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…

DRC Edge 2 tail tidy for Honda 250 Rally

Foreword I really did not feel compelled to install a tail tidy for this bike. The OEM version, while not pretty, is quite acceptable in my opinion. That said, one needs something to tinker with during the winter… Installation method I wanted to do a non destructive install, meaning that I want to be able…

Yet another Phone/GPS mount solution – The GUB G-86 phone holder

I found yet another solution* for mounting the phone on the GPS crossbar. It’s chinese made and therefore relatively cheap (around  $15). I ordered mine on eBay. Searching for “GUB G-86 phone holder” should find ouy one if you are interested, but Amazon also has them. Amazon link: GUB Mountian Bike Phone Mount – Aluminum Alloy…

Aux power source II (NO!)

LATEST UPDATE ****ATTENTION!**** It appears that the RED plug is a DIAGNOSTICS plug and thus not likely intended for source of switched power. This is based on information derived from the service manual ( see comments below) I DO NOT recommend to use the plug for powering anything.

Battery tender plug & charge indicator

The man flu is still keeping me down, but I got around to installing the battery tender plug & charge indicator. The idea is that I can see the condition of the battery at a glance and keep the battery charged during the winter without the need to attach cables to the battery or open…