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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:51 PM
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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:50 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
Gavin, attaches below the seat in the frame...

Gavin, attaches below the seat in the frame crossmember and then through the front of the frame through the middle.

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Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 03:41 PM
Replies: 4,470
Views: 779,775
Posted By Kray
That thing is beautiful! Very nice! Sent...

That thing is beautiful! Very nice!


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Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Kray
so much heavy! The guys over on ThumperTalk...

so much heavy!

The guys over on ThumperTalk are discussing the idea of a secondary pump to auto-pull from remote rotopax on the rear rack.
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Forum: Equipment Yesterday, 10:17 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 245
Posted By Kray
Generic eBay Camp Chair (Like REI and Big Agnes)

Generic eBay Camp Chair Review

I was frustrated with the cost of $70 REI and $100 Big Agnes camp chairs. Looking to eBay I found what appeared to be the exact same chair in generic form for $42...
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 10:16 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
Generic eBay Camp Chair I was frustrated...

Generic eBay Camp Chair

I was frustrated with the cost of $70 REI and $100 Big Agnes camp chairs. Looking to eBay I found what appeared to be the exact same chair in generic form for $42 shipped....
Forum: Pics, pics, pics... Yesterday, 09:46 AM
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Posted By Kray
http://i.imgur.com/8GfjaELh.jpg...

http://i.imgur.com/8GfjaELh.jpg (http://i.imgur.com/8GfjaEL.jpg)
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Kray
The CBX is the worst bike ever!!! Booooo....

The CBX is the worst bike ever!!! Booooo. Hissssss. Never buy this piece of crap motorcycle.

Better? :rofl

THIS IS WHAT YOU NEED RIGHT HERE -> http://www.cifumotorsports.com/mc/1995bmwpd/
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 08:27 AM
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Posted By Kray
$180?!?! :eek1 Correct! :rofl Not to...

$180?!?! :eek1



Correct! :rofl Not to mention overpriced for barely increasing capacity.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 08:24 AM
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Posted By Kray
http://badges.fuelly.com/images/sig-us/282607.png...

http://badges.fuelly.com/images/sig-us/282607.png (http://www.fuelly.com/motorcycle/honda/cb500x/2014/kray/282607)

Have been logging since it was new.
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 06:59 AM
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Posted By Kray
All the guys who were doing the swap before the...

All the guys who were doing the swap before the kits came out usually went the extra mile to build an adapter for larger rotors. A few still do. The SM kits generally don't include a larger rotor as...
Forum: Thumpers Yesterday, 04:56 AM
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Posted By Kray
These look like they are from CRFsOnly.com. The...

These look like they are from CRFsOnly.com. The front disc looks bigger because the wheel is much smaller. You're going from a 21" wheel to a 17" wheel up front.
Forum: Beasts Yesterday, 04:55 AM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
Gavin, I'll take some tonight and post them...

Gavin,

I'll take some tonight and post them here. The blackhawk bag fits perfectly. my Expedition Small bag wouldn't reach around the front crown/frame enough to fit. I think the previous owner...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 07:59 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
K.Ray's 2014 Honda CB500X Fantastic Buildup Thread

It's funny to see. The first time it happened I was a bit taken back by it, but sadly I'm used to it now. I haven't met a properly friendly/humble/mature NC rider yet. One of the many reasons why I'm...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
Norris Watershed Motocamping Took the CBX up...

Norris Watershed Motocamping

Took the CBX up to Norris for a quick overnight motocamping test run. Very very happy with the way things turned out. Only two real issues to speak of. The rear duffel...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:17 PM
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Posted By Kray
Yikes. Looks like it has pretty poor fitment to...

Yikes. Looks like it has pretty poor fitment to both the seat and fairings. That's disappointing.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 06:01 PM
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Posted By Kray
Yeah, I can manage 75mpg if I'm not crazy hard on...

Yeah, I can manage 75mpg if I'm not crazy hard on her. My CBX will grab 80mpg easy though and do pretty much all the same things except single track.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:50 PM
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Posted By Kray
None in the works, sorry. Sent from my...

