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  1. Technical Help Forum
    I have seen a lot of posts regarding the seats from hotwingglass co and became really interested in getting on for my own bike. The issue here is that no matter how hard I search, I cant seem to find any contact info for the guys that make these seats. Their website has a general description but...
  2. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I'm working on a 79 CX500 custom and curious about how you guys go about the seat. How do you ensure that the radius of the hoop will match the radius of the back of the seat without seeing it in person? Are there standards, or specs to look for regarding the profile of the seat? There isn't...
  3. General Discussion
    I just got my 1979 CX500 a few weeks ago and I'm looking to do some customization. I was wondering if anyone knew any bobber style, or cruiser style seats that would fit the bike? Preferably with little modification. Either Two up or single rider seats. I also believe the bike is the standard...
  4. Selling and Buying Forum
    Does anyone know of a source for a GL500 rear seat cowl? Separate cowl or the rear seat/cowl together is fine. I've looked on eBay and so many there are missing the cowl. Those with them are really pricey with shipping so I'm hoping to find just the cowl.
  5. Where Can I Find...
    I recent bought a '79 CX500C, and I love it! The only drawback is that I'm tall (6'8") and the two-tiered seat makes it a bit of a crunch to ride. But I like the two-tiered seat look rather than the flat seat look, so don't want to replace my seat (and the seat is in great condition). Has anyone...
  6. Technical Help Forum
    Hey, Y'all. I have a 1981 GL500. I've been able to remove the rear seat in the past without any trouble. Recently I tried the usual method, but one of the helmet lock handles seemed to travel much further forward than usual, almost like a spring had broken. Also, no audible "ping" sound like in...
  7. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I'm seeing many seat options that I like on Ebay that are 24" long - I want to be able to occasionally give my girlfriend a ride on my bike too though. Has anyone here gotten one of those seats and still been able to comfortably give their s.o. a ride on their bike? The stock seat is about 29"...
  8. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello CX- brothers and sisters Im getting an old beat up CX500 from 78 back on the road and need a new seat. The bikes back-end and side covers are misising so im going for RAT-bike look without the plastick rear light assemply. There are a lot of CX500C seats out there that would fit...
  9. Selling and Buying Forum
    The seat pan is fiberglass, not plastic, and came with the bike when I bought it. I had the seat custom upholstered locally a few months ago. Selling because I decided to go with a different "brat-style" seat that will allow me to put my girlfriend on the back. Fiberglass needs some work as...
  10. Technical Help Forum
    I took my seat off quite a while back and can't figure out how to put it back on. Do i need the tail light bracket (which i took off...still have, but have to go get it if i need it)? Could someone send a pic of their seat assembly?
  11. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    Hello CX500 community, I am very new in this forum. I purchased a CX500 from a neighbor who rather than selling it to someone who does not appreciate vintage machines decided to sell me his baby. Unfortunately, it was not much of a baby. There was a good chunk of missing parts and a few...
  12. Where Can I Find...
    so i recently bought a 79 cx500 custom and the back of the frame is chopped about an inch or two after the shock mounts.i bought the bike like this so i don't have a seat pan. but i was looking at some of the seats on seats direct and i was wondering how they fit and the overall quality. and...
  13. Where Can I Find...
    Hi guys, Purchased a 1980 CX500 Custom recently as my first bike and have decided to start a cafe racer build project with my GF's Father. We have done some brainstorming and decided the first steps are to swap out the stock seat in favor of a more lower profile; cafe racer style seat. After...
  14. General Discussion
    Hi, I want to get a CX, it seems to tick all the boxes of what I want from a bike. It looks like the E or Eurosports model is a much better bike but the seat looks a bit narrow and I can't imagine that it is comfortable for touring. The older standard CX500 seat on the other hand looks perfect...
  15. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    After lurking on here for a while I finally have a reason to start a new thread. I decided to make a flat / brat / tracker style seat for my CX500. I could have just bought one from ebay I suppose but I like the challenge of trying something new so thought I'd give making one from scratch a...
  16. Where Can I Find...
    Hi guys, Just wondering how many of you out there have installed a 'Texavina' seat on your bikes? I have bought one and it looks great. Now I just have to mount the thing and that involves some hacking and welding. If any one has attempted it, do you have any tips/build thread? Regards, Lee
  17. Where Can I Find...
    If you want to refresh the look of your CX - change the seat. You can order any color, shades of fabric and thread to match the colors of your Honda. Seat cover can be made of synthetic, natural leather or from a different material eg. alcantara. It is possible to add extra text or designs...
  18. CX Customization and Mods Forum
    I have been wanting to change up my seat on my 79 Deluxe without having to modify the frame. I also wanted to keep the rider seat for my girlfriend but still shape the seat to give it a slightly less aggressive look. Decided to do the shaping and custom upholster the seat from home. I went...
  19. Technical Help Forum
    Swapped out the trunk back to the second seat on my GL500 went to switch back and the right side helmet lock arm flings all the way up when unlocked. There is no tension to the arm to release the lock. Not sure how to fix the issue or get at it. Any advice?
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