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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-14-2014, 10:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By pooder7
Tha's why analog displays are better for things...

Tha's why analog displays are better for things that are changing constantly, such as RPM and MPH while you are riding. If you want to know an instantaneous amount, like your mileage when you've...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-10-2014, 02:28 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 379
Posted By pooder7
I TOTALLY agree! Mostly, though, I just use...

I TOTALLY agree!

Mostly, though, I just use the tach; it's pretty close to the speed in top gear, so a glance is all I need. Actually, come to think of it, I'm usually trying to move with the...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 03-26-2014, 10:50 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 637
Posted By pooder7
Clutch lever freeplay? Clutch cable adjustment?...

Clutch lever freeplay? Clutch cable adjustment? Clutch cable lubrication? See pp 29-30 in your owner's manual.

Then if those check out, you might have to do something to the clutch itself. Oh...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-28-2014, 12:35 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
Posted By pooder7
That seems exactly the type of problem that the...

That seems exactly the type of problem that the warranty should cover. It's a good thing that it happened when it did . . . .

That said, if it's the battery that's gone bad, you might have caused...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-28-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,775
Posted By pooder7
THIS kind of followup is what makes this forum...

THIS kind of followup is what makes this forum VALUABLE. THANX MOTOMIKE!!
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 02-28-2014, 07:24 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,775
Posted By pooder7
:eek: That WOULD flow more current! ONCE....

:eek:

That WOULD flow more current! ONCE. The spark would be tremendous, as well. Once. I'm thinking (hoping) that you wouldn't do that again. Or even once, for that matter.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 02-16-2014, 09:31 PM
Replies: 169
Views: 4,838
Posted By pooder7
It's just you. <grin>

It's just you.

<grin>
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 11-28-2013, 09:39 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By pooder7
When cracks open in the pavement, there are often...

When cracks open in the pavement, there are often strips of tar applied to fill them in. When the weather is hot, the tar becomes liquid-y and riding over them in a curve can make the tires of a...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 11-28-2013, 05:45 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 612
Posted By pooder7
White line in the wet can do it. I don't know...

White line in the wet can do it. I don't know which are worse; wet white lines or hot tar snakes. The best response to both is to keep a steady hand on the throttle and a light grip on the handle...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 10-24-2013, 09:03 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,446
Posted By pooder7
Not just for comfort . . . also to save your...

Not just for comfort . . . also to save your hearing! Earplugs are essential at highway speeds . . . .
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 10-16-2013, 10:18 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,433
Posted By pooder7
EARPLUGS I wish I had known how much damage...

EARPLUGS

I wish I had known how much damage was being done to my ears by the wind rushing past my helmet. Now I have tinnitus pretty bad, and that SUX.

So tell him to wear earplugs every time...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions 10-11-2013, 02:35 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,727
Posted By pooder7
Hi Cristian, and welcome! I gotta agree...

Hi Cristian, and welcome!

I gotta agree about wearing your helmet, even when you're puttering around in a "safe" place.

I would also add that once you get your helmet, and you're out on the...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 10-11-2013, 12:30 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,821
Posted By pooder7
One REAL issue with fitting snow chains on a...

One REAL issue with fitting snow chains on a street bike like the CBR250R, is having enough clearance between the front fender and the tire... one WOULD need to fabricate some kind of brackets to...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 10-05-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,259
Posted By pooder7
Winterizing Your Motorcycle ...

Winterizing Your Motorcycle (http://motorsportrider.net/Content/MC/Service/Winterize.aspx)

No need to remove the battery, though, if you connect it to a Battery Tender; that will keep it fully...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories 10-03-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,098
Posted By pooder7
An H-4 Silverstar will fit; this is the kind I...

An H-4 Silverstar will fit; this is the kind I used in Lydia: Sylvania H4 ST SilverStar High Performance Halogen Headlight Bulb, (Pack of 1) : Amazon.com : Automotive
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 09-29-2013, 09:04 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 804
Posted By pooder7
Some good basic riding techniques for new and experienced riders

This is from motorcycle.com:

Motorcycle Downshifting Techniques (http://www.motorcycle.com/how-to/motorcycle-downshifting-techniques?utm_source=mo09262013&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=weekly)
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 09-26-2013, 01:33 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,582
Posted By pooder7
. . . you're kicking, kicking, kicking, KICKING,...

. . . you're kicking, kicking, kicking, KICKING, <<KICKING>> the starter pedal on your '56 Harley and it won't even fire . . . because the kill switch is in the OFF position. (In front of a whole...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 09-20-2013, 07:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 824
Posted By pooder7
The oil change is a good idea before storing your...

The oil change is a good idea before storing your motorcycle for the winter, regardless of the mileage on the oil in the sump. Tha's because used oil contains contaminants that could corrode the...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel 09-11-2013, 12:14 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 2,877
Posted By pooder7
I high-sided once at about 20 mph, wearing a...

I high-sided once at about 20 mph, wearing a helmet, gloves, jeans, denim shirt, and denim jacket . . . and I lost a LOT of skin from my knee, hip, elbow, and shoulder. From that bicycle crash, I...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 09-06-2013, 02:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 425
Posted By pooder7
And simultaneously some serious GOOD luck -- or...

And simultaneously some serious GOOD luck -- or he'd have been DEAD.

I was wondering if he was wet when it happened and the water on the outside of his helmet and riding gear made a Faraday cage...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 09-01-2013, 06:43 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,040
Posted By pooder7
IOW, all the stuff that should be checked...

IOW, all the stuff that should be checked regularly and often during the regular riding season . . . .

GOOD answer!
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 08-30-2013, 07:10 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,425
Posted By pooder7
The front sprocket of a chain-drive motorcycle...

The front sprocket of a chain-drive motorcycle has to have play . . . if the bolts are tight, you're OK.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-29-2013, 01:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 410
Posted By pooder7
So you think you want to try motorcycling?

How to decide:

Guide to Getting Started in Motorcycling...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-26-2013, 11:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 837
Posted By pooder7
I tell an inexperienced passenger two things: ...

I tell an inexperienced passenger two things:

1) Sit up straight.

2) Don't wiggle.

Then I add that "straight" means relative to the motorcycle.

This has seemed to work for me so far . ....
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques 08-22-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 424
Posted By pooder7
My suggestions: lose the backpack, bend your...

My suggestions: lose the backpack, bend your elbows, place the balls of your feet on the footpegs instead of the arches of your feet, and relax. The last item is probably the hardest.
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