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louis_sutton
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Ulez finally does me

Post by louis_sutton on Sat 2 Mar - 10:37

Well, the ulez finally got me. Old faithful is now up for sale. I'm not happy about it but can't justify paying the charge.

It's here if anyone's interested, happy to negotiate for forum members.

https://www.gumtree.com/p/honda-motorbikes/cb500s-cb500-2000/1331714050

2000 cb500s, 60k on the clock. Battered. Looks like a two wheeled clown car.
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by teamster1975 on Sun 3 Mar - 12:15

That's a shame Louis Sad
Don't be a stranger and let us know what you get to replace it!
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by louis_sutton on Sun 3 Mar - 13:18

Thanks mate. I've already got a 2016 cb500f to use. I never thought I'd like the original cb500 as much as i did. It's been absolutely perfect.
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by ceejay on Mon 4 Mar - 11:15

I was reading about this the other day and learnt that many pre-07 bikes produce less than TFL's NOx limit of 0.15g/km. If they have a Certificate of Conformity to show this the bike can be exempt of the charge regardless of year. Unfortunately I think the CB500 pre-dates the Certificate of Conformity! However I would still be curious to know if it chucks out NOx less than the 0.15g/km limit? Anyone happen to know?!

Anyway good luck with the sale, I suspect tighter regulations will kill off a lot of vehicles in the future unfortunately! Let us know how the CB500f compares!
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by louis_sutton on Mon 4 Mar - 12:18

I tried, just in case. No certificate was available from Honda sadly
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by liverpool_f_ on Mon 4 Mar - 12:28

This may work for my pre 07 car though. It seems to be free to get the certificate from VW so I will give it a go.
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by ceejay on Tue 5 Mar - 13:57

Unless it's really ancient have you tried putting your VW reg into TfL's website? My 2003 Audi is exempt as they were already making them back then to meet the emissions standard TfL are using.
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Re: Ulez finally does me

Post by louis_sutton on Wed 13 Mar - 10:49

I need the garage space, so any offers from here are welcomed!

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