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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 10:59 AM
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Posted By Little General
What front fork gators are those on your bike.

What front fork gators are those on your bike.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-28-2015, 06:12 PM
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Posted By Little General
I have to agree with Jettpilot on this one. When...

I have to agree with Jettpilot on this one. When I was a kid back in 1973, my older brother had a 1970 Boss 302 Mustang. One night my dad found him under the hood tearing into the motor to change the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-20-2015, 07:42 PM
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Posted By Little General
I was thinking of welding a couple of tabs on my...

I was thinking of welding a couple of tabs on my crash bars to mount a couple small LED lights. Other than removing the spark plug wires and negative cable on the battery, what else should I do? It...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-18-2015, 04:18 PM
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Posted By Little General
Pissed Man , its too hot to ride here now. 100 degrees...

Man , its too hot to ride here now. 100 degrees today and 99, 98 last week and showing 99 to 100 for next week. As far as pictures around here, hay bales right now. I will get some sooner or later.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-17-2015, 06:32 PM
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Posted By Little General
I log on everyday to read interesting things...

I log on everyday to read interesting things about Honda Cb500x motorcycles. If I wanted to hear a bunch of bickering , I would talk to my wife . Opinions are like assholes, everyone has one. I like...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-12-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Little General
I too judge a person by their actions , not what...

I too judge a person by their actions , not what they do for a living. Im a plumber and I have heard every shit joke there is. In the end, all a person has is their word. Good people are hard to find...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2015, 04:02 PM
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Posted By Little General
Thanks Juan, My PUIG is 15" tall, so I guess I...

Thanks Juan, My PUIG is 15" tall, so I guess I will deal with it until I can afford a Taller one.



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'BOUT 8" TO THE TOP OF...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-31-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Little General
Anyone using the taller Honda wind screen? If so,...

Anyone using the taller Honda wind screen? If so, can you measure from top of bracket to top of screen? I have a PUIG windscreen and it works fairly well, I can ride with my helmet shield open and be...
Forum: Vendors 05-27-2015, 05:06 PM
Replies: 1,108
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Posted By Little General
The tank guard has nothing to do with the engine...

The tank guard has nothing to do with the engine guard. Just put it together loosely and then tighten up all bolts a little at a time
Forum: Vendors 05-25-2015, 04:38 PM
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Posted By Little General
I just installed the engine guards from SW...

I just installed the engine guards from SW Mototech and still have the tank guard to install. As far as what I am looking at, they do NOT use any similar mounting points. You do need to be careful...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 04:22 PM
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Posted By Little General
I didn't even give it much pressure anyway, way...

I didn't even give it much pressure anyway, way less than if felt to break it loose. Maybe the supplied bolt is a tad short. Worse case I can put a long bolt through the back and put a nut on it.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-25-2015, 03:22 PM
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Posted By Little General
Crap, I stripped out a bolt hole

I was mounting my SW Moto engine guard today and when I went to tighten the right side front bolt , its a M10-55 and I was using my 3/8" torque wrench and I thought I would give it one more click...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-19-2015, 01:49 PM
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Posted By Little General
DId you order from the guy in United Kingdom?

DId you order from the guy in United Kingdom?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 06:50 PM
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Posted By Little General
My 8 yr old MacBook died and I lost all my...

My 8 yr old MacBook died and I lost all my bookmarks. I know this is a simple question, but what size TKC80 tires are you guys running. I cant find any website that has both listed or even instock...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 03:25 PM
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Posted By Little General
I used the spanner wrench from my Polaris Ranger...

I used the spanner wrench from my Polaris Ranger UTV. It worked, nit a perfect fit. Whats the opinion between the TC-80 and the Shinko 804/805. The Shinko's are around a $100 each at Revzella
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 03:32 PM
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Posted By Little General
What year rear shock from the GSXR fits ? Are the...

What year rear shock from the GSXR fits ? Are the 600 & 750 the same?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By Little General
I agree with switchblade. I changed my oil at 400...

I agree with switchblade. I changed my oil at 400 miles and now at 600 miles I have seen no oil usage.Plus, I have read a lot on the web about the CBx and have not found anything about burning oil....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 07:25 PM
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Posted By Little General
Thanks Mike, I may just buy the $59 light bar...

Thanks Mike, I may just buy the $59 light bar that mounts under the headlight.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 05:28 PM
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Posted By Little General
Best place to mount lights

My best friend is the east coast sales manager for Truck Lite, lights. He gave me a couple small led spot/driving lights . They are about the same size as a childs wooden block that has the letters...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Little General
I bought my '14 on Dec 30, 2014 for $5,800 non...

