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Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 03:38 AM
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Posted By Fuzzy74
You have the "S" model and most here have the "X"...

You have the "S" model and most here have the "X" model. Seat, screen, sitting position and a few other things are different. Drive train will be fine for traveling but be careful of us X owners...
Forum: Road warriors 11-26-2014, 12:00 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Tread on OEM Bridgestone may last but traction...

Tread on OEM Bridgestone may last but traction stinks. Threw mine away with less than 4000 miles and lots of tread left and put PR3s on my 2013 to have any confidence on damp roads.
Forum: Road warriors 11-22-2014, 07:44 AM
Replies: 5,625
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Posted By Fuzzy74
I claim no experience off road but want to try it...

I claim no experience off road but want to try it out. My 2013 NC has linked brakes and ABS. I would really like to hear more from people with off road experience and who have actually ridden one off...
Forum: Road warriors 11-21-2014, 06:17 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Interesting how people like Crilly and...

Interesting how people like Crilly and HondaBikePro who have an NC700 with ABS say it is fine off road and someone who hasn't ridden one says the ABS on the NC is a problem off road. HondaBikePro is...
Forum: Road warriors 11-04-2014, 03:22 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
I recommend avoiding the Honda heated grips. ...

I recommend avoiding the Honda heated grips. Several of us on NC forum had them fail and my dealer says it is a frequent problem. Even though installed at purchase they only had 6 month warranty. ...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
I think the trimming is only required for 2012...

I think the trimming is only required for 2012 model. After that Honda modified the plastics so no trimming required. No personal experience, but shared multiple times on NC forum.


Enjoy your...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 06:35 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Reread my last post. Not quoting adv, but the...

Reread my last post. Not quoting adv, but the one bike on 2 other NC specific forums. As separate incident this would make 4 total on 3 bikes. Point is forums specific to NCs are not seeing this as...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 03:57 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
I did read it. You are reading way too much...

I did read it.

You are reading way too much into statements. My belief is this is a rare occurence when the 2 main English language, bike specific forums have a total of one isolated inident...
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 02:42 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
I'm with Dduelin on this. No mention on US NC700...

I'm with Dduelin on this. No mention on US NC700 forum. One incident of 1 time on one 750 on UK forum. That was on a 750 which has updated DCT software. I don't see DCT as big risk.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 02:29 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Didn't say it was, only that user can do...

Didn't say it was, only that user can do something stupid that gets it stuck in gear. I love my DCT and with 17,500 miles have no complaints.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 01:33 PM
Replies: 5,625
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Posted By Fuzzy74
And in the process got the DCT stuck in gear even...

And in the process got the DCT stuck in gear even when kill switch back on.
Forum: Road warriors 07-04-2014, 07:49 AM
Replies: 5,625
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Posted By Fuzzy74
Got mine stuck in sixth one time unknowingly...

Got mine stuck in sixth one time unknowingly bumping kill switch at 70mph. Finally noticed it at side of road and had to multiple times turn ignition on/off and rock bike to drop gears one at a time....
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 05:41 AM
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Posted By Fuzzy74
Have not been able to lock up mine......... ...

Have not been able to lock up mine.........

Gotta love that ABS. :wink:
Forum: Ride reports 06-30-2014, 04:51 AM
Replies: 174
Views: 47,162
Posted By Fuzzy74
I'm the bald guy in the orange Six Gaps shirt. It...

I'm the bald guy in the orange Six Gaps shirt. It was great meeting you folks at Oark. This fellow Georgian is now subscribed.
Forum: Road warriors 04-18-2014, 04:32 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
If the 750 is $3200 important to you get the 14....

If the 750 is $3200 important to you get the 14. Wait and you will miss a riding season. 12 and 13 are same bike except color and mod ro plastic so no cutting requiredto install honda oem top case.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 04:33 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Just curious. What bike do you use to lane split...

Just curious. What bike do you use to lane split at 80?

Seems like the crazy stuff those New York sport bike riders got all the press about last year.
Forum: Road warriors 03-05-2014, 04:26 AM
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Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Just fine.

Just fine.
Forum: Road warriors 03-04-2014, 05:15 PM
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Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
May want a few upgrades like seat, but you will...

May want a few upgrades like seat, but you will have trouble finding a better commuter.
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2014, 05:03 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Tutoro Oiler

Tutoro oilers are popular across the pond and I installed one on my NC. Simple install and operation. Bounce of moving bike lets oil through to chain, idle at stop is not enough vibration to let...
Forum: Road warriors 01-22-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Just a matter of getting used to shifting at...

Just a matter of getting used to shifting at different engine rpm.
Forum: Road warriors 12-30-2013, 07:39 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
In 2 years the dedicated NC700 forum has grown to...

In 2 years the dedicated NC700 forum has grown to 2700 members and 75000 posts. There are quite a few of us out here with more added daily. And now the CTX700 has been added with the same mechanical...
Forum: Road warriors 12-20-2013, 08:03 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Sleigh is nice but why carry a great MC in it...

