg today on a double apex turn...

Scraped my right peg today on a double apex turn whilst performing the level 2 'pick up' drill - it was a surreal moment.

Well, the track boys on here were right. Once you get a taste of a closed...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 03-03-2014, 03:40 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By DamianW
Enrolled for California Superbike School level 1 rider training

Completed CSS level 1 training today :thumbup: :thumbup:

Another early start tomorrow for level 2 training :)
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 02-28-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 616
Posted By DamianW
Wynne, I didn't bother putting those on to the...

Wynne, I didn't bother putting those on to the new pads. In my case I may have just been lucky on this occasion because I read on many forums people experiencing this squealing issue with the copper...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-22-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,827
Posted By DamianW
Glad you took it the way it was intended. ...

Glad you took it the way it was intended.

DP, you should know better :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-22-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,827
Posted By DamianW
Swamped With Idiots?

Perhaps a new thread devoted to shooting stuff in the off topic section is better served than in a thread titled 'swamped with idiots' :)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-20-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,827
Posted By DamianW
^ That's bloody funny Benny. Sod JK, you should...

^ That's bloody funny Benny. Sod JK, you should have your own daytime TV show :D
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions 02-17-2014, 01:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 161
Posted By DamianW
G'day from across the ditch mate. Lots of fun...

G'day from across the ditch mate. Lots of fun times ahead for you so keep us posted.

Best, from Auckland, NZ
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-17-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,827
Posted By DamianW
What makes an idiot? A person who doesn't learn...

What makes an idiot? A person who doesn't learn from his mistakes. Experience does matter but attitude is everything.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 02-16-2014, 03:54 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,361
Posted By DamianW
Motorcycling books and other related literature

^ Yes, I've heard from others that this is a good read - will add it to my holiday reading list for next summer.

Just finished Lee Parks' 'Total Control'. The book is well written and includes...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-16-2014, 01:18 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,827
Posted By DamianW
^ My all time favourite was the 'foot stirrups'...

^ My all time favourite was the 'foot stirrups' idea :D
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 02-07-2014, 04:52 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,057
Posted By DamianW
Common practice when lane splitting is to cover...

Common practice when lane splitting is to cover the rear brake - I do this daily.

I find that when emergency braking (wet or dry) applying the rear brake a split second before the front, minimises...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 02-07-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,303
Posted By DamianW
The pair valves only job is to ensure the bike...

The pair valves only job is to ensure the bike runs lean enough to comply with the legislated emissions standards. Blocking the hose is a good idea for anyone running a non-stock exhaust without a...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 02-04-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 792
Posted By DamianW
For Upgrade Junkies

http://rideapart.com/2014/02/sportbike-progression/
Forum: CBR250 Performance 01-31-2014, 05:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 816
Posted By DamianW
In comparison, rider weight/CBR matched Race tech...

In comparison, rider weight/CBR matched Race tech springs (with spacer tubes) from Partzilla are US$98 + freight. For heavier riders, they transform the bikes handling.


Sent from Motorcycle.com...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 01-31-2014, 02:48 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,991
Posted By DamianW
Do you acknowledge other bikes on the road?

I mostly nod or give a casual wave to riders including those on scooters. I have learned however not to bother with people on HD's.

When stopped at traffic lights and young kids are waving at me...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 01-22-2014, 02:56 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,071
Posted By DamianW
To the OP: how long have you owned the bike? How...

To the OP: how long have you owned the bike? How many km's have you ridden the bike? What is your objective in changing the stock exhaust -- weight saving, performance, aesthetics?

In my case I...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 01-14-2014, 03:18 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 666
Posted By DamianW
Yeah for sure. I follow Aufitt by tightening the...

Yeah for sure. I follow Aufitt by tightening the filter cover bolts by hand until each one is snug and then using a socket to turn each bolt a quarter of a turn (and no tighter). I've done three oil...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-07-2014, 04:12 AM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,890
Posted By DamianW
A foam ear plug in the hose works well too.

A foam ear plug in the hose works well too.
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