AndyH Posted December 30, 2013 Report Share Posted December 30, 2013 Looks like Honda really wanted to give it a go... Good finds, dangerous! they did and they did it well... yes those two are prototypes but they did lead to the CX500 of which I have had 5 or so including the turbo, emagine if Honda stuck with it, a CX 1400 classicI used them for courier work and also had the 650 for a few years. Ugly and odd looking to some eyes (in particular the early ones), disparagingly called 'plastic maggots' over here, it was one of the best Jap all rounders there ever was. You still see them out there with high mileages on the clock: a tribute to the build quality and has retro cachet now! Almost never see the contemporary Moto Guzzi V50 in routine use on our roads, by contrast: I'll grant a lot fewer were sold but my V50 has to be one of the awkwardest bikes I've ever had to work on and maintain, and that's got to be a reason. The CX was generally a piece of cake to work on. Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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