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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 12:17 PM
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Posted By ktmmitch
CB500X rear axle is 17mm diameter and solid

CB500X rear axle is 17mm diameter and solid
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 01:23 AM
Replies: 7,527
Views: 1,368,879
Posted By ktmmitch
We had the same problem when developing our own...

We had the same problem when developing our own Engine Guard, the OEM bolts are M10x1,25 Fine Pitch, but barely long enough, we will be sending out new bolts, 10mm longer.
It is possible to drill...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 11:10 PM
Replies: 7,527
Views: 1,368,879
Posted By ktmmitch
Where would you get a tyre 20-30% taller than...

Where would you get a tyre 20-30% taller than stock??
And if you could how would it fit under front fender??
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 08:08 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Yes, they are designed to take one of the small...

Yes, they are designed to take one of the small rotopaks on each side, they are the same generic design of side plate we use on all our soft luggage racks
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 03:55 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
The production wheel kits will be billet hubs...

The production wheel kits will be billet hubs with stainless steel heavy duty spokes and high quality Morad rims, the Excel rims were only on the development bike
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 03:52 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
The spoked billet hub wheels are slightly...

The spoked billet hub wheels are slightly heavier, I will try and weigh them this week, but would be stronger off road than cast wheels
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 03:50 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
The only pictures we have on the CB500X Adventure...

The only pictures we have on the CB500X Adventure website are Level 3
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-16-2015, 10:55 PM
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Views: 160,639
Posted By ktmmitch
No, only a folding gear shift lever

No, only a folding gear shift lever
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2015, 10:03 AM
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Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Giant Loop, and Jenny with the first CB500X...

Giant Loop, and Jenny with the first CB500X Adventure, are at the Overland Expo in AZ, so I don't expect the GL website to be taking orders this weekend, and we at RRP will be taking orders from end...
Forum: Vendors 05-15-2015, 09:47 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
All the parts will be available to order through...

All the parts will be available to order through the Rally Raid Products website at the end of May
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 05-14-2015, 08:24 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 160,639
Posted By ktmmitch
Ho Woody, as far as I know our Engine Guards,...

Ho Woody, as far as I know our Engine Guards, that were used on the Icon Raiden bikes, went straight on, I will try and contact Johnny at Chicago and confirm.
All bikes also had our Rear Tanks,...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 09:05 AM
Replies: 364
Views: 69,970
Posted By ktmmitch
https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t...

https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/s600x600/11233560_1099198836761644_5684012398842714773_n.jpg?oh=57cc85794aee7ec28672178b9dbbfe20&oe=560DB19B
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 7,527
Views: 1,368,879
Posted By ktmmitch
https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t...

https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xap1/v/t1.0-9/s600x600/11233560_1099198836761644_5684012398842714773_n.jpg?oh=57cc85794aee7ec28672178b9dbbfe20&oe=560DB19B

Plenty of gravel under the...
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,878
Posted By ktmmitch
A quick sneak pic of Jenny Morgan...

A quick sneak pic of Jenny Morgan (https://www.facebook.com/jenny.morgan.1029) and the Honda CB500X Adventure in Death Valley yesterday, on the way to Arizona for Overland Expo.
She was accompanied...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 04:01 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Thanks, well spotted, in all the rush to get...

Thanks, well spotted, in all the rush to get things ready we missed that, I will get it fixed straight away.
Enjoy the website, and keep track on Jenny and the CB500X Adventure's maiden trip.
Forum: Ride reports 05-13-2015, 03:12 AM
Replies: 160
Views: 23,878
Posted By ktmmitch
To coincide with Jenny Morgan riding across the...

To coincide with Jenny Morgan riding across the US, as part of our testing & development of the Adventure Kit we have designed and manufactured for the popular Honda CB500X, we now have a...
Forum: Vendors 05-13-2015, 03:08 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
To coincide with Jenny Morgan riding across the...

To coincide with Jenny Morgan riding across the US, as part of our testing & development of the Adventure Kit we have designed and manufactured for the popular Honda CB500X, we now have a dedicated...
Forum: Vendors 05-11-2015, 08:02 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Not yet, we are trying to find some suitable...

Not yet, we are trying to find some suitable quick release fixings for the attachment of the pillion rack to the side rials, as it needs to come off in the event the seat needs removing
Forum: Vendors 05-10-2015, 02:01 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
We will only be making black anodised hubs

We will only be making black anodised hubs
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 11:02 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
That is something we are developing, Nd will be...

That is something we are developing, Nd will be sending out to Jenny on her trip
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 08:13 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
We hope to have our new,dedicated website for the...

