Shout “Eureka!” because you’ve finally found an English website dedicated to helping you maintain, service, understand and mod your beloved Honda XR250 Tornado.
About bloody time too!
What Do You Need For Your Honda XR250 Tornado?
Here’s the XR250 Tornado Owner’s Manual in English.
Here’s the workshop / service manual in Portuguese. I’ve hacked Honda’s edit protection on it so that you can copy/paste any part of it into Google Translate to translate it to English. I’ve also included the CBF250 Twister workshop manual (in English) because it shares the same engine as the Tornado.
Can’t find spares for your XR250 Tornado in your country? Here’s a list of alternative OEM and parts from other bikes that will fit your XR250 Tornado.
Here’s where we (yes, that means you and I) will gather information about /known Issues and how we’ve fixed our Tornados when they have stopped playing nice.
I need your help with this. Please contact me and tell me all about your mods.
I interviewed Toby Shannon of Around The Block Moto Adventures in Peru. He rents Honda Tornados and preps them for touring in Latin America. He is also an engineer, so he knows what he is talking about (unlike me). Here is what Toby does to each Honda Tornado to get it ready for long distance travel.
Here you’ll find all the specs of your little Tornado.
Here’s why I’ve owned 4 of these bikes for long distance adventure travel.