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Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   06-09-2015, 01:11 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,841
Posted By zirconx
There's a lot of talk about staying in gear, but...

There's a lot of talk about staying in gear, but I don't know if this rider could have done any better. It's easy to 2nd guess him from here.

If he was in gear and tried to move forward out of her...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   05-07-2015, 09:34 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By zirconx
You could try touching bare wires to the bulb,...

You could try touching bare wires to the bulb, then tap the leads for the LED onto that (It's hard, might need to use tape or a helper). That would narrow down the problem to something on the socket...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   05-05-2015, 10:08 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By zirconx
This doesn't sound right. The LED bulbs have more...

This doesn't sound right. The LED bulbs have more resistance, that's why they use less power, because less electrons flow through them.

The regular incandescent bulbs have less resistance, that's...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   04-30-2015, 07:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 700
Posted By jkv357
Others have given good advice for your specific...

Others have given good advice for your specific question, but I would add that it would be a very good idea for you to get some rider training like the MSF basic course before you go much farther -...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   04-23-2015, 07:15 PM
Replies: 253
Views: 34,090
Posted By prof_stack
Ear plugs: I'm on the wrong side of 60 years and...

Ear plugs: I'm on the wrong side of 60 years and wish I had used earplugs while motorcycling from the start. Tinnitus = me, and I've some hearing loss in my right ear.

You still hear things...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   04-23-2015, 11:09 AM
Replies: 253
Views: 34,090
Posted By Hellonwheels
I personally won't ride without earplugs. at...

I personally won't ride without earplugs. at highway speeds wind is worse than the exhaust note. You don't just get deaf, from that constant wind noise, you can get tinnitus which is not pleasant by...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-20-2015, 02:39 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By brownbrady
I see the scratch on the muffler head shield, but...

I see the scratch on the muffler head shield, but that could also be the thief's doing. Anyway, a pre-ride inspection at least every other ride could have detected a loose hanger. +1 on the...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-19-2015, 06:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By commandodave
Or it vibrated loose during your ride. ...

Or it vibrated loose during your ride.

"Norton Commandos - making mechanics out of ordinary men!"
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-19-2015, 02:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Stichill
Some horribly small, selfish jerk once stole a...

Some horribly small, selfish jerk once stole a bunch of nuts and bolts off my boat trailer while it sat parked at the lake. I didn't notice the problem until I saw the boat leaning to one side. The...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-19-2015, 12:34 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By Aufitt
There is a less than honorable cbr250 owner at...

There is a less than honorable cbr250 owner at large!
Arm the pitchforks

But seriously, they would have to have a quality Allen T bar handle to undo those bolts, and a 12mm spanner, and WD40....
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-19-2015, 12:00 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By TrueFaith
Have you watched the news lately? Anything is...

Have you watched the news lately? Anything is possible with today's thieves.
Be glad you didn't find the wheels missing or ONLY the muffler hanger left sitting in your parking space all by it's...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-19-2015, 10:55 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 911
Posted By MotoMike
Very strange indeed.

Very strange indeed.
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   04-16-2015, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,423
Posted By Stichill
I have a buddy (about 50) who has been riding...

I have a buddy (about 50) who has been riding street since he was 15 (not even legal). I asked him if he is worried about failing to yield right-of-way to a bike. He said, "No. It's his job to look...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   12-05-2014, 03:11 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,333
Posted By theironhorse
i generally sit on the bike... and start it and...

i generally sit on the bike... and start it and wear my balaclava , helmet and gloves.. usually takes around a minute. i assume its good time for the oil to spread evenly across the engine as i sits...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   10-19-2014, 04:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 3,497
Posted By don'tpanic
I have never even considered touching a car in...

I have never even considered touching a car in anger!


I LOVE using my dual tone Fiamms!
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   10-09-2014, 01:18 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,139
Getting more confident, had a great ride.

I want to say, "Thank you" everyone. This evening about 9pm I took the bike out on a "mission". Yes, I ran out of Coffee (this would be a crisis of sorts for me). So I had a goal, get to the store,...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   09-23-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 960
Posted By jkv357
Proof it can happen to anyone...

...even AMA and World Superbike Champions like Scott Russell - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Russell_(motorcyclist))


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U1Vog43oxoM&feature=youtube


There...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   09-10-2014, 01:16 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 4,776
Posted By beefsalad
If the desired result is comfort, a simple change...

If the desired result is comfort, a simple change in body position helps a ton. At 6'2" and with my rearsets set as high as possible, I know what it feels like to be cramped. On my 919, I use the...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   09-02-2014, 02:02 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,620
Posted By Schroeder
Guys, not everyone here is a native English...

Guys, not everyone here is a native English speaker. So please cut those of us a little slack or I'll start testing how good you are at foreign languages.;)
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel   08-31-2014, 09:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,557
Posted By prof_stack
Not only do the ear plugs decrease wind and other...

Not only do the ear plugs decrease wind and other noise, they greatly reduce rider fatigue. The intangible improvements are smoother motor and faster riding.
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   08-26-2014, 04:04 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,372
Posted By jaa1958
Save in the wet

I arranged with a Honda dealer to find and fix a rattle on the bike that I have been unable to locate. I had to get it sorted as the rattle was just so annoying. The Honda dealer is about 12...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   08-25-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,395
Posted By sekdar
Good: Smooth inputs Bad: Sudden, drastic inputs...

Good: Smooth inputs
Bad: Sudden, drastic inputs

Riding the clutch smoothly through a slow speed turn is fine. If you pull in the clutch before a turn and coast through it, you will be fine (you...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   08-12-2014, 03:15 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,109
Posted By cbrlocal
My CBR is fine with myself and my girlfriend, and...

My CBR is fine with myself and my girlfriend, and all our gear, but I definitely don't tow a trailer... :p

There was a post I made a while ago, I can't remember where it was. But it was along...
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