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  1. I've had good luck with Tourmaster brand in a...

    I've had good luck with Tourmaster brand in a three season jacket. The current offering of the Intake 5.0 is a couple revisions newer than mine and I understand the quilted inner liner is now a...
  2. BMWMOA Platinum but it does require an annual MOA...

    BMWMOA Platinum but it does require an annual MOA membership pushing up the cost to $109. It only covers bikes and contracts with companies that are motorcycle friendly and show up with the equipment...
  3. This is a strange set of events. Wheel bearings...

    This is a strange set of events. Wheel bearings aren't going to create a problem as described then get better as described and an overheated brake should have cooled while you took pictures, and...
  4. Actually a well known preventative measure when...

    Actually a well known preventative measure when lightning is near a golf course is to hold up a 1 iron.
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    HH is just a standard of friction coefficient...

    HH is just a standard of friction coefficient measured in a specific manner of test samples starting cold and achieving hot temperatures. Since it is a range some pads are barely over the HH line and...
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    In my opinion for performance riding the stock...

    In my opinion for performance riding the stock springs are inadequate for any rider over ~160 lbs. Preload does not affect spring rate, or "stiffen" the forks. It only affects ride height. I can't...
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    OEM front pads on NCs are HH. Note that in...

    OEM front pads on NCs are HH.

    Note that in Motorcycle Consumer News tests back in 2012 the 60 to zero test results put the NC700X in very good company, that of 600cc sport bikes, and in a shorter...
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    I agree wet clutches generally do not wear out in...

    I agree wet clutches generally do not wear out in general use but they often require early and unnecessary replacement for two reasons. One, riders abuse the clutch by slipping it to keep rpms up in...
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    No 0w20 oil meets Honda's or any motorcycle wet...

    No 0w20 oil meets Honda's or any motorcycle wet clutch specification of JASO MA. Period, end of story. 0w oils use high loads of friction modifiers that are death to wet clutches. Once they slip and...
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    The lower "winglets" are standard but they are...

    The lower "winglets" are standard but they are removable. I think I stated earlier in this thread that I take them off in warm weather, allowing more air against my lower torso but this does not...
  11. My Ace Hardware carries well nuts.

    My Ace Hardware carries well nuts.
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    I remove the Madstad winglets in the summer along...

    I remove the Madstad winglets in the summer along with the plastic covers over the Barkbuster hand guards. This give me enough air.

    If all else fails it’s just 4 screws/nuts to swap the screen...
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    If you have your auto and bike polices with the...

    If you have your auto and bike polices with the same carrier ask if you can stack liability and Underinsured on the auto policy and extend UM to the bikes. Then you can remove UM on the bike policy,...
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    George Catt, long mile rider extraordinaire,...

    George Catt, long mile rider extraordinaire, fixed his loose bolt in this thread:

    DCT Fault. Argh!
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    No, statistically is a non-event. In 8 years of...

    No, statistically is a non-event. In 8 years of being active in NC forums it or something such been documented a handful of times. If it happens to you it is an emotional event, perhaps a expensive...
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    With a bit of knowledge the shift pin replacement...

    With a bit of knowledge the shift pin replacement is apparently an owner serviceable item. One owner documented it here.

    I know there is a certain satisfaction quotient with any DCT failure in...
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    Yes it is.

    Yes it is.
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    I done a fair amount of long distance touring and...

    I done a fair amount of long distance touring and I don’t see the need for adjusting the chain between tire changes or carrying an extensive set of service tools. That’s why I ride Hondas. In my...
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    For the money Twisted Throttle charges for this...

    For the money Twisted Throttle charges for this kit it should be plug and play. There are many small Cree LED lights on the market that cost 90% less and work as well as Denalis but they do not have...
  20. I look over the top of mine. I think mine is...

    I look over the top of mine. I think mine is mounted with the top edge about at the level of my chin. Mine was a prototype of the open frame no-base plate design and is pictured on the Madstad web...
  21. That describes the airflow behind my 20" Madstad...

    That describes the airflow behind my 20" Madstad on the NC. I ride most of the time with my face shield open. In the summer I remove the winglets and Barkbuster guards. I get more airflow around my...
  22. Just take the car.

    Just take the car.
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    True on Uninsured/Underinsured. I stack liability...

    True on Uninsured/Underinsured. I stack liability on the cars to get affordable UM rates on the bikes.

    I’m back with State Farm after 14 years with Allstate then Geico. SF just didn’t have...
  24. Thread: sag adjustment

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    I believe I used a mallet and a long drift to tap...

    I believe I used a mallet and a long drift to tap the locking ring loose and then tighten the adjuster ring and lock it back in place.
  25. Poll: I had no choice with the 2012's silver but I did...

    I had no choice with the 2012's silver but I did with the 2015 and I chose black over red. Of the two I like black the most plus the dark engine scheme.
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