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My 1994 CR250R

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A little background.

Got this bike about 2 years ago or so. $500.

Life happened, new baby and a move from San Jose to Folsom. Bike has pretty much just sat. I think I've had 2 or 3 rides on it while at our family ranch.

That brings me to today. Finally got my bike and my son's 50 up to Folsom from the Bay Area.

I drained the tank, went thru the carb (it finally idles), new plug, fresh premix and she's back!

I spent about an hour today with Simple Green and Zep Orange degreaser, a little armor all, and this is what she looks like.

I am excited to finally ride somewhere other than our ranch. We now live 5 minutes from Prairie City/Hangtown. Should be fun to get out on some trails with my kiddo as well.

I am a beginner by any measure (my first real bike), so if anything in my pics stands out to you guys as a red flag/maint issue, please let me know.

Also, I know its popular for people to put 95/96 shrounds on the earlier bikes. Can you tell me if I have the correct 94s or the 95/96s.

I am going to order all new plastic as soon as the wallet will allow. Thinks about going back to red, but not sure if I go Flo Red, or the newer,darker red.

I cannot express how HELPFUL the board has been to me while trying to figure all this out. You people are great.

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One last thing, does this sticker mean anything to anyone? I treid to Google it, but came up empty

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Looks great. Personally, I'd get some wider pegs, but that's me...

Zep orange degreaser rules!

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Bike looks good. but you definitely need to replace or at least limber up that chain really well...I see some kinks.

Have fun while you are young.

Yeah, I was thinking new chain/sprockets in the next few weeks.

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And remove that rear caliper guard. The only thing it will do is overheat the fluid by blocking cooling air to the caliper. Do it. Now!

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That bike, or it's forks at least, was used in the 1997 AMA National Hare Scrambles championships.

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Awesome bike. I like the old steelies. Better soak that chain in gas to clean it up. I went on ebay and found some used fastways footpegs from a yz and put them on my '95 and they are awesome. Nice job on your bike. I just started riding with my son last year, he was 8 and i was 39. Good fun, glad i did it. Now i have 2 cr's. I don't know who has more fun, my son or me!

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