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    I too have noticed some riders turn-up their...

    I too have noticed some riders turn-up their noses when you mention "DCT" but it's my bike and I'm happy with it so the heck with them!

    At the recent MSTA National Rally in Bristol VA, the...
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    Typically before the beginning of the season,...

    Typically before the beginning of the season, I'll disconnect the clutch cable and remove the clutch lever I clean and regrease the socket in the clutch lever and also clean and regrease the lever...
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    The wire break at the lever is often the result...

    The wire break at the lever is often the result of the socket in the lever being dry and corroded. The barrel end of the cable needs to be able to rotate when the lever is pulled. If it doesn't...
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    [...My sources say the spec is .17mm IN .28mm EX...

    [...My sources say the spec is .17mm IN .28mm EX for a 2012 nc700x...Junkie]

    You are correct. I was thinking of my NT700V that has clearances of 0.15 and 0.20 mm. Sorry for the boo-boo.
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    My replacement chain bought from American Honda...

    My replacement chain bought from American Honda was stamped "RK" on the side plates. I think they had drive chains from two different mfgs and I obviously picked RK for some reason. The price was...
  6. Making only one change at a time to the forks is...

    Making only one change at a time to the forks is the only sane path to making them work better. :-)
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    Make sure the reservoir has been emptied before...

    Make sure the reservoir has been emptied before you start pushing the pistons back into the caliper, otherwise spillage may damage the paint. Once the pistons are flush in the caliper, suck the...
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    Typically the demo truck is filled with bikes...

    Typically the demo truck is filled with bikes that are plentiful (read: too many) in warehouse inventory.
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    TacomaJD - you'll be happy with the No-Mar...

    TacomaJD - you'll be happy with the No-Mar changer because they make good stuff! :-)
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    Most or all DID chains have "DID" stamped on the...

    Most or all DID chains have "DID" stamped on the side plates.
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    It looks like Spanish or Italian to me.

    It looks like Spanish or Italian to me.
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    [...on the DCT when I am coming up to a stop I...

    [...on the DCT when I am coming up to a stop I put it in sport and it down shifts pretty much where I would do it...1WiseGuy2]


    Not that I've tried but I assumed it is NOT possible to shift...
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    Using a micrometer set to the desired valve...

    Using a micrometer set to the desired valve clearance is a more accurate tool to use because the contact points (called: spindle & anvil) more accurately approximate the valve tip & rocker arm...
  14. Thread: I need help

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    I doubt if any of the US-model 700s has the key...

    I doubt if any of the US-model 700s has the key with chip they use in other countries and I'd assumed the USA-model 750s were the same.
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    The worst part of valve adj to me is draining the...

    The worst part of valve adj to me is draining the coolant because there isn't a convenient way to do it. I now use a clean, drain pan so am able to save & reuse most of the coolant and only have to...
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    It's certainly not cheaper but I subscribe to...

    It's certainly not cheaper but I subscribe to F1TV with an annual cost of under $100. It gives me the option of watching it as a live feed or later when I have the time and I usually choose this...
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    In some areas of the country, the smallish 3.9...

    In some areas of the country, the smallish 3.9 gal fuel tank might be a problem.

    I use a Cortech tailpack for multi-day trips and I've finally figured out how to keep the bag mostly in place...
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    Make sure you don't have a key OFF current drain.

    Make sure you don't have a key OFF current drain.
  19. Thread: Rally???

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    ddueling - there is a lot of MSTA activity in FL...

    ddueling - there is a lot of MSTA activity in FL with an openness towards non-members. There are several categories of "rallies" and some have a fee attached while others are free. A co-op...
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    My thought is that ABS & DCT are always combined...

    My thought is that ABS & DCT are always combined for ease of production. That way, besides the colors they'll only have bikes with manual trans and other bikes with ABS/DCT.

    Dellaster - your fear...
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    Oops, it's clear now that my idea of the linked...

    Oops, it's clear now that my idea of the linked system always having a 3-pot front caliper fed via two brake hoses is old school and Honda has developed another method to do the same task using a...
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    Perhaps the easiest way to determine if your NC...

    Perhaps the easiest way to determine if your NC has a linked system is to check the front caliper. If it has 3 pistons and 2 bleeder screws it's part of a linked system.
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    Pharfar - you stated a brake balance of "70/30"...

    Pharfar - you stated a brake balance of "70/30" but I don't think you can apply such numbers to a motorcycle that has separate controls for front & rear brakes and perhaps linked system. The brake...
  24. 670 - good to know the CTX cables will work on...

    670 - good to know the CTX cables will work on the NC! thanks.
  25. If I were to do it and I'm not, I'd try to use...

    If I were to do it and I'm not, I'd try to use the parking brake caliper to do the slowing because it would only be used at very low speeds.
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