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  1. As someone who owns GIVI (via my wife's bike) I...

    As someone who owns GIVI (via my wife's bike) I would argue that GIVI is popular because it is widely distributed and easily available. There are superior brands out there but they are often harder...
  2. She likes how they look too. She always rides...

    She likes how they look too.

    She always rides with them on so I don't think they have been off the bike for more than a couple moments since I got them installed. So no photos of just the bike...
  3. Honestly no clue if/how well they reflect because...

    Honestly no clue if/how well they reflect because I installed the Admore LED lights into the V35 cases before I even installed the racks on her bike.

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  4. I have zero experience with the SHAD stuff. My...

    I have zero experience with the SHAD stuff.

    My wife has GIVI V35 side cases on her bike with the case specific GIVI racks. Unlike some of the other cases, the V35 cases are contoured to fit close...
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    Much of the criticism is NOT limited to the DCT....

    Much of the criticism is NOT limited to the DCT.
    -The seat on the manual is the same
    -The light on the manual is the same
    -The windshield on the manual is the same

    There are aftermarket seats...
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    Sticky: The talking weatherhead on the TV set said that...

    The talking weatherhead on the TV set said that we might climb to nearly 50(F) degrees this afternoon ... might even get a peek at the sun, the mythical yellow object that has not graced our skies...
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    I find it odd that gubmint regulations are...

    I find it odd that gubmint regulations are killing smaller engines.

    Seems like the law of unintended consequences is coming into play again. Let's strangle something with regulations only to have...
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    Sticky: 36(F) degrees today. Light snow overnight and...

    36(F) degrees today. Light snow overnight and heavy frost this morning. Bike sat in the garage all day.

    Supposed to be mid-40's on Sunday and Monday so I'm hoping for sunshine and a ride. ...
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    Side trips are where you find the gravel. Around...

    Side trips are where you find the gravel. Around Superior is all paved until you go off to visit something outside the normal travel paths (in both nations). We were on the east side of the lake...
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    My wife and I rode ours on a 4000 mile trip. ...

    My wife and I rode ours on a 4000 mile trip. Both of our bikes have DCT. Is DCT important for touring? Nope. But its convenient and I love it. Its much more convenient in stop-and-go traffic,...
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    We also looked at a CTX for my wife instead of...

    We also looked at a CTX for my wife instead of the NC700x she ended up with.

    Certainly a lot lower, so straddling the seat was easier. We ended up with a 2016 NC700x for her and then lowered it...
  12. Range of 80-90 miles. Hmmmm

    Range of 80-90 miles. Hmmmm
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    My wife rides a 700, and I have a 750. I ride...

    My wife rides a 700, and I have a 750. I ride both and don't notice a lot of difference. The 750 will accelerate a bit quicker but for the most part they are very similar.
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    Sticky: LOL I love that!

    LOL I love that!
  15. I use a 4 port "Battery Tender" brand that is...

    I use a 4 port "Battery Tender" brand that is mounted on the ceiling of my shop. They have extension cables available. I use it to keep all my toys charged. Battery Tender uses a standard SAE...
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    Sticky: LOL Iíve posted photos like that too

    LOL Iíve posted photos like that too
  17. In theory it should not be hard. Get hi/lo...

    In theory it should not be hard. Get hi/lo bulbs. Sockets to accommodate 3 wires. Refit the housings with the new sockets and bulbs.

    For the actual wiring, reconnect 1 wire to ground...
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    Sticky: 16 degrees (F) here today. Nope Nope Nope

    16 degrees (F) here today.

    Nope Nope Nope
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    Sticky: 9' ceilings on that side of the shop. Actually...

    9' ceilings on that side of the shop. Actually installed the lights on the HVAC runs, so the lights are about 8' above the floor. It's fully finished with drywall, wood trim around the doors, etc. ...
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    Sticky: I installed 2 LED shop lights over the bay where...

    I installed 2 LED shop lights over the bay where the bikes park so I can see them better when I work on them. But nothing to the bikes other than move them out of my way while I worked on the...
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    Welcome from the corn and soybean state of...

    Welcome from the corn and soybean state of Indiana.
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    Can you see me now? Amber/Red LEDs (cheap from...

    Can you see me now?

    Amber/Red LEDs (cheap from Amazon) installed on the boxes with 3 wire spin lock quick disconnect wiring. Amber used for turn signals. Red used for running light. Also on my...
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    I keep it in a heated workshop, bike connected up...

    I keep it in a heated workshop, bike connected up to a battery tender that has 4 ports to power multiple toys. No Sta-Bil or other winterizing for me, I try to get it out and ride it, even if only...
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    Sticky: Thank you, we all appreciate it. Except the...

    Thank you, we all appreciate it. Except the people from Kentucky, they just don't care. :rolleyes:

    In the mean time the rest of us will sit on our front porches, in our rocking chairs, facing...
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    Sticky: I was using the PG-13 term, yours is the R-Rated...

    I was using the PG-13 term, yours is the R-Rated term. Both accurately describe drivers from the State of Illinois.




    Illinois drivers are pretty universally hated on the roadways, but those...
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