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Quick spin • Africa Twin DCT review

See also: Honda X-ADV Yamaha XT700 Tenere There’s one problem with marrying Honda’s ‘have your cake and eat it’ DCT transmission with their 270°-crank parallel twin engine: you can’t dip the clutch and blip the throttle for the sheer fun of unleashing … Continue reading

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Rally Raid CB500X – the first 2000 miles

CB500x Index page Rally Raid Level 3 kit plus BARTubeless sealed rims on Heidenau K60 / Golden Tyre GT201 tyres. RR rack and backplate, Palmer Products screen, Barkbuster Storms, Tutoro oiler. Weight about 220kg (485lbs) plus 25 transit/10kg piste payload. Me, 105kg in … Continue reading

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CB500X Rally Raid ready to roll

CB500X RR Index page Tubeless Conversion Index Page Just a couple of days before I’m off and I’ve finally got the CB-X converted to full Level III spec at Rally Raid. I started the job at home by fitting the clever drop top clamp, precision milled … Continue reading

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CB500X – chain oiler and rack

CB500x Index page On the CB-X there wasn’t an obvious place around the back to mount a new model Auto Pro 1 Tutoro chain oiler. I saw a couple of people on the forum perched theirs on the pillion footpeg mount, but with off-roading and stone … Continue reading

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