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Forum: Vendors Today, 04:11 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,137
Posted By Maxacceleration
Yes a little spendy JMo, but it sure is light! It...

Yes a little spendy JMo, but it sure is light! It should be pretty quiet too, as it states it passes as legal for roads bikes in the US.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 07:14 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
Especially for us Americans. Cheapskates! ...

Especially for us Americans. Cheapskates!
Everybody here doesn't want to pay for quality components.
At least with KTM, you pays your price and gets your nice componentry.
I'd rather pay a little...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 01:13 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
A manual is for the 'driver' or 'rider', or...

A manual is for the 'driver' or 'rider', or hooligan.
With a clutch on a bike you can clutch it up to clear a rut, or pull a wheelie to clear an obstacle. Or bring your r's up to get into more...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 12:54 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
They all look the same? That is pathetic. ...

They all look the same? That is pathetic.
Blonde, brunette, FZ-07, D scrambler? The style of your bike (and woman lol) is part of your identity.
Top box and neon yellow coat and you're pegged for...
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 11:39 AM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,137
Posted By Maxacceleration
Thanks for the reply JMo. :thumb I follow you on...

Thanks for the reply JMo. :thumb I follow you on wheel diameters, gyroscopic effect, and rake angles. As stock the CBX is steeper than the others you mentioned - sportbike steep - the 19" should...
Forum: Vendors 12-16-2014, 05:09 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 24,137
Posted By Maxacceleration
I over analyze sometimes JMo, so I hope you...

I over analyze sometimes JMo, so I hope you follow me here.
OK, on suspension mods, 30mm (apprx) up in height front and rear (with the added travel)...
That seems good, and keeping the stock 17"...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
I would consider footpegs moved forward 30-40mm...

I would consider footpegs moved forward 30-40mm (and associated levers). Probably not downward though IMO. I would have to see the product, and swapping out at the same weight would be preferable to...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 02:59 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
A Goretex flannel? :D

A Goretex flannel? :D
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 02:37 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
What I have done is use a traditional Husky style...

What I have done is use a traditional Husky style mudflap for extra protection.
It can be mounted on the back or front on the front fender and could also be mounted on the rear fender of this new...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 02:14 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,142
Posted By Maxacceleration
At this point there is very little fact and a lot...

At this point there is very little fact and a lot of rumor.
Could be a quiet thread.
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 11:18 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
Tight clearance, bars to tank stock, for sure. I...

Tight clearance, bars to tank stock, for sure. I think I will stick with the stock bars, but...
I have a set of Pro Taper DRZ 110 pit bars (for another passed project) which look like they could be...
Forum: Beasts 12-16-2014, 10:59 AM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
Probably 'those' owners are boring as shit. Maybe...

Probably 'those' owners are boring as shit. Maybe picky ex racers. I think a well rounded bike, as we hope to see from Honda could be a good thing.
I am not talking a 1200 Tenere type bike, but...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,649
Posted By Maxacceleration
Have you ever rode a Ninja 500? Potent little...

Have you ever rode a Ninja 500? Potent little bike. I feel my new to me CBX will perform much the same. The motor is extremely smooth and does not feel buzzy or busy.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 05:52 PM
Replies: 116
Views: 12,649
Posted By Maxacceleration
I think a lot of people are watching this. RR...

I think a lot of people are watching this. RR will probably not be able to keep up for a while (?).

I have taken the plunge, and even if RR's wheels don't make it to production, the 500X is a...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 12:49 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
Nice description. :thumb I had a '07 Aprilia...

Nice description. :thumb
I had a '07 Aprilia SXV450 and a '07 Duke 690 (traded it for the 690 Enduro). Fantastic bikes with quick turn in.
This 500 feels that way too, with a mellower tune (less...
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 11:33 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
I would like to ask Cruz, if your still around,...

I would like to ask Cruz, if your still around, how you like the Pirelli MT60 tires?
Decent off pavement tires? On pavement?
Looks like a good intermediate tire.
Forum: Beasts 12-15-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
8500

8500
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 08:49 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
The guy with his back to us in the tan hoodie and...

The guy with his back to us in the tan hoodie and facial hair (he's texting). LOL

Like a duck on a pond. :lol3
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 04:23 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
Thanks, I've had a few. F650GS twin, Triumph...

Thanks, I've had a few. F650GS twin, Triumph Scrambler, 690 KTM, CRF450X, and a few sportbikes among others.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 02:49 PM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
Thanks Spud. I hope to add white barkbusters too...

Thanks Spud. I hope to add white barkbusters too in time.




