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Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   04-19-2019, 06:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 994
Posted By Phat3R
All depends if you want to take the red pill or...

All depends if you want to take the red pill or the blue pill ... There is a very sound reason to use a castle nut for both street or track. That reason is if you want to swap the axle insert...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   03-09-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 276
Views: 57,637
Posted By Phat3R
Talking Agree

My 2c. Agree with original poster. I've owned a CBR250R since 2011. Now have a small stable of bikes all the way up to 1100cc. I still enjoy a blast on the twisties on the CBR.

I've used two...
Forum: CBR250 Problems and Issues   08-04-2018, 05:12 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 5,880
Posted By Phat3R
Had this issue again today. Was on ABS model. ...

Had this issue again today. Was on ABS model. Just for my own sanity the fix is the collars and grommets for the rear bolts of the fender. As per the parts diagram on this thread the parts 6 & 8...
Forum: CBR250 New Member Introductions   05-15-2014, 03:45 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 518
Posted By Phat3R
Hi Andrew, What colour's your CBR? Get...

Hi Andrew,

What colour's your CBR?

Get that license mate. I went from L's to P's in minimum time of 3 months. Once you are on P's you can go out on track at SMSP. I took my CBR250RA out...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   05-15-2014, 03:28 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 5,358
Posted By Phat3R
It's a waste of time modding engine on the...

It's a waste of time modding engine on the CBR250R ...

Ari's tried everything and the old tech Ninja 250's still kills him on the straight ... he's spent a fortune modding this one. And even on...
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel   05-15-2014, 03:19 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,402
Posted By Phat3R
Alpinestars GP Jacket ... crash tested mine 5...

Alpinestars GP Jacket ... crash tested mine 5 times now ... been repaired twice ... still good. Get the zip on pants and a back protector too. Get it not too tight, but snug, so that all the body...
Forum: Proficient Motorcycling: Riding Tips & Techniques   05-15-2014, 03:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,355
Posted By Phat3R
Yoshimura ones are very good. I've crash tested...

Yoshimura ones are very good. I've crash tested them twice at the track and once on the street. You have to replace them as they are sacrificial in nature. Fastest off would have been 120kph on...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   05-15-2014, 02:58 AM
Replies: 73
Views: 8,484
Posted By Phat3R
I've had my 250RA on the track and it does 160...

I've had my 250RA on the track and it does 160 kph == 99.x mph at the very end of the main straight at SMSP Sydney Australia. No need to roll off throttle for T1 on that bike either. The GPS says...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   08-26-2013, 09:10 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,567
Posted By Phat3R
jdvalentine ... like to see bike being ridden...

jdvalentine ... like to see bike being ridden hard on track ... look like a CSS number sticker too ...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   07-24-2013, 07:38 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,437
Posted By Phat3R
Might be something to do with a $7.30/hr minimum...

Might be something to do with a $7.30/hr minimum wage?
Forum: Riding Gear & Apparel   07-24-2013, 07:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 780
Posted By Phat3R
Careful of someone trying to buy your sole ......

Careful of someone trying to buy your sole ... unless you sell fish. :-)
Forum: CBR250 Performance   07-14-2013, 07:37 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 9,170
Posted By Phat3R
My 2c You should be shifting based on what...

My 2c

You should be shifting based on what you hear with engine sound, don't be looking at tach, look at the road, shifting eventually becomes second nature. Banging into rev limiter is fine for...
Forum: CBR250 Videos   04-24-2013, 10:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,208
Posted By Phat3R
99.9999% sure that's in Australia - side of road...

99.9999% sure that's in Australia - side of road - left, type of road - narrow and the accent fit.

Mistake made by oncoming CBR250R too fast and low line entry so he ran way wide on exit.
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Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   03-09-2013, 02:07 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,255
Posted By Phat3R
Are you getting the shorties or stock length? ...

Are you getting the shorties or stock length?

Also if you are after performance not just looks, take a look at braided lines too, AND have the brakes bled as regularly as you can ... only takes...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   03-07-2013, 05:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,920
Posted By Phat3R
I replaced the IRCs with Pirelli Diablo Rosso...

I replaced the IRCs with Pirelli Diablo Rosso II's and never looked back.

They are the only radial tyre available in the sizes needed for the CBR to my knowledge and are used as the control tyre...
Forum: CBR250 Pictures   03-07-2013, 05:05 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,454
Posted By Phat3R
What are the hiviz jackets for on some of the...

What are the hiviz jackets for on some of the riders? Not seen that before, other than TT IOM where first year riders required to wear them.
Forum: CBR250 Pictures   03-07-2013, 05:01 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,454
Posted By Phat3R
Track comparison of CBR250R v Suzuki GSXR600 K1

Did TD on Mon & Tue at Eastern Creek (Sydney Australia) on the GSXR600 K1 ... the powa over the 250 is amazing! [I've done 15 TD's & 5 CSS in 10 months on the CBR, so know the circuit pretty well]
...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   03-07-2013, 04:31 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,255
Posted By Phat3R
I love the feel of the ASVs so much I added C/5...

I love the feel of the ASVs so much I added C/5 shorties to my new GSXR600 K1 track bike ... just did two track days at SMSP back to back (in the dry w00t) and they are as magnificent on the Gixxer...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   03-02-2013, 03:31 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,255
Posted By Phat3R
Was over at the Gixxer forum and came across this...

Was over at the Gixxer forum and came across this sticky ... not saying I agree or not ... could be a little excessive hype .. but interesting opinions expressed none the less.

Brakes locking up...
Forum: Honda CBR250 General Discussion   03-01-2013, 09:09 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,735
Posted By Phat3R
Yup, other than track, roundabouts and wet...

Yup, other than track, roundabouts and wet weather have caused all my off's - does a bit of damage bouncing off curbs horizontally ... it's the oil / diesel that cars / trucks drop at even low speed...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   02-28-2013, 05:23 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 6,255
Posted By Phat3R
Confirm that CBR600RR pegs DO NOT fit!!!

Ha! I read / saw / did the same re the 600RR pegs, and had the same droopy peg problem, they feel f#$king awful. I can confirm that 600RR pegs do not fit CBR250R MY2011 properly, even with washer...
Forum: CBR250 Pictures   02-10-2013, 09:57 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 19,454
Posted By Phat3R
How long until even 250 Green cc's are not enough...

How long until even 250 Green cc's are not enough Aufitt :-)

Interesting comments re the suitability of learning track riding on the CBR250R. I totally agree. Several other new 250 track day...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   01-29-2013, 10:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,920
Posted By Phat3R
That looks like a GSXR600??? Very nice ... I...

That looks like a GSXR600??? Very nice ... I want one too ... I also keep looking at Suzuki RGV250's, VJ22's ... I want to experience the awesomeness of these nimble little 2 strokes. Only about a...
Forum: CBR250 Parts and Accessories   01-29-2013, 06:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,762
Posted By Phat3R
I find the Yoshi's are great, although a little...

I find the Yoshi's are great, although a little expensive as they need to be replaced after hard drops as they bend where the slider hits the mount. I am pretty sure this is by design and they are...
Forum: CBR250 Performance   01-29-2013, 05:35 PM
Replies: 80
Views: 18,372
Posted By Phat3R
Yeah totally agreed the wet is a bitch ... I...

Yeah totally agreed the wet is a bitch ... I whimped out of the track day this Monday as we had the remnants of a tropical cyclone drop 100mm of rain in 24 hours. But I did go out to the track to...
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