Tag Archives: Virago 250

The best new bike for you might be parked outside already

The last part of my route home from work is I-95 North (from exit 15 to exit 33). Around Bridgeport (exit 26/27) the highway goes to 4 lanes – even 5 lanes in spots.  I think I learned how to … Continue reading

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Out of gas – but now I know how far I can go on reserve

Today I let my Virago 250 run out of gas on purpose. I carried some spare fuel so I could do this. If you were on I-95N in Norwalk, CT, (in bumper to bumper traffic) about 5:00 PM today – … Continue reading

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First ride of the year

09 March 2013 – First ride of the year • Today I went for my first ride in a few months. I live in the northeastern US – we got 38 inches of snow a few weeks ago – so … Continue reading

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TOP TEN TIPS FOR 2013 (for Virago 250 motorcycles)

TOP TEN TIPS FOR 2013  (for Virago 250 motorcycles) (important stuff I learned in 2012 – not just  “paint your master link white”  tips – some of these could save your life.) 1)  The magic reflective vest – about $7 … Continue reading

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Texting while driving vs. motorcycles – how to improve your chances

Accidents caused by texting while driving are increasing in the US. When you stop (like for a traffic light), you should leave your bike in gear and watch your mirrors so you can drive away if the driver behind you … 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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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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Virago 250′s from around the world – Part 15 – colors of the world

Here are pictures of Yamaha Virago 250′s from around the world. Click on each picture to make larger. Run your mouse over each picture to see what country the bike is from (if available).                  

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