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Revision as of 12:15, 29 April 2007

I want to know more about the Ninja 250 motorcycle.

What is a Ninja 250?

What kind of performance can I expect from a Ninja 250?

How does the EX250 handle freeway riding?

What kind of gas mileage can I expect?

Am I too big for this motorcycle?

Am I too small for this motorcycle?

How does the EX500 compare to the EX250?

What about the ZZR250; how does it compare?

Comparisons and Reviews of the EX250

Can I import a motorcycle into Canada?

I have a 1986-1987 model. What's different?

Is it a good investment; will it retain its value?

How long will a Ninja 250 engine last?

Shouldn't I consider a bigger bike? Won't I want a bigger one later anyway?

Can I get some stats/specs for the bike?

Icon_mini_members.gif Links to more information about the Ninja 250

I just got a Ninja 250, and I have some other questions about it.

Do I really have to follow this break-in period?

Do I have to do this 500 mile service?

What is the correct way to apply choke at startup?

What can I do if I flood it?

My bike jolts forward when I put it in gear after first starting it; is this normal?

Why does my bike take so long to reach normal running temperature?

How far can I go after putting the fuel petcock on "reserve"

How does the "reserve tank" work?

What kind of fuel should I use?

How do I check my oil?

A beginner's guide to maintenance tools

What do I need to know about keys?

How do I wash the bike?

I want adjustable clutch & brake levers

What are those tubes hanging down from the bike for?

I want to install frame sliders.

Should I use the side prop or centerstand when I park?

I am having trouble putting my bike on its centerstand...

How can I haul my bike on a truck/trailer?

Speed @ rpm calculator

Why does my gas tank sometimes whine when I stop?

What is carburetor ice?

I want to know more about motorcycling in general.

First days: Living with a motorcycle

Icon_mini_members.gif Protective Gear What protective riding gear should I have?

How much does it really cost to own a motorcycle?

Motorcycling flowchart

Should I take an MSF course?

Why sportbikes are NOT beginner bikes

How to use the center stand

What are some good riding techniques?

I want to improve my riding skills. What exercises can I do?

I can ride just fine after a couple beers, right? Right??

Why bikes die: A humorous look at ownership

Boxers or briefs? Summer under-gear wear

What do I need to know about buying a used bike?

I Need Recommendations For Tools/Parts.

What do I need to know about insurance?

How should I go about preparing my bike for winter storage?

Winter storage: A photo essay

What is the meaning of some of this bike vocabulary I'm hearing?

I want to get a bike but I don't know the "process."

I want to get a bike but my parents won't let me.

My bike was wrecked but it wasn't my fault...

I'm ready to hit the twisties. Where are some good motorcycle roads?

To wave or not to wave?