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    Feeler gauge drag feel is a learned skill that ...

    Feeler gauge drag feel is a learned skill that takes a technique and judgement.
    Go no go type feeler gauge are good way to try the next size up that will not fit.

    Video on light drag

    YouTube...
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    I have the VFR1200x and the NC. I will say the...

    I have the VFR1200x and the NC. I will say the VFR gets most of my use these days.

    VFR1200
    Great power,
    Engine smooth as glass,
    DCT is near perfect, (I was not interested in the manual...
  3. Thread: fork boots

    by showkey
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    AGREE Fork boots that hold water are worse than...

    AGREE
    Fork boots that hold water are worse than no boots..........first rule of mods........Ēdo no harmĒ.
    The better ones have drain holes on the back lowest pleat.
  4. I think my jacket and pants provide a reasonable...

    I think my jacket and pants provide a reasonable amount to abrasion protection. I did not expect cloth or fabric to provide any impact protection.

    I also don’t think a chest protector or shin...
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    I have three..........one for each car and one...

    I have three..........one for each car and one for the bike.

    I have started dozens of other people vehicles..........they work great and less to go wrong when compared to jumper cables.

    On the...
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    I have the Neotec II......replaced the Neotec I...

    I have the Neotec II......replaced the Neotec I both were excellent fit and finish.
    The ratchet shin strap works for me.
    When compared to Nolan modular the Shoei are light years ahead.........but...
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    Ok Iíll buy that 95 hp on liter bike.......donít...

    Ok Iíll buy that 95 hp on liter bike.......donít think I buy the bike if they make it.:o
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    The real problem with the NT article is 700cc and...

    The real problem with the NT article is 700cc and 95 HP............that’s probably not happening .......maybe if it’s liter bike ?
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    They could but I doubt it...........great bike...

    They could but I doubt it...........great bike but it did NOT sell well the other times it was offered in North America.
    All those extra features cost BIG money which was the NT problem .......too...
  10. Thread: Annoying gap

    by showkey
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    Yup.........what others said.......there’s an...

    Yup.........what others said.......there’s an inner locking clip and it got distorted or bent during prior disassembly and reassemble. Usually during accessory install.
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    In the case of seat “break in” ..........I think...

    In the case of seat “break in” ..........I think you butt has does more “breaking in” vs the actual seat surface changing.
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    If we are comparing Russell to...

    If we are comparing Russell to Corbin..........they both can be comfortable. But they accomplish in two completely different ways. The Corbin gains support using extremely stiff foam while...
  13. Depends on the year ........ Example 2012...

    Depends on the year ........

    Example
    2012 shows RK and DID as the OEM chains
    2015 shows RK and DIADO as the OEM chains
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    There’s been some great prices in the parts for...

    There’s been some great prices in the parts for sale on used Cogent rear shocks .........that were actually custom built for the NC.
  15. NC are not particularly buzzy. One test get...

    NC are not particularly buzzy.

    One test get mountain bike gel glove and see you get any relief


    Prior discussion on the topic focusing on wrist angle and throttle pressure cramping.
    ...
  16. It will interesting to see how you like the...

    It will interesting to see how you like the Corbin. I have had Corbins on three other bikes. I thought they were all comfortable..........but..........they were all very very stiff ( aka as a...
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    Metal caps sound like an upgrade. Besides what...

    Metal caps sound like an upgrade. Besides what can go wrong with simple valve stem cap..........turns out plenty !!!!!
    Metal valve stem caps are NOT all they are cracked up to be...........
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    More is not always better. Sealed oring chain...

    More is not always better.
    Sealed oring chain needs very little oil. Just enough to keep the rust away in wet conditions.
    The concept of the oring chain is sealing the chain joint. Keeping the...
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    I going with the the theory Honda did all the...

    I going with the the theory Honda did all the research...........then Honda choose OCI with a large safety margin.
    Long term oil analysis and development of trend line would take the bike’s entire...
  20. That might be equivalent to winning the lottery...

    That might be equivalent to winning the lottery twice as far odds go..........

    I always thought golfing and boating in a storm were asking for trouble ?
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    If someone has those instructions on FRUNK lock...

    If someone has those instructions on FRUNK lock work around, I see no need to hide them. If a thief is targeting NC storage the lock is not a factor ....plus....they probably have no problem...
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    Except GAP pays the owner’s debt on the quick...

    Except GAP pays the owner’s debt on the quick depreciation. The vehicle drops in value faster than the debt is being paid. Lose and win for the owner.

    PMI insures the banks interest and the...
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    So if insurance is so willing and able to retail...

    So if insurance is so willing and able to retail value plus vs replacement value..........why is there GAP insurance. When you choose not to have GAP coverage and your vehicle is totaled you end up...
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    KBB and NADA values are a joke when it comes to...

    KBB and NADA values are a joke when it comes to values.....especially with motorcycles.

    Insurance is going to start with black book that is updated weekly based on prices paid at auction for...
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    Umbrellas are very important if you have a net...

    Umbrellas are very important if you have a net worth. Umbrella add on is usually sold to cover the entire insurance package as mentioned by LD in post 118. So, if you have a stand alone policy...
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