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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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Mr Feynman Goes To Washington

Advantages: Another fascinating chapter in Richard Feynman's life, and an account of the Challenger Disaster from Feyman's eyes
Disadvantages: The first half of the book is more fragmented than Surely You're Joking

UPDATE - 2006 ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Who'd have thought? It's 20 years last month since Challenger exploded. Since then, we've put Rovers on Mars, and yet another shuttle has been destroyed in an accident, killing the crew, and effectively ...

mattygroves 25.11.2002 · Read full review
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Review of What Do You Care What Other People Think? - Richard Feynman

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