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…

Crash / engine guards for CRF 250 Rally

It seems that the guys in Indonesia have been busy for a while now, but other crash bar options are still a well kept secret. I haven’t bought any as of yet, but will collect some info here on whats available. Hopefully it will be helpful for some of you too. If you know of…

Protecting the plastics

Trip to Estonia is looming ahead. I need to strap the Giant Loop bags on the bike which means that the rear plastics would get scratched to s**t. On a bike like this, that should not really matter, but I decided to try to protect them anyway. At first I tried using clear rubber paint…

Giant Loop saddlebag on Honda 250 Rally

Luggage testing continues. The Giant Loop saddlebags are also on loan for testing and I’m not sure which model bags they are. The GL bags fit on the bike quite nicely. The fatter arse of the Rally support the underside of the bags well and strapping the bags securely to the bike is easy. In…

Honda 250 Rally fairings

Went through the fairings piece by piece. Turns out they are not made from the same material. The rear side panel is made out of plain ABS (not good) The black front side panel is made out of ┬áplain ABS (not good) The red part on the front side panel is PP = polypropylene (good)…