Honda CB500F

I'm a big fan of Honda's CB500 range, and having spent time with the 500X and 500R, I'm looking forward to a few months with the naked F. It'll be interesting to see how it handles my 130-mile round trip commute and any BSB trips I might take, but what I'm looking forward to most is the Saturday morning ride! 
oli.rushby@motorcyclenews.com

  • MCN Fleet: Bye bye CB500F, hello NC750X

    15 August 2016 by Oli Rushby

    MCN Fleet: Bye bye CB500F, hello NC750X

    So, as I told you in my last update – the CB500F has gone back to Honda and, as I predicted, I’m definitely having withdrawal symptoms. In place of the sensible but great fun CB, I’ve got the even...

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  • MCN Fleet: CB500F beats R1200RT in A1 commute

    15 July 2016 by Oli Rushby

    MCN Fleet: CB500F beats R1200RT in A1 commute

    If you had the choice between Honda’s CB500F and BMW’s R1200RT for a hefty, dual carriageway based commute, you’d be daft not to choose the RT. A seat resembling an armchair, plenty of wind protection...

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  • MCN Fleet: Saving the pennies with the CB500F

    04 July 2016 by Oli Rushby

    MCN Fleet: Saving the pennies with the CB500F

    I’ll be honest. In my last update I was perhaps a little harsh to slate the CB500F’s ability as a long-distance commuter. After all, that’s not what it’s built for – Honda sell the CB500X (using the...

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  • MCN Fleet: First 200 miles with Honda's CB500F

    20 June 2016 by Oli Rushby

    MCN Fleet: First 200 miles with Honda's CB500F

    With Honda’s CB500F joining MCN’s test fleet last week, I thought it’d be rude to begin Ride to Work week without doing just that. Leaving my house in Lincoln at 7:45am, I arrived at our Peterborough...

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