None in the works, sorry.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 05:06 PM
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Posted By Kray
The only real must do mod, in my opinion, is...

The only real must do mod, in my opinion, is gearing down to 13/42. Very cheap and you retain the stock chain. Speedo will be off by ~5mph.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 04:46 PM
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Posted By Kray
It's not that much larger. I'm confused why no...

It's not that much larger. I'm confused why no one has released a full fairing replacement like the WRR.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 02:58 PM
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Posted By Kray
Ooooooooooooooooooooooooo! Sent from my...

Ooooooooooooooooooooooooo!


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Kray
Man, the posting frequency time limit is...

Man, the posting frequency time limit is annoying.

So it would appear that the foot peg does take some force when the bike tipped over. It appears to have plenty of rotation though. the brake...
Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Kray
For science. 326087 Sent from my...

For science.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Kray
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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:26 AM
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Posted By Kray
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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
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326084 Sent from my iPad using...

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Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 09:24 AM
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Posted By Kray
Today's science lesson brought to you by a...

Today's science lesson brought to you by a napping CRF.

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Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 08:58 AM
Replies: 4,470
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Posted By Kray
Honda CB500X

Absolutely correct. It's absolutely the rider's decision. Some prefer to do it and others don't. I just hate the myth that you'll get more power if you use higher octane. Personal mission to end...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 08:33 AM
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Posted By Kray
Correct. Cb500x is 10.7:1. High compression race...

Correct. Cb500x is 10.7:1. High compression race bikes are closer to 14:1 and are cammed/ tuned to take advantage of the higher octane to run full out at very high revs. I believe some if the super...
Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 08:17 AM
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Posted By Kray
http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/gasoline-octane-m...

http://www.nicoclub.com/archives/gasoline-octane-myths.html

Octane is for compression, not power.


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Forum: Beasts 09-15-2014, 07:54 AM
Replies: 4,470
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Posted By Kray
I just managed 75mpg with mine. Normal work day...

I just managed 75mpg with mine. Normal work day commuting. 87 octane.


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Forum: Thumpers 09-15-2014, 07:52 AM
Replies: 9,993
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Posted By Kray
I'm tempted to go kick mine over and demonstrate...

I'm tempted to go kick mine over and demonstrate how their story fails miserably. The handle bars and muffler don't let the foot peg and frame touch the ground on simple fall over. Mines been on its...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 05:07 PM
Replies: 4,470
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Posted By Kray
Johnny, I just did this. Google "cbr500r bar...

Johnny, I just did this. Google "cbr500r bar weight removal" and there's a few videos that give the gist. You basically have to fold back the grips and use a small flathead to push the metal tabs out...
Forum: Thumpers 09-14-2014, 04:15 PM
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Posted By Kray
Yikes. Sounds like they are trying to pull a fast...

Yikes. Sounds like they are trying to pull a fast one.


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Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 07:13 AM
Replies: 4,470
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Posted By Kray
I would agree that those two mods would make all...

I would agree that those two mods would make all the difference. The stock seat leaves a lot to be desired and the forks are....just bad.

Love this bike more and more each time I ride it.

...
Forum: Beasts 09-14-2014, 06:33 AM
Replies: 4,470
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Posted By Kray
Well, the test run was a success. Definitely have...

Well, the test run was a success. Definitely have a few things to address for Overland Expo.

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Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 08:02 PM
Replies: 81
Views: 14,687
Posted By Kray
Lots of elbow grease and finger nail time. They...

Lots of elbow grease and finger nail time. They actually came right off but you have to dissect some of the fairings (or atleast I did). I followed up with a spray polish and wax coat for good...
Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 08:00 PM
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Posted By Kray
Like you wouldn't believe! Sent from my...

Like you wouldn't believe!


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Forum: Beasts 09-13-2014, 04:42 PM
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Posted By Kray
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Forum: Thumpers 09-13-2014, 09:27 AM
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Posted By Kray
As long as it has the right additives you should...

As long as it has the right additives you should be fine. 0w-40 shouldn't pose a problem. Warranty time?


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