Now...why the difference between the 250 R + the 300 R??
(From the 250 R website 250.net.) Member SPDKLLS wrote below...
Honda Corporate just called me back..The official word is..the information regarding maximum weight capacity in the User manual included with the bike is INCORRECT!
The Service Manual has the correct information and is what we should go by..the Maximum Weight Capacity of the CBR250R OFFICIALLY is 478 lbs/217 kg..
I was thanked several times for bringing this to Honda's attention, they were not aware the user manuals were printed with the incorrect max weight capacity information and I was assured that steps are now being taken to fix the printed error in future user manuals..
So lets go buy our chiks a helmet and double up