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Old 10-17-2012, 04:35 PM   #40
unaweep
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Joined: Jan 2006
Location: Western Colorado
Oddometer: 17,787
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Originally Posted by c.vestal View Post
I have put 27 hours on my 500. Purchased with 20 on it.
The one time I checked fuel mileage, I was riding near Sargents, CO. Mix of open 2 track to some gnarly single track on the CDT trail. Right at 50mpg.

I have added:
BRP rubber mounted sub mount. This bike has a noticeable vibration at lower rpm, compared to the 530. I assume this is due to a lighter counter balance.

BRP chain guide yet to be installed.

Dirt tricks 52T rear.

Acerbis 3.2 gallon. I am surprised this re-used the stock shrouds.

White front fender. Looks better to me than the orange.

Black rims. That was a high priority on my end.

Bib Mousse, Michelin since that is what I have laying around. Once these wear out, I will order the Mefos.

2nd ride earlier this fall.


In the shop today.






This winter I plan to make it more long distance oriented.
Taller gearing. around 14/45. This motor has the guts to make this work.
Rally Moto Kit frames are cut and I am trying to get the time to fit them on.
Looking good mang! Surprised you don't have HDB guards on there.

I really like the looks of that tank. I saw that today on JustGastanks web sight. I love the looks of the shrouds, but I hate messing with em. Hope we can catch a ride together again sometime.
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