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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