Spent a few hours Tuesday digging through a barn full of crap to unearth my girlfriend’s Honda Rebel 250, 1986 model, 25766 miles. The intent is to get it running so we can both learn how to ride. My short 5'6" stature and her not much taller 5'8" stature mean this tiny little bike fits us like an absolute glove (much like my Miata, honestly) and from what I can tell these can be fixed with a hammer and JIS screwdriver.
- Air up and assess tires
- New battery
- Clean everything as best as possible to spot any leaks
- Figure out why the clutch is stuck
- Fix turn signal masts
- Check extent of fuel tank rust
- Party on, Wayne