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Old 01-28-2013, 09:55 AM   #4066
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This is why I'm so excited to get this bike!!,Your LOW is 15mpg's better than my best and I never go over 5,000 rpm's and ride like the grandpa I am !!.


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Old 02-01-2013, 07:57 AM   #4067
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if anyone is interested, Honda of Cool Springs in Franklin, TN has a used NC700X manual version on the floor. It has 731 miles on it. Asking price is, IIRC, $6495. I am sure you could get it for a lot less. It looks perfect. I did not talk to anyone about it.

I have no affiliation, just passing it on.
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Old 02-03-2013, 02:25 PM   #4068
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Rode the NC from Savannah to Daytona Beach this weekend....

65 MPH
No drafting
A little traffic
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Returned 73 MPG US

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Old 02-03-2013, 03:17 PM   #4069
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119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.
Thats great!
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Old 02-05-2013, 04:56 AM   #4070
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Barkbusters without removing stock weights

Hi all This subject has probably been done to death,but here goes ...I have bought Sm Motech /barrkbuster handguards..and have stock honda heated grips..Question is,,, Can I mount the guards using the old bar weights (ie just screwing though the handguard and into the bar),instead of dragging out the honda weight and maybe damageing my heated grips...Like I say,,its been asked before,I just can,t find it....cheers
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:32 AM   #4071
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Hi all This subject has probably been done to death,but here goes ...I have bought Sm Motech /barrkbuster handguards..and have stock honda heated grips..Question is,,, Can I mount the guards using the old bar weights (ie just screwing though the handguard and into the bar),instead of dragging out the honda weight and maybe damageing my heated grips...Like I say,,its been asked before,I just can,t find it....cheers
Yes, that works.



Here is from my Sunday ride with a Pyndon sticker and my skidplate installed



You can see the Neduro sticker on the back. None of Jonah's stickers left.
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Old 02-05-2013, 10:58 AM   #4072
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Here is from my Sunday ride with a Pyndon sticker and my skidplate installed



You can see the Neduro sticker on the back. None of Jonah's stickers left.

What make is the skid plate Looks great!
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Old 02-05-2013, 11:37 AM   #4073
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Yes, that works.



Here is from my Sunday ride with a Pyndon sticker and my skidplate installed



You can see the Neduro sticker on the back. None of Jonah's stickers left.
your bike looks really nice very clean, thanks for showing off my skid plates, i am making some new add on, to protect the clutch cover and alt cover, will pm you when there done thanks dale
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Old 02-05-2013, 12:39 PM   #4074
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Very nice work Dale! Seen your work on some other forums!

Very nice NC you have been building.

Any plans for any more skidplates?
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:00 PM   #4075
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your bike looks really nice very clean, thanks for showing off my skid plates, i am making some new add on, to protect the clutch cover and alt cover, will pm you when there done thanks dale
Thanks, I am going to put TKC's on this spring. I have them on my 650L and really like them. Dale, did you put a hugger on yours? I was looking at attaching a rubber mudflap like the dirt bikes use.
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:44 PM   #4076
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I was looking at attaching a rubber mudflap like the dirt bikes use.

I've done just that mod to keep the shock clean myself today!
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Old 02-05-2013, 01:49 PM   #4077
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119 miles/1.44 gallons = 82.4 mpg on 10% ethanol regular. I am 5' 6" and 155 lbs.
You know it's good to see this rather than another 100Hp you can't use even more of the time.

You can use good MPG 100% of the time.

I can appreciate this kind of engineering just as much as the 200Hp per CC unobtainium piston stuff.

The best thing about this stuff is it's cheap to buy, cheap to run and probably lasts a long time as well. Not only that but Honda seem to have a sales success with this bike as well. All good.

Just imagine if a MPG war broke out.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:36 PM   #4078
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Thanks, I am going to put TKC's on this spring. I have them on my 650L and really like them. Dale, did you put a hugger on yours? I was looking at attaching a rubber mudflap like the dirt bikes use.
i have not put on a hugger, not sure it would work with knobby s may hit the tires??? i am trying to make a guard that would keep the dirt off the shock but have not finished it,, still trying to finish skid plate for nc700dct models.
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Old 02-05-2013, 02:38 PM   #4079
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I've done just that mod to keep the shock clean myself today!
lets see some pic dale
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Old 02-05-2013, 03:17 PM   #4080
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Handguards a gogo!!!

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Hi all This subject has probably been done to death,but here goes ...I have bought Sm Motech /barrkbuster handguards..and have stock honda heated grips..Question is,,, Can I mount the guards using the old bar weights (ie just screwing though the handguard and into the bar),instead of dragging out the honda weight and maybe damageing my heated grips...Like I say,,its been asked before,I just can,t find it....cheers

Yes, that works.


Thanks for the info ,,,Wicked bike you have there!!!!! Your boxes look particularly solid,and the bash plate looks the business,,,but the question is are you really going off road,,,,or do you just want the off road LOOK !!!!!
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