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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...
  4. 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!
  7. 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
  9. 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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    Sticky: 0 to 2 inches of snow forecast for where I live...

    0 to 2 inches of snow forecast for where I live today by the local weather man.
    2-4 inches 20 miles to the northwest of me.

    No motorcycle riding for me.

    I actually love snow, in the winter. ...
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    Sticky: uh, no thanks!

    uh, no thanks!
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    Sticky: Welcome from Indiana. Where in Cali? My...

    Welcome from Indiana. Where in Cali? My daughter is in Silicon Valley. We get out there a couple times a year.
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    Sticky: 3" of snow about 25 miles to my northwest 1" of...

    3" of snow about 25 miles to my northwest
    1" of snow about 10 miles west of my home
    Rain/freezing rain where I am, and to the south & east of me too.

    So we were spared from snow but road reports...
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    Sticky: I think you guys can almost grow palm trees down...

    I think you guys can almost grow palm trees down there! :rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Rain/snow/slushy mix is our weather prediction...

    Rain/snow/slushy mix is our weather prediction for the day where I am sitting. Looks like today's ride will include Audi's QUATTRO drive system, a heated seat and heated steering wheel ;)
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    I'll keep that in mind. I typically wear a size...

    I'll keep that in mind. I typically wear a size 36 x 33" inseam. I'd probably need a 38 long. Maybe a 40 long?
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    Just a thought ... Do you have a "Crampbuster" or...

    Just a thought ... Do you have a "Crampbuster" or similar device added to you throttle grip?

    I had one on my bike for a while. My wife was riding my bike and had a similar situation and it turned...
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