Go Back   Team-BHP > BHP India > Motorbikes


Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 20th March 2013, 07:50   #181
Senior - BHPian
 
aargee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KATN
Posts: 4,347
Thanked: 1,359 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by YaeJay View Post
Still does not answer...but getting the gear engaged!
Sorry, then I don't know; I watched videos, tried & was successful; if you've any better methods or come to know, pls share. Tks
aargee is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th March 2013, 12:26   #182
BHPian
 
dreamseller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Mohali/SGP
Posts: 363
Thanked: 310 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by YaeJay View Post
Still does not answer the question! ............ the gear engaged!
OT: Blipping is not required while upshifting. What I do is put in a bit of pressure on the gear lever, lessen the throttle input by, say, about 500RPM and voila! Perfect gearless upshift!

Blipping is only required while downshifting to match the revs in the lower gear for the particular speed.

With regards to the topic, Aargee, have you used your bike in rains post changing the front to Rev-Z? Wanted to know your opinion on the front tyre feedback.
dreamseller is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 20th March 2013, 13:07   #183
Newbie
 
Join Date: Jan 2013
Location: Chennai
Posts: 3
Thanked: Once
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

How does removing the air intake cover (I don't know if that's its right name) affect the engine? Is it advisable to ride with the cover off?
sanjaybabu is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th March 2013, 13:31   #184
Senior - BHPian
 
aargee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KATN
Posts: 4,347
Thanked: 1,359 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by dreamseller View Post
With regards to the topic, Aargee, have you used your bike in rains post changing the front to Rev-Z? Wanted to know your opinion on the front tyre feedback.
Yes using from last Aug & tried during Mumbai rains on NH4 & Chennai; there's no better tire than RevZ for now. BTW, I'm going in for my third set of front tires in another couple of thousand Km & it has to be RevZ unless there's something new in the market.

Tks for bringing back to topic
aargee is offline   (1) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 20th March 2013, 13:50   #185
BHPian
 
dreamseller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Mohali/SGP
Posts: 363
Thanked: 310 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by sanjaybabu View Post
How does removing the air intake cover (I don't know if that's its right name) affect the engine? Is it advisable to ride with the cover off?
No. Pls don't do that.

Quote:
Originally Posted by aargee View Post
Yes using from last Aug & tried during Mumbai rains on NH4 & Chennai; there's no better tire than RevZ for now. BTW, I'm going in for my third set of front tires in another couple of thousand Km & it has to be RevZ unless there's something new in the market.

Tks for bringing back to topic
I was asking as I've been told by quite a few Duke owners that the tyres are excellent on plain tarmac but one tends to lose confidence on gravel/dust/slush laden roads. Not that it skids, but the feedback that the tyres give is not very confidence inspiring.

Disclaimer: Not my opinion. Quoting a couple of friends who own the Katoom.
dreamseller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 20th March 2013, 20:11   #186
Senior - BHPian
 
aargee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KATN
Posts: 4,347
Thanked: 1,359 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by dreamseller View Post
I was asking as...who own the Katoom.
DS...they may be right because they haven't ridden a Conti equipped vehicle Let them try once & then they'll realize the power of RevZ
aargee is offline   (2) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 08:13   #187
Senior - BHPian
 
aargee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KATN
Posts: 4,347
Thanked: 1,359 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by dreamseller View Post
With regards to the topic, Aargee, have you used your bike in rains post changing the front to Rev-Z? Wanted to know your opinion on the front tyre feedback.
BTW, DS, I bought another MRF RevZ 110/70-17 profile last Friday; costed Rs 2750 inclusive of tax & one year warranty that was manufactured during 3rd week of Dec 2012.
aargee is offline   (2) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 12:52   #188
BHPian
 
dreamseller's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Mohali/SGP
Posts: 363
Thanked: 310 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by aargee View Post
BTW, DS, I bought another MRF RevZ 110/70-17 profile last Friday; costed Rs 2750 inclusive of tax & one year warranty that was manufactured during 3rd week of Dec 2012.
At 16k on the ODO, the front tire of my bike looks best for another 3k odd kms at best. Rear tire is a different story with it being changed under warranty at about 4k.

Now, I'm mostly inclined towards the RevZ unless I get a review of the IRC. Actually the continuous central groove in the latter is a reason methinks it will do good in rains.

