New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

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

  1. showkey

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  3. Doctor Zed

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    I didn't realize that. Thanks.
    I am doing a trip in July from Wisconsin to Colorado. Riding there and then a week of riding and camping of the bike. I definitely need different tires than the stock ones, but were thinking the TKC's may be to knobby for the ride out.
  4. NortwestRider

    NortwestRider TRIPOD ADVENTURER !!

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    Shinko makes a 120/17 front/rear 705,but only problem is that it's a tube type BUT most people run it tubless with no issues.
    I will be running TKC's front and rear on both our bikes from Seattle to Deadhorse and back in June.


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  5. kokeneen

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    Would the tkc fit under my stock front fender or would it need to be modified.
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  9. watrboy

    watrboy Been here awhile

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    I have a set of TKC's and like them for road riding. I have used the Pirelli on my old 919 and really liked them for that bike. I have a set of Shinko's that have not been mounted for my XR650L and may never get mounted now that I have the NC.

    Any input yet on some of this mix of ADV tires?:ear
  10. DAAANG

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    What is the best low peg option? Im 6ft 2 and sit to cramped.
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  12. twistedthrottle

    twistedthrottle Been here awhile

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    They are confirmed.

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    This is a modular system designed to offer you a few options to fit your needs. There are three things to order. They are:

    1. Footpeg Mount - Buy the one apropriate for the NC700X. Sold in pairs.

    2. Displacement Arm - Each length is sold separately — purchase either the 23, 30 or *50mm length.

    3. Footpeg - Footpegs are sold in pairs, however each style is sold separately — purchase either the “Racing”, "Master Grip” (shown above) or “Super Grip” style.

    Keep in mind though that although offered, we do not reccommend the 50mm displacement arm for the driver pegs. The length is so long that in most positions it is hard to use the levers (shift & brake).

    Kevin
  13. rowdymoose

    rowdymoose Carpe Diem-seize the carp

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    That was a great install video showing how it offers various installation positions.
  14. gkgeiger

    gkgeiger Every ride is an ADV

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    I posted this on the NC700 forum but thought I'd ask here since the riders here seem to be more knowledgeable. I know Beemer sent his to Racetech but I'm wondering if anyone has done anything different? I really don't want to spend $500 on my forks. I just installed an Ohlin on the rear and the improvement is amazing. Thanks in advance,
  15. muskieken

    muskieken Been here awhile

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    i have a question,, to those that had or ride dl 650 wee storm
    which bike has less vibes.
    anyone switch wee storm to a nc700
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    Not quite the info you are looking for but, I had the 1000 for a long time. The NC has almost no vibes in comparison but no where near as fast. The mpg is at least double on the same roads/rides on the NC.
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    oldenuf Been here awhile

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    How many miles do you have on your NC?
    I have a couple thousand miles and the forks seem to need some wearing in. Mine are getting better, and I would sure recommend fluid weight change before spending $500.

    Art
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    gkgeiger Every ride is an ADV

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    I only have 3k miles but I don't think they will get better.
  19. Cortez

    Cortez BAZINGA!

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    The NC is probably the smoothest twin I've ridden, it's virtually 4cyl smooth
    at certain revs.
  20. rowdymoose

    rowdymoose Carpe Diem-seize the carp

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    Agreed. I formerly rode a 2005 DL650 that I sold in 2009. On the Wee--I'd have to stand up to stretch my legs every 45 minutes or so, as the vibrations would cause some numbness/tingling. With the NC...my only complaint is the stock seat. I think once I address that issue, I could sit in this saddle for hours like a cruiser.