Crash II

Went out to test the new tires. They worked really well, but were no match for icy tire tracks and down I went again. I lost the plastic tabs from the left front fairing that connect the fairing to the bash plate. The bash plate also is now missing a tab. The crash also bent…

Recommended modifications for the CRF 250 Rally

Before anyone goes off the chain, the following are MY recommendations based on MY riding style and riding conditions. There is no right or wrong. This list is comprised simply because I often get asked what the “recommended” or “must do mods” are. MODIFICATION WHY LINKS Proper hand guards DO Saves you a lot of…

Aux light project for Honda 250 Rally

Foreword This is going to be a long winded post so bear with me. As for aux lights, the easiest solution would be to go with something like the Denali mounts and mount separate lights to the fork tubes. I wanted something different for 3 reasons. I wanted the light(s) to be as crash proof…

Yet another pair of levers

Santa was considerate enough to bring something for me too in the form of new pair of levers. The levers look exactly like the first pair that did, not fit with the exception, that now the pivot bolt holes and thickness are correct. Oh, and they are red. These levers have no branding and are…

Rally 490 super short levers for Honda 250 Rally

I found some CRF 250 L/M shorty levers from webike Japan that also fit the Rally. I’ve never heard of the brand before, but they weren’t expensive so I gave them a go. Once I got the levers on my hands, it became obvious that they are far from “super short”. They fit the bike…

Bigger foot pegs for the 250 Rally

During recent enduro adventures my feet slipped from the pegs several times almost resulting in a crash. Despite my bad luck with the Chinese clutch lever I again ordered new ones from ebay. This time the parts fit and the new pegs fit nicely. I could not find much by searching pegs for “CRF 250…

D.I.Y. 2 finger clutch experiment

I’ve had some issues with operating the clutch on the more technical trails. I want to operate the clutch by two fingers, but as the OEM lever is not adjustable, I’m unable to do so without pinching the rest of my fingers between the grip and lever. ****DISCLAIMER**** DO NOT chop down your clutch lever…