Tag Archives: Honda CRF250L

Honda CRF250L vs XR250 Tornado

updated May 2018 Two 250 Honda trail bikes: one which I used in the UK then owned in the US; the other which I’ve used as a rental in Morocco several times. How do they compare? First, some stats, mostly gathered from the web and … Continue reading

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MCN Adventure Special + video

Along with leaked photos of the latest 200-mph superbike, this week’s Motorcycle News (UK) includes a 15-page Adventure Special supplement with tips and advice from a dozen experts as well as a group test of a Honda CRF250L (which I rode in the … Continue reading

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CRF250L Southwest USA – Gear Review

Like the CRF250L itself, I use longer rides to try out new stuff, new ways of doing things or whatever else catches my imagination. Below is the equipment roll call from the 2013 Honda ride around Southwest USA. What worked, what … Continue reading

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CRF Mile 3105: southern Utah BDR

The last leg of my Southwest tour followed the southern UTBDR down to the Arizona border (map, right or zoom here) to arrive in time for the Overland Expo near Flagstaff in a few days time. The remains of the BDR could … Continue reading

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CRF250L – tuning an EJK fuel controller

My bike came with the commonly fitted Stage 1 performance kit: an EJK fuel controller, FMF Q4 pipe with MegaBomb header, drilled air box sides, spark screen removed from air filter element and a 13T sprocket. All probably great for … Continue reading

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CRF Mile 949: California

Wasn’t sure where I was heading today other than up Highway 395. I had two days to get near Roseville near Sacramento for a talk at a moto shop. Al had recommended a ride up to Mammoth Lake and I wanted to … Continue reading

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CRF Mile 498: Death Valley

You can tell from the picture on the left that today was going to be a good day. An empty road reaching across the high desert to a vanishing point in a distant mountain range. Winding my way through Titus … Continue reading

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