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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 05:48 PM
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Posted By tft
Tough to say.... I read so much BS online I can't...

Tough to say.... I read so much BS online I can't keep it all straight.
Has anyone used rockymountains primary drive chain? The same company also makes the spocket mcma sent a link to.
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Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:18 PM
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Posted By tft
I heard the moose sprocket was too stout and...

I heard the moose sprocket was too stout and jacks up the splines. Is that only for the xrl ones? Not the xrrs.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 04:15 PM
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Posted By tft
Nope.... rk racing chain. mcma recommended. I...

Nope.... rk racing chain. mcma recommended. I don't blame him though. I just have bad luck.
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 03:05 PM
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Posted By tft
They look like fine to me but to be honest Ive...

They look like fine to me but to be honest Ive never seen all this "wear" everyone post pictures of. Im fine with doing the xr650r front spockect as long as I can get it in a 15t. Wasn't fritz making...
Forum: Thumpers 06-29-2015, 02:27 PM
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Posted By tft
Well this happened today. :cry ...

Well this happened today. :cry

http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u580/mosnic/image_zpsdqxmg7rf.jpg (http://s1322.photobucket.com/user/mosnic/media/image_zpsdqxmg7rf.jpg.html)
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Forum: Thumpers 06-21-2015, 07:57 PM
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Posted By tft
Yeah 38mpg is about right on my bike as well...

Yeah 38mpg is about right on my bike as well during extended 70+ mph stretches. Although I get low 50 when I run under 55 mph.
Running a 165 main btw.
Forum: Thumpers 06-17-2015, 08:29 AM
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Posted By tft
Had my last "adventure" ride last weekend on the...

Had my last "adventure" ride last weekend on the xrl. We did a little over 1200 miles through Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Louisiana. All of it on pavement except for a few miles of forest road we...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-09-2015, 06:48 PM
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Posted By tft
What exhaust is this?

What exhaust is this?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 09:37 AM
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Posted By tft
Well those are just plain awesome!!! :clap

Well those are just plain awesome!!! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-07-2015, 07:19 AM
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Posted By tft
I bet there are a than few 500x owners who would...

I bet there are a than few 500x owners who would buy such a thing (beer included of course :freaky) if you can iron out the details. You could run a support piece to the passenger foot pegs. I would...
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 01:58 PM
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Posted By tft
That's tanks seen more action than Madonna.....im...

That's tanks seen more action than Madonna.....im headed to beavers bend sp and quichita? nation forest. Any tips on cant miss roads?
Forum: Thumpers 06-06-2015, 12:09 PM
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Posted By tft
what the recommendation for a tube size if i only...

what the recommendation for a tube size if i only carry one spare? 18" or 21" 19"?
Also who is it that rebuilds cdis?
I'm headed to Oklahoma, for a few days, from Austin and am getting my kit...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 06-02-2015, 05:25 PM
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Posted By tft
I feel like this is saying a lot. I would be...

I feel like this is saying a lot.
I would be curious to know how it compares to a klr and the bmw 650 dakar (early 2000's).
Forum: Epic Ride Reports 05-31-2015, 05:13 PM
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Posted By tft
How did the double take mirrors hold up to speed?...

How did the double take mirrors hold up to speed?
Great Job btw!!! :clap
Forum: Thumpers 05-30-2015, 08:52 PM
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Posted By tft
Looking forward to the rr and Hearing about how...

Looking forward to the rr and Hearing about how the engine mods treated you.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-26-2015, 05:10 PM
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Posted By tft
You think Honda would wind tunnel test the bike...

You think Honda would wind tunnel test the bike and fairings. I'm curious as to if they do and what the height of their test rider is.
I've found that on most bikes I've tried to extend the fairing...
Forum: Thumpers 05-25-2015, 10:39 AM
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Posted By tft
For those of you with rebuilt/tuned up (cams,...

For those of you with rebuilt/tuned up (cams, pistons, ect...) engines do you find that the vibeyness of the engine is increased/lessened or seems to be the same?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-24-2015, 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: Epic Ride Reports 05-24-2015, 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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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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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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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?
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