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  1. Left home with this...and came home with this !!!

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    I left home with an old aluminum canoe and a Yamaha kids acoustic guitar and came home with a CX650E that had been a yard ornamant for ALOT of years. The owner kept refering to the bike as "HER" (Christine, lol?). No title and the bike hasn't had a plate in it in 26 years...and that was from...
  2. New GL500 owner! I have my work cut out for me.

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    Welp. After four years of wanting a bike, I'm finally getting one. I've been lurking for a while so I feel it's time I posted and asked some questions potentially. I'm buying my friend's 1982 GL500 Silverwing. 38k miles. Will end up paying about $450. She's not in good shape at the moment, but...
  3. New Member Looking at a GL on craigslist

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    Greetings fellow CX & GLers, I did some minibike, dirt bike and street riding in high school and college but sold my bikes because I needed the cash. Now some 30 years later I'm finally at the place where I can get back into motorbikes. After weighing pros and cons and what kind of riding I...
  4. Cafe racer/ seat from /

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    Hey. Im new here and to the whole world of Cafe Racer. I just bought a seat from but it does not fit... anybody tried that before...? Any good places to buy parts from? (I used Ebay and Aliexpress)
  5. Hello... New to the forum

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    Hello all. I'm new here and I'm trying to learn all I can about the cx500. I haven't been on a bike in over 15 years and I'm looking at buying an '81 cx500c. I have looked at the bike and it has around 12k miles, it leaks a small amount of fuel near the petcock, may or may not have a slow...
  6. Gods help me, I just bought a bike.

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    Hello folks! I've just made a terrible, wonderful mistake. I'm buying a Craigslist CX500, 1981, with a pile of bodywork and a parts bike alongside. Have I ever owned a motorcycle? Nope. Have I ever ridden a motorcycle? Only on the back. Do I even have a driver's license? Oh hell no! I bicycle...