New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by Two Plugs, Sep 27, 2011.

  1. Crilly

    Crilly Been here awhile

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    :nortonA lot of dealers advertise models they donot have in stock. Some are advertising CB1100s. They well not be here before March or April.
  2. lcseds

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    Yes. Cycle Trader is useless unless you are looking at personal for sale ads. Dealers will put anything on there. If you notice when you are on Cycle Trader, 98% of the dealer bike do not have a stock number in the ad. I've called around enough to learn that if there is no stock number, there is no stock.
  3. michaelg21

    michaelg21 n00b

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    lcseds,

    There is a DCT at Velocity Powersports in North Charleston. I just saw it there today. I don't know if they are dealing though. FYI.
  4. Kart22

    Kart22 Adventurer

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    Has anyone swapped for a bigger windshield yet?

    I think I want more protection on the highway.
  5. Doctor Zed

    Doctor Zed Resident

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    I ordered the Honda big windshield with mine.
    Should be better than the stock small one.
    At least for Spring and Fall riding.
  6. flatboarder

    flatboarder Been here awhile

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  7. rowdymoose

    rowdymoose Carpe Diem-seize the carp

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    I've tried the Givi windshield, which was *almost* perfect for me, if it was just an inch or so taller. If I roll my shoulders and lower my head just a bit I get a major drop in wind noise, and pretty much all buffeting from the stock windshield is gone. I removed that, and am currently trying the stock screen in combo with the National Cycle Defender DX adjustable screen. Since this one is adjustable, I'm trying it in multiple configurations, but I honestly think the givi provided better blockage.

    I'm thinking of selling my Givi if you're interested. Think it still has the stickers on it, as I only took a few trips to work and back with it installed (~7 miles each way).

    FYI I'm 6'1" with a 34" inseam if that gives you an idea of how tall I'm am above saddle.
  8. Greg Wildwood

    Greg Wildwood Been here awhile

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  9. rowdymoose

    rowdymoose Carpe Diem-seize the carp

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  10. watrboy

    watrboy Been here awhile

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    The local Honda dealer called today to say mine is in along with the center stand I ordered. I will fetch tomorrow and try to mount this weekend. The forecast is for more than a foot of snow and below freezing temps for a week. It might be a few weeks before I can test.

    We just got to riding weather with clean streets the last weekend.

    Here is mine Sunday

    <a href="http://watrboyjon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NC700X/27485059_4gDt89#!i=2312579195&k=7tPRWvF&lb=1&s=A" title=""><img src="http://watrboyjon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NC700X/i-7tPRWvF/0/M/Jan62013NC4-M.jpg" title="" alt=""></a>

    <a href="http://watrboyjon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NC700X/27485059_4gDt89#!i=2312578735&k=D8HBH6s&lb=1&s=A" title=""><img src="http://watrboyjon.smugmug.com/Motorcycles/NC700X/i-D8HBH6s/0/M/Jan62013NC2-M.jpg" title="" alt=""></a>
  11. rowdymoose

    rowdymoose Carpe Diem-seize the carp

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    Good looking bike. What's all that mounted between the handlebars?
  12. Greg Wildwood

    Greg Wildwood Been here awhile

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    I don't believe that there are any current US sellers. However, the website I got this from indicated that it was delivered quickly into the US.

    Best
  13. watrboy

    watrboy Been here awhile

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    Thanks,
    I have the wire for my heated gloves wrapped up there until the panel mount come from Gerbing. I had a J&M Integratr that was wired to my helmet and I 3M taped a Ram Ball on the bottom and mounted it to my handlebars with a Ram Mount. I got the power adapter base for the Integratr and plug it into my lighter adapter and it plugs into my helmet. I can plug my ipod, my phone, my pillion rider has a headset and we can intercom.

    It comes with an AM/FM radio built in. It looks messy right now, but when it warms up I will clean it up.
  14. skysailor

    skysailor Rat Rider

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    Sat on one. Don't want an "automatic" transmission on a motorcycle. Do want ABS. Can't get the "standard" transmission with ABS. I'm very happy you all enjoy your new bikes. For me however, this Honda (like most Hondas) holds all the appeal of a glass of warm milk after a ride through Death Valley on a hot day. No thanks.
    Lyle
  15. watrboy

    watrboy Been here awhile

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    Your welcome,
  16. michaelg21

    michaelg21 n00b

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    I just ordered the Puig from my local dealer. He said that it is backordered through WPS but should be here around the 21st of January. I will report back when I actually get it. Price was 135ish after tax fyi.
  17. Greg Wildwood

    Greg Wildwood Been here awhile

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    Is there any special hardware required since the shield is substantially larger than stock?

    Best
  18. nc700x

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    my bike is manuel and full abs why honda treat America like 3. world country.shame on them.
    This bike is wonderful but i am still missing my harley sportster,it was rough bike but it feel like a bike behaves like a bike.
    this honda is not a bike,its a machine that never stops or give you smile while riding it.But harley and triumphs are different i think in Milwaukee they put souls in these bikes.
  19. Mike Cash

    Mike Cash Been here awhile

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    Yet you chose to name yourself after it. That's interesting.

    I smile on mine all the time, but I have scandalously low standards.

    (Mine is also manual and ABS....in red. It was like buying a burger at Wendy's; they asked me how I wanted it and sold me exactly what I asked for).
  20. 100mpg

    100mpg Self Imposed Exile

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    How did you do that? :huh And anyone know the new colors for 2013? I still ain't going to buy a silver one.