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Offline Applecorp

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #220 on: December 31, 2018, 07:43:59 PM »
Shame, bike like this needs to have centre stand as standard.

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #221 on: January 02, 2019, 06:15:20 AM »
I would only have a center stand if it does not affect the ground clearance. If it does, I would not want/buy one.

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #222 on: January 02, 2019, 02:26:59 PM »
*Originally Posted by dereck74 [+]
I would only have a center stand if it does not affect the ground clearance. If it does, I would not want/buy one.

Welcome to the forum.

I agree. I have a center stand sitting in a box in my closet and sometimes I wish for the convenience of the centerstand , but it would mean removing my Rally Raid engine guard and also mean losing a bit of clearance. So, in the closet it sits.

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #223 on: January 02, 2019, 05:21:45 PM »
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The deed is Done!!!!!!!


Just talked with my Dealer, put in my pre-approval for financing and ordered a brand spanking new 2019!!!!! In Red. Call me old school, but a Honda should be red.

He said there was a very limited allotment for Canada (might be  salesman BS...) but he could get me one for sure.

now it's a long wait till may! :164:


« Last Edit: January 02, 2019, 05:23:18 PM by skidooboy »
Go Jets Go!!!

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #224 on: January 02, 2019, 05:44:40 PM »
*Originally Posted by skidooboy [+]
:152: :152: :152:

The deed is Done!!!!!!!


Just talked with my Dealer, put in my pre-approval for financing and ordered a brand spanking new 2019!!!!! In Red. Call me old school, but a Honda should be red.

...wasn't it Ferrari?

Many congrats on your purchase!!!

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #225 on: January 02, 2019, 05:57:15 PM »
*Originally Posted by skidooboy [+]
:152: :152: :152:

The deed is Done!!!!!!!


Just talked with my Dealer, put in my pre-approval for financing and ordered a brand spanking new 2019!!!!! In Red. Call me old school, but a Honda should be red.

He said there was a very limited allotment for Canada (might be  salesman BS...) but he could get me one for sure.

now it's a long wait till may! :164:

Congrats. You must be feeling like  :104:


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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #226 on: January 09, 2019, 11:41:27 PM »
A test drive of sorts.....but I don't speak the language. Hopefully we will begin to see reviews soon.


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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #227 on: January 10, 2019, 12:28:19 AM »
*Originally Posted by Revoflyer [+]
A test drive of sorts.....but I don't speak the language. Hopefully we will begin to see reviews soon.


Fortunately I speak fluent Thai...I won't translate the entire thing but to paraphrase he says:

"Man...I wish Honda had upgraded the output to 65 HP and fitted tubeless spokes... adjustable footpegs...and Renthals as standard"  :016:
« Last Edit: January 10, 2019, 12:29:08 AM by Jonathan »

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #228 on: January 10, 2019, 06:14:29 AM »
65 horse power were out of the question from a 471 c.c. engine.

Spoke wheels are not necessary and perhaps not desirable on a mild adventure bike like this.

On the contrary, adjustable pegs would have been desirable, IMHO.

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Re: 2019 CB500X
« Reply #229 on: January 10, 2019, 05:04:00 PM »
*Originally Posted by dereck74 [+]
65 horse power were out of the question from a 471 c.c. engine.

Spoke wheels are not necessary and perhaps not desirable on a mild adventure bike like this.

On the contrary, adjustable pegs would have been desirable, IMHO.
I think the 1000cc rocket bikes are pushing, if not over, 200hp. I understand price and value are major factors, however, 65hp from a 500 class doesn't seem like a unreasonable quest.

 


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