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Thread: CB500X Rally Raid

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    For the type of bike it's not that heavy..Under 200 kilos kerb weight... That's lighter than a 660 Tenere
    Rally Raid kit adds a bit of weight and is top quality. It totally transforms the bike
    It still feels like a push bike compared to a 1200GS
    It is also surprisingly good off road and silky smooth on the road

    These vids are worth a watch and show how durable the bike is

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2Rs2GnsSKk0

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gcdDYWfJ-_Y

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    I have ridden the naked version of the range and the motor is a real peach, unlike the 750, which is mundane (although I know some disagree). I would like one in supermoto guise with a better shock etc.

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    Ordered a red CB500x today, Morocco here I come!

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    Good for you John, I picked up one last week and I am pleased with it. As Grim points out it will only get heavier with the RR kit fitted but not as heavy as a Beemer...!! Enjoy.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Archie Adv View Post
    Good for you John, I picked up one last week and I am pleased with it. As Grim points out it will only get heavier with the RR kit fitted but not as heavy as a Beemer...!! Enjoy.
    Thanks, trying not to look too much at their kit! Not an off-road god, so no need for the golden wheels etc, which means money for other "essentials" :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by John Armstrong View Post
    Ordered a red CB500x today, Morocco here I come!
    Rally raid kit makes the bike...Suspension is shite standard unless you want to stay on the road

    Morocco hey did that a couple of years ago on KLE500's with a mate
    Not your first choice you would think but they proved to be bullet proof ..Unlike the KTM
    I would not hesitate to take the Honda












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    Quote Originally Posted by Garry H View Post

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    That got my fizz gland going

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    ...it looks like it can take a bashing on the rocks

    https://youtu.be/S7jpOMaGnps
    Sell my bike?
    I would rather stick wasps up my arse !

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    ...it looks like it can take a bashing on the rocks

    https://youtu.be/S7jpOMaGnps
    Great quote.....

    "You can be a hero in the back of a helicopter" !
    KEA

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    Took mine for a fair test...It's surprisingly good

    A few pics http://www.ukgser.com/forums/showthr...=1#post4701921

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