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Sold SOLD: 2014 Honda CB500X non ABS many RR bits and Extras

Discussion in 'Bikes' started by Wind_Rider, Sep 22, 2019.

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  1. Wind_Rider

    Wind_Rider Long timer

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    For sale is my one owner 2014 Honda CB500X non ABS with Rally Raid L3 kit.. I think that they call it L2 now with the RR Spoked Wheels. I bought this bike new leftover in Oregon and I am the only owner. It has been well taken of and I have a full maintenance log of all service work that was done. It has had the valves checked by the local Honda dealer this season ahead of the 16K check so no need to worry about Valve checks. It has 14,621 miles on the clock. It has only been on it's side once when the front end washed out and I lost it in some soft sand at low speed.

    Comes complete with 2 keys, the owners manual, the complete maintenance log, and 2 keys for the luggage system. Clean title in hand.

    The Good:
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    The engine/transmission is really good for ADV riding. This bike as setup is one of the best 50/50 ADV bikes that I have ever ridden. It is a nice balance between weight, power, suspension and traction. It is fun on the pavement and the twin is nice and smooth at freeway speeds if you have to do that. It is fun in the twisties and it is surprising capable when the pavement ends. The CB has a nice fuel range fully stock and can easily go 250 miles between fuel stops with a combination of economy and stock tank size. It is a pretty comfortable bike and I have done 650 mile days on it more than once without being wiped out at the end of the riding day. It just always seems to be able to step and do whatever is asked of it and it has been perfectly reliable. In the time that I have owned it I have not had a single issue with it.

    Good Extras:
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    -- Rally Raid Level 2 Suspension both front and back. Fully adjustable in the back, Front has Pre Load adjustable only. Very nice setup for ADV riding. This suspension is very good.
    -- Seat Concepts Rally Seat. Flat, taller than stock, very comfortable with room to move around and less knee bend than stock.
    -- Rally Raid Skid Plate. I cut some of it out so it is possible to do oil change without removal.. no sacrifice in engine protection to do this. This is the best protection for a CB500X sump and oil filter on the market
    -- Oxford Heated grips
    -- Puig Smoked touring screen (Don't ask me about buffeting, YMMV with wind) It is taller than aftermarket screen. Good weather protection.
    -- Bark Busters VPS Handguards. These are not the wrap around style. They have a taller shield for cooler weather that can be removed for warmer weather. Very nice.
    -- USB X2 Powered Ports
    -- 12V DC Port
    ---- Both of these are mounted in a Rally Raid mount near the dash
    -- 12V SAE Pigtail connector direct from battery to connect to trickle charger or Tire pump or heated gear or SAE USB charger for charging devices in the evening around the camp
    -- Scorpion Serket Slip On. Less weight, more compact and rugged. Looks and sounds great. Not too loud.
    -- Giant Loop Diablo Pro Tank Bag. It fits so perfectly on this bike it should stay with it. Curve of this tank bag matches curve of the tank exactly... Looks and works great.
    -- Rally Raid Shorty levers, clutch and brake. Adjustable, perfect, a pleasure every time to you touch them
    -- SW Motech AluRack. Very light, very strong, great looking, the perfect rear rack for CB500X. Compatible with Givi and other top box mounts
    -- SW Motech EVO Racks. These are quickly removable with a screwdriver in a just a few seconds. Run hard bags on the pavement, quick remove the racks and run soft luggage in the dirt. Excellent setup. The racks have solid metal mushrooms for the Givi bags to mate to for increased durability.
    -- Givi e21 hard cases. Quick removable, top loading. Great for commuting and road trips. Very light and aerodynamic, they nicely complement the CB500X.
    -- Rally Raid footpegs in bare metal finish. Look great, lots of platform and grip to your boots. Rally Raid Quality.
    -- ADV Rider sticker package... reminds you to get on the bike and GO
    -- R&G Metal Radiator guard
    -- Fork Boots
    -- BarTubeless professionally sealed treatment for both Wheels. Both wheels run tubeless tires and the BarTubeless wheels leak less air over a season than the Honda Cast wheels did. These wheels with the BarTubeless treatment are great on this bike and simple nail/screw flats can be plugged, pumped up again and away you go.
    -- RAM X Grip Mount for your Phone or GPS mounted on the Rally Raid plate
    -- Current tires are Shinko 804/805, good 50/50 tire

    The Bad:
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    -- During a recent ride I heard a vibration noise from under the bike and found the rear welds broken on the RR Skid Plate. Since I was on the road for another day I gave it a JB Weld treatment that cured overnight. The JB has held so far but it may be need to be re welded at some point. See pics.
    -- The rear tire doesn't have a lot of life left... see the pics
    -- A few little rubs here and from use
    -- Chain and sprockets are probably due in another 2-3K miles
    -- Some scratches on the display screen from hard glove knuckles

    The Ugly:
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    -- This bike really doesn't have any ugly. It is a solid, reliable machine and I would not hesitate to hop on it and head out on a big journey tomorrow

    Details and Price:
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    This Honda is located in Boise Idaho and only 10 minutes from the BOI airport if anyone wants to do a fly and ride. The bike is sold complete as shown, as is. Don't ask me to part it out. Don't ask me to keep some bits and reduce the price.
    I am asking $5,600 OBO for this bike given all of the extras. I will consider any reasonable offer.
    Cash only, buyer needs to pick up in Boise, Idaho or fly and ride from Boise, Idaho.

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  2. Wind_Rider

    Wind_Rider Long timer

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  3. Wind_Rider

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  4. Arrivo

    Arrivo Adventurer Supporter

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    Man, I like this bike but I am trying to buy a used 790 Adventure R. I own a CB500X in stock trim and outride it all the time. GLWS.
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  5. Wind_Rider

    Wind_Rider Long timer

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    790 Adventure R is a fine machine... So many great bike choices right now.
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  6. madrider5150

    madrider5150 Riding somewhere

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    Nice bike, can you get closer pics of the broken skid? Did you have a bad impact?
    Actually it looks like the flat bottom separated from the round bar if I'm seeing that right?
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  7. Wind_Rider

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    Hi Madrider5150, no, I have never really hit the skid plate hard on this bike. It looked to me like it separated from the plate only because the welds did not penetrate very deep and they did not weld the whole seam. I think that it just vibrated over time that way and I did cut away some of the opposite side to allow for oil change sans plate removal and that may have added to some vibration effect. In my analysis the problem was a weak weld.
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