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Forum: Beasts 12-03-2014, 07:16 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Well, I have a CB5X and believe that the...

Well, I have a CB5X and believe that the suspension mods depend on rider weight, local roads, and how hard you push the bike.
Example: I am 5'5", 155lbs., and live in the plains. Not many curves,...
Forum: Beasts 11-30-2014, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Santa Things

My adult children know how much I enjoy our CB500X.
Last Christmas they bought me a Honda rear hugger, and center stand.
This year, hand guards and air deflectors are on the list.
After all of the...
Forum: Road warriors 10-28-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 12,965
Posted By bbrz
Get her on down to the local Honda shop to toss a...

Get her on down to the local Honda shop to toss a leg over
a CB500F, or if she is felling sexy, CB500R.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-22-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,212
Posted By bbrz
Somewhere in Road Warriors (FZ-07) thread is a...

Somewhere in Road Warriors (FZ-07) thread is a video of Lorenzo taking an FZ-07 around a racing circuit with a camera on him for a few laps.
I saw alot of upper body movement going on.
After all,...
Forum: Beasts 10-17-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Duffel or tail pack?

I put this here because you know the bike, and fit.
What works for the CB500X (and you) a duffel, or tail pack?
Weekend rides with street shoes, jeans, and a couple of shirts.
I am a short guy...
Forum: Beasts 10-16-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 25,675
Posted By bbrz
Mountig the Blackhawk

I think it was on another seller site (Happy Trails)? that had shown an alternate front strap system for the Wolfman Rainer, or Explorer that I used for my Blackhawk.
Basics are that you pass one...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 02:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,401
Posted By bbrz
Do Progressive on line, much cheaper than agent...

Do Progressive on line, much cheaper than agent rates.
Have had multi-poicy's with them for years.
However, all bikes require the same coverages.
Not a bad thing. Just my .002.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 08-03-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 187
Views: 21,717
Posted By bbrz
I had to think on this for a moment before...

I had to think on this for a moment before posting. A fellow that I rode with often(we had two totally different bikes), swapped rides one day. I became a fan of his bike. Purchased a smaller, read...
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2014, 08:23 AM
Replies: 80
Views: 5,598
Posted By bbrz
Mini Monster. Honda CB300F.

Mini Monster. Honda CB300F.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-01-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
Indy race weekend

I got lucky last year and parked at a residence on McCray (2 blks. from turn 4 the j-stand area). Fenced yard, homeowner always on the property. Event parking, or camping for whatever day, or days....
Forum: Beasts 08-01-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Top end sounds, your expierience?

Digging up something old, but just asking. In March got the rocker bolt recall letter from Honda. Did the dealer 600 mi. service at around 1200 mi. months before. My bike has a high VIN#, so I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-25-2014, 06:02 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,114
Posted By bbrz
If they are fresh kills, visorvisionusa.com. The...

If they are fresh kills, visorvisionusa.com. The V2 sponges are an all in one system. Check the ship charge per units. I love mine and will purchase a larger pack for future use.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 07-19-2014, 01:26 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
Halls Ducati Days

July 26. If you ever wanted to test ride a "Dew-Cati" now is your chance.

They also sell Husky's and Gas-Gas. Sure that Steven would let some of

those out of the barn, too.

Hall's Cycles ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 01:03 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 28,766
Posted By bbrz
Isn't that the look alike fork such as on the new...

Isn't that the look alike fork such as on the new VFR?

That would be a sweet rig for my riding "style".
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 06-19-2014, 05:27 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
Off the trails?

Not trying to get in the way, but upstairs saw a bike night thread.
The old RI used to do it out in Savoy. Any others going on in ECIL
since? Like William, mud is evil to me, and rides around...
Forum: Road warriors 05-16-2014, 05:39 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 5,259
Posted By bbrz
CB 500F? 30" seat height? Easy muscle motor....

CB 500F? 30" seat height? Easy muscle motor. Cheap to own and operate.
Forum: Beasts 04-11-2014, 07:34 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Taste of Moonshine

Gonna do the Moonshine Lunch Run on Sat., but what can ya tell me
about the Pig Trail in Arkansas? My next planned ride out.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-11-2014, 03:51 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
Moonshine Virgin

Any of you going? My first time. Leaving Rantoul Sat. AM.

What's up? PM or leave it here. KWC? Garry? any CU riders?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 04-04-2014, 07:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,213
Posted By bbrz
That just looks SWELL!

That just looks SWELL!
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 03-27-2014, 08:57 PM
Replies: 141
Views: 9,628
Posted By bbrz
I was recently at an airport in central Illinois,...

I was recently at an airport in central Illinois, that did not allow motorcycles on the property. BMI. Security could not tell me why. WTF?
Forum: Americas 03-20-2014, 07:15 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 411
Posted By bbrz
Pig Tail

In north west Arkansas. Just discovered this today. Have you been there, done that? Talk to me. Sounds like a ride that could rival the Dragon for us in the Midwest.
Forum: Beasts 03-16-2014, 04:15 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Tank Bags

Not to derail other things here, but as a CB500X owner what tank bag works for the X? Saw one on yours Dogjaw. I had an Eclipse back in the early '90s and only need a small incidental bag for daily...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
For Garry, I vote Zombie. He has the weapons to...

