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Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   10-14-2017, 12:12 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,051
Posted By kiwi rider
When you reassemble it put some rubber grease on...

When you reassemble it put some rubber grease on the rubber spider to aid the process of dis-assembly next time.
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   08-15-2017, 05:04 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 18,503
Posted By kiwi rider
Yes it's kind of ironic that the CBR250 forum has...

Yes it's kind of ironic that the CBR250 forum has 139 posts about the new 250RR whereas the 300 forum has 388. To be fair half of them are mine! Ha ha.

I've taken a great deal of interest in this...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   07-21-2017, 08:52 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,408
Posted By kiwi rider
Great write up and photos, some good evaluations...

Great write up and photos, some good evaluations there on tires etc. Cheers.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   03-25-2017, 09:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,767
Posted By kiwi rider
You underestimate your skill as a wordsmith mate....

You underestimate your skill as a wordsmith mate. This is an awesome post, one of the best I've read of yours.
Very insightful and makes me think about the next 20 years to come (I'm 48 soon) and...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   11-24-2016, 03:48 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,513
Posted By kiwi rider
I'm aware of these aftermarket cams but have no...

I'm aware of these aftermarket cams but have no experience with them. Another member may be able to help further.

http://danielcrowerracing.com/i-9056195-honda-cbr-250-300-s2-cam-set-2011-16.html
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   10-13-2016, 08:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,479
Posted By kiwi rider
Looking good in black, must be good to have a...

Looking good in black, must be good to have a bike again.
Heaps of info on the 300 over on the other site if you havent signed up already.
I found the slip on off my 250R didnt fit the 300 without...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   09-14-2016, 04:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 981
Posted By kiwi rider
Hey Julian, the rear shock on these bikes is...

Hey Julian, the rear shock on these bikes is pretty basic and relatively un-adjustable compared to super sports bikes.

There is the provision though to change the amount of spring pre load with a...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   08-15-2016, 03:36 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 804
Posted By kiwi rider
No you dont want the 7 degree Vortex as they are...

No you dont want the 7 degree Vortex as they are too low for the 250R unless you want to turn your right hand throttle housing 90 degrees so that the throttle cables are clear of the top of the...
Forum: Other Honda Motorcycles   08-14-2016, 08:23 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 5,596
Posted By kiwi rider
There are world markets where gas is always...

There are world markets where gas is always expensive (compared to the US) and small capacity bikes are more popular.
Funnily enough New Zealand is one of them, and the biggest selling bike in my...
Forum: CBR250 Appearance and Modifications   08-12-2016, 06:50 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,177
Posted By kiwi rider
Hi there, quite a few members on the 300R forum,...

Hi there, quite a few members on the 300R forum, inc myself, have fitted the grab handle deletes from Absolute motorcycles in Thailand.

Here is a link to the thread, its over a long period of...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   05-21-2016, 12:06 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,065
Posted By kiwi rider
This is my personal take on your questions as an...

This is my personal take on your questions as an engineer the last 30 odd years:

I dont torque any nuts or screws on an exhaust system, your not rebuilding an engine here. You get better feel by...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   04-29-2016, 08:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,114
Posted By kiwi rider
The key thing to do to make the whole job easy is...

The key thing to do to make the whole job easy is to back your cable tension right off to give yourself as much free play as possible.
You do this by screwing the socket part in towards the mounting...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   02-18-2016, 04:25 AM
Replies: 2,333
Views: 261,738
Posted By kiwi rider
Yes they are a smart lookin machine the Repsols....

Yes they are a smart lookin machine the Repsols. I used to have one myself and also added a couple of extra stickers that I got in the box with parts I bought for it. Shorai & Yoshi from memory.
We...
Forum: Site News & Feedback   09-14-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 145
Views: 20,363
Posted By kiwi rider
I enjoyed that, great having the two angles. Nice...

I enjoyed that, great having the two angles. Nice lookin bike you got there too.

Great track Eastern Creek, I went there in '92 to the GP back when Rainey, Schwantz & Doohan were doing their...
Forum: CBR250 Service and Maintenance   08-11-2015, 05:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 954
Posted By kiwi rider
Another one for ya ...

Another one for ya

https://www.cbr250.net/forum/attachment.php?attachmentid=31666&d=1439286395
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   07-08-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 436
Posted By kiwi rider
Hi Melissa, I used to have a 2013 Repsol, one...

Hi Melissa, I used to have a 2013 Repsol, one sweet lookin machine. Hope u have as much fun as I did on it!
I've got a CBR300 now in millennium red which ain't as cool as the Repsol...
Forum: Verticalscope Forum Support / Help (CBR250.net)   06-08-2015, 05:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,401
Posted By kiwi rider
Click on 'thread tools' on the tool bar and you...

Click on 'thread tools' on the tool bar and you will get a drop down menu which will include 'subscribe to this thread'.

No sweat, I'm technologically challenged myself :)
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   05-23-2015, 03:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,564
Posted By kiwi rider
You've probably found your answer by now but...

You've probably found your answer by now but encase not... yes the 300 sprockets fit the 250 as the rear wheel is a carry over from the 250, like 90% of the rest of the bike.

I was trying to find...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel   05-21-2015, 07:37 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,374
Posted By kiwi rider
Ive had this helmet for over a year now and rate...

Ive had this helmet for over a year now and rate it highly. Ive had Shoei's previously as well. It's a good quality lid that's comfortable and more importantly is going to protect you well should you...
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   01-16-2015, 03:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,080
Posted By kiwi rider
[QUOTE=live_to_ride;502578] Bubba: Anyway, like I...

[QUOTE=live_to_ride;502578] Bubba: Anyway, like I was sayin', shrimp is like the fruit of the sea. You can barbeque it, boil it, broil it, bake it, sauté it. Dey's uh, shrimp-kabobs, shrimp creole,...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   10-28-2014, 01:41 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,750
Posted By kiwi rider
im a patient man!

im a patient man!
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   07-25-2014, 06:45 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,008
Posted By kiwi rider
Great sounding aftermarket muffler

After my Leo Vince Corsa carbon slip on blew to pieces (no after sales support - don't buy one) I was in the hunt for a replacement.

I'm now running a Delkevic 350mm (14") oval carbon fiber...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   06-07-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 6,962
Posted By kiwi rider
I'm a confrimed tucker, always have been. I...

I'm a confrimed tucker, always have been.
I live in the coldest part of New Zealand and its often blowing as well so I try to get out of the elements as much as possible. Yep, it improves your fuel...
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