New 2012 Honda NC700X 700cc Parallel Twin!

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

  1. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Not sure where you're coming from, but I'd guess you're posting from one of two or three couches on your front porch. :lol3
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    C'mon, you can do better than that! :ear
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    YOUNZ Been here awhile

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  5. scooterspirit

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  6. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    Sounds better than I expected :evil
  7. The truth

    The truth n00b

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    I'm interested to see if the nt700 gets this engine at some point?
  8. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    Umm, no. The NT is basically a Shadow with a body bolted on, and is absolutely nothing like the NC.

    Closest thing would be the same-platform maxi-scooter thing, the Integra.

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  9. Grainbelt

    Grainbelt marginal adventurer Super Moderator

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    :wave

    Not yet, ORT. I think they are going to try it in Canada first.

    Kawi did the same with the Versys 650 (and again this year with the Versys 1000 now) so it isn't unfathomable that we'll see it eventually.
  10. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    Considering how well the W650 sold, I don't blame them. It's unfortunate, but the only way bike companies make money is by selling bikes.
  11. tonymorr

    tonymorr Malta,NY(Saratoga Spring)

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    This is a video of the S not the X but still pretty cool...

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    Sounds really good, I like that the cat isn't in the muffler.
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    Another thing to consider over the Versys is the NC700X can get a center stand ... makes chain maintenance easier.
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    pachap CANNOT RIDE

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    I am pretty impressed with the bike in this vid, understanding that the rider has some pretty good skills.

    Still in a 3-way tug of war with a Versys, WeeStrom, and the NC700X. Glad I have a bit to figure it out.
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    No centerstand on the Versys?

    Really... Another derp by Kawasaki.
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    There's a whole lotta scrapin going on there...::eek1
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    The Buellish under slung muffler is in the way. Not impossible to engineer one, but apparently their isn't the demand for an aftermarket solution.
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    It doesn't look like he is leaning it over very far, certainly not to 'reach out and touch the ground' territory. I bet they have some feelers mounted on there. Because, if that is the pegs scraping, then the Integra will lean over a lot more, from the looks of it.

    Seems pretty quick though, at least as fast as my 300 hp Corolla S, without putting up much fuss.:rofl
    Nice, quiet bike.
  20. AZbiker

    AZbiker Crunkin' with crackers

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    But we can fix that with an aftermarket exhaust, thankfully. I liked the second one.