Sleigh is nice but why carry a great MC in it instead of riding it? :wink:
Forum: Road warriors 12-14-2013, 06:37 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
There is a good forum dedicated to NC where you...

There is a good forum dedicated to NC where you can find ride reports. http://nc700-forum.com/forum/cmps_index.php

One good one here that included an NC was Cannon's Colorado adventure last summer.
Forum: Road warriors 10-30-2013, 02:52 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
I hit rev limiter one time. I have DCT and was...

I hit rev limiter one time. I have DCT and was riding in manual mode. Forgot I was in manual pulling away from a stop sign. Hit limiter around 24 mph. Surprised the heck out of me.

Made me...
Forum: Ride reports 10-13-2013, 05:46 PM
Replies: 737
Views: 265,109
Posted By Fuzzy74
Saw you ride by on Dirster at Barber Saturday....

Saw you ride by on Dirster at Barber Saturday. Only 60,000 or so there and didn't see you again. Anxious to read the final TAT installment.
Forum: Road warriors 09-21-2013, 08:23 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
I average 62 mpg on my DCT. On a group ride...

I average 62 mpg on my DCT. On a group ride yesterday that slowed me down hit 78 mpg.
Forum: Road warriors 07-13-2013, 06:16 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
+1 on the Trekkers.

+1 on the Trekkers.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2013, 04:08 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Almost Owner

Pick mine up Friday, July 5th. Here is my first look with picture my dealer sent.

https://lh5.googleusercontent.com/-Rmw1glcM-aI/UczG2RqLnjI/AAAAAAAAAc8/Kq_A0l6Jubg/s640/nc700mounts.jpeg?gl=US
...
Forum: Road warriors 06-30-2013, 05:00 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
When you stop on DCT it is in neutral, so it...

When you stop on DCT it is in neutral, so it needs a parking brake.
Forum: Road warriors 04-22-2013, 06:34 PM
Replies: 793
Views: 182,426
Posted By Fuzzy74
Common enough that Honda should check into it. ...

Common enough that Honda should check into it. Went to a Honda dealer in Longview, Texas and asked about the NC700. Told about issues with low RPM limit and I should consider a DL650 instead. He...
Forum: Road warriors 04-17-2013, 10:26 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,685
Posted By Fuzzy74
Bought a '93 last year and put 2000 miles on it. ...

Bought a '93 last year and put 2000 miles on it. Great bike but the cruiser was not for me so I sold it in January. Got all my money back. You can find them on craigs list for a good price. '93...
Forum: Road warriors 03-19-2013, 06:24 PM
Replies: 168
Views: 26,961
Posted By Fuzzy74
64K on Scooter.

64,129 and counting on 400cc scooter, a Piaggio MP3-400. Still going strong. :norton
Forum: Road warriors 02-12-2013, 08:45 PM
Replies: 721
Views: 105,407
Posted By Fuzzy74
ctx ad on YouTube

Saw this AD on YouTube. http://m.youtube.com/#/watch?v=YJj7tvKGMEc&desktop_uri=%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DYJj7tvKGMEc
Forum: Equipment 02-09-2013, 12:10 PM
Replies: 290
Views: 99,575
Posted By Fuzzy74
I have one of these and am 6'2", 220#. The way it...

I have one of these and am 6'2", 220#. The way it is close to the ground and leans back I can stretch my legs like on my LazyBoy. The reclining position is what makes it hard to get up and out of. I...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 09:50 AM
Replies: 721
Views: 105,407
Posted By Fuzzy74
Interesting how so many strongly express that any...

Interesting how so many strongly express that any bike not made to their desires is a major misstep by manufacturer. Not everyone wants the same bike and that is OK. Honda's 700s are a good bike at...
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2013, 08:42 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
On Honda's web page now. DCT down $500 in price...

On Honda's web page now. DCT down $500 in price and base model up $500 in price so same as new CTX models a $1000 price premium for DCT / ABS
Forum: Road warriors 01-20-2013, 06:23 AM
Replies: 1,150
Views: 295,303
Posted By Fuzzy74
Most of the 2012s are gone and 2013s wont show up...

Most of the 2012s are gone and 2013s wont show up until spring.
Forum: Road warriors 12-07-2012, 02:50 PM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Need to understand that maxi-scooters are not...

Need to understand that maxi-scooters are not what most people think of with the term scooter. Engine sizes up to 800cc and speeds well over 100mph and come with comfort for all day riding. They are...
Forum: Road warriors 12-06-2012, 03:50 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Tried it and first page appeared to be all older...

Tried it and first page appeared to be all older posts that consider the current NC700x a 2013.

I contacted a dealer about a DCT version. He said he can't order another one untilthe 2013s are...
Forum: Road warriors 11-20-2012, 04:27 AM
Replies: 5,625
Views: 1,120,074
Posted By Fuzzy74
Would like to know which bike setup got which...

Would like to know which bike setup got which mpg? Transmission and baggage are huge impacts. What mode was DCT in?
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