Honda CB500X

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by JimmieA, Nov 12, 2012.

  1. theloop

    theloop Been here awhile

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  2. CapeG650X

    CapeG650X n00b

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    I'm currently riding a CB500X in Nth Thailand and i'm pretty impressed. They go alright for a 500, went on some dirt roads and through a couple of creeks today and it handled everything in its stride. Its been quite comfortable (i'm 6ft tall) and i put 10lts of fuel in today at the 275km mark, not sure what the tank holds. I'm not about to trade the Triumph XC800 in on one but after 2 days in the saddle would recommend the bike for light adv/touring.
  3. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    These are all things I like to rwad! Awesome. So excited to get mine..
  4. straightrod

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    It is 219,000 baht. :rofl
  5. theloop

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  6. RaY YreKa

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  7. Vettel

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    Theres a $1000 dollars difference between US and Canada prices.... Must be the speedo being in kph instead of mph that puts the price up that much seeing as the two dollars are at par.....
    Generally, Canada pays around 10-20% more for like goods just because. Even so, its not a bad price if the quality is there.
  8. theloop

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    I got my motorchclist magazine in the mail yesterday, and in the article up to speed about the new ctx700 it says, quote "Company officials couldn't divulge any actual numbers, but they did say dealers have ordered essentially every CBR250, CB500, and NC700x available" So I'm putting money down on one first chance I get.
  9. markjenn

    markjenn Long timer

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    This looks reasonably legit.

    $5800.... WOW. That's a lot of bike for $5800. If Honda keeps the $500 ABS option (no reason it should be higher on the X than the other models), here's a nice fuel-injected 500cc twin with ABS that undercuts the price of a KLR by $200. Honda will sell every one it makes.

    - Mark
  10. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    Ficed it for you :D
  11. theloop

    theloop Been here awhile

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    It would be funny if Honda didn't sell more bikes last year than triumph has sold in the last hundred years combined.:clap
  12. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    So what, it's still funny!

    PS - It's also true!! :wink:
  13. R22B

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  14. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    The aftermarket should be able to remedy that.
  15. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    Went by my dealer yesterday. I'm still first in line for them. It still june. Still no price.
  16. markjenn

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    Dealers are hardly the last word on delivery predictions, but my dealer is saying May or June for the R and F models, Aug or later for the X.

    - Mark
  17. fragile_this_side_up

    fragile_this_side_up Long timer

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    Oh I know that. Good god, August?!. Meh. I can wait.
  18. B02S4

    B02S4 Aye

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    If it makes you feel any better, a local dealer told me the X should be shipping July 2013.
  19. theloop

    theloop Been here awhile

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    I thought the ship date for the F and R was April 12th.
  20. Juanjo-X

    Juanjo-X X Adventurer

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