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mymint87

1987 500R..........the real truth

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yes, Honda was on the verge of producting a 1987 500R ATC before the cessation on 3 wheeler preduction became apparent

Honda had produced a prototype.........with Marty Hart as the test rider, he was our link to this secret weapon Honda had on the table and the info he disclosed was interesting, and makes perfect sense, but the Trikers of today refuse to let it absorb into their thick craniums

here is the MAJOR PROBLEM

many Trikers go to great lengths to cram a 500cc engine in a 85/86 250R and the run around the planet claiming that it is exactly like the 500R that honda would've produced....

they are sorry misguided foos

Marty Hart declared that the Honda 500R ATC for 1987 was nothing like the 250R, everything was different, the gas tank was farther up, bigger frame, etc etc

the loser peeps who keep claiming that their 500 is the same as Honda's 1987 500R ATC is akin to a flunkie who crams a XL350 motor in a 1984 200x chassis and calls it exactly like a 1985 350X

follow me?

spred the word,

The Minister of Mint

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It's refreshing to hear someone not afraid to speak the truth. Although your timeline is slightly off. Honda was actually set to release the ATC500R as early as 1985.

This should be posted on those 3wheeler sites that think otherwise.

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That thing would have been quite a handful.

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Well, if Honda would have sold the 500R I know one would be in my stable right now!!! :wink:

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