THANKS CB500! As an easy-to-ride, will­ing, ro­bust and ca­pa­ble com­muter and city bike, there have been few bet­ter than the CB500.

What Honda’s hum­ble twin gave us

Motorcycle News (UK) - - Feature -

A GREAT COM­MUTER/ DESPATCHER THE HONDA CB500 CUP

Yes, there was the 350LC Pro-am be­fore plus plenty of oth­ers since, but the CB500 Cup was bril­liant – and a great boost to young ca­reers.

A NEW HASLAM

A cer­tain, 14-year-old Leon Haslam made his se­nior race de­but in a Bri­tish GP sup­port race…on a CB500.

JAMES TOSE­LAND

…and, most fa­mously of all, ‘JT’, who nabbed a Honda su­pers­port ride on the back of his CB500 Cup suc­cess.

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