The search for a new helmet

***DISCLAIMER –  NOT HONDA 250 RALLY RELATED CONTENT*** I’ve been searching for a new helmet over a year now as my current Shoei Hornet DS is showing it’s age and is not without faults. It has mostly been great and fits me well, but a few things need improving. It stinks! I’ve washed it, but…

Barkbusters hand guard installation on Honda 250 Rally

Proper hand guards are a must if you are planning on taking any adventurous chances with the bike. I fully intend to take the bike to situations where a fall is quite possibly in the cards. A snapped lever bent out of commission is a sucky situation on an otherwise spectacular road trip. The two…

Honda 250 Rally bash plate / engine guard

Digging deeper into the bike. I took the bash plate off and took a closer look. The bottom plate comes out once the front plate is removed and once you do that you get to see how the bottom plate is attached to the frame. Basically it’s held on place by two bolts at the…

Honda 250 Rally accessories catalog

Found a Youtube video where a Japanese guy goes through the accessories catalog. No such thing can be found on any of the Honda euro sites. I wish I could credit the guy for the video, but I don’t understand anything he says or  even what’s he’s name.

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…