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Hi from sunny Keele (UK)

Good Afternoon Everyone

My name is Scott and I am new to the world of overlanding. I attended the recent HUBB UK meeting at Donington (Which was excellent by the way!) and this has inspired me to get the ball rolling with regards to my dream of going around the world on my CB500!

I have only found a handful of people that use this forum that have used a CB500 for such an adventure, but I am sure there must be more! If there are, I would love to hear from you!

Happy travelling!

Scott
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Hi Scott

I had a GS500 suzuki, not the same but similar, and had great fun with it in Norway.. Kitted up with a topbox, tank bag and ortleib pannier bags :-)

CB500 is a good bike and doesn't stick out like a sore thumb unlike other adv bikes on the market.
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Hi Fern

Great to hear from you! Did you make any modifications to your GS500 other than adding the luggage? I am considering making a few before I make the journey, starting with things like making a sump guard and changing the rear shocks.

Scott
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I was only on highways so no need, I ride a DRZ400 now.
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Greetings and welcome to the HUBB!!!
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HI zandesiro

It is great to be a part of the HUBB! Full of like minded adventurers!

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