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Old 12-29-2012, 02:50 PM   #3901
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Anybody know if the NC is being discontinued for 2013????
I am at the dealer, and they are saying no 2013.
There has been no official announcement..........but good as the NC is selling.......................suspect there will be 2013 model or they could run with the 2012 model line up and in fall of 2013 release the 2014.

2012 model was announced in JAN and released in the summer of 2012.
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Old 12-29-2012, 04:54 PM   #3902
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I just checked, a Kawasaki ZX-6R which makes 110 hp at the rear wheel at 14K rpm, makes exactly 50 hp at 6.5K rpm. Sounds a lot like a NC700X at 6500 rpm. So although you may not care about high revving engines, horsepower does.
How much torque does a ZX-6R produce at 6500?
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:27 PM   #3903
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Old 12-29-2012, 05:51 PM   #3904
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Nice little write ups, caryder and klantbo (WHAT crappy English?? Have you read some of the "natives" on the forums?? You obviously have far higher standards than many here.). Thanks for adding to the actual experiential offerings!


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Old 12-29-2012, 07:11 PM   #3905
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Anybody know if the NC is being discontinued for 2013????
I am at the dealer, and they are saying no 2013.
Western Honda in Scottsdale AZ said the 2013 models wouldn't be in for 5 or 6 months. I assumed they told me that so I would buy what was on the floor. They still had 4 2012 models in back and are selling about 1or 2 per month. I bought mine for $200 off MSRP + 15% off of all accessories I purchased that day. Seemed like a pretty good deal.


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Old 12-29-2012, 07:21 PM   #3906
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Cayder...interesting that you compared it to a Corolla. That's just what I don't want in a bike. On the road, with the wife, or kids, the Corolla is a fine car. The same qualities that make it a fine car, make for a piss poor motorcycle, IMHO, at least. I'm assuming your bike did not come with ABS? Although this is not a "deal breaker" on it's own, I find it strange that Honda would make such a proven safety feature "unavailable" on a bike with a "standard" transmission? My present bike doesn't have ABS, but my next bike will. Hope you enjoy many safe miles on the 700. Me? If I go with Honda, it'll be the new CB1100! Only available WITH ABS up here in Canada......as it should be.
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I didn't think I would either. Each day I ride it though, it feels more and more like I found a bike that suits me well. It has plenty of the kind of power you need for commuting and if you compare the power to a XR1200 or sportster it's almost the same but in my opinion is a more rounded do it all bike. Your mileage may vary. :-)

And like I said if I want excitement I have a bored, ported, chambered RD400 sitting next to it in the garage that gets 1/3 the MPG and keeps the mosquitoes at bay.



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Old 12-29-2012, 07:21 PM   #3907
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Somehow ended up with a duplicate post.
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Old 12-29-2012, 09:30 PM   #3908
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I've been following this thread since it started, but I still haven't been able to see one of these in the metal yet. Looking forward to riding one if I get the chance, even though I'm not in the market. It sure seems like it could be Honda's best 'right bike/right time/right price' offering since the XR400.
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Old 12-30-2012, 03:36 AM   #3909
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Thanks for the replys.

I will my kit my bike this summer with a higher windshield, skidplate, avon distanza tires,hardcases (for the side), and the original bar for foglights. For the looks ofc but the windshield and the extra light will help early and late in the season aswell.

Bought a slipon from GPR on Ebay, 2200euro ink shipping. I picked the small "race"(cant remember the name) model, only downside is that there where no dbkillers included and it sounds pretty high, in sweden that will be a problem since we have a mandatory inspection every two years for bikes. Sound is pretty sweet though hehe
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:23 AM   #3910
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So I shouldn't be concerned that the bike is being discontinued.
All I have been doing lately is reading this thread and the ones on the NC7000X forum, and rereading the issues of Cycleworld with NC articles. I heard nothing anywhere until at the dealer when he was like "you know they aren't going to be making these next year?"
I was pretty surprised, but the wife didn't like that at all. She seems to think that we don't need anymore " rare, only imported for one or two year Hondas".
Looks like I have to go back to the dealer again.
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Old 12-30-2012, 05:50 AM   #3911
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I heard nothing anywhere until at the dealer when he was like "you know they aren't going to be making these next year?"
I was pretty surprised, but the wife didn't like that at all. She seems to think that we don't need anymore " rare, only imported for one or two year Hondas".
Looks like I have to go back to the dealer again.
That's B.S. I'd find another dealer.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:06 AM   #3912
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Bought a slipon from GPR on Ebay, 2200euro ink shipping.


How the hell does that thing cost that much?!

An Akrapovič pipe shouldn't be more then half that money, and there's not
even a remote chance that GPR (or most other stuff) can be better.

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Old 12-30-2012, 06:22 AM   #3913
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That's B.S. I'd find another dealer.
Their bike was $800 less than the other dealer I stopped at.
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:26 AM   #3914
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Their bike was $800 less than the other dealer I stopped at.
That doesn't give him the right to lie to you. If you really want an answer go here and ask your question . http://powersports.honda.com/contact.aspx
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Old 12-30-2012, 06:31 AM   #3915
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I heard nothing anywhere until at the dealer when he was like "you know they aren't going to be making these next year?"

Looks like I have to go back to the dealer again.
Suspect the dealer was using the old trick ( buy before their gone) it move you to buy now and not leave the dealer. If any thing is true come spring, NC could be harder find and less price negosition as all bikes sell better in spring than in the dead of winter in Wisconsin
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