Thanks JMo. Yes, I'm glad the nimbleness came through! I hope to keep it that way. :nod
My theme will be 'light is right' lol.
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
I will let myself be over the hipster thing....

I will let myself be over the hipster thing. :rofl Its a generational thing IMO.
Just like pants falling off the ass or a gen 1 hippy. Can't like 'em all lol.
Letting it bug me is a sign I am...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 11:12 AM
Replies: 5,115
Views: 965,576
Posted By Maxacceleration
In The Mix

Looking for the lightest and nimble twin cylinder light tourer/light adv use type bike, I have purchased the CB500X!
ADV looks, light from the minute I throw a leg over it, and refreshingly light...
Forum: Beasts 12-14-2014, 09:48 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 1,709
Posted By Maxacceleration
I voted Urban Enduro. They all look like good...

I voted Urban Enduro. They all look like good hooligan bikes.
The red Icon with carbon tank panels looks pretty tough too.
I'm sure they will rumble.
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 07:24 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
3.50s-18!

3.50s-18!
Forum: Beasts 12-13-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
Far from a hipster wizz. In fact thats probably...

Far from a hipster wizz. In fact thats probably the biggest thing I dislike about this Duc. Its a portrayed with the hipster look.
I am merely giving counterpoints (opinion) that doesn't agree with...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-13-2014, 10:15 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,184
Posted By Maxacceleration
I have thoughts of making this, although its a...

I have thoughts of making this, although its a long cold ride from my door.
I'll study the weather when it gets close and see whats up. Its a pretty sweet ride from Chelan county.
Ice and snow...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-12-2014, 09:19 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,161
Posted By Maxacceleration
Bring it rj! Dare to be different.

Bring it rj! Dare to be different.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 08:01 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
I think your right redge. I mean no offense to...

I think your right redge. I mean no offense to the Ducati loyal.
I like all bikes and I am loyal to none.

Scrambles, hare scrambles and desert scrambles go back a long way. There is more to it...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:37 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
Buzz off. Did I shit on you?

Buzz off. Did I shit on you?
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:36 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
I'm with ya Kip. The Duc is a better bike than...

I'm with ya Kip. The Duc is a better bike than the Triumph Scrambler.
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:32 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
Time out ron!

Time out ron!
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 07:25 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
T120R was the street version, T120C was the up...

T120R was the street version, T120C was the up pipe version , of yes ok, the Bonneville. It was considered a scrambler.
But I see Ducati may of used the officially named scrambler first. Although...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 06:41 PM
Replies: 931
Views: 95,970
Posted By Maxacceleration
Not so sure why you think Ducati has been at it...

Not so sure why you think Ducati has been at it so long...
Here is a 1961 Triumph T120C designated scrambler. Compared to the down pipe thumper above? Pfft
Triumph owned it then and now,...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 12:14 PM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
So many throw on Giant loop or bigger yet luggage...

So many throw on Giant loop or bigger yet luggage on pure dirtbikes (KTM's for instance) that are not designed for a passenger or luggage now.
I think a manufacturer built 500 twin would still bulk...
Forum: Beasts 12-12-2014, 11:20 AM
Replies: 4,180
Views: 796,816
Posted By Maxacceleration
This thread has gone from just joshing, to...

This thread has gone from just joshing, to idiotic, to down talking.
There are so many 'experts' here!
I hope Honda makes the nay sayers eat crow.

Everyone (well not everyone) seems to get down...
Forum: Vendors 12-12-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 1,379
Views: 171,305
Posted By Maxacceleration
Ordered up the Scout pannier set for my 500X with...

Ordered up the Scout pannier set for my 500X with SWMotech racks.
Even the smaller Scouts should be large on a smallish bike.
Your bags look so awesome in person... can't wait to get them on my...
Forum: Ride reports 12-11-2014, 07:12 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 13,954
Posted By Maxacceleration
Most excellent ride report. I read it with a map...

Most excellent ride report. I read it with a map out so I can follow along.
I started reading this months ago and did not finish - I guess you didn't either!

Question; would a mid size adv bike...
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-10-2014, 10:04 AM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,161
Posted By Maxacceleration
This is the story. :deal

This is the story. :deal
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 09:14 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 2,184
Posted By Maxacceleration
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillio...

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v287/Maxxamillion/FenceJumpingDog_zpsb99d4fdd.jpg~original
Forum: Pacific Northwet - Where it's green. And wet. 12-09-2014, 08:47 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 5,161
Posted By Maxacceleration
The gent with his clutch cover off received the...

The gent with his clutch cover off received the new screen name of Nut Clutch as his clutch literally fell apart in his side cover. I can't remember his first screen name. He rode his 990 well....
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