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    Neither. When I put a Day Long saddle on my 04...

    Neither.
    When I put a Day Long saddle on my 04 ST1300 one saw many used of the above for sale but never any DL. By far the best in the day and assume still.
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    A little off topic....the 10th gen Accord has a...

    A little off topic....the 10th gen Accord has a 'first in class' 10 speed AT option @ $2K. I just picked up a white hybrid touring that has a 2 drive system...no trans.
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    NC700 OEM accessory bags are narrow and would...

    NC700 OEM accessory bags are narrow and would work perfectly. But other make/model bags can become too wide and unsafe.
    Luckily I've never lane split but I'd think mirror to mirror contact is the...
  4. Thread: 2018 750

    by ST13Fred
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    As a side note to what dduelin posted about HMC I...

    As a side note to what dduelin posted about HMC I have a deposit down on a 10th gen Accord (hybrid touring) that is at this writing starting to roll off the assembly line in Ohio, about 4 months...
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    Excellent responses on NC vs AT for you to...

    Excellent responses on NC vs AT for you to consider Jarret.
    Spoke wheels are high (specialized) maintenance however when it comes time to balance the wheel.
    It is an art requiring experience in...
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    The AT is very tall as was my CRF250L. As I get...

    The AT is very tall as was my CRF250L. As I get older swinging a leg on and off any bike is getting more and more difficult. I think this hits us all eventually.
    The NC DCT does everything quite...
  7. Thread: Magazines

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    RR was also quarterly about the same physical...

    RR was also quarterly about the same physical size of the new CW with pages slightly more glossy. I met the founder of that mag when it first came out (early 90s?).
    I like Rider and all the others...
  8. Thread: Magazines

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    Cycle World is now a quarterly pub bigger...

    Cycle World is now a quarterly pub bigger (physically) with heavier gloss pages. My current multiple monthly pubs have become too much and will be downsizing to this single pub. Sorry to all other....
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    All spin-on oil filters have the same thread size...

    All spin-on oil filters have the same thread size and are interchangeable. External physical size would be the only limitation. This all according to the Filter Manufacturers Council technical...
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    Congrats on your new ride. I have Service Manuals...

    Congrats on your new ride. I have Service Manuals for both gen NC.
    A YouTube video will show up eventually but the Helminc.com SM @$70 is worth having. The panel removal section is 32 pages (34 for...
  11. Thread: Windscreen

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    Madstad has lightened the mounting hardware from...

    Madstad has lightened the mounting hardware from prior models but still adds quite a bit of weight to the install.
    The adjustable hardware sets the shield farther forward than a fixed mount. All...
  12. Thread: Windscreen

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    Air needs to flow over one's helmet to be quiet...

    Air needs to flow over one's helmet to be quiet but is more turbulent than no shield air. A pocket of still air at the helmet is the objective. Other airflow is irrelevant.
    For safety reasons the...
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    Pushing on the tab and prying between the 2...

    Pushing on the tab and prying between the 2 connector sections with a flat tip screwdriver should slide the male side out of the main connector body. Good luck.
  14. As mentioned the front signal bulbs are dual...

    As mentioned the front signal bulbs are dual filament the rear are single. Your low filament is broken or has lost contact for some reason..
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    I bought a red 2013 strictly for the DCT. It is...

    I bought a red 2013 strictly for the DCT. It is butt ugly IMO with the black wheels and cheap looking can.
    I added many upgrades to it and will transfer most if not all to a red 2017 DCT that IMHO...
  16. Thread: Engine Guards

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    Hope you fared better than your NC right hand...

    Hope you fared better than your NC right hand slide DCTFAN.
    I went down hard R/H side on my DCT but have Givi engine/bar end guards.
    WVDOT covered the inside track on a 90 degree R/H turn 12...
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    Whether handle bar muffs or any cold weather...

    Whether handle bar muffs or any cold weather muff/glove the bigger the better. Big equals warm tight equals cold. Hands will be warm with a pocket of still air around them.
    I have a pair of 3X...
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    I put a Shorai in a F800 in 2011 whose battery is...

    I put a Shorai in a F800 in 2011 whose battery is high and forward of CG (gas tank under seat); a good fit.
    I also replaced the heavy mount bracket with a light aluminum clip since the ion is so...
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    Touring or sport touring bikes are the only...

    Touring or sport touring bikes are the only classes that adequately accommodate a passenger.
    Passenger foot pegs are high and cramped on practically everything else. Not good for the pillion.
    ...
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    No. The US versions still have halogen headlight...

    No. The US versions still have halogen headlight but LED tail light for 2016-2017.
    The 2018 750 coming to the US may have LED front and rear.
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    Attaching an angled shield to the front of a...

    Attaching an angled shield to the front of a trailer would create a sizeable negative pressure back draft.
    There would be so much 'dirty' air and no gain in protection for the bike.
    There is no...
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    If i understand you correctly you want a cover...

    If i understand you correctly you want a cover for the NC on a trailer?
    No soft cover is able to withstand wind turbulence w/o beating itself to death or anything under it.
    A fully enclosed...
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    I've owned 12 different bikes since riding from...

    I've owned 12 different bikes since riding from 1966. 2 non Honda- BMW F800 and Motus.
    The longest stint was a CB900 of about 15 years.
  24. Thread: Broken brake?

    by ST13Fred
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    My Motus lost front brake action and would not...

    My Motus lost front brake action and would not push any fluid down from the master cylinder during the bleeding process.
    Pushing fluid up from the wheel cylinders with a syringe was the only way i...
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    Installing a brighter non-OEM bulb can easily...

    Installing a brighter non-OEM bulb can easily direct stray light into oncoming traffic creating a new unsafe condition.
    I seldom drive/ride at night (am retired) and thus happy with my OEM set ups....
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