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Post by rick1 on Sun 11 Jun 2017, 7:30 pm

Hi folks, just bought a 99 S model from Simon who wrote about his Alpine exploits here. Having just sold my CBF1000 a minter with 7K on the clock I needed a lighter bike due to health issues and decided that the CB 500 was far superior to other bikes in this class, never read a bad review. 
No picture sorry haven't got round to it yet.
Been biking for 50 years mainly sports bikes with a Harley thrown in Sleep are you still awake. yes an old fart but love my bikes. Live in Portsmouth, Safe riding to all.  Rick
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Post by sullivj on Sun 11 Jun 2017, 10:58 pm

Welcome to the forum Rick. 

CBF1000 is a great bike, but a tad heavy as you say.  You won't go wrong with your CB5.

There's a few of us chaps in the South. Hope to meet you at a future southern meeting.

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