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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-22-2014, 05:23 AM
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Posted By djsb
I've spent 15 months riding my bike in the...

I've spent 15 months riding my bike in the stop/start pothole/speedhump/wet manhole cover ridden roads of central London,UK. I just do not get along with the riding position and the suspension. My...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   04-20-2014, 05:37 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By djsb
Your XR650L has a very upright seating position....

Your XR650L has a very upright seating position. I have not ridden one though. All I'm going off is the information on this site

Motorcycle Ergonomics (http://cycle-ergo.com/)

I have compared...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   04-20-2014, 08:41 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 300
Posted By djsb
I'd suggest that you should get yourself a small...

I'd suggest that you should get yourself a small set of METRIC 3/8 inch sockets AND a small set of combination open ended/ring spanners (again METRIC). If you use imperial size tools you will damage...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   04-20-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,648
Posted By djsb
Put deposit on an NC750X-June delivery

I'm part exchanging my CBR250R for a new Honda NC750X. I've put a deposit on one for June delivery (can't get it sooner due to hugh demand).

My main criteria in choosing this bike is NOT the...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   04-19-2014, 06:53 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 831
Posted By djsb
Is the part your talking about anywhere on this...

Is the part your talking about anywhere on this exploded diagram (13?)

Honda Motorcycle Parts 2012 CBR250R AC RIGHT CRANKCASE COVER Diagram...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   03-29-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,201
Posted By djsb
Here in the UK the advertised price quoted is the...

Here in the UK the advertised price quoted is the ON THE ROAD price meaning it includes the cost of first registration (probably done at no cost to the dealer online) and road tax (which depends on...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   03-12-2014, 06:22 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,858
Posted By djsb
Also don't forget to flush the cooling system if...

Also don't forget to flush the cooling system if contaminated or at least check for the correct level of coolant.

David.
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   03-11-2014, 04:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 446
Posted By djsb
OneStephBeyond-Around the world on a CRF250

Just found this website

One Steph Beyond... (http://www.stephmoto-adventurebikeblog.com/)

Shows what can be done on a small bike like ours.

David.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   03-09-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 2,046
Views: 150,292
Posted By djsb
Removed some scuffing marks from the tank with...

Removed some scuffing marks from the tank with Meguiars Scratch X 2.0.
Applied some Zymol cleaner wax polish and then fitted a pair of Techspec Gripster pads to the sides of the tank. Had these for...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   03-02-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 10
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Posted By djsb
Here in the UK it's been raining constantly for...

Here in the UK it's been raining constantly for the last 3 months. Bike is parked outside my window in all weathers. Recently we have been getting a dry spell but I don't bother putting the cover on...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   03-01-2014, 05:47 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 616
Posted By djsb
I'm surprised you need any additional insulation...

I'm surprised you need any additional insulation with the Roadcrafter. I just wear a fleece under mine and I ride ALL year round in the UK. I've been riding through torrential rain with 60 MPH winds...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   02-26-2014, 02:31 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,076
Posted By djsb
The main earthing point is generally on the...

The main earthing point is generally on the starter motor as putting the cable anywhere else would lead to a large voltage drop across the motor and it would not operate properly. The large...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   02-13-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 481
Posted By djsb
Fork stiction

I can feel some sticking/stiction on the right handlebar when pushing downwards with the front brake on hard. Is this misalignment of the forks or something else? Could the wheel have been twisted...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   02-08-2014, 11:48 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 604
Posted By djsb
Welcome to the forum. I wonder why our bike is so...

Welcome to the forum. I wonder why our bike is so rarely seen in Germany?

David.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   02-02-2014, 12:38 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 421
Posted By djsb
12 point 17mm socket-Which make?

I need to buy a quality High Torque 12 (or more) point 1/2 drive 17mm socket. This is to remove to top fork nuts without damage. Can anyone suggest a good quality make? Is it worth buying a used...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   02-02-2014, 11:52 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,526
Posted By djsb
The snows due just in time for the Easter Bank...

The snows due just in time for the Easter Bank Holiday :(
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   02-01-2014, 03:16 PM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,526
Posted By djsb
Had to ride down the A40 (a local urban...

Had to ride down the A40 (a local urban Freeway/fast A road) last night in the pouring rain and gusty wind at 50Mph. Wind blasting the rain spray from passing HGV's and coaches in my face. Took me a...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   01-27-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,386
Posted By djsb
Just received a partzilla order I placed over...

Just received a partzilla order I placed over christmas, 2 front fork damping rods (and a few other washers,o rings etc). The damping rods cost about $7 each and I was quoted 39 each at David Silver...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   01-27-2014, 09:22 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 593
Posted By djsb
Zircotec Endurance black ceramic exhaust coating

I'm thinking of getting my exhaust coated with Zircotecs endurance black next year (after my warranty expires- Jan 2015)

Zircotec - Plasma sprayed ceramic thermal coatings...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   12-24-2013, 02:13 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 707
Posted By djsb
Which hot cams shim kit recommended? They do not...

Which hot cams shim kit recommended? They do not list one for our bike. Can any of the 7.48mm kits be used?

David

PS DOH! Seems theres only 1 kit available for 7.48mm anyway.
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   12-15-2013, 12:31 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,229
Posted By djsb
It's hard to tell which roads these are as well...

It's hard to tell which roads these are as well at the moment as not all the signs have been updated. I tend to use local knowledge to help me decide, otherwise I stay clear (also gives cyclists a...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   12-08-2013, 11:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By djsb
jme250ra could you please delete my other...

jme250ra could you please delete my other duplicate post I made earlier. Thanks.
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   12-08-2013, 05:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By djsb
Is it possible to fit the new springs without...

Is it possible to fit the new springs without removing the forks from the triple tree? I might fit new springs first and see what difference it makes. I can have the emulator valves fitted later or...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   12-07-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By djsb
Did you fit the emulator valves as well?...

Did you fit the emulator valves as well? According to my research so far the valves are what will make the biggest difference for me in reducing the harshness when the front wheel hits a...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   12-07-2013, 09:04 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 742
Posted By djsb
Do you know the length of the preload tube you...

Do you know the length of the preload tube you used and what size it was as supplied by Racetech? It would be nice to know this so I can work with PDQ to speed things up or to at least understand the...
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