Honda CRF 250 Rally tire choices – help out and submit yours!

I’ve been battling with which tires to choose to replace the OEM set. There is a huge selection of different options out there and many different outside the factory spec sizes will fit and work. The problem is to know which ones will fit, as tire dimensions differ greatly, even if the specs are the…

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…

MY tool kit

I usually try to travel as light as possible. With that in mind, I try to keep with me a selection of tools that can get me out of minor trouble such as flats and small crashes. I usually don’t prepare for every possible scenario. I feel, that if something goes really wrong technically or…

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.

Footpeg specs

For those thinking about upgrading the pegs. The OEM ones are: – 85mm long – 45 mm wide – the pin is 10mm – the mounting bracket on the bike is 25mm inside, 35 mm outside

The great indicator scare

I feel like a complete idiot, but in case there are others I will share this. I was fiddling with the bike in the garage and turned it on for what ever reason. I suddenly noticed that the blinkers are constantly on. Not blinking, just on. The blinker button worked as did hazards and all…

Honda 250 Rally seat height

I did some measurements out of curiosity. Measured from the rear “luggage bolt” the bike sits down 8,5 cms when sat upon. Measured from the pegs the the amount is 3,5 cms. I’m assuming the sag will increase when the suspension gets properly broken in. ┬áThe suspension itself is completely stock. There is maybe about…