Really had the "gots-to-haves" for one of those back around '77-78. Finally got my first bike last October. At least it is a thumper!
If you wait until next summer, I'd like to watch/help you rebuild that SR500.
"Fiona" - 1982 R100RT - Hacked - EML suspension, Squire ST2 chair
"Gracie" - 1983 R100RT 60th Anniversary Edition
"Adventure is worthwhile." ~ Aristotle