Since the 300 & 500 have absolutely NOTHING shared with the 250 (or 450) people here have nothing to offer on the matter.
Well, that lasted at least 5 minutes.
1. Yes they do. Many Rebel riders are trying out motorcycles and maintenance for the first time, and the collective knowledge held in the brain trust here is a valuable resource. Tabaka, for example, owns a couple of bikes and quads, and his knowledge from working on the other rides has been passed on here to the benefit of Rebel owners.
2. This is exactly why we should have a new Rebel section. The 250/450 folks can learn from the new folk, and the new folk can become the old dawgs of tomorrow, keeping this thing alive!
PS I'm still embarrassed about the false Wikipedia info I passed. Sigh. Fake news