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Honda NX500

Just coming up to 5000 miles on a NX500 and thought i would post my opinion
on this bike !
I am a mature ride and owned aprox 150 bikes and done aprox 500,000 miles on them ....
Its a great little adventure bike , with some off road capability , but it will still do most things at a slower pace !
Over 100 miles to a gallon
easy 300 miles to a tank !
Cruse at 75 ( with a bigger front sprocket )
Honda reliability
Good for over 100.000 miles ( poss ! )
Nice and easy to ride and enjoy the views
standard tyres are " grim "
must do mods are ..... extra tooth on front sprocket ... handle bar risers ... crash bars ... sump gaurd .... hand gaurds ... spot lights
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Yes, I like the NX500 the successor to the CB500X.

I think it's a decent mid size bike.

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