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Old 09-26-2006, 12:29 PM   #1
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Anyone own a Falcon NX4???

Interested in knowing if anyone owns a Honda Falcon NX4.......

Great little bike, I bought one new in Honduras CA, and rode the piss out of that bike all over Honduras. Don't sell them in the states and they are manufactured in Brasil. This was a hell of a good adventure bike and I have a hell of a lot of good memories on this thing........ and 1 bad one where I got med vac'd out of the country with my leg in 3 pieces after an idiot rode out in front of me on his bicycle, but thats another story.

Just wandering how many or if anyone owns or has owned this bike before??? Salud
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Old 09-26-2006, 02:11 PM   #2
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never owned it but I rode some in Brasil. Just the XR400 engine with electric start. Like the ATV.. I don't get why honda doesn't make the 650 and bring it here , like dominator.
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Old 05-23-2007, 01:57 PM   #3
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Interested in knowing if anyone owns a Honda Falcon NX4.......
Sorry I'm a bit late on this thread. Have ridden various NX4's many miles...


In an ocean of 50cc - 150cc bikes and 100 KMH speed limits, a little 400cc can rule the road...



...even 2UP...


It's a sharp looking package...


Mostly a nice little "world-road bike", but has the ergos and clearance
for the occasional messy foray...
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Old 05-23-2007, 04:46 PM   #4
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They are here in Mexico

Amigo,

I rode one from my local deal here in Tijuana, Mexico and boy is it nice motor, even better sitting, and nice all around ergos (for my 5 '7, or 1.70 m)

The bad part of this story is I could not buy one at that moment and had to wait for a better time.... and now I have a KLR... But I am thinking of selling my Honda 125 NXR and getting a small biggger bike someting like 250-500 CC so this is a great option

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Old 05-23-2007, 05:27 PM   #5
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My wife (on the left) rides one. We just returned from a 4000 km trip around the south of Brazil and Uruguai.



It's a lovely bike, very reliable.
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Old 05-24-2007, 12:21 PM   #6
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More NX4 worship:


Truck getting pulled out... will he try it??


Sure!!



Fun in the twisities too!


More water crossings...


...and small enough for a footbridge if you think the water is too deep!!
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Old 06-30-2007, 08:08 AM   #7
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Nice Pics!! Brings back memories! Great to know others are enjoying a great motorcycle!!
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Old 07-01-2007, 08:05 AM   #8
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i had one too... 7000miles

great bike, reliable and fun, but had to go something more trip worthy.
mine had the "dbkiller" from the pipe removed. badass!



para o Brasil: baptizei a minha de tiazinha!!
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Old 07-02-2007, 08:17 AM   #9
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i had one too... 7000miles

great bike, reliable and fun, but had to go something more trip worthy.
mine had the "dbkiller" from the pipe removed. badass!



para o Brasil: baptizei a minha de tiazinha!!
Front page photo there!
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Old 07-04-2007, 08:34 AM   #10
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I used have a 1964 Falcon Ranchero...

Never mind.
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Old 02-28-2008, 01:52 PM   #11
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I have one now that I bought in Santiago, Chile. It seems to be not much of a performer and I am wondering how I could improve the power. I am getting the valves and carb adjusted and am considering gearing it down.

It sounds like you guys really like them. Are my performance expectations unrealistic?
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Old 02-28-2008, 04:12 PM   #12
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Are my performance expectations unrealistic?
Probably.

Acceleration is not bad, but top speed on the one I have is around 130 km/h. All-day cruising speed is 110 km/h tops.
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Old 02-28-2008, 05:40 PM   #13
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A couple of my friends here have them and ride them everyday. They are very dependable and get good fuel mileage.



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Old 11-26-2010, 11:19 AM   #14
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I'm thinking of one for my trip in Chile Argentina, I strat to like very much this bike.
Could you tell me if the gas tank is metal or plastic?
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Old 12-04-2010, 05:46 PM   #15
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Tank is metal, not plastic.

Honda stopped producing it this year. The follower is called XRE300, is fuel injected and has (optionally) ABS
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