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First rides & tests
17 May 2013 14:45
In the beginning came the Honda CB500F naked and CBR500R sports, now here's the adventure-styled 'X' version of Honda's new twin. Was it worth the wait?
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13 June 2013 11:41
CB500X or CTX700
13 June 2013 11:33
Really looking forward to getting one of these bikes. I do alot of motorway miles using a Z1000 at the moment and realy want a bike thats comfortable, well balanced under load and good on fuel. I must say though I was very disapointed with the review in the mcn last week. I was really looking forward to reading about this bike and found the article was very general and bland, spending more time talking about the new 500 family rather than giving a specific picture of this particular model. I finished reading the article feeling I knew little more than I had before. The article didnt paint a picture of what the bike felt like or any details as to what the bike might be like in the real world. Apart from a quick comparison of the dash nothing was said about what accesories might come with the bike. Maby I'm being picky and a further road test in the UK is to follow, but I think MCN has a duty to inform the consumer and not just report on whats new.
25 May 2013 13:35
Sack1 said "entice newer riders into the sport"
Riding on the roads isn't a sport, its transport.
Honda is trying to build a range of bikes that are practical transport and for that I applaud them.
Now if only they would ditch chain drive once and for all and fit centrestands.
And get rid of the 270 crank in the NC motor. Bleurgh.
24 May 2013 12:16
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