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I'm not looking at the rule book...but I don't see why not. It's older than some of the bikes that are allowed in Singles I think. (1984 first year for the CR).
The only detail might be if it's a full CR in a CR frame. There was some grumbling last year about "dirt bikes" being used when the rules specify street bikes.
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he never really retired.... it was just a longer cigar break than usual... we all come back . ..
 

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Question: Would the CR500 be eligible for the Singles class, can't find my rule book.
Doug, go the the WERA forum and do a search on CR500. You'll see that almost all CR500 in a roadracing frame custom racebikes fail due to vibration of the engine. Even rubber mounted engines have problems.
They're hard to start, too.

But they have a ton of power...

A WERA racer build a KX250 powered RZ350 chassis racebike a while back. Looked like a neat idea, probably vibrated a whole lot less.
 

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Wow...that sounds like an engineering challenge. Maybe rubber mounted with some strategically situated ballast would cure the problem.

You don't want to tell Doug something won't work.

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There is/was a guy at LRRS racing one. I remember standing on the front straightaway and watching him go by in this sort of gentle but potentially horrifying weave. It looked a bit like the Ducati death weave that 999 race bikes tend to get. I can also remember passing the guy in the rain one time; he looked scared.
When it comes to roadracing a CR500, I'm not saying it can't be done, I'm just saying be careful.

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I have rollers....

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Doug, go the the WERA forum and do a search on CR500. You'll see that almost all CR500 in a roadracing frame custom racebikes fail due to vibration of the engine. Even rubber mounted engines have problems.
They're hard to start, too.

But they have a ton of power...

A WERA racer build a KX250 powered RZ350 chassis racebike a while back. Looked like a neat idea, probably vibrated a whole lot less.



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Yeah, not a good idea I guess. Thanks for pissing on this parade, it needed pissing on. I was just thinking of it as a track-day bike, something to come up and honk around on. But really, when I decide to do it, I'm gettin' a Honda RS125 modern GP bike. Might even have to put a set of lights on it and register it in Vermont, where you register about anything 250cc and smaller. I could really have some fun with the squids around here with that bike. Actually, if you know what your doing, you can have fun with the squids about anywhere with any bike ;)-

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I know where there is a early 90's RS125 in decent shape with some spares for I think $1600.00 on Long Island. Also if you want to play scary big singles games My brother has a Tigcraft with a DR750 (DR.BIG) Motor. This thing is well sorted and FAST!! He want's like $4-$4,500 I'm dying to misappropiate this thing! If it was electric start it would be my current race bike. Let me know if your interested. I can make some calls of pass along your #.

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OK Rosko I joined the other list. Let me know what you want to know about the RS I will find out and get back to you. I originally bought it for my wife to race. She tried it but wasn't thrilled about constantly shifting. I was like keep it pinned until you hit the rev limiter then just bang another gear. It was priceless really. Start = 12500rpm slip clutch push with feet hit powerband hold on hit rev limiter powershift keep throttle pinned. Repeat as necessary. Anyway we sold it to the sales guy at the local Honda dealer and the last time I saw him he was poor and not doing trackdays anymore. So he wanted to sell. These things are very cool! And not expensive considering. I wish I could actually fit on one. I wonder if you could weight the flywheel or swap in some CR125 stuff to mellow it out a bit, that would be an awesome pit bike.
Anyway let me know if you need any Info.

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Hey, BTW, speaking of fat people, anybody watch American Idol on Wednesday night? I know, I know, who the fuck wants to watch a bunch of amateurs try to sing, but there was nothing on so I tuned in. What a riot. They only show the worst and the best, and worst are much badder than the best are gooder (!). Geez, it was funny. And they had some fat people, but they weren't like your normal fat people, they were like weird fat people...that couldn't sing. I think their friends must encourage them to go on just so they can sit in their living rooms and roar.

And the 6' 7" inch black girl (in heels), that could sing, totally turned me on, for some reason. I wanted to take her on a date on the back of my bike. Her knees would be like fork stops, and then if anybody made fun of us she could get off and totally beat the shit out of them, and then we'd go into a bar and I'd look up at her and ask her what she wanted to drink, and if anybody made fun of us she could totally beat the shit out of them, too. And then we'd slow dance and I'd murmur, "mommy, mommy". Oh, yeah...

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everytime I read this thread title, I think its about fat people that aren't married...
 

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Hehe...yeah I saw her...I gotta admit...I'm an American Idol watcher...I love seeing the people get ripped.

And yes the giant black girl could sing...and yes I'd hit it.

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