Have bunch of beauty shots of the CX500 next to the Vulcan.

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So I got the water pump fixed. It was missing a washer.

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Yay. With that fixed I went for a ride to get some gas and realized very quickly that cafe racers are incredibly uncomfortable. In an effort to minimize this I decided to move the CX500s unconventional controls a bit rearward from their usual UJM mid position.

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Definitely seems a bit less back-achey. Need to get some turn signals and a brake light figured out and this should be 99% of the way there.