1979Honda XR500A "The Mighty XR Legend Begins"Thisis "Simply the best", the best you will ever see. BRAND NEW 1979 XR500A Any guywho is now in his 40s and knows all about the Honda XRs and missed new one ofthese back in the day, here is your one and only chance, anyone reading this add will know whatthey are looking at. It may well be the only one in existence. The Honda museum in Japan does not own one! Every single item on this bike is as it left the factory in 1979. This includes, features of the day, inverted lay down gas charged shocks and specially manufactured for Honda, its own patented claw action enduro tyres that actually grab onto the dirt for tremendous traction and self clean when they let go. The tips of the brake pedals and shift lever fold up for extra damage resistance, as do the rough cleated footpegs. It has leading axle forks, Lightweight aluminium conical hubs, Magnesium alloy brake backing plates, D.I.D shoulderless alloy rims, Honda's Pentroof valve head design, all resulting in bullet proof package, Synonymous with Honda XR's. In 1979 Honda's first production series of XR's, include XR185, XR250, and the mighty XR500!!! The best man cave item you can possess and you can be certain no-one else has one! Justlooking at this bike evokes tremendous memories!! I would prefer to see it go to collector who will certainly appreciate thisamazing motorcycle, very rare chance to own significant piece of motorcycling history!Paymentwill be way of bank transfer, Bank details at eBay checkout. if you use PayPal you pay the fees, bike will not be releaseduntil full payment has cleared, cash on pick up is fine, after $500 deposit is madeto my account, all interstate or global shipping will be up to the buyer ,however will help out where can, international buyers welcome, payment tobe made within 48 hrs of auction end, reserve the right to end theauction at any time as it will be advertised elsewhere. No warranties areexpressed or implied. I have sold XR's previously and am well known for the quality of the bikes sell, indeed some of the best in the world. Bid with confidence!Goodluck and enjoy the great pictures!