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    If you think these Givi panniers look great check...

    If you think these Givi panniers look great check out the globescout panniers that are sold on advdepot.com. There is a ton of info on advrider about the quality. Here is the kicker, they are right...
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    35-40 mpg was more than acceptable when I had 160...

    35-40 mpg was more than acceptable when I had 160 hp (and 6 gallon tank). 36 mpg with 50 hp.......not so much. But I was loaded down with a 52 liter Givi and saddlebags along with an REI stuff sack...
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    Best mpg yesterday was 45 mpg, worst was 36! In...

    Best mpg yesterday was 45 mpg, worst was 36! In my bike's defense there was a nasty wind out of the northwest alllll day long. Stopping for fuel every 120-140 miles makes for a long day. I told...
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    Getting horrible (45 mpg) fuel mileage right now....

    Getting horrible (45 mpg) fuel mileage right now. Guess my NC hates 75 mph and 40 degree weather. I am totally kicking myself for trading my C14 for this bike.
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    Unfortunately I have two different LED lights. ...

    Unfortunately I have two different LED lights. Another small light should be waiting for me when I get back home. Although I did think about using them as is just see how they work. I might throw...
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    Taking off tomorrow and making the 1100 mile ride...

    Taking off tomorrow and making the 1100 mile ride back to ND for work. Heated gear.... check. Taller Puig windshield..... check. Merino wool socks and long johns......check. Made the trip a...
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    10 watt LED lights, better than advertised!

    I just got my second LED fog/driving light since they are only sold individually instead of by the pair. The first was sold by an outfit called MIC tuning on Amazon and I was less than impressed...
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    Lowes stocks a saddle fitting that fits very...

    Lowes stocks a saddle fitting that fits very nicely on the frame. I just added some rubber "skid strips" to keep from scuffing up the frame.
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    Poll: I posted pics in the homemade saddle bag bracket...

    I posted pics in the homemade saddle bag bracket thread. The bags are Motocentric Touring model. They are around $160 on ebay. They include rain covers, neoprene pads for the contact areas and...
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    I bought my saddle pieces at Lowes.

    I bought my saddle pieces at Lowes.
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    Poll: Added a Givi rack and made some saddlebag...

    Added a Givi rack and made some saddlebag supports for my motocentric touring bags. Also wired up my heat-troller and brake light for my top case.
    https://img.tapatalk.com/d/13/10/16/vanavebe.jpg...
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    I copied another member's idea and used 3/4 cpvc....

    I copied another member's idea and used 3/4 cpvc. Looks good and is rock solid since I made everything snug up to existing corners. Goes on or off in less than 10 seconds. Less than $15 in...
  13. Been a while since I have seen gas for under $3 a...

    Been a while since I have seen gas for under $3 a gallon. I don't mind thoughs since the petroleum industry is what puts food on my family's table.
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    I rode on PR2's with my C14 down into the single...

    I rode on PR2's with my C14 down into the single digits and never had any issues. I just waited for the salt and slush to clear a bit before I rode. Those are my favorite street tires due to the...
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    That is why I chose my NC700 over the F800. ...

    That is why I chose my NC700 over the F800. Almost the same capabilities (with some modifications and farkles) for half the price. I would venture to say that the NC700X is probably the best deal...
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    I am hoping to make the trip to work in North...

    I am hoping to make the trip to work in North Dakota later this month on my nc. 1100 miles from where I live will be a gamble but with planes tickets almost doubling in price from Missouri to ND I...
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    I came from a 160 hp sport touring bike, so for...

    I came from a 160 hp sport touring bike, so for me the nc700x is definitely lacking in the power department. Do I think that I will ever try to get any more power out my nc? Not a chance! A slip...
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    Rodaspt has them in stock again. I just ordered...

    Rodaspt has them in stock again. I just ordered mine. $27 after shipping.
  19. My jeep sat in the driveway all last year except...

    My jeep sat in the driveway all last year except for hunting season. I rode every day, rain or shine. We only had 2 inches of snow and the roads were clear by the next time I had to leave the...
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    Same concept to the Race Tech gold valve...

    Same concept to the Race Tech gold valve emulator? Any changes to spring rates or just fresh fluid? Suspension work is next on my list after I get the luggage sorted out on my bike.
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    Looks like alot more fun than searching for...

    Looks like alot more fun than searching for weapons caches like I did at my last job. There are several threads on advrider that I have seen and some of their hiding spots are pretty creative.
  22. $750 for all maintenance, wow. If you ride a...

    $750 for all maintenance, wow. If you ride a ton of miles that would definitely be worth it. Does that include mount and balance for tires?
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    Sounds very good, did you opt for the baffle? I...

    Sounds very good, did you opt for the baffle? I like the tone but wonder if it would drone out on the interstate.
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    Looks like it might touch panniers or saddlebags....

    Looks like it might touch panniers or saddlebags. How much adjustment is there for can placement?
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    Your hands and feet will be the first to suffer...

    Your hands and feet will be the first to suffer on a cold ride. Are you planning on using hot hands or something similar for hands and feet? I personally have never felt the need for a heated...
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