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Forum: EMEA 01-28-2015, 06:15 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,339
Posted By rosmoe
PFFOG,I agree with you 100%. Some how Rob makes...

PFFOG,I agree with you 100%. Some how Rob makes it feel not like a tour, you are just meeting fellow riders for dinner every nite & sometimes hear some great stories.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-26-2015, 11:55 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
GsVs, it says givi on it, but this is Thailand,...

GsVs, it says givi on it, but this is Thailand, sooooo. No model number, when I get back to Chiang Mai will go to rental shop & check. Fits only one helmet, but worked well for our ride up north.
Forum: EMEA 01-24-2015, 09:52 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,339
Posted By rosmoe
Glad to see all the talk about going alone or...

Glad to see all the talk about going alone or with a tour, but the bottom line is to GO !!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-24-2015, 08:01 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
A great bike for Northern Thailand. Rented in...

A great bike for Northern Thailand. Rented in Chiang Mai & headed north to Burma. Lots of little roads up here to explore.
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 01-24-2015, 07:58 PM
Replies: 10,630
Views: 3,536,815
Posted By rosmoe
My bike for a week, CB 500 X. Highway 107,...

My bike for a week, CB 500 X. Highway 107, Northern Thaialnd
Forum: Asia Pacific 01-24-2015, 07:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By rosmoe
The Golden Triangle, CB 500 X

The Golden Triangle, CB 500 X
Forum: EMEA 01-23-2015, 04:32 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,339
Posted By rosmoe
I have to agree with Roadscum. I first went with...

I have to agree with Roadscum. I first went with The Beach Tour back in 1995. A life changing event. He knows all the great spots. I have gone on my own, with a friend & with Beach about 12 times,...
Forum: EMEA 01-12-2015, 06:05 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,339
Posted By rosmoe
Done both, Beach's & on my own. First time I...

Done both, Beach's & on my own. First time I would go with Beach. He covers a lot of ground ,lots of little back roads you might miss or skip. No worry about where you will spend the nite or if you...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 01-09-2015, 08:36 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
I replaced my 2003 1150 gs with a 2014 cb 500x....

I replaced my 2003 1150 gs with a 2014 cb 500x. Very happy with the X. Get the center stand & 47 liter Givi top case. Forget the Honda side cases, very expensive . The Givi tall windshield works...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-30-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
Markinthailand, We are often at Bier Stubes for...

Markinthailand, We are often at Bier Stubes for breakfast, ride a Candyapple red Honda CBR 250 R with a top case on the back, drop in & say hello if you see my bike in front.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:50 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Check out picture thread for new colors in...

Check out picture thread for new colors in Thailand.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:48 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
New turn indicators ???

New turn indicators ???
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:47 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
The new Red one

The new Red one
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:46 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
Flat Black

Flat Black
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-29-2014, 07:45 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
A few of the 2015 model colors in Thailand. Do...

A few of the 2015 model colors in Thailand. Do not know what one will show up in the USA
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 08:27 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
I do mean the new 2015 model year, not 2016. It...

I do mean the new 2015 model year, not 2016. It is 2557 over here, I am getting confused.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 08:24 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
I Do mean 2015, it is 2557 over here. I am...

I Do mean 2015, it is 2557 over here. I am getting confused. Check the CB 500 X picture thread tomorrow, will post the new dull or flat white one. Looks good.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-28-2014, 08:07 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
WDG, Going back to the dealer tomorrow, they were...

WDG, Going back to the dealer tomorrow, they were just un grating a dull or flat white one. Looked good. Will take another picture of the Red one, also a dull black with yellow stripes
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 08:56 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
The 2016 CB500 X in Thailand, more of a fire...

The 2016 CB500 X in Thailand, more of a fire engine red than the picture shows
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 08:54 PM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
The 2016 Honda CB500 X in Thailand,more of a fire...

The 2016 Honda CB500 X in Thailand,more of a fire engine red than the picture shows
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-24-2014, 08:37 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Jump !!!! They are a great bike for the money,...

Jump !!!! They are a great bike for the money, even better for that amount.
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-19-2014, 07:40 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By rosmoe
If you guys do find yourselves around Mai Sai, do...

