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    Put the caliper back on without the pads in. Then...

    Put the caliper back on without the pads in. Then slide the new pads in with the outboard pad first. Slide the pad retainer part way in, far enough to hold the outboard pad in place. The slide the...
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    My Bike Is For Sale In The Classifieds

    I'm not messing around it's priced to sell.

    I got the bug for something new.
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  3. FS 2015 NC700X DCT ABS $3750 North Florida

    $3750. Excellent condition and many installed extras included. One owner, 35,400 miles, garage kept, all services done on time with records. Nice example of farkled bike for commuting, touring, or...
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    When I clicked on the site this past week the...

    When I clicked on the site this past week the information was showing as if I hadn’t logged in for a week. Same handful new posts, same 3 likes, info saying I had last logged on a week before.

    I’d...
  5. I am of a different experience. I prefer my...

    I am of a different experience. I prefer my motorcycle luggage to be the side-loading configuration. A little planning organization makes them easy to use. I make partitions that fit inside the...
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    The no frills low OTD price dealers like...

    The no frills low OTD price dealers like Schroaders and Russellville buy dusty Goldwings from other dealers and buy American Honda repos from distressed dealerships. Schroaders had 5 or 6 2018s when...
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    I was fortunate to demo a 2018 DCT for about 1000...

    I was fortunate to demo a 2018 DCT for about 1000 miles, much of that switching back and forth with a 2015 and 2006 Wings. My impressions were the older model is lighter steering and more nimble. It...
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    Cycle Parts Nation discounts OEM from retail but...

    Cycle Parts Nation discounts OEM from retail but nicks you deep in shipping. If you can buy a few small items the same $10 shipping covers them all. What I do is use Cycle Parts Nation for online...
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    I'm pretty sure any self respecting thief would...

    I'm pretty sure any self respecting thief would leave an NC alone, at least in North America, and move on to a Harley or sport bike that has demand for stolen parts.

    Motorcycle Theft Statistics -...
  10. If you haven't found this thread yet you might...

    If you haven't found this thread yet you might find it helpful. Well, except for Photobucket pics.

    Pictures of Various Honda NC700X Saddlebags
  11. The V35's only mount on the PLX racks. V35's have...

    The V35's only mount on the PLX racks. V35's have a complex curved backside. The SW Motech racks with the adapter(s) for other brand bags only mount flat-sided bags like Givi Trekkers, Outbacks, and...
  12. I've never had Shad luggage and can't comment but...

    I've never had Shad luggage and can't comment but I have had Givi on several bikes. In my experience Givi is well designed and finished well. Some folks have complained about Givi engine guards...
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    Welcome from Florida. The NC is a great platform.

    Welcome from Florida. The NC is a great platform.
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    Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thanksgiving greetings to everyone!

    I hope we all have a sense of how blessed we are.

    Thanksgiving Day may be primarily an American holiday but I believe a sense of gratitude for family,...
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    I tracked my 2012 manual for about 15,000 Fuelly...

    I tracked my 2012 manual for about 15,000 Fuelly miles and averaged ~66 mpg. My 2015 DCT has Fuelly tracked 18,738 miles and has an average at ~63 mpg. I never prioritize fuel economy in my riding...
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    Sticky: Sunny and 77 today. Dawn patrol ride to coffee...

    Sunny and 77 today. Dawn patrol ride to coffee then lunch with several friends. 305 miles.
  17. Yes, it has been done. I remember them but to...

    Yes, it has been done. I remember them but to find them now Google search 'nc700-forum sidecar' It works for any key word.

    Here is some forum threads on the subject.

    Yes, Virginia, the 700 can...
  18. Seems I recall the NC engine shares a common...

    Seems I recall the NC engine shares a common intake tract and has a slight amount of valve timing overlap. Try replacing one spark plug when checking the other cylinder’s compression.
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    The OEM passenger grab rails have a hollowed out...

    The OEM passenger grab rails have a hollowed out slot on the underside of them. Thin metal hook bungee cords hook under it just fine or use Rok Straps with their soft loops around the rails.
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    Trying to change it half-asked is not ideal, I...

    Trying to change it half-asked is not ideal, I think we agree on that. Having just replaced steering bearings on the Wing I'm thinking a proper fork oil job on the NC is a simple half day job but not...
  21. I have the tool and the skills to stake the...

    I have the tool and the skills to stake the master link pins and still prefer the clip type. While it doesn't take long to break and stake a chain it's just easier to pop the clip off and back on....
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    This is true and I forgot about the need to...

    This is true and I forgot about the need to compress the forks. I suppose if we had a fork out of the bike we could measure 104 mm depth compressed and then extend the fork and take another...
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    As you can see in the original post there is very...

    As you can see in the original post there is very little required to make a fork oil level tool. An inexpensive syringe and a length of vinyl tubing that is cut to a length that corresponds with the...
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    I'm too meticulous to do an oil change this way...

    I'm too meticulous to do an oil change this way but it stands to reason one would get most of the benefit of changing it properly.

    A caveat concerning replacing the fork cap. Some force is needed...
  25. Thread: Climbing on

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    That might depend on your weight.

    That might depend on your weight.
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