I bought my '14 on Dec 30, 2014 for $5,800 non ABS out the door. There are 5 or so Honda dealers within an hour drive, so they deal around Charlotte, NC.
Forum: Vendors 03-21-2015, 03:37 PM
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Views: 168,551
Posted By Little General
MAn I love the graphics you made for the side....

MAn I love the graphics you made for the side. That would be one of my first purchases along with better suspension for 17"wheels. Great work. I would pay for you to email me the vector file and I...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-21-2015, 03:31 PM
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Posted By Little General
I have had a KLR also and comparing the KLR to...

I have had a KLR also and comparing the KLR to the CBX is like comparing an an all wheel drive SUV to a Jeep CJ7. Both will go on pavement, both will go thru grassy fields and dirt roads, but the CJ7...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-16-2015, 05:46 PM
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Posted By Little General
What side bags do you have? Where did you get...

What side bags do you have? Where did you get them? Any supports under them? Your bike looks awesome , thats my goal.
Forum: Vendors 03-10-2015, 02:54 PM
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Posted By Little General
Awsome work you guys are doing. I envy the people...

Awsome work you guys are doing. I envy the people that make a living doing what they love. I make a living repairing other peoples plumbing problems, I love to ride and upgrade my Honda CB500x....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-10-2015, 02:46 PM
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Posted By Little General
Rosmoe, that was exactly what I was talking...

Rosmoe, that was exactly what I was talking about.:clap . Only thing I was going to use smaller and stiffer tubing, but what you did may be better due to the fact it can absorb some of the vibration...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-09-2015, 04:57 PM
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Posted By Little General
Getting back to windscreens….the Madstad claims...

Getting back to windscreens….the Madstad claims to move the windscreen out and up to allow air to go under the screen to cancel out the vacuum or void that gets trapped behind the windscreen. Also it...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-07-2015, 02:02 PM
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Posted By Little General
Now thats a huge windscreen. I bought a PUIG...

Now thats a huge windscreen. I bought a PUIG windscreen and is a lot taller then stock, but makes a lot of wind noise. I tried it in both positions and finally went back to stock in the low position....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-04-2015, 02:12 PM
Replies: 8,052
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Posted By Little General
No trade i guess, my 2 blue helmets and blue mesh...

No trade i guess, my 2 blue helmets and blue mesh jacket would not match a black bike as well. Where did you buy the Tires ?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 12:03 PM
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Posted By Little General
I wanted black, but got a good deal on a 14 in...

I wanted black, but got a good deal on a 14 in white. With my blue and white flip up helmet, I look like the city cops around here. Its like driving an old Crown Vic and people think you are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-01-2015, 11:38 AM
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Posted By Little General
My 2014 non abs out the door incl tag transfer...

My 2014 non abs out the door incl tag transfer was $5800, and that was 12-30-14. I think about the middle of Jan is when Honda knocked the price down a few hundred dollars. There was a local dealer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 08:38 PM
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Posted By Little General
I had another question, do they make clutch and...

I had another question, do they make clutch and brake levers that are for smaller hands. I have short fingers and found the reach to the clutch a little far. I see the levers sold that have like 6...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 02:00 PM
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Posted By Little General
I bought the 2014 non abs and rode it home today....

I bought the 2014 non abs and rode it home today. For me, 39 degrees is not that bad, but I had a pair of shitty gloves on. I either need heated grips, hand guards or a better pair of gloves. I also...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 08:57 AM
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Posted By Little General
2013 or 2014

I got an out the door price for a 2013 @ $5804 and a 2014 @ $5907. I like the black better but the white is a year newer and doesn't need the 600 mile valve adj. Plus it probably will be seen easier....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 09:08 PM
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Posted By Little General
need advise, Honda CB500x or BMW 650GS

sold my old motorcycles today and am going looking for a new bike tomorrow. I had my mind set on a 2013 Honda CB500x for $4998 new and ran across a sweet 2007 BMW 650GS w abs. for $5500. What to do?...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-20-2014, 12:32 PM
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Posted By Little General
Just a question

I sold my old bike and waiting for the new owner to pick it up on Monday. Hopefully:clap. I kept the bar risers off my new bike , they are 7/8". Is that the size of the Honda bars? If the deal goes...
Forum: Thumpers 11-21-2012, 04:32 PM
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Posted By Little General
Hey guys, I haven't logged on here in years since...

Hey guys, I haven't logged on here in years since I sold my KLR 650. I've been looking at dual sport bikes for a couple months. I thought I wanted a Kawasaki KLX 250 with the 17" wheels with the...
Forum: GS Boxers 02-26-2006, 03:56 PM
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Posted By Little General
Question How tall?

I'm 5'6" wear 30" pants, any ideas on how I might manage a 1150 Adv. I have owned a VFR-800, bmw 650 and a KLR-650. I really want an Adventure but my local dealer says I should look at something...
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