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Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« on: December 23, 2018, 05:50:19 AM »
Found this on the web this evening. Guy’s X takes a beating for sure.


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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #1 on: December 23, 2018, 10:48:46 AM »
Gosh... I am in pain for that bike.
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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #2 on: December 23, 2018, 11:16:38 AM »
Wrong bike error.

Quite an expensive bit of sport - where did his phone go ?
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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #3 on: December 23, 2018, 12:55:26 PM »
I had to stop watching felt sorry for the bike

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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #4 on: December 23, 2018, 02:27:26 PM »
It was too painful to witness this video..
What is he doing to that poor bike  :002:

Sure, It's an Half-rica twin but that is too much...

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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #5 on: December 23, 2018, 02:34:22 PM »
Perhaps I should have added a “graphic content” warning in the original post.  :008:

Agreed, it’s a little sad to watch the bike being dragged through the muck and mud.

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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #6 on: December 23, 2018, 03:23:58 PM »
Great video with good info.  Glad the rider is taking that kind of course.  I could sure use one. 
The bike is just a tool so I don't feet sorry for it.

Since the bike had a Rally Raid bash plate I assume it has Level 2 suspension.  I would not want to try that with the stock suspension.  It looks like that training would be more fun on my WR450F than my CB-X. 

Note to self:  Get stronger bars and better suspension than stock before off road riding on the CB-X.
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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #7 on: December 23, 2018, 04:15:08 PM »
Correct. Bike had a L2 kit if I remember correctly. Also itching to get to some trainings as well. I don’t have much dirt skills.

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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #8 on: December 23, 2018, 04:52:00 PM »
Nice to see real world video.
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Re: Video: Off-Road training on a 500X
« Reply #9 on: December 23, 2018, 06:48:40 PM »
That was fun.  :008:
Those bars are like cheese. I think wrong bike for those obstacles, hence the reason why off road riding schools don't use CB500X's.
That log obstacle was a no go from the start, most of us couldn't even do that with a mountain bike.

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