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Lively mid-sized scrambler: Honda SCL500

The 2023 version has plenty of range and iconic style, that is sure to attract new and seasoned riders alike. The SCL500 is a mid-sized scrambler that is light on kerb weight, approachable for new and skilled riders and has plenty of power and fuel tank for highways. Its an ideal motorcycle for new or casual rider and even upgrading commuters who don’t wish to ride smaller bikes. Experienced riders can return to sporty riding when needing a change from cruising on their touring motorcycles. Honda SCL500 is powered by 471cc parallel-twin engine with six-speed transmission. Front and rear ABS are standard. 19-inch front and 17-inch rear cast wheels come paired with Dunlop Trailmax Mixtour tires. There are noticeable elements from Honda Rebel, obviously the shape of the fuel tank, and the engine itself. Its a very reliable, proven engine. A host of aftermarket accessories are available. Pros: Lightweight and nimble So many customization options Perfect tour-to-camp bike for anyone Cons: Sensitive throttle at slow speed Dash hard to see in rain/mist Can’t turn off ABS for off-road riding 2023 Honda SCL500 Specifications Engine Type Liquid-cooled parallel-twin four-stroke Displacement 471cc Bore x Stroke 67.0mm x 66.8mm Valve Train DOHC; four valves per cylinder Compression Ratio 10.7 : 1 Lubrication System Wet sump Clutch Type Wet, Multiple Disc Starter System Electric Transmission System Constant Mesh, 6-speed Final Transmission Chain Fuel System PGM-FI with 34mm throttle bodies Frame Tubular steel Rake 27° Trail 4.3 inches Front Suspension 41mm fork; 5.9-inch travel Rear Suspension Dual shocks with five-position spring-preload adjustability; 5.7-inch travel Front Brake Single 310mm disc with two-piston calipers; ABS Rear Brake Single 240mm disc, ABS Front Tire 110/80-19 Rear Tire 150/60-17 Seat Height 31.1 inches Wheelbase 58.4 inches Curb Weight 419 pounds (claimed, ready to ride) Fuel Tank Capacity 3.2 gallons

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