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CX machine (NOT)

Advantages: Cheap, ultra reliable, comfortable, easy to maintain
Disadvantages: bit slow, bit ugly, no good for posers

Picture the scene.... you pull into the pub car park after a summer Sunday ride, the girls sitting at the tables outside look over at the sound of the deep rumble of your V-twin motorcycle, you think you look pretty good in your leathers... 'hello girls' ...

peteshone 12.05.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Honda Cx/Gl500 And 650 V-Twins 1978-86 Owner's Workshop Manual - Jeremy Churchill

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CXing here and there

Advantages: Good tourer and all rounder
Disadvantages: Should attend Weight Watchers

It’s not small, in fact it has a weight problem. But the CX500, made from the late seventies to eighties, was the couriers dream machine. It wasn’t overly excessive with power, 498cc, and were – and still are – cheap and reliable. ...

o_morris 28.06.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Honda Cx/Gl500 And 650 V-Twins 1978-86 Owner's Workshop Manual - Jeremy Churchill

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The Old Girl Keeps going!!

Advantages: Comfort, reliable, cheap to run!
Disadvantages: Ugly and noisy!

Most delicious. having absolutely no idea on style whatsoever I bought a CX500 (my 3rd) about 11 years ago, a CX500 custom from the US, still in the box in bits - assembled it - got on it - and watched in amazement as my 'brand new' old bike stopped when ...

Midgee 14.01.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Honda Cx/Gl500 And 650 V-Twins 1978-86 Owner's Workshop Manual - Jeremy Churchill

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CX Type

Advantages: Good fun, easy to ride, old memories
Disadvantages: None for what I use it

Riden bikes since 17 now 57. Five years ago had a medical problem had to retire went into business iwth wife. Bikes - had to stop riding lack of strength in legs siold all thre bikes kept CB900F in back of garage hidden from wife - still to heavy. Saw ...

roberthappydays 07.08.2008 · Read full review
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Review of Honda Cx/Gl500 And 650 V-Twins 1978-86 Owner's Workshop Manual - Jeremy Churchill

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A real gem

Advantages: Exam Q's
Disadvantages: A bit on the thin side

...If you've just crossed over from GCSE's to A-level and you can't find any "Revise-in-a-week" books that were so popular for GCSE. That's probably because there aren't any because the publishers think were all hard working. Hmmm, how wrong could they be. ...

sasr007 23.07.2000 · Read full review
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Review of A-Level Physics - Roger Muncaster

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