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Forum: Honda CB500F   05-18-2019, 01:57 AM
Replies: 11
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Posted By Garandman
What bike are you riding?

What bike are you riding?
Forum: CBR500 General Discussion Forum   05-18-2019, 01:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By Garandman
This is a CBR250 but should be about right. ...

This is a CBR250 but should be about right.

http://youtu.be/pMAfTx5fslo
Forum: Honda CB500F   03-02-2019, 07:38 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 2,558
Posted By Garandman
Some bikes get sleepy.

Some bikes get sleepy.
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Suspension   08-02-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,731
Posted By Garandman
Bueller?

Bueller?
Forum: New Member Introductions   07-29-2018, 04:10 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 735
Posted By Garandman
First street ride after my daughter took the MSF...

First street ride after my daughter took the MSF BRC!
Forum: CBR500 General Discussion Forum   07-29-2018, 12:45 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By Garandman
The carrier used in DuPont Chain Saver evaporates...

The carrier used in DuPont Chain Saver evaporates in a few minutes. We put it on the chain, let it sit a few minutes, and spin the chain with a rag underneath to remove any excess.
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-29-2018, 12:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 946
Posted By Garandman
Corbin seat review

Summary: seat is OK, I will never do business with Corbin again. Caveat.

1. Heard that Corbin had really gone down hill. Decided to order a seat for wife’s 2016 CB500F anyway.
2. Seat arrived:...
Forum: CBR500 General Discussion Forum   07-28-2018, 04:47 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 3,426
Posted By Garandman
Dowco makes a cover alarm, only costs about $25. ...

Dowco makes a cover alarm, only costs about $25.

https://dowcopowersports.com/guardian-cover-alarm-26038-00/
Forum: CBR500 General Discussion Forum   07-28-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,587
Posted By Garandman
We use DuPont Chain Saver with Teflon. We lube...

We use DuPont Chain Saver with Teflon. We lube chains every other tank of fuel.

You can purchase a plastic bottle which travels well.
...
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Suspension   07-28-2018, 07:13 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,731
Posted By Garandman
Those of you whoíve done this: I measure the...

Those of you whoíve done this: I measure the distance to the left rear subframe as almost 12Ē for the tube.

What length did you order and how did it work?
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-17-2018, 11:34 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,806
Posted By Garandman
Almost all motorcycle speedos of all brands read...

Almost all motorcycle speedos of all brands read 8% slow*. Youíd almost think the manufacturers agreed to it.

* Yet the odometer used for warranty purposes is dead nuts accurate....
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-17-2018, 11:29 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 12,404
Posted By Garandman
US Bike. ...

US Bike.


https://photos.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/WR250R/i-D4WsDjQ/0/9c6f9fce/XL/3AC4EEB4-ADAB-4B28-BC38-BE3CB512CF67-XL.jpg
Forum: Honda CBR500 Versus the Competition   07-15-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 377
Posted By Garandman
It’s an older gen GSXR engine on a bigger but not...

It’s an older gen GSXR engine on a bigger but not particularly high-spec chassis. There are a number of Bikes manufactured to appeal to the huge cohort of boomer riders who are aging-out (which is...
Forum: Honda CBR500R   07-15-2018, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Garandman
So rode the CB500F over to Larz Anderson Auto...

So rode the CB500F over to Larz Anderson Auto Museum for a Saturday event, then rode the GSX-R750 to the same place for another event Sunday. Cliff Notes: why do people think they have something to...
Forum: Honda CBR500R   07-13-2018, 07:27 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Garandman
Hey Homie! My wife has a pink jacket, but...

Hey Homie!

My wife has a pink jacket, but texting drivers see nothing. :frown: Iíve been wearing hi-viz since 2007, and a white helmet. The high viz seems to work not just because itís bright,...
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,806
Posted By Garandman
Itís amusing and sad to see guys show up at track...

Itís amusing and sad to see guys show up at track days with liter bikes. They generally think theyíre going to blow everyone away, when they usually wind up leading a parade. If they stay with it...
Forum: Honda CBR500R   07-12-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 185
Views: 56,743
Posted By Garandman
Yes. If itís less than $100 Iíll keep it. Most...

Yes. If itís less than $100 Iíll keep it. Most used buyers wonít pay for suspension upgrades (even on a GSX-R) so Iíll have to take the JRI...
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Suspension   07-12-2018, 08:53 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,731
Posted By Garandman
The rubber mounts are made by Penske and others....

The rubber mounts are made by Penske and others. You can find them on eBay or online suppliers. Iím going to see if the suspension guy we use (GMD Computrack) has some, Iíll see him at a track day as...
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-12-2018, 08:18 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 981
Posted By Garandman
GSX-Rís and some KTMís come with mirror mounted...

GSX-Rís and some KTMís come with mirror mounted turn signals.
Forum: Honda CBR500R   07-12-2018, 07:57 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,435
Posted By Garandman
Want some advice from someone who has survived 38...

Want some advice from someone who has survived 38 years of street riding?

“Ride your own ride.”

To which I can add the advice given me by the guy from whom I bought my first bike: “Ride like...
Forum: Honda CBR500R   07-12-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 185
Views: 56,743
Posted By Garandman
What are the GSXR shocks selling for? Just took...

What are the GSXR shocks selling for? Just took the stock piggyback off my 2016 GSX-R750. It will not fit the ABS model.
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-12-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 124
Views: 18,806
Posted By Garandman
“Horses for courses.” That’s an extreme case....

“Horses for courses.”
That’s an extreme case. Personally the most I’ve covered in a day is 430 miles, including some dirt road and trail sections. Most riders here consider 500 miles in a day the...
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Suspension   07-12-2018, 07:02 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 13,731
Posted By Garandman
Just ordered a 99 F4 shock off eBay ($30). Mr....

Just ordered a 99 F4 shock off eBay ($30). Mr. Daugherty quoted $395 for the upgrades, which sounds like more than some of you paid but still less than half an aftermarket shock.

Plan to measure...
Forum: Honda CB500F   07-08-2018, 01:14 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,437
Posted By Garandman
The HH pads should work great, and they hold up...

The HH pads should work great, and they hold up to track day riding Though not racing.

If they donít work for you, the usual progression is Vesrah, or Carbonne Lorraine RX3. These are ďSuperSportĒ...
Forum: Wheels, Tires and Suspension   07-08-2018, 12:52 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,104
Posted By Garandman
MarkForged? What would you use for the substrate?

MarkForged? What would you use for the substrate?
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