The slipper/assist clutch lets us lighten up the clutch-lever effort by 45 percent, but automatically locks up tight when you release it.
A modern, easy-to-read LCD screen features digital speedometer, tachometer and more, including a clock, odometer, trip meter, real-time and average fuel consumption meters and illuminated engine diagnostic indicators.
For 2022, the CB500F gets a swingarm that’s over two pounds lighter than the previous bike’s, but just as strong. It’s one of the reasons the entire Honda 500 family handles so well.
New for 2022, the CB500F now features twin front disc brakes. The two 296mm discs are gripped by twin four-piston radial-mount calipers. Together with the rear 240mm disc, you get strong, predictable stopping power. The front-brake lever is also adjustable for a perfect fit.
The CB500F’s dual-lens LED headlight gives the front end a cutting-edge look and also projects plenty of light on the road for visibility.
Our engineers profiled the shift dogs in the transmission to help you get smoother shifts every time. You’ll never see these parts, but you’ll feel their effects.