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Hi Jason,

Thanks! I really like it, enough power to be entertaining, and I can use all of it. The 650's are very smooth, no buzz or vibrations. You know it's there but it's never problematic or intrusive. They did a great job on the motor. It has enough power to pull past 100 mph, something the 500 can only dream of, and it's comfortable for an all day ride.

I'm planning on taking it on a two week trip to the mountains of North Carolina this summer, so long as the plague has passed, and if I survive it.

Like every bike I've ever owned, it needs suspension upgrades, but they're easy. I put a set of YSS shocks on the back, and new springs, oil and RICOR emulators in the forks. It's spot on now. Stock set up was pretty flaccid.

The seating position is quite neutral, and I prefer the more rear set foot pegs of the CGT over the Interceptor. Bars are not as low as I feared they would be. I've also put on a center stand, same as the one on the Interceptor.

All in all, a nice simple, easy to work on, affordable motorcycle that works way better than one might think. Test ride one and you'll be surprised.

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Mike

Wonderful, Mike! It looks beaut.

I have a Trumpy Thrux so I think if I was buying an RE I'd go for the Interceptor rather than GT. Don't need another cafe Racer, lol. In fact, I suspect I'll end up with an Interceptor one day for general use.

I tested a 500 Conti GT a couple of years ago. Guy in a truck at a set of lights complimented me "nice restoration, how old is it?" . He seemed shocked when I replied "about 2 months", lol. RE's are the real deal, living history.

How's the engine vibration? The 500 was good fun and full of character but the engine and suspension setup nearly shook my fillings out.
 

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Spring has sprung...taken yesterday with my Pany G9 and 100-300 ii telephoto lens.
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Looking for spring colour. G9 w oly 60mm macro
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The Nile Goose has become very common in Germany.
No wonder. They multiply rapidly.
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another garden shot yesterday , love the camera just cant get my head round the dim EVF .
View attachment 819822the squarwk by jeff and jan cohen, on Flickr
Have you adjusted it? The viewfinder on the G9 is excellent. I shoot a lot into the sun when speed in subject acquisition and tracking can be an issue, and have never had a problem with brightness. This was made on Sept 21st in the afternoon (sun halfway between summer and winter) shooting almost straight South on a very bright day. You can see the glare and how brightly lit the tire smoke is. To add to that I wear glasses with transition lenses. In these conditions it's like shooting through sunglasses. The viewfinder has never presented a problem.

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I tried a friends one this morning just in case mine was faulty .. both the same dont get me wrong the images are superb ,but the evf compared to the olympus is to put mildly total rubbish .I will be phoning the retailer tomorrow to see what I can do .even the g80 I had before was better than this
 

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I tried a friends one this morning just in case mine was faulty .. both the same dont get me wrong the images are superb ,but the evf compared to the olympus is to put mildly total rubbish .I will be phoning the retailer tomorrow to see what I can do .even the g80 I had before was better than this
LOL. If you say so.
 

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yes I do say . have some respect please
Then please stop being ridiculous. The viewfinder is not total rubbish. It may not live up to your expectations, it may be dimmer than you'd like, but your response appears to be based more on the fact that someone disagreed with you than substance. I asked a question and pointed out that I sometimes use the camera in extreme lighting conditions. Your response was that the EVF is total rubbish. Now, we all know that isn't true. And it fact, you neve even answered the question. Please, be respectful, indeed.
 

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Then please stop being ridiculous. The viewfinder is not total rubbish. It may not live up to your expectations, it may be dimmer than you'd like, but your response appears to be based more on the fact that someone disagreed with you than substance. I asked a question and pointed out that I sometimes use the camera in extreme lighting conditions. Your response was that the EVF is total rubbish. Now, we all know that isn't true. And it fact, you neve even answered the question. Please, be respectful, indeed.
well after posting earlier I was at the point of contacting the shop tomorrow to get a return on it . but I sat down and did a full reset then input my settings once more (exactly the same ones) and surprisingly its cured it EVF is now normal and bright .. totally no idea what the problem was just glad its now fingers crossed sorted out .it was driving me insane as I really could not figure out the problem . but I knew something wasn't right .
 

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well after posting earlier I was at the point of contacting the shop tomorrow to get a return on it . but I sat down and did a full reset then input my settings once more (exactly the same ones) and surprisingly its cured it EVF is now normal and bright .. totally no idea what the problem was just glad its now fingers crossed sorted out .it was driving me insane as I really could not figure out the problem . but I knew something wasn't right .
Maybe you can try to reproduce the problem so you know what to do in the future if it seems out of whack.
Knowing what setting it was that caused it could also help others who see the same thing!
I would think that there is a brightness setting for he EVF that got changed somehow.
Good that you solved your problem and can enjoy your camera again.
 

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well after posting earlier I was at the point of contacting the shop tomorrow to get a return on it . but I sat down and did a full reset then input my settings once more (exactly the same ones) and surprisingly its cured it EVF is now normal and bright .. totally no idea what the problem was just glad its now fingers crossed sorted out .it was driving me insane as I really could not figure out the problem . but I knew something wasn't right .
Glad you got it sorted.
 

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