For Garry, I vote Zombie. He has the weapons to back up the "look".
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-15-2014, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5,197
Views: 276,631
Posted By bbrz
BOOM, here I am. Met KWC when we tried to sell a...

BOOM, here I am. Met KWC when we tried to sell a Ducati S2r800.
That bike is gone, and also traded a very clean YZF600 to get back
to basics. Now on a Honda CB500X. Let's ride! Gravel, county,...
Forum: Day Trippin' 03-08-2014, 07:44 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 17,359
Posted By bbrz
WTF are you saying. Our Federal Government left...

WTF are you saying. Our Federal Government left this Base to die on our hands, and yours also. Where do you live? Certain that I can call out run down property in your town as well. We were told how...
Forum: The Garage 03-04-2014, 06:33 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,678
Posted By bbrz
Yes, it does work well if you grind the tip at a...

Yes, it does work well if you grind the tip at a true 90 for one time use.

Not just one time, but , ya know.
Forum: Road warriors 03-01-2014, 09:21 PM
Replies: 201
Views: 16,278
Posted By bbrz
Every brand has good, or bad, on internet forums....

Every brand has good, or bad, on internet forums. Most here have given you a take on issues regarding the Ducati brand. I had an S2R 800.
Short version. Know what you are buying into. This is not...
Forum: Beasts 03-01-2014, 08:18 PM
Replies: 702
Views: 71,118
Posted By bbrz
58 yr. old, 158#, 5'6", 30" inseam, little guy....

58 yr. old, 158#, 5'6", 30" inseam, little guy. CB500X. Some days I feel like I'm pushing a 450 MX'er out of the garage. Can control this bike very well on the balls of my feet, but would not tell a...
Forum: The Garage 02-21-2014, 09:39 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 7,387
Posted By bbrz
It is exciting and fun. Many others here have...

It is exciting and fun. Many others here have given good advice.
Please, talk to attorneys, bankers, vendors, and most of all insurance
providers. So much to learn about "buying yourself a job"....
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2014, 08:05 PM
Replies: 459
Views: 84,291
Posted By bbrz
True, and on another forum it was said Honda...

True, and on another forum it was said Honda would put out info on US
models today. I am not concerned. My dealer valve check was at 1140 mi.
They ran the VIN at that time. Charged for a new cam...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2014, 05:13 PM
Replies: 565
Views: 44,266
Posted By bbrz
bbrz home of the Windjammer Rantoul il 61866 ...

bbrz
home of the Windjammer
Rantoul il 61866



Not many ADV riders in Sherman at the HH, is there?
Oh, wait! Sometimes the "MILERS" show up.
Forum: Beasts 02-08-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,800
Posted By bbrz
+1 with what Sock Monkey has to say. Also took a...

+1 with what Sock Monkey has to say. Also took a real hit with mine.
In the future, these replacement costs are going to be out of pocket.
When the NOS parts are gone, and Ducati is sold for the...
Forum: Road warriors 02-07-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,365
Posted By bbrz
Had an S2R800, (07). Great bike! But, to do it...

Had an S2R800, (07). Great bike! But, to do it over again, would choose
an older steel tank model. Don't even think of buying an FI with out
the code card and red key.
When Ducati NA sent me the...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 02-07-2014, 06:57 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,991
Posted By bbrz
Old times, Good times

From mid '73-mid '74, schooled at a tech center in Quincy IL.
Dated a very sweet little farm girl that lived on the eastern river bluff
above the river. Rode a room mates SL350 Honda out to the...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 03:00 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
Looking Down

At the Road Warriors CBR650F thread.

Same motor design as the 500's (with 2 more cyls), of course.

Looks like other like parts are on it also.

Am I spacin' out? Honda? What's up?

Is an...
Forum: Beasts 02-06-2014, 02:26 PM
Replies: 6,193
Views: 1,286,800
Posted By bbrz
Halls-Cycles

Really good people at Halls, e-mail or call them with your problem before a drive, or ride.
Not sure about the "current" tank situation, but as soon as I got the settlement letter from Ducati NA, I...
Forum: Equipment 02-02-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,335
Posted By bbrz
ROK straps

Any online sellers besides Amazon, E-bay?

Looking all over. Do not find?
Forum: Beasts 02-02-2014, 02:40 PM
Replies: 5,202
Views: 981,216
Posted By bbrz
accessory tips

Evotech rad guard-Genuine Honda hugger, and centerstand. No instructions included, helpful, not necessary. You may want to wear nitrile gloves, as jewelry and nails can mark the plastic finishes...
Forum: Road warriors 01-23-2014, 06:18 PM
Replies: 146
Views: 10,409
Posted By bbrz
On your team, Jim. :clap

On your team, Jim. :clap
Forum: Americas 01-20-2014, 05:32 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,042
Posted By bbrz
As you are going to start near Chicago. I will...

As you are going to start near Chicago. I will try to put my head together to guide you on the "Mother Road" in the central part of Illinois.

We left that region 25+yrs. ago, but grew up on...
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