New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

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

  1. HONDABIKEPRO

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    one of my other off road bikes dale
  2. HONDABIKEPRO

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    1. the skid plate i build and sell
    2. the rear fuel tank i built

    3. the tires are tkc conti
    4. the light bar is honda
    5. the lights are rigid four leds very bright
    6. the winch is a warn 1700 lb remote
    7.the case guards are sw-motech
    8. the foot pegs are sw-motech
    9. shift lever is a folding tip i built
    10. the bars are protapers with 3 inch rox risors
    11. i run two gps, one 550 and one 660 garmin with a spot
    12 hand guards are cycra
    13. windshield is honda, top is tourtech i made the top lexan
    14. recut the seat to remove slope
    15. brake and clutch levers are braking folding levers
    16.fuel tank 325 miles fuel light comes on. .7 remaining
    17 building aluminum bags for it that fit very tight,
    18 the jeep is one of my builds, 9.5 lift front 12000 warn, rear 8000 warn steel fenders and hood, i use this when a bike will not work, snow, two feet of mud and clearing roads,
    19 i am sure i missed someparts on the nc, but i am still building stuff for it,
    20 feel free to contact me anytime,, dale
    21.RG alt and clutch covers
    22. rad guard
    23. front fender extension
    24. hyper-lights on rear
  3. lipsee

    lipsee Been here awhile

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    Hi Dale You have a couple of pretty serious looking bikes there,,,Just a coupe of questions On the XR at the top of the instrument panel,am I correct in spotting one of those temp gauges with two sensors? I had one and it was very handy for telling me how cold I really was... And why not fit a 19/21 inch front wheel,,surly a nicer ride!!! lastly did you make any attempt to reduce your bikes weight???? Myself I think the winch is a great idea,,,Overall ,just plain awesome!!!!!!
  4. Banksy

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    Ok, as requested...

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    Doing a good job of stopping the crud getting to the shock :clap
  5. watrboy

    watrboy Been here awhile

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    Nice job, I like the execution.
  6. Banksy

    Banksy Happy Trails

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    All it took was a long zip tie passed through the slots moulded into the undertray and a rubber flap threaded onto the zip tie.. 30 seconds to fit
  7. oldenuf

    oldenuf Been here awhile

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    Exactly what I did. Takes at least a 14 inch length, or 2 short ones. I might add for the flap I got into the garden shed and found a black plastic container. Has the needed radius, cut a section and made the flap. Cost to me, 2 zip ties.

    Art
  8. HONDABIKEPRO

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    the bike only gets more weight with acc,, it has a two temp gauges one out side and one in the vapor for engine heat, this is a built motor and has large cooling fins to keep it cool, it runs about 75 degress cooler than as a stock motor, but still runs 200 in town, the ohlins fork and shock work very good, so does a 17 inch front wheel, to many people no not try different things, the 17 with tkc off road works good, does not sink into the sand, and mud, stays on top of it, the contact patch of the tire is two or three times that of the 21 inch wheel. and your not really going to slam this type of bike off road, i have a 450x for that., and nothing works better then a 17 on the street, you can use all the 320mm front rotor and do stoppys. a big plus off rode is a lower seat height, every one ,want 10 inchs of travel, and end up with a 38 inch seat height
    height, not as much fun to ride with that kind of height.. lower seat and low center of gravity always make a better bike on and of road, that why the nc700x works so well, i have had two bmw gs1200a and ags1150a, nice bikes but way to top heavy. dale
  9. HONDABIKEPRO

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    wow that looks really good, i will have to do the same thing,,nice job.. i also like the sound of your mufflers, i have herd that brand before, nice thanks dale
  10. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    Bought my X today yippppeeeeee.


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  11. turbodieseli4i6

    turbodieseli4i6 Been here awhile

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    Join Fuelly and keep me posted! Its a good time to beat that 90 mpg on the break in!
  12. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    But I'm 285# and ride with Hippo Hands in the winter!!.
    If I can average in the high 60's that will be almost double what I'm getting now !!


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  13. turbodieseli4i6

    turbodieseli4i6 Been here awhile

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    When its warm out and I can take longer rides, 70+ isn't a problem. Cold + commuting speeds drops me into the high 50's.

    I am going to try to beat dduelin's record this summer. That will be hard to beat.
  14. bobobob

    bobobob IN HOC SIGNO VINCES

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  15. gkgeiger

    gkgeiger Every ride is an ADV

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    Am I the only one who doesn't give a s**t? The bike is more than just MPG.
  16. zestymac

    zestymac Been here awhile

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    I am so impressed with this bikes gas mileage, and all the high miler stories.

    When the weather's good this one goes out on the errands to Wally World and my gas hog Prius stays parked. Why cant BMW and KTM figure out that its all about the MPG.


    " It's not a real Adventure till your over 65" (mpg)
  17. MookieBlaylock

    MookieBlaylock Long timer

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    pathetic that the main thing talked about is mpg
  18. bobobob

    bobobob IN HOC SIGNO VINCES

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    Calm down.
    Nobody said the bike was only about MPG. :norton
    That just happens to be what we're discussing.
    You're welcome to explore other discussions more agreeable to you.
  19. bobobob

    bobobob IN HOC SIGNO VINCES

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    What is this, short attention span theater? :lol3
  20. MookieBlaylock

    MookieBlaylock Long timer

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    i had a prius for a while and it truly was a pos in terms of dynamics, this bike otoh has so many other things going for it aside from its hypermilling prowess