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Just thought I would pass on this recent experience. Having Covid 19 lockdown in the UK, so thought I would remove my wheels for a paint job. 2019 bike with less than 4,000 miles on the clock. Front wheel came out easy I had that out once before. When removing the rear I thought I hadn't got the wheel in the floating position to make the spindle come out as it should do, no way would it come out. Had to use a drift to knock it through. After inspection the spindle wasn't formed correctly it was like rough machining on the end. A bit of emery tape and some waterproof grease did the trick. Wheel castings similar quality to the cb650f not of old school Honda quality. Anyway thanks to all the NHS staff and all the voluntary work carried to combat this virus in the UK and the world over. Heres to a speedy recovery.
 

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People don't realize that the reason Hondas are cheap is because Hondas are cheap! Years ago, Honda earned the reputation of building bikes with "throw-away" engines. Still true.

Their engineering is great, just not their quality of manufacture!
 
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