We wrote before about why we did choose Honda CRF 250 L to travel around the world; our motorcycles already passed 50.000 km in 13 months;
Both of us have been riding Honda CRF 250 L. One is second hand and it was 3.500 km when we bought model 2014, which is from Turkey. Other one was new when we bought it, which is 2016 model and from Holland.
Which part did we changed on the CRF 250L?
|2014 model||2016 model||Change Part||Detail|
|3.500 km||1.000 km||Engine oil and filter||We didn’t know when they changed last time for the second hand. (in TURKEY)|
|6.500 km||–||Battery||Battery dead for second hand motorcycle. (in HOLLAND)|
|10.000 km||6.700 km||Engine oil||(in NORWAY)|
|14.500||–||Chain and Back sprocket||(in POLAND)|
|16.500 km||13.400 km||Engine oil and filter||(in HOLLAND)|
|21.070 km||18.170 km||All Tires, Heidenau K60,||We used original tires, IRC, in Europe. (in TURKEY)|
|21.070 km||18.170 km||Engine oil||(in TURKEY)|
|–||18.170 km||Chain||(in TURKEY)|
|29.300 km||26.200 km||Air filter||(in SENEGAL)|
|29.300 km||26.200 km||Engine oil and filter||(in SENEGAL)|
|29.300 km||–||Chain and sprockets||(in SENEGAL)|
|32.000 km||29.000 km||Break fluid||There was so much dust in it(in MALI)|
|–||31.100 km||One fork seal||Nigerian roads are terrible (in NIGERIA)|
|36.300 km||33.200 km||Engine oil||(in CAMEROON)|
|38.300 km||35.400 km||Rear tires, Michelin T63,||(in GABON)|
|41.500 km||38.700 km||Engine oil||(in ANGOLA)|
|41.500 km||38.700 km||Headlight bulb||(in ANGOLA)|
|–||38.700 km||Sprockets||(in ANGOLA)|
|47.600 km||45.000 km||All Tires, Mitas EO7,||(in SOUTH AFRICA)|
|47.600 km||45.000 km||Engine oil and filter||(in SOUTH AFRICA)|
|47.600 km||45.000 km||Break fluid||There was so much dust in it (in SOUTH AFRICA)|
|47.600 km||45.000 km||Sparkplug||(in SOUTH AFRICA)|
|53.400 km||50.900 km||Engine oil||(in BOTSWANA)|
*We filled in the km if we changed something on the motorcycle, if there is no number we only changed it on 1 motorcycle.
If you forget to second hand motorcycle what we changed it was on the mechanic/technical book of Honda CRF.
We haven’t changed yet our breaks because we didn’t need break on the road so much. 🙂 Generally, gas breaks enough for us in Africa.
We went to Honda service in Cape Town to ask about valve clearance when motorcycles were 47.500 km. They told us everything look like fine therefore They didn’t open engine.
If you plan a long journey like us you should check our other articles about what we carry for fix motorcycles, how much knowledge you need about motorcycle before start to travel or what have been learning on the road to mechanic of motorcycle? for all articles jut click 🙂