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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Sat Nov 04, 2017 8:21 pm

I don't know if i have Fickr completely sorted out but i do know that i still hate Photobucket.

Favourite pics of my '79 from a couple years ago.

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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby wyly » Sun Nov 05, 2017 2:07 pm

steve murdoch icoa #5322 wrote:I don't know if i have Fickr completely sorted out but i do know that i still hate Photobucket.


I'm technically challenged when it comes to IT stuff it was always frustrating to post pictures...for many years my cell phones were Samsung then I switched to Sony but when I made the recent switch to Iphone 6S-plus posting and editing photos became easy peasy :D ...no flickr or photobucket required...
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby FalldownPhil » Sun Nov 05, 2017 4:06 pm

A Beautiful Bike Steve !!
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Mon Nov 06, 2017 8:48 am

Thanks, Phil.

Robert, i would be a full level down from you on the IT scale but have a nephew nearby that frequently bails me out or shows me for the umpteenth time how to do something on the interweb.
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Wed Nov 08, 2017 9:35 pm

My favourite pics of the '81.
Tulips in the Spring means riding season has started, unfortunately today the snow tires went on the truck.

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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby wyly » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:08 pm

steve murdoch icoa #5322 wrote:My favourite pics of the '81.
Tulips in the Spring means riding season has started, unfortunately today the snow tires went on the truck.

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the fully dressed years are practical for long cruises but it's always been my opinion that 81's and 82's look better naked... very nice ride Steve...where was that photo taken...
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby wyly » Thu Nov 09, 2017 5:16 pm

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Robert, i would be a full level down from you on the IT scale but have a nephew nearby that frequently bails me out or shows me for the umpteenth time how to do something on the interweb.
:lol: you over estimate my IT abilities, I've one daughter who designs apps and web pages and another in internet marketing...then there's my teenage son who's enrolling in Computer Science next year...I have to endure lot's of :roll: from them whenever I have a IT issues...
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby CBXTRA6 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:43 am

This is my baby, down to only 1 CBX now... will follow me til the end. It has gone thru several colors, first pearl white & blue, then Jet black, now this blue & silver which I like the most. The EPM rims will be repainted, the front is still in the condition I bought it after a very long search...
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby FalldownPhil » Fri Nov 10, 2017 1:40 am

Stunning J.P. I love the new paint.
Nice front rim too :-)
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby daves79x » Fri Nov 10, 2017 7:16 am

I'm of the same mind as JP - down to one CBX:

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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby Jeff Bennetts » Fri Nov 10, 2017 11:40 am

CBXTRA6 wrote:This is my baby, down to only 1 CBX now... will follow me til the end. It has gone thru several colors, first pearl white & blue, then Jet black, now this blue & silver which I like the most. The EPM rims will be repainted, the front is still in the condition I bought it after a very long search...
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Like a fine wine JP, just gets better with time!

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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby steve murdoch icoa #5322 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 12:02 pm

Dave and JP, it is easy to see why your CBX ownership is down to one when you both have such wonderful examples.

Dave have you owned that one since new?

JP, i may have asked this before but what jetting are you using in the smoothbores with the pods and PipeMasters?
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby wyly » Fri Nov 10, 2017 2:11 pm

CBXTRA6 wrote:This is my baby, down to only 1 CBX now... will follow me til the end. It has gone thru several colors, first pearl white & blue, then Jet black, now this blue & silver which I like the most. The EPM rims will be repainted, the front is still in the condition I bought it after a very long search...
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I love it! :D I didn't go quite as dark as your blue...I need to work on my photo skills :(

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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby CBXTRA6 » Fri Nov 10, 2017 5:59 pm

WOW ! lots of nice looking X's on this thread guys !

Thank you Jeff and Phil... ya know about the rim uh ! :handgestures-thumbup: with great help from you to source it and another friend to fit it, we made it work.... :thumupp:

Dave always took the top award in many past rallyes with his original 79 stocker ! we can see why! :clap: remarkable because this bike has mileage, not just a garage queen...

Peter Gray @ Pipemasters must smile too, seeing his famous exhaust set used in these pics.

Steve : you really did a great job with your 81 prolink, I love it ! a beautiful bike without the fairing. :cheers:
Smoothbores perform well but it took a while to dial them for street use. They do contribute to significant more power,
but at the end, a stock Keihin ramp in top condition ( thank you Dave :icon-wink: )and well tuned is much more user friendly! To answer your question about jetting, I settled on 122.5 main , 20 idle /primary, 23 mm float height. Air screw out 1.5 turn.

Wyly : your X is painted in original Bugatti color ! :bow: good looking, good taste
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Re: Best Photos of Your CBX

Postby spencer » Fri Nov 10, 2017 9:29 pm

My CBX looks like many others - nothing special. Almost stock.
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