Honda CRF 500 on the way?

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by rlkat, Jan 24, 2017.

  1. The_Precious_Juice

    The_Precious_Juice 2013 DR650

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    India vs China is great competition.

    I like the Royal Enfield Himalayan bs4 better than the CX3 Cyclone.

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    I have a wild prediction that China will start exporting modern cars that are just basic straight shifts and roll down windows. Kind of like a modern VW Beetle from the late 1960s.
    25 years from now.
    With no tarriffs it will do well. Modern cars from Japan are getting pricy and too fancy.
  2. Pcfly

    Pcfly Dude?! Seriously??

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  3. ferdiepick

    ferdiepick Been here awhile

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    Let's see what honda put out at the EICMA show in Nov.... Cb500x in the crf rally would be a starting point.......

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  4. cyclopathic

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    I would be happy to see 300cc Rally
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  6. cyclopathic

    cyclopathic Long timer

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    I know I looked into going that route and decided not worth it. Maybe if I pick low mile used one for 3k.
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    flipflopdog Youth & Talent, no match 4 Old Age & Treachary

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  9. Boxerbro

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    Here’s a concept, how about Honda fitting the new 250 parallel twin they use in Asia, in the CBR250RR, which produces around 38bhp and 23 Nm. They could make it a 300, which may bump it up to near 40bhp and tune it for lower down torque, with a little weight penalty from the twin design over the single, it might still be reasonably light and might meet more expectations.
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  10. Cruz

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    For what?