DRC Edge 2 tail tidy for Honda 250 Rally

Foreword I really did not feel compelled to install a tail tidy for this bike. The OEM version, while not pretty, is quite acceptable in my opinion. That said, one needs something to tinker with during the winter… Installation method I wanted to do a non destructive install, meaning that I want to be able…

Yet another Phone/GPS mount solution – The GUB G-86 phone holder

I found yet another solution* for mounting the phone on the GPS crossbar. It’s chinese made and therefore relatively cheap (around  $15). I ordered mine on eBay. Searching for “GUB G-86 phone holder” should find ouy one if you are interested, but Amazon also has them. Amazon link: GUB Mountian Bike Phone Mount – Aluminum Alloy…

Aux power source II (NO!)

LATEST UPDATE ****ATTENTION!**** It appears that the RED plug is a DIAGNOSTICS plug and thus not likely intended for source of switched power. This is based on information derived from the service manual ( see comments below) I DO NOT recommend to use the plug for powering anything.

Battery tender plug & charge indicator

The man flu is still keeping me down, but I got around to installing the battery tender plug & charge indicator. The idea is that I can see the condition of the battery at a glance and keep the battery charged during the winter without the need to attach cables to the battery or open…

USB Charging plug / power socket

Installed a Burnsmoto USB plug for the Rally. I’ve installed the exact same kind of plug on 3 of my previous bikes and it has always worked very well. The unit is as simple as it gets. It connects directly to 12 volt system and powers down to USB power requirements (DC 5V +/-0.25 and 2.1 amp…

Honda 250 Rally Aux power source

I MAY have found the aux power plug under the left side upper front fairing. There is a thick cable running to the lights and it has an unused end with cap on it. With a right Honda connector plug, one should be able to easily plug in to 12V aux power. I tested the plug…

To-do-list v 1.0

Rode the trade in bike to the shop today. +4 celsius, cold asf. I hovered around the rally for a while and found a few things that need attention. The hand quards The hand quards are purely cosmetic and need to be replaced with real ones asap. I snapped a clutch lever from the 690E…