Honda cb 500 x 2019. Honda CB500X (2019) review

2019 CB500X FEATURES

Honda cb 500 x 2019

The handlebar position is 137mm higher than the R while 111mm closer to the rider and with a slimmer seat than before, you can easily move around the saddle adjusting position for comfort. The rider triangle is as neutral as they come while seated and perfectly comfortable whilst standing for my 5-foot 8-inch self. The pace was hot enough on the latter part of our test ride to really push the revised suspension. Also, a new crank sensor provides more accurate readings, allowing for more precise control of internal operations. The new tapered rubber-mounted handlebar is 8mm higher and 3mm closer to the rider. While a peak torque figure of 31. New dual-outlet muffler tip makes exhaust note racier-sounding to match new power.

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2019 CB500X FEATURES

Honda cb 500 x 2019

And I got to ride all three at the European press launch held on the Canary Island of Tenerife. Message text Accept our privacy policy. Wind protection is better than ever with a taller, two-position screen. For 2019, the 500X receives a larger, 19-inch front wheel as well as additional suspension travel — with 5. That grunt, combined with its light feel, nimble steering and effortless clutch action make it an awesome choice for commuting or blasting along your favorite twisty road. Street-focused rubber would improve the feel and power of the brakes significantly on the road. Long travel suspension irons out irregular road surfaces, wide handlebars provide leverage and the upright riding position offers both comfort and a wide field of view for the rider.

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Honda CB500X (2019) review

Honda cb 500 x 2019

My 32-inch inseam can put boots on the ground. Final drive is via sealed 520 chain. The seat is a bit stiff but maybe just enough to be supportive. The creates a more neutral, upright riding position. Feel free to weigh in on a comparison of the two. Check out the laundry list of new. One of the few things I wish this bike all bikes? One test rider even claimed to have seen almost 300 miles of highway on a single tank.

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Essai Honda CB500X (2019) (A2)

Honda cb 500 x 2019

While power is modest, the revised power delivery from the 471cc parallel Twin gives more torque where you most need it. Engine, gearbox and exhaust The twin-cylinder light middleweight is designed as an inviting proposition for the less experienced rider to get into adventure bike-style machinery. In fact, given the time and legality, speeds north of 100mph can be achieved. To deal with the bumps and bruises of the trail, the 500X now boasts more balanced suspension travel. Honda has taken a competent, fun, budget bike, retained its core goodness and substantially improved its weaknesses. I think a Kawasaki Ninja 400 has enough juice for relatively relaxed highway speeds, and this Honda is even more comfortable at those speeds. The right size for real-world adventures, and just plain fun.

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HONDA CB500X (2019

Honda cb 500 x 2019

Brakes include a 310 mm single, floating disc squeezed by a two-piston caliper, with a single piston caliper operating on a 240 mm disc in the rear. Power flows through a slipper clutch that also lightens the clutch pull to give your left hand a break with a reshaped lever for greater comfort. Power production is modest enough to make it approachable, while still having enough gumption to crack the whip and have some fun. Easy shifting The new gear indicator and adjustable shift-up indicator make it even easier to use the smooth-shifting six-speed gearbox. Engine and transmission : 471.

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Honda CB500X (2019) review

Honda cb 500 x 2019

The shock has been revised and has 5. Backpressure optimized for improved low-end and midrange power. Applying front brake in the dirt had the same effect, with strong power and surprisingly decent feel without locking up or washing out that new 19-inch front tire. The 35mm diameter steel diamond-tube mainframe is unchanged for 2019. A new assist and slipper clutch design similar to that used in the decreases lever pull by a claimed 45 percent and allows better hookup during acceleration and reduced rear wheel hop while downshifting.

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2019 CB500X FEATURES

Honda cb 500 x 2019

The front forks have been raised by 10mm to 150mm while the stroke on the new rear shock is up by 17mm making for added ground clearance. Total Motorcycle is my pride and joy and being able to reach out 300 million people has been incredible but I could not have done it without the support of my visitors, readers and members, thank you so much! Honda seems to have gotten the recipe right with this one, as our journey through slow-going mountain towns, twisting canyons, and desolate groomed-trails highlighted how adaptable the 500X is. The addition of a new assist and slipper-clutch adds real value and quality to the gearbox. Those buttery smooth shifts are also appreciated straightaway as you churn through the gearbox in an effort to make good time through town or win at backroad games of chase. Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel-ready to ride Fuel Capacity 4. Also, what is your honest assessment of its highway capacity? Though not a full revision, the changes in 2019 are more than just a simple spit-shine; they improve performance and rideability. This can be based on so many variables, one of which is the aftermarket.

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