I have had absolutely no trouble with it. I removed both mirrors and mounted a very small bicycle mirror on the crossbar. Heat the end with the small ear on it, and the ear will fall off. The only issues we found with ours is that by the time I rebuilt it we had to put in a new piston, and do the entire top end. If you prefer not to receive postal communication from other companies, you may choose to remove yourself from any postal mailing lists that we provide to third parties for marketing purposes by sending us an e-mail at , or writing us at P. The Honda was easy to ride and just light enough to be a great woods bike. I would put straight knobbies on except they would last about a month.
Some Bonnier websites also provide referral services to help you inform a friend about our websites, products, or services. If a third-party sponsor beyond our control will obtain information that you supply us, we will notify you at the time we collect the information from you. As the next decade unfolded, the 300 would steal the limelight away from the 250, but both were excellent by any standards. Cookies, by themselves, do not provide us with any personally-identifying information. There was a timeless attraction to the big four-stroke, though, and it was always a deceptively good performer. Got everything off the frame except the triple tree shock and swing arm. Oddly enough, the Honda has a greater performance edge on the Suzuki up front, where its suspension hardware is inferior to the Suzuki's.
All the bikes I looked at were either crap, or so overpriced for a used bike that I did something unexpected. Claimed dry weight is 253 pounds. Any advice or experience is appreciated, thanks! You manually turn the switch off for starting and then turn it on when you want a low beam. Fork and shock action and spring rates are perfect, even for fast trail riding. You can use the ignition key to stop the engine.
General disclaimer: All third party trademarks, images and copyrights on this page are used for the purpose of comparative advertising, criticism or review. Remove the turn signal relay and rubber mount. Hope you manage to buy two pairs. Otherwise its a fine bike for you. You may want to wrap tape around the fuses and the fuse block or make a small case to hold the entire fuse block. . R I rode one before and thought it was a nice bike.
The engine has a four-valve head with splayed to actuate the valves. Are you afraid to ride hard trails with it because the tires won't make it? I ride mostly on loose soft surfaces, I have torn up several paddocks and trail tracks in my time, due to my aggressive riding style. He doesn't plan to do much street riding, but he's legal in most areas and can ride on the street if he needs. For those of you who disagree, your whinging has been duly noted, and entered in the captains log! I would say it is a great place to start. In 1993 it reached the configuration it would keep until it was discontinued in 2000. Anything, of course, except the necessary weight penalty. I have taken it on a number of adventure rides that include highway and some very difficult singletrack in the Colorado mountains.
We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have won one of our contests, when we make changes to subscriber agreements, to fulfill a request by you for an online newsletter, or to contact you about your account with us. We've always preferred bikes we can ride to those we can only think about. Clarke makes a 4 gal tank for it that works well. Stock shock is adjustable and not too bad. I drilled a zip-tie hole just behind the frame tube and between the rear brake mounting lug and lower passenger peg bracket bolt hole; it's in the perfect spot to hold the switch. When you kick the bike over, the alternator sends electricity to the capacitor, the ignition circuit, and to the electrical accessories like the headlight and taillight. My son drove the piss out of it till he broke the rear suspension.