We hope to have our new,dedicated website for the Honda CB500X ready and up this week to coincide with the Overland Expo show and the start of Jenny's mammoth trip, so keep posted.
It will explain...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 08:06 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Jenny will be using just our Rear Rack for....

Jenny will be using just our Rear Rack for. Klamath Tail Tidy, then a Coyote Loop over the rear seat to carry all the main gear.
Harold has a set of Soft Luggage Racks which will be at the Expo show...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 07:47 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
First US Buyer

Congratulations, and thanks for supporting our CB500X Adventure project by being the FIRST buyer in the US of our kit from Giant Loop.
Let's see them out there and show that you dont need 120HP and...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 01:42 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
It's very satisfying after the long hours and...

It's very satisfying after the long hours and going through all the different designs and ideas to come up with a final design.
It's something I could'nt have imagined 5 years ago when myself and...
Forum: Vendors 05-09-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
CB500X Adventure No.2 Bike

Harold, at Giant Loop, in Bend, Oregon, has just finished building his own CB500X with our full Level 3 Adventure Kit for Jenny to take on her TAT trip.
Here is a workshop shot
...
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 07:29 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,277
Posted By ktmmitch
yes, done it

yes, done it
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 03:20 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
From experience, I prefer the bolts that clamp...

From experience, I prefer the bolts that clamp the bars to be separate from the GPS mount fixings, as if you need to take off the mount then you usually need a shorter bolt to replace the previous...
Forum: Vendors 05-04-2015, 01:56 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
Whilst designing the new billet top bar clamp for...

Whilst designing the new billet top bar clamp for our Honda CB500X Adventure kit, we took the opportunity to add some M5 tapped holes so that a RAM mount can be fixed directly to the Top Clamp to...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 03:56 AM
Replies: 7,527
Views: 1,368,879
Posted By ktmmitch
are you using emulators or gold tech?

are you using emulators or gold tech?
Forum: Thumpers 05-01-2015, 12:51 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,277
Posted By ktmmitch
I did 60 miles trail riding before reserve, and 1...

I did 60 miles trail riding before reserve, and 1 hour 45 min in an Enduro before reserve, it uses so little oil I thought the pump was not working!!
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 12:49 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
The adventure wheels will be heavier, but as they...

The adventure wheels will be heavier, but as they are unsprung weight, and it's not a pared-down off road bike we don't worry too much, and as most riders add to the standard bike with centre stands,...
Forum: Thumpers 04-29-2015, 10:11 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 28,277
Posted By ktmmitch
XT and RR HAVE DIFFERENT RADS

XT and RR HAVE DIFFERENT RADS
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2015, 05:10 AM
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Views: 824,175
Posted By ktmmitch
https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t...

https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/v/t1.0-9/10420755_1085927658088762_3969218466016076389_n.jpg?oh=c65c14fd3e99be7b39f9cd88f59567db&oe=55A02702
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-19-2015, 05:06 AM
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Views: 776
Posted By ktmmitch
yes

yes
Forum: Thumpers 04-18-2015, 12:39 PM
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Views: 2,839,609
Posted By ktmmitch
If they are the same as the picture, no they...

If they are the same as the picture, no they won't fit
Forum: Vendors 04-18-2015, 05:36 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-...

https://fbcdn-sphotos-d-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/11059986_1085215608159967_8039122210544493691_o.jpghttps://fbcdn-sphotos-f-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-xap1/t31.0-8/11174375_10852155981599...
Forum: Thumpers 04-17-2015, 12:45 PM
Replies: 22,843
Views: 2,839,609
Posted By ktmmitch
White is the new Orange !!!!

https://scontent-lhr.xx.fbcdn.net/hphotos-xpa1/t31.0-8/11169763_1078774658806341_613255139134666658_o.jpg

We are building a special "Husky" 690 for our Swedish Dakar rider, hi-comp piston &...
Forum: Vendors 04-17-2015, 12:43 PM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
In readiness for the Open Weekend at Torque...

In readiness for the Open Weekend at Torque Racing's new premises, we are fitting the Honda CB500X Adventure with some production parts for the show.
First off is the billet top triple, which...
Forum: British Beasts: Triumph Tigers 04-15-2015, 07:26 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 776
Posted By ktmmitch
http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/triumph-advent...

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/triumph-adventure/triumph-800-xc-tiger-billet-rear-brake-pedal-lever

http://www.rally-raidproducts.co.uk/image/cache/data/RRP352-500x500.jpg
Forum: Vendors 04-14-2015, 09:19 AM
Replies: 987
Views: 142,267
Posted By ktmmitch
The Tractive shocks come with a muti-tipped tool...

The Tractive shocks come with a muti-tipped tool for adjusting preload and clickers
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