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  1. New Tires, Chain, Sprockets: 16,500 miles

    Finally, finally done. Spent all went and some of April completing this project, mainly due to lack of time to work on the NC.

    I parked the motorcycle with a bit over 16,500 miles in October 2016...
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    NC700X accelerating in turns

    My first GoPro video ever. Gave it a shot. And was told to check out Vimeo vids instead of youtube. Interesting site!

    Here it is: https://vimeo.com/163747264

    or embedded if the one or the...
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    I second this. I lowered mine with some British...

    I second this. I lowered mine with some British company 40mm lowering links 3 years ago, front forks lowered 3/4th an inch. I replaced the kick stand with a sloppys adjustable, I inadvertently...
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    13,500 Mile overhaul

    I rolled over 13,500 miles on my 2012 NC700X and besides a seat, windshield, handle bar riser mod I've done little else besides a couple oil changes, and a valve adjustment at 10,000.

    Well this...
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    I was just in a group ride with Harley's, inline...

    I was just in a group ride with Harley's, inline 4s, and single 250s. They all where in wonder on how smooth I was at take off, and low speed operations. I cannot go back to manual. Now all I want...
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    It's shaft drive!!! I want this. I looked at...

    It's shaft drive!!! I want this. I looked at the Crosstourer in Europe with envy every time. I'll wait for a second hand one as I got my NC700x setup how I like it. Maybe late 2016, early 2017...
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    I've got thick riding jackets and gloves and a...

    I've got thick riding jackets and gloves and a fully closeable helmet, waterproof, windproof insulated riding pants and thick warm riding boots and a winter scarab gauntlet. I also have a very large...
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    13000 miles OEM Chain, now kinks

    Hello.

    Felt like posting an update to the general masses. I have a 2012 NC700X DCT. I just rolled past 13,000 on the odo. I've had the original chain and sprockets since new.

    Noticed...
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    $2.55 far south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, USA...

    $2.55 far south suburbs of Chicago, Illinois, USA I've seen $3.00/gallon in the city.
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    I'm just here to say that's my photo from the...

    I'm just here to say that's my photo from the Chicago Motorcycle Show! HA! I take it a google search rendered your results?

    To the OP: I have no idea what went wrong. First I have heard of...
  11. I can answer a part of this question. I own a...

    I can answer a part of this question.

    I own a Sargent DTX seat. I went with DTX due to it being much more "grippy" than the carbonFX. I hated sliding on the OEM Seat. You don't move on the DTX....
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    Yes that is the one. Work with it slowly and...

    Yes that is the one. Work with it slowly and carefully. It will come out and you can remove it.
  13. Nice. I also just scored my personal best 73MPG...

    Nice. I also just scored my personal best 73MPG on my DCT. I noticed after crossing 10,000 miles the MPG has greatly improved. I was in the Kankakee area cruising at 60MPH on the local back roads.
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    Rox Riser Anti-vibration installed.

    Well I did it. First, I won my first ever ebay bid. Secondly, I installed them tonight.

    Install was pretty easy. The hardest part was freeing up the rubber grommet on the brake line that is...
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    I purchased Lust racing 40mm lowering links. And...

    I purchased Lust racing 40mm lowering links. And dropped the forks (Pulled the up) 20mm. The max you can safely do. Even loaded up with a passenger in hard breaking I can't bottom it out.

    I'm...
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    Got mine in this Friday. Went on a 200 mile ride...

    Got mine in this Friday. Went on a 200 mile ride after. So much better. The center is cut out so no tail bone pressure, it is much wider for a nice cupped feeling, and most importantly for me, the...
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    What I want next. Shaft drive, and DCT. with...

    What I want next. Shaft drive, and DCT. with MPG above 60.

    I'm 28 and most likely won't own another manual shift motorcycle. I don't like engine braking, I brake with the disc brakes. The...
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    Lower Foot Pegs

    I'd like to lower the pegs, and if possible, wider for a more comfortable footing. I won't be off-roading. Wider, lower, and more forward would be best. I'm trying to straighten out the knee bend....
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    DCT, ABS, Frunk, Honda (actually made in Japan! ...

    DCT, ABS, Frunk, Honda (actually made in Japan! One of the few that are!)

    In that order.
  20. Nope, I plan on changing mine every 16k. We have...

    Nope, I plan on changing mine every 16k. We have an oil filter that will catch most. The clutch filter just makes sure all is clean for the narrow passages.
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    I went with a 40 weight due to hard to find 30...

    I went with a 40 weight due to hard to find 30 weight MA rated oil. Plus as it has been widely reported, either 30, or 40 may be used according to the service manual.

    And after 8000 miles, I...
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    Yes. I haven't found an aftermarket clutch...

    Yes.

    I haven't found an aftermarket clutch filter. But I use the FRAM ultra speced for a 2002 Honda s2000. And any MA rated oil. Rotella T6 is currently in my X. I may try others, depends...
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    * I have not sold my NC700x. But I agree with...

    * I have not sold my NC700x.

    But I agree with the 2 bike minimum to solve the "grass is greener" issue.

    I, my self, am looking at getting rid of my 125cc PCX, and get an electric motorcycle. ...
  24. The longest I have ever ridden my 700X DCT was...

    The longest I have ever ridden my 700X DCT was 200 miles from Mokena, IL to Galena, IL. Full tank, I rolled into Galena with the bar flashing red, filled up my normal 3.0 gallons.

    I do have a...
  25. Similar law went into effect last year for the...

    Similar law went into effect last year for the entire state of Illinois, EXCEPT the delusional Cook County (Chicago).

    Law states:
    After waiting at least 120 seconds for a red light to turn...
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