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Old 01-24-2013, 05:50 AM   #2536
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Can someone tell me how to adjust the idle on the bike? Thank you
According to the Honda service manual, there's no need for any adjustment.

- Idle speed should be at 1450 rpm

- If not, you must check MIL, SAS, spark plug, crankcase breather, air cleaner, throttle operation, intake air leaks.

- If still not, check IACV, then (if necessary) reset it, after clearing DTC and resetting TP sensor beforehand

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Old 01-24-2013, 06:05 AM   #2537
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Handguards on stock handlebars

There has been numerous discussion about aftermarket handlebars, except may be the HDB ones (which are overkill and over budget for me).

I was wondering if anyone had pictures of handguards mounted to the stock bar?

I was tempted by the Acerbis Supermoto X-Strong or the Rally III but after a quick look, I wonder if they would fit.

Looks like any kind of handguards on a stock bar will all controls in their stock location would need a fork clamp mount.
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:12 AM   #2538
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I've been thinking about starting a LRP traveler thread dedicated to packing, and preparing you bike for camping or traveling like my Husaberg ADV traveler thread.... once we get a little more experience and have more content I will do so.
How about a thread on whether this would be a good first dual sport that's what I'm looking for
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:23 AM   #2539
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I've been doing some research on the luggage racks currently available for the CRF250L. Here are the racks I have been able to find. If I missed any racks, please let me know.
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I use a rack that I haven't seen listed in your post:



My bike is currently wrapped up because of rain and it's dark and cold outside, so I don't want to go outside and check, but from what I saw on the web it should be the one made by Kijima, and I believe it's in the official Honda customization catalogue.





They also sell a "Rallye 591", a Hepco and Becker luggage rack and one made by "Alpha Three" over here:
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:34 AM   #2540
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There has been numerous discussion about aftermarket handlebars, except may be the HDB ones (which are overkill and over budget for me).

I was wondering if anyone had pictures of handguards mounted to the stock bar?

I was tempted by the Acerbis Supermoto X-Strong or the Rally III but after a quick look, I wonder if they would fit.

Looks like any kind of handguards on a stock bar will all controls in their stock location would need a fork clamp mount.
I've got stock bars, and went with the Cycra guards, I think from Amazon. They went on alright. You have to mount them loose, and then wiggle them around. I scratched up my bars a little doing this, but hey, pretty soon, there's going to be a lot more. You have to cut the left grip end off with a knife, and the right side, use a hacksaw or something to cut the plastic end off. It needs to be cut so that there's enough of the metal bar end showing or the throttle tube/grip will rub against the guard. I know, because, it did rub, and I had to cut more off, way easier to get at before the guard is there. I also had to trim some of the plastic of the right side, to allow the throttle cables to go through. I hadn't done these before, but if you just take your time, I'm thinking maybe 45-60 minutes. It's the sort of thing where if you do another set right after to another bike, you could do it in half the time. I only went with Amazon because I had gift cards. I think they were around $100.54. CRFs only has them too, maybe you can shop around. They don't clamp to the fork, it's to the bars, real tight but not touching the tops of the forks. I think Amazon, but came from Powersport Superstore. Cycra Probend CRM.
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:48 AM   #2541
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For those interested in racks sold over here, here is actually a blog post with pictures and retail prices (though I found some of the racks for less with a quick search): http://clarinetvilla.blog112.fc2.com...entry-239.html

From top to bottom:

Kijima 13,650 Yen
Rally 591 13,440 Yen
Alpha Three Type A 19,950 Yen
Alpha Three Type S 13,650 Yen
Thai Honda 8,400 Yen
Riding Spot 10,290 Yen
Hepco & Becker 17,450 Yen

Apparently, the Rally 591 and Alpha Three Type A are made out of aluminium.
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Old 01-24-2013, 08:27 AM   #2542
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For $379 MSRP, you can now buy a Corbin seat for a 2013 CRF250L black with red thread

just saw a press release on Cycle World website



http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/01/23...rf250l-saddle/

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:15 AM   #2543
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How about a thread on whether this would be a good first dual sport that's what I'm looking for


Yes it would be a good first DS for you Jim, or just about anyone that wants to get off more traveled roads.


You should come out here for a fly and test ride.... bring beer.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:28 AM   #2544
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If you have time, please do post some photographs of your custom, Cogent Dynamics shock absorber.

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Old 01-24-2013, 09:53 AM   #2545
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Cool2 stock bar and "value" handguards pic to follow

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There has been numerous discussion about aftermarket handlebars, except may be the HDB ones (which are overkill and over budget for me).

I was wondering if anyone had pictures of handguards mounted to the stock bar?

I was tempted by the Acerbis Supermoto X-Strong or the Rally III but after a quick look, I wonder if they would fit.

Looks like any kind of handguards on a stock bar will all controls in their stock location would need a fork clamp mount.

I've got them fitted up, $45 special from Cyclegear, cheaper to buy local than to have shipped from amazon. Will take a pic and post this eve. I had never done it before and after watching 2 youtube videos and getting the right tools assembled for the project, it might have taken half an hour. I have the bars with the plastic deflectors attached to them. Once you mentioned the triple clamp i assume that's what your interested in. BTW, after 2 missions afield i will be replacing my stock bars some day next week with Protaper KX high and their 7/8" to 1 1/8" adapter. That possibility from the outset is what led me to choose such an inexpensive first set of guards.
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:58 AM   #2546
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:25 AM   #2547
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Supermoto wheels and graphic kit.

Hello everybody! I was wondering if any of you know if there are supermoto wheels and graphic kit for this bike?
and where I can get it ? :)

Thats picture was taken when i got the bike, now I got the bestdualsportbikes performance kit, Pro Taper bar, acerbis handguards, studded tyres and I expecting the Yoshimura fender eliminator kit soon.
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Old 01-24-2013, 10:32 AM   #2548
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stock bar handguard pic link

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There has been numerous discussion about aftermarket handlebars, except may be the HDB ones (which are overkill and over budget for me).

I was wondering if anyone had pictures of handguards mounted to the stock bar?

I was tempted by the Acerbis Supermoto X-Strong or the Rally III but after a quick look, I wonder if they would fit.

Looks like any kind of handguards on a stock bar will all controls in their stock location would need a fork clamp mount.

Link to stock bar with "value" hand guards mounted up. I apologize in advance if I have made an error in configuring this.

https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B4...1tQl8tSDA/edit

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Old 01-24-2013, 10:55 AM   #2549
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Link to stock bar with "value" hand guards mounted up. I apologize in advance if I have made an error in configuring this.

https://docs.google.com/folder/d/0B4...1tQl8tSDA/edit

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Excellent. I have some foam padding on the crossbar and totally forgot they would clamp pass the crossbar

Keep the pics coming!
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Old 01-24-2013, 11:58 AM   #2550
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For $379 MSRP, you can now buy a Corbin seat for a 2013 CRF250L black with red thread

just saw a press release on Cycle World website



http://www.cycleworld.com/2013/01/23...rf250l-saddle/
I like it !!! and the fact that I would still have my original seat. Not sure what I think about the red on it tho.

Here is the official link
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