2014 Honda CTX700 Threadfest

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by HondaFanatic, Feb 6, 2013.

  1. dirtdreamer50

    dirtdreamer50 long time rider

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    I saw on the CTX forum where someone had built adapters for Goldwing passenger boards and installed them to the forward peg brackets. Couldn't see the pic with out being a forum member, though. Was that your work, or another's? tp
  2. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    That was someone else's work.

    The floorboards I installed are standard Kuryakyn with spline adapters. I believe the same as for the VTX. Total cost around $100-$125 iirc. Easy to install.

    If I rest my toes on the end of the board my foot is about 3" further back so there is a lot of room for moving your feet while riding.
  3. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    Additional photos of the floorboards

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  4. dirtdreamer50

    dirtdreamer50 long time rider

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    Nice set-up you have there. Guess there's no need for hiway pegs with that much room...tp
  5. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    Bump
  6. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    Been enjoying the miles I've put on. Sold the Cee Bailey shield and would like to find a way to make the front more like the old Vetter fairings.

    It is probably the most comfortable bike I've ever owned, does everything I need/want.
  7. nachtflug

    nachtflug infidel

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    It won't win any awards for looks...I rode the NC700X and liked it a lot. Sitting on the CT leads me to believe I'd like that a lot also. It really feels balanced and comfortable. I looked on Ebay and dealers still have 2013 X's for $6K I'd imagine these CT's won't exactly fly off the floors but I'd be very open to owning one.
  8. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    Funny that every time I start researching a different bike here on ADV I run into the same old bike whores. It's comforting to be in such good company :-)
  9. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    We bike whores are a consistent bunch!
  10. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    I'm still considering a CTX. I love the white ones. I would like to see a solo seat option and an integrated box similar to the old Silverwings. If done right I think it would fit the style of the bike well.

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    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    I wonder how this Corbin Streamliner Universal box would look mounted on a CTX over the rear seat...

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  12. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    I have Givi on mine and it looks/works great.

    About a week ago I finally had a chance to ride with Wifey on the back. She said it was roomy and comfortable. Don't think I'd want to give up the ability to ride 2 up. Just my .02
  13. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    That's understandable. I never ever ride two up. Hate boxes that hang way off the back of the bike when (in my case) they don't need to.
  14. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    That's it! I can't resist. I'm going to buy a white one on Tuesday.
  15. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    Cheaper to buy mine and get it painted! :evil
  16. quasigentrified

    quasigentrified Ape Trumpet

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    why you sellin', jb?
  17. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    Tho' I've tried several bikes recently, at 60 I've decided scooters are much better for me than motorcycles. I like riding bikes but find them too uncomfortable for any distance.
  18. JerseyBiker

    JerseyBiker Living the life!

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    Took the CTX on a little 175 mile spin yesterday. I was beat when I got home but have to admit not as beat up as I thought I would be.

    Followed up with a ride on the Silverwing.

    I prefer the automatic scooter over a bike but if I had to have a bike , the CTX would be the one.
  19. speedgraphic

    speedgraphic Adventurer

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    I've had my CTX700ND for about seven weeks now and I absolutely love it. The only thing I'd change is the harsh-ish suspension, but it's otherwise perfect. I wasn't sure about the DCT, but when that model was offered to me at the same price as the manual model (actually lower), I went for it and I'm glad I did.

    This may be the ultimate comfortable utility bike that no one knows about.
  20. lambotte

    lambotte Been here awhile

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    This is so true. Sad really. Hopefully Honda won't give up too soon on this variant of the NC700. This bike is just a blast to ride. First time with foot forward controls. Thought I'd hate it but it just works. FYI the suspension softens up over time.

    Kevin
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