Big 500cc two-strokes have graduated to legend status in the motocross world. There hasn’t been a 500 AMA Pro championship since 1993 and no manufacturer has offered one in over a decade. That makes them highly desired on the used-bike market, and a good one can command big money. This one wasn’t a good one. Austin Perkins found it in poor condition and embarked on a long, eventful rebuilding process. Now that the project is done, it’s about as good as a Honda 500 could be. To read more details on the Honda CR500R, click here.
The story of Austin Perkins and his 1995 Honda CR500R is linked to the image below. There, you will find the resources and links used in the construction of the bike, but you still have to find a Honda CR500 of your own.