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    As 670 mentioned....just have someone hold the...

    As 670 mentioned....just have someone hold the rear brake on and loosen the nut. Using an impact on the sprocket nut is wise to avoid. The energy from the impact goes into the transmission parts.
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    You mentioned 2 things previous.....you bought...

    You mentioned 2 things previous.....you bought gas at a new station, and (2), the throttle body could be turned in it's rubber connector. Although you sprayed some WD-40 around the connection and it...
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    Start the test with an empty container.

    Start the test with an empty container.
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    You can do a fuel flow test fairly easily. If...

    You can do a fuel flow test fairly easily. If the flow is lower than spec, it is probably a restricted filter. On the left side of the bike behind the radiator, you can see a pressure fitting on the...
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    [QUOTE=Klap;205455]Iím a belt and suspenders...

    [QUOTE=Klap;205455]Iím a belt and suspenders kinda guy, plus, why run it all the time, which no doubt wastes kw hours, when from observation, I know it only usually requires a few minutes twice a day...
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    Sounds like money well spent. Smart to do it when...

    Sounds like money well spent. Smart to do it when you first get a bike rather than waiting. Mines a 2012 and a little late in it's life to throw big dollars at it. Lousy suspension aside, it is still...
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    I have owned a lot of Honda's with dampimg tube...

    I have owned a lot of Honda's with dampimg tube forks, and all were better than the NC700. I recently changed a fork bushing, and noticed there were only 2 damping holes in the tube. Most other forks...
  8. Because it is a large front sprocket (most stock...

    Because it is a large front sprocket (most stock Honda's I have owned, were 15T stock), the 15T will still be a safe diameter for the chain to run on. Going to a larger rear sprocket is good, but...
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    I would remove both spark plugs. If they both...

    I would remove both spark plugs. If they both show signs of oil fouling, it is probably not the rings. If only one is
    fouled, there could be an issue in that cylinder. Did the dealer do...
  10. I use a procedure that is pretty simple. I set...

    I use a procedure that is pretty simple. I set the chain slack with the bike on the side stand, then put it up on the
    center stand. Get the metal sleeve out the tool kit that fits over the...
  11. Standard gearing for that year is 16T. The NC...

    Standard gearing for that year is 16T. The NC front sprocket has no offset, so you can flip them over
    and double the sprocket life.
  12. I have a 2012 with the same issue. I put up with...

    I have a 2012 with the same issue. I put up with it for years, then finally bought a 15 t front sprocket
    from Superlite Sprockets. Problem solved..no more numb hands and no more "chugging"....
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    I put a DID VX2 on my NC on advice I read in this...

    I put a DID VX2 on my NC on advice I read in this group. I then rode 4000 miles to southern Arizona and back. I checked the chain slack every night, and lubed it with a small can of Dupont Chain...
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    Since it is a 2017....why not take it to the...

    Since it is a 2017....why not take it to the dealer and have it fixed on warranty?
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    I just bought a Versys 300 from a dealer 5 hours...

    I just bought a Versys 300 from a dealer 5 hours away. Negotiated a great price for the Kawi and a good trade in price for a CBR250R. Bike was ready when I got there and the transaction took 20...
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    Amazon has Mahle 575 oil filters for Honda...

    Amazon has Mahle 575 oil filters for Honda motorcycles for $6 each. If you are not familiar with Mahle, check out their site. It is an add on item with Amazon.....place an order for $25 and add these...
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    I traded in my 2011 CBR250R on a 300X a week...

    I traded in my 2011 CBR250R on a 300X a week ago...read what little there is in the way of reviews, and it seemed exactly what I was looking for. Rode 250 miles on the CBR to the closest dealer and...
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    When I have my Ortlieb dry bags, tailbag, and...

    When I have my Ortlieb dry bags, tailbag, and Honda tall windshield on, my mileage drops 15 to 20 mpg. I don't care about the extra fuel, but it does reduce my cruising range considerably. I live in...
  19. You may want to join this site, explain your...

    You may want to join this site, explain your situation and get some advice.
    https://www.horizonsunlimited.com/hubb/
  20. I ran into the same issue years ago.....long...

    I ran into the same issue years ago.....long before passports. I did a similar MC trip as yours, from Quebec down to Florida, across the south to California, then north to Vancouver arriving...
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    Wow! That is one impressive ride to accomplish,...

    Wow! That is one impressive ride to accomplish, especially at this time of year....regardless of the seat.
  22. Blackjack electric vests are made in Vancouver...

    Blackjack electric vests are made in Vancouver and are excellent. You could probably get one from Carter Motorsports. Doubt you could make the trip without ti.
  23. I see you are taking Hwy 20 over Mount...

    I see you are taking Hwy 20 over Mount Washington. That will be a good indicator of how you can handle the cold. If it is too unpleasant, you can back track to I-5 and go south. The temperatures will...
  24. Thread: Deer Whistles

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    If you understand what they do and what they...

    If you understand what they do and what they don't do, they may help. They don't scare deer away, they do tend to keep them focused on the sound and motionless. This gives a bit more time to slow...
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    Agree 100%. :)

    Agree 100%. :)
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