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Forum: Beasts 09-04-2014, 09:47 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Any modification necessary for those winglets?...

Any modification necessary for those winglets? Looks like you may have to drill a hole in the fairing is all, or no?
Forum: Beasts 08-17-2014, 05:48 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
If I found a 13 for 5k OTD I wouldn't even be...

If I found a 13 for 5k OTD I wouldn't even be taking a moment to ask what anyone thinks. I'd be riding it off the lot asap.
Forum: Beasts 08-12-2014, 01:21 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
I don't mind red and I don't mind an X, what I...

I don't mind red and I don't mind an X, what I hate is digi-cammo. Why cammo? haha
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 06:16 PM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,732,911
Posted By Adelphos
I've gotten it to stop and gotten it flowing...

I've gotten it to stop and gotten it flowing again a few times haha

I've also banged on it a little harder than I thought I should have.

Haven't resorted to laying it down and jumping on it...
Forum: Thumpers 08-10-2014, 02:22 PM
Replies: 11,419
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Posted By Adelphos
I'm pissing fuel (the bike, not me haha) and...

I'm pissing fuel (the bike, not me haha) and thinking my float is stuck. Any quick tricks or tips or do I need to tear it down again? (Just re-jetted).
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 02:11 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Definitely! I wonder the weight difference...

Definitely!

I wonder the weight difference IF that ever happens. 07 is 30 some lbs lighter than the X so after the goods are added it'll probably be close to the same size.
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
I know they're not aimed at the same crowd. But...

I know they're not aimed at the same crowd. But both appeal to me ha I'm not saying either is better. I'm only asking if anyone else has been comparing them at all.


The X is more appealing to my...
Forum: Road warriors 08-10-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 1,089
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Posted By Adelphos
Ive been wanting a CB500X for a lightweight,...

Ive been wanting a CB500X for a lightweight, nimble commuter but felt like they cut too many corners. And now here come Yami to save the day :D

Just checking in and subbing. Hope to be picking up...
Forum: Beasts 08-10-2014, 12:29 PM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
Any 500 X riders, or aspiring ones, eyeballing...

Any 500 X riders, or aspiring ones, eyeballing Yami's new FZ-07?


No ABS, worse mileage, and no fairing or windscreen, etc.

but,

33# lighter, 2" narrower, and about 25 more horse/wider...
Forum: Beasts 06-08-2014, 05:55 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
I'm really starting to love white bikes.

I'm really starting to love white bikes.
Forum: Beasts 05-28-2014, 05:30 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Nice haha I don't have the guts to try on this...

Nice haha I don't have the guts to try on this bike. That's what old beaters are for haha
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 11:32 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
I'm upping the front sprocket to a 16t and...

I'm upping the front sprocket to a 16t and putting on pretty much street tires (Distanzias) as well as a few other adjustments. I'm hoping my FE goes up a hair. I love the fact that I can get moped...
Forum: Thumpers 05-22-2014, 10:36 AM
Replies: 11,419
Views: 1,732,911
Posted By Adelphos
http://www.dmospecialties.com/ High quality,...

http://www.dmospecialties.com/

High quality, clean welds and coating and I was impressed with how quickly they got to me. It was only 2 or 3 days after I ordered from him. They're a perfect fit...
Forum: Thumpers 05-21-2014, 10:50 PM
Replies: 11,419
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Posted By Adelphos
Got my larger footpegs and hand guards installed...

Got my larger footpegs and hand guards installed today. Tomorrow I re-jet the carb (130 & 42.5), throw in the new air filter (UNI), change the front sprocket (16t) and when that's done I drop it off...
Forum: Beasts 05-16-2014, 02:47 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Consensus between the two bikes seems to be the...

Consensus between the two bikes seems to be the same everywhere.

In comparison to one another:
-V-Strom will excel at long trips and two up and make a fine commuter.
-CBX will excel at commuting...
Forum: Thumpers 05-16-2014, 10:47 AM
Replies: 11,419
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Posted By Adelphos
Too late haha nevermind. I ordered new tires...

Too late haha nevermind. I ordered new tires today so I won't be needing the rear from you.
Forum: Thumpers 05-15-2014, 10:11 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
I would take a spare rear wheel if it was in good...

I would take a spare rear wheel if it was in good shape. How much you want for it? Shipped to 57401.
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 08:28 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Very true. A much more simple approach. Simple is...

Very true. A much more simple approach. Simple is almost always better ha. Just don't pop an HID in a halogen housing. Don't want light going every which way and blinding all oncommers like all the...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 12:58 PM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
Not to derail this thread to much and just make...

Not to derail this thread to much and just make it a lighting only thread, haha, but TRS also does big group buys through Tacomaworld and a few other forums for us truck guys. I know for a fact that...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 12:51 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
The mini H1 and mini D2S have been fitted in...

