Can you ride the Honda CB500F on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CB500F (2019 onwards) on an A2 motorbike licence. There is no restriction required, as the motorcycle is fully A2 licence compliant!

Honda CB500F (2019 onwards) motorcycle

Honda CB500F (2019 onwards)

The 2019 Honda CB500F is not a huge upgrade over the previous model. It comes with a brand new digital dash, a newly added gear position indicator and a better exhaust, but that’s about it.

The build quality is excellent and the bike is extremely reliable. Despite being an A2-friendly bike, the 2019 Honda CB500F feels like a proper full-sized motorcycle that you can keep for your regular motorcycle licence.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CB500F is a 471cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 35 kW (47 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 typeParallel Twin
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size471cc
Power output35 kW
Torque output32 ft-lb
Top speed112 mph
Horsepower47 bhp
Weight189 kg
Seat height789 mm
Front tyre size120/70-17
Rear tyre size160/60-17
Fuel tank size17.7 litres
Fuel tank range280 miles
Fuel consumption62 mpg
Oil capacity2.7 litres
Annual road tax£84
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