If you guys do find yourselves around Mai Sai, do take the little road that follows the Thai Burma Border. It goes from Mai Sai up to the Queens Flower Garden. You will know you are on the right road...
Forum: Asia Pacific 12-15-2014, 08:12 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 683
Posted By rosmoe
The Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your...

The Honda CB 500 X would be perfect for your ride. They go for between 800 & 1000 baht a day, depending how long you rent them. The baht is about 32.60 today. A deal !!!!!!! Hurry on over !!!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-21-2014, 11:45 AM
Replies: 233
Views: 40,249
Posted By rosmoe
Don't think they do the 600 mile or 1000 K valve...

Don't think they do the 600 mile or 1000 K valve check in Thailand. Great picture !!!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-12-2014, 12:39 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Those that want to see the 2015 colors for the CB...

Those that want to see the 2015 colors for the CB 500 line up, check out totalmotorcycle.com .
Forum: Ride reports 11-09-2014, 02:45 PM
Replies: 120
Views: 24,602
Posted By rosmoe
Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I...

Thanks for taking us along on your adventure. I rented a bike many years ago in Oslo & headed north for 2 weeks. Great sights, not so good weather & never really got dark. Your pictures bring back...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 11-03-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
As for colors in 2015, when I was in Thailand...

As for colors in 2015, when I was in Thailand they had Red, White & Black in their line up. So I am guessing they will send the Red ones over for 2015 in late December or early Jan. Anyone living...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-26-2014, 03:08 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 7,440
Posted By rosmoe
These two should end your depression for awhile....

These two should end your depression for awhile. Taken at the Bangkok Auto Show a few years back,
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-18-2014, 03:26 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Swissbake & Tagny. The windshield works...

Swissbake & Tagny. The windshield works well up to 90 MPH, haven't gone over that yet, probably won't. I used a piece of rebar to extend the spring. What I thought would take about 15 minutes...
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 10-11-2014, 11:38 AM
Replies: 4,309
Views: 617,612
Posted By rosmoe
The GG Bridge

The GG Bridge
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 12:21 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
The GS had about 60,000 miles on it & a few...

The GS had about 60,000 miles on it & a few things started going wrong with it. Also we spend a lot of time riding around San Francisco & the first gear was too high for the hills, plus it is a big...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-09-2014, 11:10 AM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Had a BMW 1150 GS for the last 11 years, rented...

Had a BMW 1150 GS for the last 11 years, rented the CB 500 X in Thailand last year. As soon as the white ones arrived, went down, bought it & sold the GS.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 01:43 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
I find by having the windshield further forward I...

I find by having the windshield further forward I can stick my gloves & stuff in the space that is created. Also I now have room to stick both helmets on the mirrors when we are parked for a short...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-08-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
Those who got a bigger windshield for the X &...

Those who got a bigger windshield for the X & still having turbulence problems you might try mounting the windshield using spacers to have the shield extend further forward. I used a black rubber...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 12:48 PM
Replies: 5,592
Views: 1,059,458
Posted By rosmoe
One of the best bikes I have owned, I am 68 so I...

One of the best bikes I have owned, I am 68 so I have had a few. Thailand should be sending over the red ones next year, but really like the white !!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 10-07-2014, 12:19 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 27,806
Posted By rosmoe
It is one of the best bikes I have owned ! ...

It is one of the best bikes I have owned ! Thailand should be sending over the red ones next year, but really like the white.
Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2014, 11:23 AM
Replies: 212
Views: 28,111
Posted By rosmoe
I am 68, so pretty sure this will be my last new...

I am 68, so pretty sure this will be my last new bike, a Honda CB 500 X. First new bike was back in 1965, a Honda 305 Scrambler, have had Honda's, Yamaha's & a few BMW's over the years. Rented the X...
Forum: EMEA 10-01-2014, 11:22 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,108
Posted By rosmoe
Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, The...

Check out Beach's Motorcycle Adventures, The Classic Alpine Adventure route. Follow the route for some of the best sights & riding anywhere. !!!
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-13-2014, 11:42 AM
Replies: 2,081
Views: 569,565
Posted By rosmoe
Remember way back when in the USA someone would...

Remember way back when in the USA someone would fill your tank for you. Still do in Hang Dong, Thailand
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... 08-09-2014, 12:22 PM
Replies: 10,630
Views: 3,536,815
Posted By rosmoe
2014 Honda CB 500 X

2014 Honda CB 500 X
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