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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #720 on: October 31, 2018, 04:03:41 pm »
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #721 on: November 02, 2018, 08:06:38 pm »
Pictures? Part numbers? For the rest of us stock-standard people, just in case any of us hit the same problem.
For interest, what is the cost? I once replaced a 650GS "combination switch" as they call it and it was R 1,890 last year. Ouch.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #722 on: November 05, 2018, 03:25:04 pm »
thanks guys..
ek het dieselfde gedoen as jy het saterdag my rally gaan haal in bloem
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #723 on: November 05, 2018, 10:43:16 pm »
thanks guys..
ek het dieselfde gedoen as jy het saterdag my rally gaan haal in bloem
sover baie impress
Congrats their popularity is growing, you will enjoy it
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #724 on: November 06, 2018, 07:58:19 am »
thanks guys..
ek het dieselfde gedoen as jy het saterdag my rally gaan haal in bloem
sover baie impress

You sold your Africa Twin and bought a Rally?  Why are you guys making this decision? Is the AT just too big?

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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #725 on: November 06, 2018, 08:01:25 am »
Small is the new big it seems.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #726 on: November 06, 2018, 08:41:47 am »
Small is the new big it seems.
And looking at what is coming out now the Rally suddenly seems more appealing. Just as comfy on tar as on some technical bits. Not wow suspension but way better than most offerings, 21/18 wheels, fairly light weight, reliable, looks good, Honda backup, economical, easy to ride.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #727 on: November 06, 2018, 10:19:47 am »
The A/T is an awesome bike don't get me wrong , I will definitely own one again in future but for my uses the Rally is nice little underestimated bike.. Hop on and go the A/T required more planning if that makes sense its quite a lump to quickly get out garage and go somewhere and I only did 6000km in 2 years with mine never doing more than 200km at once.
 

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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #728 on: November 06, 2018, 04:09:21 pm »
The A/T is an awesome bike don't get me wrong , I will definitely own one again in future but for my uses the Rally is nice little underestimated bike.. Hop on and go the A/T required more planning if that makes sense its quite a lump to quickly get out garage and go somewhere and I only did 6000km in 2 years with mine never doing more than 200km at once.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #729 on: November 06, 2018, 05:23:53 pm »
Ok that makes sense, but then obviously you guys got the wrong bikes from the start?

I would not mind a Rally but not as my only means of transport. I put at least (minimum) 2000km monthly on my NC.

Such a shame there is no midrange do bike like the TA anymore available

Maybe will have to go to the Sus stable at some point in time and have a look at the Xt version of the 650 strom
 

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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #730 on: November 06, 2018, 08:12:52 pm »
Ok that makes sense, but then obviously you guys got the wrong bikes from the start?

I would not mind a Rally but not as my only means of transport. I put at least (minimum) 2000km monthly on my NC.

Such a shame there is no midrange do bike like the TA anymore available

Maybe will have to go to the Sus stable at some point in time and have a look at the Xt version of the 650 strom
I ride with at least 2 guys who commute daily on their Rally's. For long distance highway yes I would look at something bigger but the 250 can hold it's speeds quite well on the open road.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #731 on: November 07, 2018, 10:44:25 am »
you can also look at BMW 310GS if you do more On road than off-road or maybe a lekker Tenere 660 wich I also owned once before sold it for A/T
 

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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #732 on: November 07, 2018, 11:32:17 am »
BMW 310GS

Please, this a respectable thread.
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #733 on: November 07, 2018, 11:41:21 am »
you can also look at BMW 310GS if you do more On road than off-road or maybe a lekker Tenere 660 wich I also owned once before sold it for A/T
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #734 on: November 07, 2018, 12:50:22 pm »
BMW 310GS

Please, this a respectable thread.

 :spitcoffee:   :laughing4:

Ok that makes sense, but then obviously you guys got the wrong bikes from the start?

yes, many of us fall into the bigger/better trap that 2SD is always on about


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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #735 on: November 08, 2018, 12:02:15 pm »
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #736 on: November 08, 2018, 01:08:31 pm »
WR250R vs Rally owners perpective
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #737 on: November 08, 2018, 10:10:02 pm »
Dear Father Christmas  :deal:

13.2 L would be fantastic on the Rally, a range of 400km easily
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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #738 on: November 10, 2018, 08:43:42 am »
is it fine if I keep 110-120km on my Rally if it only has done 250km ?
 

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Re: CRF250 Rally/DS
« Reply #739 on: November 10, 2018, 10:42:25 am »
is it fine if I keep 110-120km on my Rally if it only has done 250km ?

The run in procedures have been discussed many times but if you ask me I would say yes it fine bud, but do not keep it at a constant speed for log periods in this run in period but rather play a bit with the throttle. Apparently if you keep at constant speeds during the first 1k km for prolonged periods you may 'glaze' the barrel and that you don't want. Just like a power generator running without a load.

Enjoy your bike....I have my NC in the market and is having a serious look at this little bike. I need something that I can use everyday but also good for long trips into Africa and off the beaten track. Who knows, time will tell...if anybody wants a very special and clean NC go have a look at the for sale thread.