Honda CB500 (1994 - 2003)

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Honda CB500 (1994 - 2003)
With its responsive power and sporty handling, the CB500 is just as quick and lively on the streets as it is on the circuits

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Reviewed: 6 August 2003 by Visordown
This Honda CB500 review is taken from the Honda press pack. From 2003. Totally European, this slim and sporty fun bike was designed to provide a big blast of Super Sport riding excitement in a compact and lightweight configuration. The Honda CB500 gets its power from an excitable little 499cc liquid-cooled ...  Continue reading


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A brilliant first big bike after 125cc, has definitely made me a better rider and the extra power is certainly enough for me. Continue reading...
I miss my Cb 500, was my second aquisition... lerned a lot w/ it!good second step toward a bigger bike Continue reading...
A brilliant bike that you can do virtually everthing a modern biker requires. Never going to win a GP, but it will never conk out on the way to one! Continue reading...
overall i would say its a fantastic 1st big bike to get confidence on and its really cheep to insure i pay £520 a year fully comp so cheep as hell considering i was paying almost £700+ for a 125cc fully comp, e Continue reading...
I will have to retire her one day but if you want a bike that is cheap to run and ensure, will do everything you ask of it and can wrench on if something does go wrong you could do worse than the venerable Cb50 Continue reading...


I am Italian and I have bought this cb500sport in 1998, but I didn't know it had been built in Italy! It seems to be a Japanes bike about quality of the components assembled and accuracy of assembly. Since today (12 october 2010) I have never had a single problem with this bike.

Posted: 12/10/2010 at 13:55

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Cheap and solid commuter.
Little excitement to be found.
  • Price: £3655.00
  • Year: 1994 - 2003
  • Top speed: 120mph
  • Price new: 3655
  • Engine capacity: 499cc
  • Power: 58bhp
  • Torque: 35lb ft
  • Weight: 173kg
  • 0-60: 4.9 seconds

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