Thrive Motorcycles Honda CB650 Scrambler

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The original Honda CB650 was released in 1979 as the updated version of the CB550 – engine sizes were creeping up across the model range and the new “mid-size” CB650 was just 100cc smaller than the mighty Honda CB750 of 10 years earlier.

In the ’60s and ’70s Honda liked to sell scrambler variants of their road-going models, the scramblers had “CL” model designations and the road-going bikes had a “CB”. Sadly, as the ’70s became the ’80s the practice was discontinued – which is a bit of a shame when you consider just how popular the scrambler genre would go on to become.

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