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Old 11-01-2012, 01:49 PM   #63
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Originally Posted by Gryphon12 View Post
Grainbelt, just for grins, what does an '81 CX-500 weigh? I need more perspective!
interwebs says 487 wet. So if the CBR500 is really 430 wet, the difference with me on it is only 667 vs. 610, roughly ten percent.

I'm sure the CBR will handle much better and have real brakes and whatnot, but I've been spoiled by 90ish hp and 440lbs for too long.
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