The mini H1 and mini D2S have been fitted in smaller housing before. But even if you didn't want to deal with that they have an even smaller projector called their matchbox projector. Not as good of...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 11:54 AM
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Posted By Adelphos
I have only done this to my Pickups in the past...

I have only done this to my Pickups in the past but they're my favorite mod, bar none. I don't know what it would entail with the X as I've never taken the headlight housing out while at a dealership...
Forum: Beasts 05-08-2014, 08:54 AM
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Posted By Adelphos
If you want an amazing headlight, don't hesitate...

If you want an amazing headlight, don't hesitate to take the time to install a projector retrofit from TRS. I have these on my Pickup and it is like night and day, literally, wherever I shine my...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:52 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Hey if there are any in here from Easter South...

Hey if there are any in here from Easter South Dakota I'd love to!

I don't want a "test ride" for the heck of it, so much as the chance to ride it because I'm about to buy one for sure. I know...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
I definitely didn't feel "bad" on it one little...

I definitely didn't feel "bad" on it one little bit. I just meant that it didn't have that feeling, you know, the one where you get on your bike and go, ahhhh, fits like a glove. I'm sure a test ride...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 08:22 PM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
I already don't like how far back the footpegs...

I already don't like how far back the footpegs are (I know, same on others) and if anything I'd bring the bars up an inch with a spacer. I've sat on the others and they're not my style. I need a...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 05:15 PM
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Posted By Adelphos
Finally got to sit on an X, but they wouldn't let...

Finally got to sit on an X, but they wouldn't let me test ride it . . . unless I was buying it. Well if I was buying it on the spot I could "test ride" it home couldn't I? ha (And yes, I had pants,...
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 09:44 AM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
Yup, I've seen those. Honda has them from the...

Yup, I've seen those. Honda has them from the factory.

The clear things on this guy's bike were bolted to the very top, stuck straight out horizontally, and swoop upward toward the blinker....
Forum: Ride reports 05-07-2014, 09:42 AM
Replies: 779
Views: 173,307
Posted By Adelphos
Your friend James reminds me of Clint Eastwood....

Your friend James reminds me of Clint Eastwood. That is a compliment of the highest order ha Just chiming in so I can follow your adventure!
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Thanks. The concept makes sense if they are what...

Thanks. The concept makes sense if they are what I think they are. I've just never seen them like his.
Forum: Beasts 05-07-2014, 09:03 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
In that second, short video, can anyone tell me...

In that second, short video, can anyone tell me what those plastic windscreen material looking bit are bolted to his side fairings swooping upward toward the blinkers? Looks like just more wind...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 10:32 PM
Replies: 5,128
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Posted By Adelphos
dogjaw, this video may be of some interest to...

dogjaw, this video may be of some interest to you.

Skip to about 16:00 to see the heaviest stuff he drives through. He has another short video explaining what tires he chose and some of his other...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 10:02 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
I grew up a Yamaha guy but everyone knows not to...

I grew up a Yamaha guy but everyone knows not to bother going to the Yamaha dealer in my hometown. I knows tons of guys who ride two hours to the next town to get service done and my buddies with...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 07:23 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
An inch difference is no problem on my dirtbikes...

An inch difference is no problem on my dirtbikes ha you may want to get in and take some measurements yourself before you order. You'd probably be a pioneer in the area. Not many people are changing...
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 05:11 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
This guy has a few videos of his setup as well: ...

This guy has a few videos of his setup as well:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cQk5y_VsmkQ
Forum: Beasts 05-06-2014, 04:47 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Snap. I really hated on the white from static...

Snap. I really hated on the white from static photos of it just sitting, but for some reason that video made me rethink my whole stance on it. I may get one . . . looks freaking mean, especially...
Forum: Beasts 05-05-2014, 07:08 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Dealer's can lose customers. Customers don't...

Dealer's can lose customers. Customers don't "lose" dealers. Nothing wrong with asking if they can hook it up since it's brand new. Customer Satisfaction is in the name of good and return business.
Forum: Beasts 05-03-2014, 11:00 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Oh, man. Stoked for pics if you get around to it....

Oh, man. Stoked for pics if you get around to it. Sounds great! Good to hear you kept wanting to come back to your X. That means a lot.
Forum: Beasts 03-23-2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Yup, I know haha I quoted dogjaw who was asking...

Yup, I know haha I quoted dogjaw who was asking about your light and showing interest in upgrading his own. I think the TRS kit would be good for him (or anyone else interesting in upgrading any...
Forum: Beasts 03-22-2014, 08:52 PM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
If you're upgrading light please do yourself the...

If you're upgrading light please do yourself the biggest favor and get a projector retrofit through TRS. I've done this to my Pickups and the difference is phenomenal. Much better than just upgrading...
Forum: Beasts 03-13-2014, 12:15 AM
Replies: 5,128
Views: 969,304
Posted By Adelphos
Haha only 4-5 months out of the year. thats all....

Haha only 4-5 months out of the year. thats all. Another 2-3 are too windy.
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