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Moto63

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Honda GB500
« on: August 22, 2023, 06:51:08 AM »
As the title suggests, there’s a short article featuring the GB500 over on “return of the cafe racer” site for ones perusal should one fancy a look 👀
Some nice close up shots to pour over
Cheers, Michael

themoudie

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Re: Honda GB500
« Reply #1 on: August 22, 2023, 08:33:08 AM »
Mornin' Michael,

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Some nice close up shots to pour over

Am I to interprete that you have been dribbling over this confection?  ::)

Not sure if I would go that far, but with the 650cc conversion, they certainly appear to be "worth throwing a leg over".

1990-Honda-GB500-cafe-racer

Good health, Bill

Moto63

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Re: Honda GB500
« Reply #2 on: August 22, 2023, 03:19:24 PM »
Mornin' Michael,

Am I to interprete that you have been dribbling over this confection?  ::)



Good health, Bill
No, defo not Bill. I personally always thought they were an over rated bike, purely from the design point of view. The standard XBR was way cheaper and equally as good performance wise. So to me it was a no brainier (as our American cousins would say) Just thought there’d be a couple of TC members who might enjoy looking at the pics 😉👍
Thanks for posting the link
Cheers, Michael

iansoady

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Re: Honda GB500
« Reply #3 on: August 22, 2023, 03:56:24 PM »
I understand from extensive reading on a US based site which has a lengthy area devoted mostly to the GB500 that it was in fact slightly down on power compared with the XBR. But opinions, as they say are like a certain bodily featrure - everyone has one....
Ian.
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