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…

Estonian Trip

Back from Estonia. The bike performed flawlessly. The gas mileage varied quite a bit depending on the average speed we were able to keep up. Keeping up with highway traffic is/was not optimal for fuel consumption. Suspension worked very well, despite it not being “hard core” or “proper”. The tractor like first gear made riding…

Rear suspension adjustment

I decided to add some preload to the rear mainly because I will soon be riding with some luggage and I’m afraid the bike will go “tenere” on me. My old Tenere 660 had a ┬ásuspension issue when loaded with luggage and gear. The issue was that the suspension compressed so much that the bike…

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…