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    I locked my ignition key in the frunk about an...

    I locked my ignition key in the frunk about an hour before dark on the southern shore of Lake Superior with no one around except my riding buddy who had a couple of tools.
    (The universal chinese...
  2. Thread: Chain life

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    So one of the benefits, I think, of putting on a...

    So one of the benefits, I think, of putting on a chain that is massively oversized for your bike is that it won't stretch as much.

    In the 10,000 miles I've had the chain pictured earlier (the...
  3. Sticky: Took the bike out for a winter ride today, first...

    Took the bike out for a winter ride today, first commute of the year. There is still some ice from refrozen melted snow in the morning. I put batteries in the Fobos tire pressure sensors, filled up...
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    [QUOTE=1wiseguy2;200528]Does that CTX have the...

    [QUOTE=1wiseguy2;200528]Does that CTX have the same engine as the NC700X?

    Yep! There’s more the same than different on these bikes, but my NC is too tall for her and we found a deal on this CTX...
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    Wyalusing State Park, where it meets the...

    Wyalusing State Park, where it meets the Wisconsin River. :)


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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180521/ea92c30b...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180521/ea92c30b08ce65b9ef8559ffe8bd431f.jpg

    Took the bikes out westward to the Mississippi River and back. First twisty road ride for the CTX :)
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    I put a Denali D4 set in, with the regular first...

    I put a Denali D4 set in, with the regular first gen controller that supported dual intensity. M

    My first set died, but Twisted Throttle was good about it. They sent me a brand new kit (everything...
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    I recommend 'Twist of the Wrist" books and videos...

    I recommend 'Twist of the Wrist" books and videos by Keith Code.

    In some situations, your Survival Reactions (braking, letting off the throttle, standing the bike up) etc... will get you killed. ...
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    Not really NC700 related but... Helped the...

    Not really NC700 related but...

    Helped the girlfriend choose, negotiate and buy her first bike.

    2014, 1400 miles, $3990 OTD.
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    Welcome to the Forum! I have a 2016 DCT and...

    Welcome to the Forum!

    I have a 2016 DCT and use it for everything. Commuting in traffic, camping, weekend fun rides and the occasional long haul road trip.

    Rather than get 2 or 3 different...
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    Pro Tip: Givi part numbers with 1111 in them are...

    Pro Tip: Givi part numbers with 1111 in them are for 2012-2015 NC700, and 1146 is for 2016+

    Sometimes I explore Motostorm.it and Japanese / Italian websites with 1146 to find Givi parts not yet...
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    Another ‘trick’ that helps is to separate the...

    Another ‘trick’ that helps is to separate the brake pads in the caliper, push the piston as far back as it will go. This will give more clearance for the disc when re-installing the wheel.

    My DCT...
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    I had someone do that to me on a two lane one way...

    I had someone do that to me on a two lane one way street, last week. He was left lane I was right lane.

    A car in front of him slowed to make a left turn down a side street and he did that whole...
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    I got rid of my crappy tool tubes: ...

    I got rid of my crappy tool tubes:

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    And replaced them with giant audio cassettes!
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    Installed Givi S250 Toolboxes...

    I installed the Givi S250 toolboxes on my 2016 NC700X.

    Here is what I used to have, some tool tubes held on with zip ties, duct tape and bubble gum:
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    Officially commuted to work and back for the...

    Officially commuted to work and back for the first time this year! About 25 miles roundtrip, 28 degrees F out when I left I had all my heated gear on.

    The afternoon hit about 44 for the high and...
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    16,000 on my 2016 Nothing has failed, just...

    16,000 on my 2016

    Nothing has failed, just consumables. Oil, filters, brake pads, fluids, tires.
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    $46.99 2016 Oil, Oil Filter Change Part...

    $46.99

    2016 Oil, Oil Filter Change Part Numbers and Prices (incl. DCT)
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    First ride of the season! I reactivated the...

    First ride of the season!

    I reactivated the insurance on the bike and drove it a few miles to the drugstore and back to get a few items. 42 degrees out.
    We're still in an overnight freeze /...
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    After the second time this happened to me with...

    After the second time this happened to me with parts, I got smart: RAM-PRO 22" Flexible Grabber Pickup Tool, Retractable Claw Retriever Stick, Snake & Cable Aid, Use to Grab Trash & a Drain Auger to...
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    There are THREE different kinds of those annoying...

    There are THREE different kinds of those annoying trim clips on the 2016+ (Why Honda, Why?)

    1. Two of the 'short' push-button kind that are up front near the headlight. One is upside down under...
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    Here you go. Take the seat off first, two bolts...

    Here you go. Take the seat off first, two bolts on the back of it when the passenger seat is flipped up.

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    There are only 3 ‘sections’ that really need to...

    There are only 3 ‘sections’ that really need to come off if all you want to do is wire up some heated grips or other electronics.

    With the mods permission I could take some pictures of the...
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    Did more bike maintenance. First order of...

    Did more bike maintenance.

    First order of business, the Cheap Chinese lenses came in for my LED blinkers. They really modernize the look of the bike:
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  25. Saddlebag and Topcase Shopping - Have a Few Questions

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    I have the Givi Trekker Outback top and side cases. The top box has a back pad that sticks on and is sold separately....
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