Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by scoobydidler » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:03 pm

Just to give you an option to minkys setup. I use pro taper mini high bars and zeta risers. After buggering about with the cables and controls it does work on standard cables but there's no spare, on the limit.


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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by rbailey » Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:28 pm

scoobydidler wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:03 pm
Just to give you an option to minkys setup. I use pro taper mini high bars and zeta risers. After buggering about with the cables and controls it does work on standard cables but there's no spare, on the limit.


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Nice one scoobydidler, appreciate it...

What height were the zeta risers did you used? I think thats the key thing now...

Your mini high bars have the following dimensions...
Mini HIGH:
A=775 B=105 C=76 D=221 E=52 F=200
vs the stock rally, which I understand to be
A=798 B=96 C=64 D=191 E=72 F=????

So, if I know what height risers you had (and if they were offset or not), I think I have all the info I need.

Cheers,

Roy

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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by minkyhead » Fri Feb 08, 2019 9:17 pm

rbailey wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 1:53 pm
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Fri Feb 08, 2019 11:17 am
theres a few of us using the cheap rox copies ...ive had a few drops here and there and they have been ok ..be aware that you want to get the ones if you go that way that are stated as t6061 alloy and not just alloy ...

either way 2inch rox types will fit ..you need to cant the bars forward and cant the levers down ..realease the insrument leccy leads and release the throttle cables from the top or bottom guides .. cant remember

cum uppence is thew will fit ..you just have to fiddle for a while ...cables handguards so they dont hit screen o sat nav but whichever brand you choose they go on ok after a fiddlestorm session ..

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2PCS-Univers ... rk:34:pf:0
Minkyhead, you are a life saver. Only just mentioned you in a mail I sent to Catcitrus re the bashplates!

Do you know which bend of bars you went with? I can then lookup the dimensions of the ones you have, and make sure I get something similar (we know yours fit with stock cables, albeit a bit fiddly - so want to stay on safe ground with the bars). So if you can let me know they bar you went with that would be ace...

As for the mounts link you said, they look ace, and way cheaper than rox! Is that the ones you have in the pics above (in silver), or just something similar?
https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2PCS-Univers ... rk:34:pf:0

Thanks again matey.

Roy
hi im using the braced bars rc high 809 ..im 6ft 1 long arms too ...with the risers i buy from niceboy on e bay ..stuff from there seems to have decent quality so search for them ...t6061 alloy ..tbo i like the braced bars as they are dead handy for mounting a bar bag to keep the tank clear ..not keen on tank bags off road ..well me nuts arnt if you see what i mean :D

https://www.renthal.com/shop/mx-product ... handlebars

havnt seen scoobys set up may be better for somone not as tall as me ?
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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by scoobydidler » Tue Feb 12, 2019 8:56 pm

rbailey wrote:
scoobydidler wrote:
Fri Feb 08, 2019 8:03 pm
Just to give you an option to minkys setup. I use pro taper mini high bars and zeta risers. After buggering about with the cables and controls it does work on standard cables but there's no spare, on the limit.


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Nice one scoobydidler, appreciate it...

What height were the zeta risers did you used? I think thats the key thing now...

Your mini high bars have the following dimensions...
Mini HIGH:
A=775 B=105 C=76 D=221 E=52 F=200
vs the stock rally, which I understand to be
A=798 B=96 C=64 D=191 E=72 F=????

So, if I know what height risers you had (and if they were offset or not), I think I have all the info I need.

Cheers,

Roy
I'll have a measure tomorrow Roy.

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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by rbailey » Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:43 pm

OB1 wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 7:05 pm
rbailey wrote:
Mon Feb 04, 2019 6:25 pm
Thanks OB1,

Good to know they are not too heavy!

When you get them fitted, would you be able to post an update? Interested to see how well / easy they fit (into existing sturdy mounts etc.) or whether any mods are needed. and if you think they would do the job if you come off.

This guys seems to have the same ones https://youtu.be/MvOrLa2VoEQ, and has fitted them. If you do have fitting issues (as no instructions!) then may be worth giving him a shout... You never know.

Finally, have you guys sorted out rear luggage racks yet and luggage gear? Seems you boys are a few weeks ahead of me in the planning, so would be great to hear what you looked at and picked.

I put the money down on mine today, and have ordered the YSS rear shock (firefox racing) to be fitted for when I pick it up (minkyhead and others on various forums have recommended).

Right, off to do some more googling on replacement handlebars and handguards....

Thanks again....

Roy

No worries: I'll keep you informed as things progress.
Hey @OB1....

Did you have your first service yet? I am looking at just getting the lower guards,... https://inpreda.com/products/honda-crf2 ... r-fairings. Very few reviews on the web, so not much to go on. Be really interested to see how you think they fit. Two main things for me... Do the lower guards mount on to good substrantial part of the bike (I know some mounts bolt onto softer bits, so would take much impact).... Also, do the lower ones look like the would protect the lower fairings ok?

Thanks in advance...

Roy

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Re: Honda CRF250 Rally – best mods / upgrades

Post by OB1 » Mon Feb 18, 2019 8:58 pm

rbailey wrote:
Mon Feb 18, 2019 7:43 pm
Hey @OB1....

Did you have your first service yet? I am looking at just getting the lower guards,... https://inpreda.com/products/honda-crf2 ... r-fairings. Very few reviews on the web, so not much to go on. Be really interested to see how you think they fit. Two main things for me... Do the lower guards mount on to good substrantial part of the bike (I know some mounts bolt onto softer bits, so would take much impact).... Also, do the lower ones look like the would protect the lower fairings ok?

Thanks in advance...

Roy

Hi Roy. Yep first service was completed at the weekend... you'll see another thread about that elsewhere... :?

Mike has fitted his crash bars and skid plate. He had a little issue fitting the upper crash bars but, after contacting the supplier, some new bats are now being sent out as they were a bit skewed and wouldn't fit properly. The supplier evern responded on a Sunday!

If you pop over here, http://www.trailsoftheunexpected.co.uk/socials/, you'll see how mike got on and if you click on the Instagram or Twitter link, there's a bit of text to go along with it.

I'll be fitting mine in a week or so as I don't have the same facilities as Mike... :cry:

Keep us informed on how you get on with everything.
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