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Old 12-06-2012, 11:29 AM   #1306
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I have a technical question:
When I'm riding 50+mph the bike doesn't seem all that stable, the front end feels fairly loose. Would this be due to the the knobby front tire and relatively small size of the bike? Right now, I don't know if I'd be comfortable getting on the interstate. All of the street riding I've done in the past has been on bigger bikes, CBR600's and what not, so I don't have a frame of reference as for what to expect. I realize it's not going to ride like a street bike and I don't plan on doing any significant highway riding so it's not a huge issue, mainly just my own curiosity.
thanks,

Cory
Did the dealer set the rear suspension sag correctly? It will cause instability if its not set correctly. Tire pressure? Setting ride(race) sag and static sag would be my first area I would check. This should be done when you get the bike. These measurements will also help determine if the spring rate is correct for your weight.

Otherwise it's kind of the nature of the beast.

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Old 12-06-2012, 12:45 PM   #1307
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Looks like the plug & play version is available on 12 o'clock labs: http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.p...product_id=104
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Old 12-06-2012, 01:02 PM   #1308
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Cory,

A steering damper will greatly help with that head shake or high speed stability, along with off Tarmac handling even more so from my experience.
Scott's Performance will have a kit for the LRP in a few weeks I'm told. It will be a clamp on post type, not weld on, and use a top clamp mount for the damper. It should be the same price as similar kits they have listed for other bikes with same mounts. $400 some odd bucks. Best money spent for any bike IMHO.

That's next our our list.




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Old 12-06-2012, 01:59 PM   #1309
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Looks like the plug & play version is available on 12 o'clock labs: http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.p...product_id=104
They should make one with the blinkers.
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:05 PM   #1310
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If you upgrade to this, it is blinkers

http://shop.12oclocklabs.com/index.p...&product_id=49

http://www.12oclocklabs.com/page.php...rce2_video.htm
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:17 PM   #1311
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Joining the club...

Picked-up my new CRF250L today.

Been around the block a few times.

Feels like Christmas...
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Old 12-06-2012, 02:19 PM   #1312
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I've used the DRC LED tail lamp on my DRZ 400's before and it is a very nice light, check it out here...... http://www.chaparral-racing.com/Prod...-34056-00.aspx should work on the Honda just fine.

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Old 12-06-2012, 02:25 PM   #1313
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I was talking about the separate blinkers.
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:11 PM   #1314
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Didn't check if this was posted. Another resource for accessories. Stock photo

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CRF250L HD Skid Plate, Rad Guards are now available.
We also are building a luggage rack that will be available in a week or so.

Also check out our new web site at www.EmperorRacing.com (still under construction)


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Old 12-06-2012, 04:44 PM   #1315
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Didn't check if this was posted. Another resource for accessories. Stock photo





that is a nice ass skid plate
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Old 12-06-2012, 04:51 PM   #1316
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Didn't check if this was posted. Another resource for accessories. Stock photo





Thanks for posting that... I just ordered a radiator guard for the wife's crf250l. She ate it pretty good on a gnarly little downhill section of some trails we were riding and the radiator got all sorts of smooshed, bent, and tweaked (no leaks though).

Hey Finn, I'm surprised Nancy hasn't bent hers yet. A couple of those pics you posted looked like it could of taken a hit.



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Old 12-06-2012, 04:53 PM   #1317
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that is a nice ass skid plate

Very nice. I know what I'm getting the little Honda for Christmas!
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Old 12-06-2012, 05:00 PM   #1318
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Very nice. I know what I'm getting the little Honda for Christmas!

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Old 12-06-2012, 05:40 PM   #1319
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Santa,

Put me down for a radiator frame and the lightweight skidplate.

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Old 12-06-2012, 06:20 PM   #1320
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Put me down for a radiator frame and the lightweight skidplate.

Hold on! Don't you already have the polymer skidplate from AXP? Wouldn't that be lighter?
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