Can you ride the Cagiva River 500 on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Cagiva River 500 (1995 - 2002) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Cagiva River 500 (1995 - 2002) motorcycle

Cagiva River 500 (1995 - 2002)

The Cagiva River 500 is an atypical Italian motorcycle. It is a single-cylinder commuter-style naked bike with a simple design and below average horsepower.

Compared to most other bikes in this category, the River 500 doesn’t offer that many features. It comes with Brembo brakes and basic suspension. Other than that, you will also get a preinstalled windscreen.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Cagiva River 500 is a 497cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 25 kW (34 bhp), which is within the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. No restriction is required, as the bike is fully A2 licence compliant.

Engine typeSingle Cylinder
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size497cc
Power output25 kW
Torque output33 ft-lb
Top speed104 mph
Horsepower34 bhp
Weight160 kg
Seat height810 mm
Front tyre size140/70-17
Rear tyre size140/70-17
Fuel tank size18 litres
Fuel tank range126 miles
Fuel consumption48 mpg
Oil capacity2.5 litres
Annual road tax£84
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