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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-13-2013, 04:58 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 4,685
Posted By Carl
A few bikes ago I came out of a little store to...

A few bikes ago I came out of a little store to find the store owner tooling around the parking lot with his 6 year old in back and his toddler on the tank. Nice man and from a different country not...
Forum: CBR250 Performance 04-14-2013, 11:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,621
Posted By Carl
I've been logging fuel since new, 4500 miles...

I've been logging fuel since new, 4500 miles later I know this: Total consumption is 76.25 mpg. Individual fills go from 70 to 84 mpg. It is hard to get a true reading as you can easily over fill or...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 04-05-2013, 12:40 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 349
Posted By Carl
Oh, that takes me back. Many products of the time...

Oh, that takes me back. Many products of the time couldn't even get the point across as well as that murder of English. I hate it when the exhaust box explodes.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 03-15-2013, 02:09 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 386
Posted By Carl
I don't agree with the "answer" to 8. New asphalt...

I don't agree with the "answer" to 8. New asphalt can be quite slick in my area as naptha leaches out. I learned to do end swaps in cars on new asphalt. I avoid it on a bike or car as you also pick...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel 03-12-2013, 11:31 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 629
Posted By Carl
Did that in the 70's into my Bell Star. Quit...

Did that in the 70's into my Bell Star. Quit wearing full face after that. Gross.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 01-03-2013, 11:54 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 535
Posted By Carl
Another good dealer is Honda of Winter Haven,...

Another good dealer is Honda of Winter Haven, maybe an hour or so away? Most dealers would rather consign your trade than buy it outright, that way they don't have to wait on profit. And you don't...
Forum: Test forum 10-16-2012, 02:18 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Carl
Chrome is what I am using, maybe not the best,...

Chrome is what I am using, maybe not the best, but far ahead of IE. Think I'll go ride my cbr instead of looking at adds for junk I don't want.
Forum: Test forum 10-16-2012, 12:11 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 953
Posted By Carl
This must be an IE issue. I'm using a different...

This must be an IE issue. I'm using a different browser because of, well, you know. This post was the first time I've seen the black bar and it doesn't repeat. Spamming would be a capital offense...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 10-02-2012, 10:31 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,415
Posted By Carl
If you suck at math, and sign things you don't...

If you suck at math, and sign things you don't understand, you become the lawful prey of the masters of your world. And they will keep you a slave forever. Better to take your time and read the...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 09-16-2012, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 421
Posted By Carl
What's the fix if you are using Chrome?

What's the fix if you are using Chrome?
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 08-26-2012, 02:38 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 267
Posted By Carl
Well, I have been avoiding this but now I'll just...

Well, I have been avoiding this but now I'll just say it. Geico covers my CBR well for $103 a year. They apologized for charging so much as the CBR designation runs it up a tad. Last year Progressive...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-24-2012, 10:27 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 4,446
Posted By Carl
The wave in the 60's and 70's it was the power...

The wave in the 60's and 70's it was the power sign, left fist raised to shoulder height. Somehow over the years it has become the left open hand palm forward just outboard of the left knee. I missed...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-23-2012, 11:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 758
Posted By Carl
I have one on my CBR, as a joke. The best road...

I have one on my CBR, as a joke. The best road demon/gremlin repellant is a wing with Honda written under it.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-17-2012, 03:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,034
Posted By Carl
Been awhile, but I lost my license twice due to...

Been awhile, but I lost my license twice due to points on MCs. The only one I didn't deserve was for blowing my horn in a tunnel. Florida just doubled all fines and they were high before. The cool...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 08-05-2012, 11:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,905
Posted By Carl
Wanna see a nice nekkid bike? Check out the CB-1....

Wanna see a nice nekkid bike? Check out the CB-1. I still lust after one even with all those carbs and more than 20 year old gaskets and hoses. Pretty much the same dimensons as the 250, but a good...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 04-05-2012, 10:55 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,959
Posted By Carl
I-95 in Broward County. If I still lived there I...

I-95 in Broward County. If I still lived there I wouldn't own a motorcycle. Got tired of cars going 90 on a flat in the breakdown lane. I fear for your safety.
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance 02-04-2012, 12:33 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,810
Posted By Carl
There is a sticker on the left frame member under...

There is a sticker on the left frame member under the back of the gas tank. Upper right corner of the sticker has the date and year. Mine says 02/11. That means it took a month to get halfway around...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues 01-31-2012, 09:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,672
Posted By Carl
I found the same stuff on the ledge of the...

I found the same stuff on the ledge of the fairing under the shifter. No odor, and black filthy dirty gummy tar. Cleaned it off, put a paper towel over the area and found no more. I am convinced it...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion 01-17-2012, 08:07 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 898
Posted By Carl
Google Deals Gap Goldwing, the video from a sport...

Google Deals Gap Goldwing, the video from a sport bike is amazing. The Goldwing never crosses the yellow line and the sport bike is dragging pegs trying to keep up. The Tree of Shame is getting full.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 12-23-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,589
Posted By Carl
I got mine in Winter Haven, brought it home in a...

I got mine in Winter Haven, brought it home in a pickup, hour and a half drive. I found the Powersport dealer there to be excellent in sales and service. Mine was the first one they serviced and they...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions 12-15-2011, 12:01 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,361
Posted By Carl
I'm 6'-2" and 220 lbs. It is not to small for me....

I'm 6'-2" and 220 lbs. It is not to small for me. With a long reach I don't have to lean foward to grip the bars. I knew all I needed to know about fit when I sat on it at the dealer before the...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles 12-14-2011, 04:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 14,854
Posted By Carl
Nice, but, how about a fuel injected CB-1? That...

Nice, but, how about a fuel injected CB-1? That was an oportunity missed.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion 12-05-2011, 11:44 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 3,270
Posted By Carl
Own. Cash purchase in early May, black non-abs....

Own. Cash purchase in early May, black non-abs. No need to commute, all pleasure driving. And it is a pleasure. 1700 miles.
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions 12-02-2011, 10:38 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 784
Posted By Carl
Welcome. I'm in Lake Placid,FL, where is Sunset...

Welcome. I'm in Lake Placid,FL, where is Sunset Harbor? I'm near your age, been riding as long. The little CBR is the best bike I've ever ridden, let alone owned. Light, nimble, and more than quick...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions 08-13-2011, 03:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 314
Posted By Carl
I have the same non abs black, one of the first...

I have the same non abs black, one of the first in the state. I'm a little South of Sebring. Where is Poinciana?
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