1971 Honda CB500 Cafe Racer NO RESERVE

1971 Honda CB

Price: US $2,500.00
Item location: Johnson, Vermont, United States
Make: Honda
Model: CB
SubModel: 500
Type: Cafe Racer
Year: 1971
Mileage: 999,999
VIN: CB5001020121
Color: Silver
Engine size: 550
Vehicle Title: Clear

1971 Honda CB500 Cafe Racer
Video of it running here:https://youtu.be/1vIJr3DmAYc

Video of a cold start, ike hadn't run for 3 days:https://youtu.be/bOLBomcV8vI

Video of a ride on it, oing through the gears:

Modifications include:Displacement increased to 550cccb650 camYoshimura reproduction 4 into 1 exhaustShowa USD forksDual Front 6 piston calipers from a 1999 GSXR1000CBR900rr master cylinderCBR1000rr rotorsGSX gas tank and custom seat cowlPingel petcock and fuel filterUni podsGSXR steering damperCustom rear setsNew clutch friction discscb650 solid state regulator/rectifierKick start onlyDynatec electronic ignition and coilsCB900 rear shocksDunlop TT100 tires with plenty of life left
I bought this bike in 2012 and it had not been on the road since 1983. All wear items have been gone through and replaced where needed (bearings, rake shoes, ct.)Bike has the minimum wiring, o electric start, o turn indicators.Runs like a top and is super reliable, ven after sitting for the winter (bike is in Vermont) starts on the 3rd kick, specially if you use the first two to prime.Fast for a small displacement bike from 1971 and handles amazing, lenty of stopping power with the GSXR front end. Not twitchy and I haven't seen a bit of wobble from the front end even before the steering damper was added.For those who know the CB500 clutch is the weak point in the bike, his bike has all the original parts in perfect condition including the cam, ifter sleeve and clutch rod.Transmission works great and shifts through all gears cleanly and easily.
It is not perfect. Negatives include:Throttle grip housing cracked (does not effect throttle operation)Has a bit of rash here and there, otably on the mirror and alternator cover on the left side bottom.Paint is terrible, out of 10. Looks ok from 15ft, ut there are many imperfections including primer showing through, cratches, ings in the tank, oor body work, ct.Bike is dirty and greasy. I ride it and I think that's what it is, riders bike. It is not a show bike, ut it does get noticed and people always seem to like it.
I'm selling this bike cause I bought another bike project and want to start on that. My wife says I can't keep both!Email or call with any questions 619-Three25-Nine342
Bike is being sold as is where is with no warranty implied or otherwise.Buyer to pay shipping costs, ut I will work with buyer to arrange shipping.$1000 due at end of auction, alance due before shipping.

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