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    what chall know about? GB500

    so i have a chance to get my hands on a 1989 Honda GB500

    its got bad forks apparently like the dude ran into the curb or something but i think they look pretty cool stock.. but i dont know anything about them besides they were made for 2 years and was honda's too early attempt at retro styling.

    looking for stuff like "hows the motor"... sus design? etc

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    if you don't want it let me know . . . .


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    That's a great bike! Lots of info out there via the goog, but for starters -

    Check out this FAQ to learn more stuff about the engine:

    http://www.thumperpage.com/articles/gb-500faq.html

    Also, I enjoyed reading this article about a guy who learned to love taking the bike to the track:

    http://www.thumperpage.com/articles/rzgb500.html


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    if he is asking something you can afford - buy it. The motor is awsome, a 500 single with split exhaust, how could you go wrong?


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    My brother had one. Need to keep it above 4500rpm. Wicked fun bike. And everyone who's owned one has become an absulote fanatic.


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    matt,

    why dontcha tell us what your stealing it for so we all feel bad about ourselves.

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    Would definately be on my list if one came up around here.

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    500 with the bad forks it has 9300 miles on it im gonna get the skinny on it. if its not gone.

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    dude, buy that shit!

    "Better a cruel truth than a comfortable delusion." -Edward Abbey

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    so allegedly the crash was a little worse than originally expected .. the forks look like pretzels and the frame has a few tears in it... not worth my efforts... another guy bought it i think.. good luck bro

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