Mike_CA -1500 Miles in 24 Hours Mike_CA - 250's can scare too Mike_CA - Accelerating, changing gears Mike_CA - Aerostich Roadcrafter Suit Mike_CA - Aesthetic Mods (SKIP this one-We're deleting it. B.) Am I too big for this motorcycle? Am I too small for this motorcycle? Are there any disadvantages to lowering the bike? As a second motorcycle Back protector Basic Controls How to jump start your bike from a car/Batteries explained. Best bike for your dollar Biker Speak Downshifting in a turn/Blipping the throttle Boots XXX - Bokonon - Brake Service Braking But aren't MSF courses just for total newbies? XXX - Can I get some stats/specs for the bike? Can I import a motorcycle into Canada? Can I improve carb performance without buying a whole jet kit? Changing the spark plugs & brands to avoid Choosing the Ninja 250 Choosing the Right Helmet Cleaning the carbs 1 Cleaning the carbs 2 Club merchandise Clutch & Transmission Cobra Slip-On Exhaust Coolant Corona Tank Top:Safer Than Leather Countersteering Countersteering 2 Dealing with crosswinds Dealing with risks Do I really need to wear all this stuff? Do I really need to wear all this stuff? Do 120-width tires really work better on the rear? Do I really have to follow this break-in period? Do I really need to wear all this stuff? Do K&N pods provide a significant improvement in horsepower? Draggin Jeans Dragging a knee Dunlop GT501: The Racers' Choice, by Jim Race Earplugs Electrical Components Engine Oil Engine Engine Oil Entering a turn too fast Ergonomics & Comfort First day at Sears Point Forums FAQ Forums FAQ Front end upgrades Front end upgrades Full leathers Functional Mods Functional Mods General Gear Recommendations General things to look for if your bike won't start. Gloves Greasing the axles & wheel bearings Helmet Helmet miscellanea Here is a more technical chain lube article. Hints & Tips: Muzzy Hints & Tips: Streetfighter Hints & Tips: Tire Changing Hints & Tips: Valve Adjustment How a carburetor works: Carbs explained How do I work on clutch components? How does the "reserve tank" work? How far can I go after putting the fuel petcock on "reserve"? How long do tires last? How long will a Ninja 250 engine last? How a carburetor works: Carbs explained How can I balance the tires by myself? How can I change the tires by myself? How do I add HTML to my article? How do I add images to my article? How do I adjust chain tension? How do I adjust the bowl floats? How do I adjust the idle mixture? How do I adjust the rear preload? How do I bleed the brake lines? How do I change the brake fluid? How do I change the front sprocket? How do I change the rear shock? How do I clean the air filter(s)? How do I clean the drivechain? How do I determine tire size? How do I get the airbox out to install airfilter pods? How do I get the vacuum pistons back in correctly? How do I improve my jetting? How do I install a fuel filter? How do I install a jet kit? How do I join the club? How do I line everything up after rebuilding the top end? How do I make use of the extra space under the seat? How do I measure chain slack? How do I properly attach the windscreen to avoid breakage? How do I put clipons on my bike? How do I raise the front fender to fit a 110-width tire? How do I remove the carbs to work on them? How do I remove the fairing, fuel tank, etc? How do I replace the brake pads? How do I replace the chain? How do I replace the fork oil? How do I replace the fork seals? 1 How do I replace the fork seals? 2 How do I replace the fork seals? How do I scrub in new tires? How do I service the carbs/filters? How do I service the final drive (chain & sprockets?) What do I need to know about tires? How do I submit a profile? How do I synchronize the carburetors? How do I work on clutch components? How do I work on the forks & suspension? How do I work on the suspension? How do clipons improve handling? How does modifying the steering geometry help? How does the "reserve tank" work? How does the EX500 compare to the EX250? How does weather affect jetting? How far can I go after putting the fuel petcock on "reserve"? How long do tires last? How long will a Ninja 250 engine last? How much work is involved when rebuilding? How often should I lube the chain; what should I use to do so? How often should I replace the tires? How should I clean the bike? How should I go about preparing my bike for winter storage? How should I post articles? How to drain the float bowls How to shim the cush drive I want a brighter brake light. I want a brighter brake light. I want to mount up bigger wheels. I'd like to get some new grips. I'd like to get some new pegs. I'd like to improve my bike for touring. I'd like to improve my riding skills. What exercises I can do? I'd like to know more about clipons. I'd like to read some good books on motorcycling. I'm having trouble putting my bike on its centerstand... I'm thinking about getting new tires. I've got the filters in, now what do I do with the battery? I Need Advice For Maintaining My Bike. I Need Help Repairing My Bike. XXX Kurbycar32 XXX I have a 1986-1987 model, whats different? I just want more power. I need to fix some accident damage. I need to remove a stripped screw. I should wear a helmet, right? I think my tire is losing air. I want a brighter brake light. I want a new windscreen. I want to adjust the ride height of my bike. I want to change my gearing. 