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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan Yesterday, 05:46 PM
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Posted By tft
I think a cost vs perceived improvement chart is...

I think a cost vs perceived improvement chart is in order McRat. :D
Forum: Ride reports Yesterday, 05:40 PM
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Posted By tft
+1 on the stickers

+1 on the stickers
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 07:47 PM
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Posted By tft
I have thought about doing this before. Do you...

I have thought about doing this before. Do you have a build report?
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2015, 07:43 PM
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Posted By tft
I want a product review of the fairing. Looked...

I want a product review of the fairing. Looked sweet blasting through the water.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-22-2015, 04:39 PM
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Posted By tft
Do you have a Africa twin in there?

Do you have a Africa twin in there?
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By tft
The cee baileys sport windscreen didn't do much...

The cee baileys sport windscreen didn't do much for me except direct wind under my helmet. You'veade the right choice. I am 6' though so you know....Tall people problems. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-21-2015, 07:24 PM
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Posted By tft
Higher comp cams means you must use higher octane...

Higher comp cams means you must use higher octane fuel correct?
Does the cb500x run well on low grade fuel?
Forum: Vendors 05-21-2015, 05:22 PM
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Views: 138,658
Posted By tft
What are they charging for the install?

What are they charging for the install?
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2015, 09:53 AM
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Views: 138,658
Posted By tft
Thanks for offering the feedback but shouldn't...

Thanks for offering the feedback but shouldn't you be out riding?! :D
Forum: Vendors 05-18-2015, 06:40 AM
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Posted By tft
Some bikes even ones designed to carry a...

Some bikes even ones designed to carry a passenger still need structural reinforcement to be able to carry gear at the load points of where some soft/hard luggage racks put the weight.
Forum: Thumpers 05-17-2015, 09:05 PM
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Posted By tft
Does anyone have a headlight lens they would be...

Does anyone have a headlight lens they would be interested in selling? Mine took a rock and shattered. Otherwise I'm headed to Mr. Honda and I might leave there with the cb500x. :evil
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 08:43 PM
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Views: 138,658
Posted By tft
Awesome! If your opinion do you think the rear...

Awesome!
If your opinion do you think the rear of the cb500x can hold some substancial weight? I'm thinking 2 gallons of gas and about 35+lbs of gear. So 50 to 60lbs maybe.
Forum: Vendors 05-17-2015, 07:28 PM
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Posted By tft
Can the soft luggage racks support mounting, and...

Can the soft luggage racks support mounting, and the weight of rotopax cans?
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2015, 11:45 AM
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Posted By tft
the xr650l does have a distinct engine sound (at...

the xr650l does have a distinct engine sound (at least the two I have access to do) but i don't know if I would describe it as keys jingling together. Also it goes away for me as rpm increases, that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 11:42 AM
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Posted By tft
Flipping of the kill switch didn't solve that...

Flipping of the kill switch didn't solve that problem?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 03:56 PM
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Posted By tft
Rockymountainatvmc has the tkc80 front for around...

Rockymountainatvmc has the tkc80 front for around $100 and the rear for $150ish. In case anyone was interested.
Forum: Thumpers 05-11-2015, 08:47 AM
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Posted By tft
Is that a tombstone h3 windscreen?

Is that a tombstone h3 windscreen?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 10:48 AM
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Posted By tft
I may have the stock tail light and license plate...

I may have the stock tail light and license plate mount but ill have to check tomorrow when i get home.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 10:42 AM
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Posted By tft
Yes a directional tire obviously should only be...

Yes a directional tire obviously should only be mounted per manufacturer spec.:D
I do run a non directional tkc80 rear that i reversed and put on the front of my bmw r65 scrambler with no problems....
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 06:52 AM
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Posted By tft
Golden Tyre 201s come in sizes that will fit the...

Golden Tyre 201s come in sizes that will fit the stock bike and the rrp500x. If you are looking for somthing a little less tkc80 and a little more meaty than stock.
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By tft
How are you liking the fairing?

How are you liking the fairing?
Forum: Thumpers 05-10-2015, 06:46 AM
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Posted By tft
Lets see some more pics of this bike.

Lets see some more pics of this bike.
Forum: Thumpers 05-09-2015, 05:29 PM
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Posted By tft
Did you get another job where you got to keep the...

Did you get another job where you got to keep the 650L?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 12:25 PM
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Posted By tft
Thanks John. Maybe I will! :clap

Thanks John. Maybe I will! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 08:52 AM
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Posted By tft
Is the abs easily turned off?

Is the abs easily turned off?
Forum: Thumpers 05-08-2015, 05:06 PM
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Posted By tft
I cracked my headlight….the glass part. Anyone...

I cracked my headlight….the glass part. Anyone know the best place for the best price for replacement?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2015, 09:12 AM
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Posted By tft
What advantages are you trying to get with the...

What advantages are you trying to get with the gsxr rear spring? Better on road performance? Would it negatively effect off-road ridding?
Forum: Thumpers 05-04-2015, 05:37 PM
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Posted By tft
I hit light speed this weekend. I may have...

I hit light speed this weekend.
I may have been able to go a bit faster but the speed wobbles man....the speed wobbles:eek1
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 09:08 AM
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Posted By tft
Night_wolf Have you taken your f650 and cb500x...

Night_wolf
Have you taken your f650 and cb500x off-road? How do they compare?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-03-2015, 05:28 AM
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Posted By tft
What about an off road comparison?

What about an off road comparison?
Forum: Thumpers 05-02-2015, 06:27 PM
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Posted By tft
Im running a 140/80 pirelli mt90 with no problem....

Im running a 140/80 pirelli mt90 with no problem. The chain guard it a little close….about 3/16" clearance but I've never had any rubbing issues.

When I was looking into front tires I read some...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-01-2015, 06:11 PM
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Posted By tft
Nice! :clap

Nice! :clap
Forum: Vendors 05-01-2015, 10:26 AM
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Views: 138,658
Posted By tft
This may have been covered and I overlooked it in...

This may have been covered and I overlooked it in the faq section but I was wondering if yall had looked into the weight difference between the stock wheel setup and the adventure wheels?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By tft
Do you have a ride report? Seems like an awesome...

Do you have a ride report? Seems like an awesome trip!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 06:45 PM
Replies: 7,476
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Posted By tft
I recongized your name immediately Mike :freaky...

I recongized your name immediately Mike :freaky and was hoping you would comment. Thats the exact info I was hoping to hear. :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 04:45 PM
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Posted By tft
Convince me to buy the CB500X! (it won't be that hard)

*Warning* this may get long. I am currently enjoying some vodka on a sunday evening….which makes be ramble on.
I ran across an article regarding the Rally Raid CB500X Adventure on AdvPulse which...
Forum: Thumpers 04-26-2015, 08:37 AM
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Posted By tft
Man that looks sweet. My FMFQ4 has a similar tip...

Man that looks sweet. My FMFQ4 has a similar tip not quite as big. Looks good though.
Forum: Thumpers 04-24-2015, 02:59 PM
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Posted By tft
Says the virgin till he was 35.:D ...

Says the virgin till he was 35.:D




Sorry couldn't help myself…..
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:45 PM
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Posted By tft
what is that?!

what is that?!
Forum: Thumpers 04-23-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By tft
Seems to be nice compromise all around from the...

Seems to be nice compromise all around from the reviews I've read. Id like to see what Alvin could do with it! :rofl
Would definitely want the upgraded suspension kit from rally raid but at 2.5k...
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