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Old 01-24-2013, 06:51 AM   #4051
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Where do I find this two up ride of the nc700x
Believe it was listed in this post: http://www.advrider.com/forums/showp...postcount=4050

Or direct link to youtube here: http://youtu.be/P5ubMp1oDSo
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Old 01-24-2013, 09:26 AM   #4052
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Where do I find this two up ride of the nc700x
back one page, ah, actually back one post, post #4050
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Old 01-24-2013, 02:51 PM   #4053
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Old 01-24-2013, 06:41 PM   #4054
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My girlfriend and I always go for rides on the NC. It has plenty of power to accomodate two riders and a glovebox full of goodies.

The only comment I should incude is that my girlfriend is significantly shorter than me (about a foot) and the rear seat isn't raised enough for her line of sight to clear the back of my helmet. This shouldn't be much of a problem for most couples, however.

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Old 01-27-2013, 12:40 PM   #4055
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Can anyone tell me if it is possable to get a rotpax fuel cell/can into the storage compartment of one of these bikes? Just a thought!
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Old 01-27-2013, 01:04 PM   #4056
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I'm putting one on the rear rack when I get it.I just put one on my wifes GS500 rack last night.I used the Kolpin 1.5 gallon,I have a RotoPax 2 gallon also.







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Old 01-27-2013, 01:11 PM   #4057
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Can anyone tell me if it is possable to get a rotpax fuel cell/can into the storage compartment of one of these bikes? Just a thought!
Rotopax containers do not fit. They are an odd design for a fuel container being so thin (tall) they push the width and length dimensions out. The ordinary square or rectangular types will fit to about 5 liters.
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Old 01-27-2013, 01:35 PM   #4058
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Was looking for reviews when I found this.
Started scanning the review before I saw the authors name.

http://www.ashonbikes.com/content/honda-nc700x-0
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Old 01-27-2013, 01:37 PM   #4059
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Here is the dims of a 2 gallon RotoPax
The Kolpin is thicker but smaller overall.



Rotopax..13.5"x19"x3"h


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Old 01-27-2013, 04:39 PM   #4060
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I bet it will beat 100 mpg pretty good with aero aids. I'm sure my big windshield and luggage dropped my mileage a few mpg's.

I'm going to try for 85 mpg this summer though. 50-55 mph and see what I get. I'm betting at least 85 mpg.
I think you will see 80-85 easily just by holding the speed to 55 and limiting stop and goes.

Just today I took a ride with an eye toward getting a good mpg return without holding up traffic and still have fun. I picked a route where I would get out of urban traffic quickly then ride over 100 miles with a return to the same gas station, same gas pump and still have fun doing it. I did not exceed 60 mph and most often was between 50 and 60. I know this will not excite many riders and ADV riders in particular but it was a nice change of pace for me and a beautiful day to just be out riding. The thread has returned recently to fuel mileage and I had not had mpg on my mind for a while so it was fun for me. My bike turned 9500 miles on the ride today.

119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.
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Old 01-27-2013, 07:37 PM   #4061
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Old 01-28-2013, 03:54 AM   #4062
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Hey dduelin ...

That's great MPG's ..... Just for reference ..... which windscreen do you have installed and what side and/or top bags did you have on during your ride ??

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I think you will see 80-85 easily just by holding the speed to 55 and limiting stop and goes.

Just today I took a ride with an eye toward getting a good mpg return without holding up traffic and still have fun. I picked a route where I would get out of urban traffic quickly then ride over 100 miles with a return to the same gas station, same gas pump and still have fun doing it. I did not exceed 60 mph and most often was between 50 and 60. I know this will not excite many riders and ADV riders in particular but it was a nice change of pace for me and a beautiful day to just be out riding. The thread has returned recently to fuel mileage and I had not had mpg on my mind for a while so it was fun for me. My bike turned 9500 miles on the ride today.

119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.
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Old 01-28-2013, 04:28 AM   #4063
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I think you will see 80-85 easily just by holding the speed to 55 and limiting stop and goes.

Just today I took a ride with an eye toward getting a good mpg return without holding up traffic and still have fun. I picked a route where I would get out of urban traffic quickly then ride over 100 miles with a return to the same gas station, same gas pump and still have fun doing it. I did not exceed 60 mph and most often was between 50 and 60. I know this will not excite many riders and ADV riders in particular but it was a nice change of pace for me and a beautiful day to just be out riding. The thread has returned recently to fuel mileage and I had not had mpg on my mind for a while so it was fun for me. My bike turned 9500 miles on the ride today.

119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.

Excellent info and very cool. That's the detailed stuff I need to know.

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Old 01-28-2013, 05:46 AM   #4064
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Hey dduelin ...

That's great MPG's ..... Just for reference ..... which windscreen do you have installed and what side and/or top bags did you have on during your ride ??

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The bike did not have bags or top box in place for a short day ride. I didn't install saddlebags as the type of regional touring I do is handled by a 46 liter top box and the 21 liter not-a-tank storage. My windscreen is a National Cycle Wind Deflector.
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Old 01-28-2013, 07:39 AM   #4065
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I think you will see 80-85 easily just by holding the speed to 55 and limiting stop and goes.

Just today I took a ride with an eye toward getting a good mpg return without holding up traffic and still have fun. I picked a route where I would get out of urban traffic quickly then ride over 100 miles with a return to the same gas station, same gas pump and still have fun doing it. I did not exceed 60 mph and most often was between 50 and 60. I know this will not excite many riders and ADV riders in particular but it was a nice change of pace for me and a beautiful day to just be out riding. The thread has returned recently to fuel mileage and I had not had mpg on my mind for a while so it was fun for me. My bike turned 9500 miles on the ride today.

119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.
I can't wait to get some warmer temps, and better fuel mileage! When its cold out I tend to ride on the faster side, not counting letting my bike warm up a little.
Since I'm commuting, I ride with my 55 liter Givi trunk and V35 side cases, that don't help the mpgs. I've rode temps as low as 9 degrees F with the Gerbings keeping me warm for the ride.
I have wasted a lot of gas by nailing the throttle a stop lights, getting away from cages.
With the temps this low and my heavy hand, I can accept this fuel mileage as my low.
I just have a hard time riding slower when My body hurts and I want to go home after 12 hours on the job.
When the temps raise, I will attempt to beat your 90 mpg.

Here is my pathetic last two fill ups. I keep thinking my mpg will be back in the 70's when it warms up and I can go for a longer ride.
01/17/13 87 octane Ethanol 3.187@ 2.799 Commuting fast speeds with all luggage and medium CalSci shield. Its been cold and I ride faster in cold temps. Odometer-4987-4803=184/3.187=57.82mpg-
Trip A-183.9/3.187=57.70 mpg
GPS-179.09/3.187=56.19mpg


01/17/13 91 octane no Ethanol 3.581 @ 3.449 Commuting fast speeds with all luggage and medium CalSci shield. Temps are a little warmer! Odometer-5200-4987=213/3.581=59.48 mpg
Trip A-212.7/3.581=59.39 mpg
GPS-208.57/3.581=58.24 mpg

Here's my best so far, but I was on the Pig Trail on a longer ride.
10/01/12 Took a 374 mile round trip via the Pig-Trail today. Filled up with 87 octane with ethanol 3.331 gallons Odometer 2421 – 2167 = 254 / 3.331 = 76.25 mpg
Trip-A 254.4 / 3.331 = 76.37 mpg

http://www.fuelly.com/driver/turbodieseli4i6/nc700x/log
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