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Old 04-02-2008, 04:44 PM   #1
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worth doing? What do you guys think?

So, my daily rider is the SV, making my ninja 250 somewhat of a hanger queen. My thoughts are to simply use it and take it to the track to learn more of the technical stuff before getting something bigger. So ... do you think it's worth doing anything with it in terms of mods?

Right now it's bone stock. I've taken off the front fairings for the track, but that's about it. There's really not much i've seen out there for the 250 and I do expect to sell it some time in the future after I've learned as much as I can on it.

Well ... what do you guys/gals think? Maybe I should just streetfighter it.
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:45 PM   #2
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the 250cc race class is pro id' be fun to do
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:47 PM   #3
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you dont think youd be better off just riding the sv on the track as well?
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Old 04-02-2008, 04:55 PM   #4
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you dont think youd be better off just riding the sv on the track as well?
I got the 250 to learn how to ride the street before I got something bigger ... why not the same for the track? Besides, if I yardsale a bike at the track, I'd rather it be the 250 and not my SV.

I think there's a lot to be learned with the 250 that I can apply to something bigger ... besides, I'm a slow learner and this is just the best way for me to learn.
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Old 04-02-2008, 05:56 PM   #5
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a 250 will teach you how to properly take in your momentum. I think a muzzy exhaust, better shocks and rejetting would pretty much sum up what would be enough......

BECAUSE its a 250 some minor improvements will be made, but unless its long empty straightaways, the best you can do is improve and study your techinque.... Of course there are better faster 250cc bikes like aprilias etc that handles the smaller CC's, but if you want a great track bike, upgrade suspension and muzzy it (probably more luxury than necessity) and enjoy it. Save the money for any wipeout. Carbon fiber on the 250 is pretty much a waste! lol.....

thats my 0.000002 worth at least.

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The 250 is a great way to learn to ride fast on a big bike.
We have the CMRA #1 plate in the mini endurance w/ a ninja 250.

The things you need(pretty much a must) are:

Muzzy Pipe
Dunpop 501 tires and remove fender.
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forks done - Emulators w/ internal mods, not like Racetech says. I happen to do suspension work here in San Antonio if you want it done.

As you get faster, you will want to get rearsets, clip-ons etc.
You don't really need the fork brace, so don't waste the money.

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The 250 is a great way to learn to ride fast on a big bike.
We have the CMRA #1 plate in the mini endurance w/ a ninja 250.

The things you need(pretty much a must) are:

Muzzy Pipe
Dunpop 501 tires and remove fender.
jet kit
works shocks
forks done - Emulators w/ internal mods, not like Racetech says. I happen to do suspension work here in San Antonio if you want it done.

As you get faster, you will want to get rearsets, clip-ons etc.
You don't really need the fork brace, so don't waste the money.

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The 250 is a great way to learn to ride fast on a big bike.
We have the CMRA #1 plate in the mini endurance w/ a ninja 250.

The things you need(pretty much a must) are:

Muzzy Pipe
Dunpop 501 tires and remove fender.
jet kit
works shocks
forks done - Emulators w/ internal mods, not like Racetech says. I happen to do suspension work here in San Antonio if you want it done.

As you get faster, you will want to get rearsets, clip-ons etc.
You don't really need the fork brace, so don't waste the money.

PM me if you have any questions.
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Dunpop 501 tires and remove fender.

PM me if you have any questions.

if the front fender is not off the tire will take it off for you.
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