Last edited by dreamseller : 25th March 2013 at 12:56. Reason: Typo
dreamseller is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 13:36   #189
BHPian
 
Akhilash95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 141
Thanked: 61 Times
Default

Just out of curiosity ,

At optimum temperature , is it ok if I pull in the clutch and rev the engine to like 8k rpm for a second so .
Does it wear out the clutch or cause any problem with engine ? I know it's stupid to do but , just a crazy thought bugging me .
Akhilash95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 14:08   #190
Distinguished - BHPian
 
n_aditya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Namma Bengaluru
Posts: 5,139
Thanked: 2,605 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by Akhilash95 View Post
Just out of curiosity ,

At optimum temperature , is it ok if I pull in the clutch and rev the engine to like 8k rpm for a second so .
Does it wear out the clutch or cause any problem with engine ? I know it's stupid to do but , just a crazy thought bugging me .
Why would you want to pull the clutch and revv the engine? It is as good as revving in neutral which will fry your valves and valve springs.
n_aditya is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 14:39   #191
BHPian
 
Akhilash95's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Bangalore
Posts: 141
Thanked: 61 Times
Default

I am new to biking . I was at an intersection a few days ago . And all of a sudden there was vehicles coming from all directions and as there are huge building on all corners I couldn't see them coming . I thought I'll pass them by accelerating but unknowing had pulled in the clutch and I revved the bike . I was frightened by this incident .
Akhilash95 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 14:45   #192
Distinguished - BHPian
 
n_aditya's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2005
Location: Namma Bengaluru
Posts: 5,139
Thanked: 2,605 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by Akhilash95 View Post
I am new to biking . I was at an intersection a few days ago . And all of a sudden there was vehicles coming from all directions and as there are huge building on all corners I couldn't see them coming . I thought I'll pass them by accelerating but unknowing had pulled in the clutch and I revved the bike . I was frightened by this incident .
One off case will not harm the engine but repeated abuse will.

Don't worry. Ignore all the honking around you and concentrate on your riding and it will improve.
n_aditya is offline   (2) Thanks Reply With Quote
Old 25th March 2013, 21:43   #193
Distinguished - BHPian
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Kolkata
Posts: 3,284
Thanked: 1,651 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by n_aditya View Post
which will fry your valves and valve springs.
At 8K rpm?

Quote:
Originally Posted by Akhilash95 View Post
Just out of curiosity ,

rev the engine to like 8k rpm for a second so .
Regards
Sutripta
Sutripta is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 26th March 2013, 00:13   #194
Senior - BHPian
 
naveenroy's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Now in Bangalore
Posts: 1,295
Thanked: 636 Times
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by aargee View Post
Yes I remember it's 14mm; let me check once again for you today evening; I hope what you bought is a socket-wrench type tool
Any idea if it is 12 mm? I think that should be the case.
naveenroy is online now   Reply With Quote
Old 26th March 2013, 08:34   #195
Senior - BHPian
 
aargee's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2010
Location: KATN
Posts: 4,347
Thanked: 1,359 Times
Infractions: 0/1 (5)
Default Re: Honda CBR 250R : Answers to some commonly asked questions

Quote:
Originally Posted by naveenroy View Post
Any idea if it is 12 mm? I think that should be the case.
You're absolutely right & my sincere apologies to not have updated it yesterday despite I change my engine oil last Sunday evening :(

12mm for the engine oil drain bolt; 8mm for the engine oil filter cover. If possible have a spare engine oil gasket cover though it might not be needed.

Switched once again to Shell Advanced Ultra 10W40 at 5200 Km & to my horror I found the engine oil still having a golden tinge, which means, the oil is good for atleast another 1000-2000 Km. I didn't have a chance to prolong the oil change due to circumstances.

Next time, I vow to change much after 6000 Km & see how long the oil lasts.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Sutripta View Post
At 8K rpm?
No it will not; I've revved to 10.5K RPM several times, say atleast 2-3 times a month, which should be easily 40+ times by now & had 3-4 day long runs (engine revved highly & running for over 16+ hours) & several 8+ hours stopping only to refuel & minimal breaks (read 5 min). So far the engine is good.

Last edited by aargee : 26th March 2013 at 08:40.
aargee is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Honda gives CBR 150R, CBR 250R new colours, decals for 2015 ashwin.terminat Motorbikes 23 31st October 2015 22:32
Honda recalls CBR 150R & CBR 250R for defective starter relay Added_flavor Motorbikes 0 15th August 2015 11:42
2014 Honda CBR 250R shares design with the recently unveiled CBR 300R JayPrashanth Motorbikes 6 25th October 2013 17:21
CBR 250R or CBR 600F2 sharad_kmc Superbikes & Imports 8 14th March 2013 21:04


All times are GMT +5.5. The time now is 19:53.

Copyright 2000 - 2016, Team-BHP.com
Proudly powered by E2E Networks