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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« on: July 20, 2011, 09:05:41 am »
After many years of bike ownership I finally bought my first Honda; and what a beaut this CR250R is.
Sadly, now I have to sell my beloved 2006 Kawasaki KX250F which I have owned since new; hopefully I will not regret this.



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Re: My first ever big H
« Reply #1 on: July 23, 2011, 01:14:40 pm »
Cool man that looks good I'm busy getting one sorted out for
Playing in the mud with also had a chuckle at the unwanted death trap ad for one on gumtree
Anyhow have fun maybe we can go for a ride sometime
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Re: My first ever big H (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #2 on: July 23, 2011, 05:04:40 pm »
I had my first ride yesterday afternoon, bike goes really well. I'm always up for a ride just PM me.

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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #3 on: July 29, 2011, 09:34:06 am »
I had my first ride on Sunday gone by i dont understand how the hell you supposed to ride this thing the rear is all over the place all the time and when it isnt then the front wants to be in the air all the time
but it makes a 400 feel like my GS  its so light and nimble
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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #4 on: July 29, 2011, 09:49:17 am »
I had my first ride on Sunday gone by i dont understand how the hell you supposed to ride this thing the rear is all over the place all the time and when it isnt then the front wants to be in the air all the time
but it makes a 400 feel like my GS  its so light and nimble


 :thumright: Good fun isn't it; but yeah it will take some getting used to.  Like they say in the classics practice practice.
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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #5 on: August 06, 2011, 08:47:37 pm »
What stroke oil do u use
I was talking to a bike mechanic with
a bit of concern re the manual saying you need to do a lot of replacing of stuff every 7,5 hours
which to be honest I would not be able to do money wise and he said a good 2 stroke oil will go a long way
in keeping everything good for a while longer than 7,5 hours

anyhow I have some tts which i have been using but looking in a few shops i cant find it anywhere
a freind of mine who was also a mechaninc only ever used tts and he reckoned it was amazing stuff
have they stopped making it ?
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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #6 on: August 07, 2011, 09:44:10 am »
I used to use TTS now I use Putoline fully synthetic which I buy from CPR; I mix it 40:1
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Re: My first Honda (Now with video of first ride)
« Reply #7 on: August 23, 2011, 12:40:55 pm »
Have used Putoline, lekker oil but fowled plug, might be rider/mixer error.  Using Castrol Gold 2t, about R15 cheaper at Autozone and bike goes like the clappers !!!!

Nice longrange tank you got there Rough Rider!!!! :drif: I need one!