Just some photos after the upgrades while the bike and gear is still clean.
Stock lighting on the XL500R was dismal to say the least. With only having a few watts to work with from the stator, not much light was produced. Riding along dark roads made it apparent how little the beam projected ahead. Digging around my pile of parts, I grab a Hella Rallye 4000 lamp. Initially […]
With the purchase of my first dual sport comes the inevitable upgrades. The goal of loading more shit onto your bike that it probably can handle for most. Thought, having become more of a minimalist, I want to try to keep gear, as the term suggest, to a minimum. For the first few weeks I […]
Back in 2014 I rode my 1982 Honda XL500R from California to West Virginia. While I was out I decided to take a trip to Asheville, North Carolina to visit the Overland Expo East. It was kind of last minute, though I hadn’t been to an expo in a couple years and figured since it […]
With the lifts working properly we finished skinning the exterior and installed the windows. The door was trimmed with 2 inch wide aluminum strips for an outside edge for the weather stripping. The split between the doors has weather stripping as well. Final adjustments on the latch catch are made. All the edges then got […]