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. I want to improve my carburetor jetting. I want to know more about headlight modulators. I want to make my bike into a streetfighter. I want to make the stock front flasher pods into DRL's. I want to mount up bigger wheels. I want to paint my wheels I want to put a bigger engine in my Ninja I want to put flush-mount flashers on the front. I want to remove the decals from my bike. I want to remove the paint from my wheels for a polished look. I want to remove the rear fender 1. I want to remove the rear fender 2. I want to repaint my bike. I want to repaint my exhaust pipes. I want to repaint the bodywork. I want to reshape my seat. I want to upgrade my exhaust. I want to upgrade my intake. Suspension Upgrades I want to wire extra brake lights into those empty rear sockets. Indian Summer on the Crest Information For New Riders Information For New Riders Information on Maintenance Information On Modifications Information For New Riders Information On Modifications Information On Modifications Installing a Sigma bicycle computer Installing a ZX600 shock Installing an EX500 shock Installing an SV650 shock Is it a good investment; will it retain its value? Is the MSF course hard; will I be able to pass? Is there a carb sync tool? Jacket Joe Rocket Ballistic Pants How do I join the club? Journeys Keith Code Track School Day Kerker Exhaust Lighting Links to more information about the Ninja 250 Looking through the curve Losing traction Lowering the front end Lubing the cables Lubing the cables Luggage Main Page Main Page Main Page Maintaining the throttle cables Maintenance & Repair Information Maximum braking Maximum lean angles Misadventures Muzzy Exhaust My bike jolts forward when I put it in gear after first starting it; is this normal? My clutch lever rattles when I rev the engine. My battery is dead; how can I bring it back to life? My battery is dead; how do I push-start my bike? My battery is good, but when I turn on the ignition I get no power. My bike has been sitting for a while, and I can't get it started. My bike jolts forward when I put it in gear after first starting it; is this normal? My bike starts initially, but the carbs flood very soon thereafter. My bike tries to start but won't, and I see white smoke coming from the exhaust. My bike tries to start but won't, no matter how much choke I give it. My bike won't run. My brakes are not operating normally. My clutch lever rattles when I rev the engine. My engine is running poorly. My handlebars shudder when I ride. My sidestand switch doesn't work right. Necessity of proper gear Ninja 250 Dyno Chart Ninja 250 Dyno Chart Ninja 250 Dyno Chart No need for excessive speed, expense Oil Change Frequency Oil Mod Oil Change Frequency Oil Change Procedure Oil Filters Oil Mod On The Street On The Track Pants I Need Recommendations For Tools/Parts. Performance Mods Personal Accounts Preferred Brands Proper posting, or "Why did I get flamed?" I want to install R1/R6 mirrors. Rain gear Ratings Of Tools By Brand Real World Performance Rear end upgrades Removing idle mixture screw plugs Repacking Cobra F1's Repacking a Muzzy Riding again after an accident Riding in Traffic Riding in the rain Saddle bags Sandbox N250RCWiki:Site support Stopping in traffic Street gloves Suspension Upgrades Suspension Upgrades Tail bag Tank bag Technical Jargon Tires Tires 101: An Introduction Trail Braking Turning and leaning Using front and rear brake Valve Adjuster Tool Valve Adjustment Valve Adjustment Interval Valve Adjustment Procedure Valve Cleaning Valve Clearance Wanted a bike for years What can I do if I flood it? What is the correct way to apply choke at startup? What kind of gas mileage can I expect? What kind of gas mileage can I expect? What tire makes are available that fit the 250? Binary file faq/What tire makes are available that fit the Ninja 250.html matches What's the Deals Gap trip all about? What's the meaning of some of this bike vocabulary I'm hearing? What about the ZZR250; how does it compare? What are clipons? What are some good chain lubes? What are some good riding techniques? What are those tubes hanging down from the bike for? What benefit will I get from an MSF course? What can I do if I get a flat out on the road? What carb components do I need to check? What components are needed to rejet without a jet kit? What do I do with the crankcase vent hose? What do I need to know about buying a used bike? What do I need to know about insurance? What do I need to know about tires? What do I need to know when looking for replacement tires? What factors should I consider when looking for riding gear? What good does reducing unsprung weight do? What is a Ninja 250? What is an MSF course? What is carburetor ice? What is the board usage policy? What is the correct way to apply choke at startup? What is the engine removal process? What kind of battery charger can I use? What kind of battery should I use? What kind of fork oil should I use? What kind of fuel should I use? What kind of gas mileage can I expect? What kind of performance can I expect from a Ninja 250? What kind of performance can I expect from a Ninja 250? What kind of shocks are available for the 250R? What kind of shocks are available for the 250R? What other brake components should I check? What parts usually need to be replaced in a rebuild? What protective riding gear should I have? What replacement pads should I consider? What should a good set of tools include? What tire makes are available that fit the 250? What tire pressures should I use? What windscreen models are available? When can I change to synthetic oil? When I try to start my bike I hear a chattering noise. When can I change to synthetic oil? Where can I buy tires online? Where can I purchase a jet kit for my bike? Where to get your own tire-changing machine Which aftermarket air filters fit the Ninja 250? Which clipon models will fit the EX250? Which oils should NOT be used? Why Adjust Valves Why Synthetic Oil? Why do I have to check the FAQ? Why does my bike take so long to reach normal running temperature? Why does my gas tank sometimes whine when I stop? Why should I upgrade my suspension? Why would I want to change my jetting? Widder heated gloves Wiring Schematic Yoshimura Exhaust I want tail lights with more brightness/contrast. Forums FAQ Why is it important to raise/lower both ends of the bike together? Main Page How do I remove the fork caps/pistons? How do I remove the fork caps/pistons? How do I adjust chain/rear wheel alignment? What is involved in removing/rebuilding the engine? Can I get some stats/specs for the bike? What replacement chain/sprockets should I consider? Where can I buy parts/tools online? Do taller/wider tires work better than the stock sizes?