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Old 08-16-2012, 03:40 PM   #1876
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Old 08-16-2012, 11:46 PM   #1877
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It's already on my short list. Preowned ones are still priced quite high, and I don't (yet) have the cash for a new one.

See my posted #1834.
It's on my short list, too. Test rode one an absolutely loved it.
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Old 08-17-2012, 12:08 AM   #1878
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Big fenders would be great for touring.
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Old 08-17-2012, 03:13 AM   #1879
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2012 Honda NC700

Yeah...I'm thinking it's this now, the Honda NC700.
Makes sense for me on many levels.....the two main ones being efficiency and suspension travel.
Sounds like the perfect commuter and I'm believing it. Umm also expect to see a redesign/ work around for the under-seat fuel fill (like bmw on side). That's prime milk crate mounting supplemental storage space right there!

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Old 08-17-2012, 03:20 AM   #1880
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Old 08-17-2012, 08:31 AM   #1881
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Old 08-17-2012, 02:59 PM   #1882
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:16 PM   #1883
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Old 08-17-2012, 05:25 PM   #1884
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After several thousand miles on my late model BMW, I just want something that sounds cool...maybe a Ducati or a VFR or even an inline 4 that screams when you rev it to redline.
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Old 08-17-2012, 06:43 PM   #1885
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After several thousand miles on my late model BMW, I just want something that sounds cool...maybe a Ducati or a VFR or even an inline 4 that screams when you rev it to redline.
I feel you. I like the new R bikes, but they sound worse the harder you rev them.
That's something I find viscerally offensive.
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Old 08-18-2012, 09:16 AM   #1886
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Old 08-20-2012, 01:51 PM   #1887
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Old 08-20-2012, 02:22 PM   #1888
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Old 08-20-2012, 02:25 PM   #1889
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Old 08-20-2012, 03:02 PM   #1890
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My favorite 70's bike. I saw two nice ones at the Vintage Jap meet I was at this weekend.



Had one of these beauties in my20's now at 65 wish I could find a pristine example.
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