Category Archives: Motorcycles

Make your Virago 250 faster – take off the weight

There are four ways to do this: 1) Do not buy accessories unless you really need them. 2) If you do buy accessories, make sure they are lightweight. 3) Take things off the bike. 4) Lose weight yourself. Notes: – Adding weight … Continue reading

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Virago 250 – Do not buy chrome parts – just polish the parts that are already on the bike – original posting was updated

Please check out this posting: Virago 250 – Do not buy chrome parts – just polish the parts that are already on the bike. Here is the link:  http://wp.me/p1LWaM-6w    I updated it today. ———– I am not finished polishing the … Continue reading

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A plastic ATV gas tank on a Virago 250 – how bad would it look?

         A plastic ATV gas tank on a Virago 250 – how bad would it look?  (Pretty bad, but the gas tank has a sunroof – which is an unexpected bonus.) Best $6.35 I ever spent and a driving … Continue reading

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Planned changes to my bike – How to make your Virago 250 look a little different from the rest Part II

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Small v-twins from around the world – Part 16 – nice photos (scenery or background)

Here are pictures of Yamaha Virago 125’s and 250′s and other 250cc v-twins from around the world.     Run your mouse over each picture to see what country the bike is from (if available). Click on each picture to make … Continue reading

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How to make your Virago 250 look a little different from the rest – and at low cost

  You can buy aftermarket air filter covers,          but just modifying the stock air filter pods yourself is an easy way to help make your Yamaha Virago 250 look a little different from the rest.  You can … Continue reading

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Adding a centerstand to a Virago 250 – updated Nov 6, 2012

I added a SWM centerstand that is made for the European model V-Star XVS125 and XVS250. It is not an exact fit, so it was a little difficult to install and it does not work perfectly like a factory centerstand … Continue reading

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