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Old 07-13-2013, 12:53 PM   #5356
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New in this thread fellas. What's the CRF source for after market stuff and goodies if there is one ?

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Old 07-13-2013, 12:56 PM   #5357
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New in this thread fellas. What's the CRF source for after market stuff and goodies if there is one ?

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Lost (fellow CRF/LRP inmate) put this together, it's a pretty good place to get info. http://www.advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=859691

This is good also: http://www.rickramsey.net/CRF250Lmods.htm
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Old 07-13-2013, 01:30 PM   #5358
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Thanks, and in short, you fellas giving the CRF/L a thumbs up ? No big issues ? My boy is about to buy one.
Its a Honda right ?
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Old 07-13-2013, 01:46 PM   #5359
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Thanks, and in short, you fellas giving the CRF/L a thumbs up ? No big issues ? My boy is about to buy one.
Its a Honda right ?
Big thumbs up from me! I love mine and feel like I have a pretty good bike to compare it to(2012wr250r), Im having a blast on it.

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Old 07-13-2013, 02:04 PM   #5360
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Thanks, and in short, you fellas giving the CRF/L a thumbs up ? No big issues ? My boy is about to buy one.
Its a Honda right ?
The brakes evidently have some sort of stuff sprayed on the disc, so that they won't rust on the way over here from Thailand. I knew this before hand. If I hadn't it probably would have rear ended someone on the way home. They get way better after getting scrubbed in.
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Old 07-13-2013, 04:03 PM   #5361
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Very disappointed with the pig today low speed drop resulted in frame peg mounts denting in frame and cracking evident at the area. I hope Honda has a solution for this or all I can say is don't take these turds off roading! Anyone else have similar problems?
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Old 07-13-2013, 04:59 PM   #5362
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"Normal. The only comparable bike that comes with a big tank is the Suzuki DR200."

That's the dual sport bike I had before this. 3.5 gallon tank is awesome, and I was getting mileage in the 90s (my best was 99 per gallon) after I changed front sprocket to one more tooth. But it was slow. The front fork was kind of springy. And I can't imagine that it would have the longevity of a water cooled bike without a rebuild or two. But it was a blast to ride if you weren't in any hurry. And insurance was dirt cheap!
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Old 07-13-2013, 06:21 PM   #5363
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got to test the suspension today


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Old 07-13-2013, 06:41 PM   #5364
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Old 07-13-2013, 06:55 PM   #5365
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:00 PM   #5366
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:02 PM   #5367
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Hello. I got my bike a week ago. I live in lower Michigan, Ann Arbor-area. I have been riding mopeds, scooters, and motorcycles all my life (I am 43). My last motorcycle was the VStar 1100, which was WAY too big for my liking. My last ride was the 2 stroke Rattler 110, which broke down. I needed a bike that I can hop curbs with. It feels like you are going up a slight ramp when you do. The suspension is awesome. When I am in the city and I come to a stop, I like to mash the front brake, and push the bike forward to show off the suspension. It's an eye catcher. I mostly ride on pavement but I ride more on dirt roads since I got this puppy. The windscreen is off my Rattler 110 and fits PERFECLY on this bike, and I think it looks pretty cool. It sits a little taller on this bike (I am 6ft) but I think it's perfect. Real easy to duck behind. Here it is for $52.00. It's a Prima. http://www.scooterworks.com/prima-wi...p#.UeH3hErD9hE
This bike is a HOOT. OMG this things is user friendly. The crate fits much more securely on this bike as well. I am getting around 70MPG, which is the same as the Rat. No complaints so far.





It's been a fun week.


The windshield off of my Rattler 110 fits and looks better on this bike than on the Rat.










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Old 07-13-2013, 07:03 PM   #5368
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Nice dented frame pretty much makes the bike usless anyone waiting to get one of these the verdict is out DONT! Can't wait to see what Honda does about this
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:16 PM   #5369
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Nice dented frame pretty much makes the bike usless anyone waiting to get one of these the verdict is out DONT! Can't wait to see what Honda does about this
What do you expect them to "do?" You dropped your bike, bro. Stuff happens.
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Old 07-13-2013, 07:19 PM   #5370
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Nice dented frame pretty much makes the bike usless anyone waiting to get one of these the verdict is out DONT! Can't wait to see what Honda does about this
That area under that right peg boss has got to be seriously light weight material. is the pivot for the brake pedal all pushed in too?....I see the tip of the pedal is crushed in
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