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    "grab better than stock. Definite improvement,...

    "grab better than stock. Definite improvement, especially hard braking"
    I agree with your post, I also put the EBC sintered HH pads on my NC750, front and rear. Very noticeable improvement over...
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    I also shaved down my Seat Concepts foam to suit...

    I also shaved down my Seat Concepts foam to suit me, and am very happy with it now.
  3. I have these tires on both my DRZ400sm and my...

    I have these tires on both my DRZ400sm and my NC750x DCT. They are fantastic, I hope they make these for years to come.
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    What an experience, I'm sure alot of us older...

    What an experience, I'm sure alot of us older guys have many times that we look back on and can't believe we lived through them.
    Out on the road, you can always tell the ones who have never been...
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    In 1982, On a Friday, coming home from my summer...

    In 1982, On a Friday, coming home from my summer job, I went bouncing down the road at 40 mph. I was 16 years old. I was in jeans, t-shirt, no helmet, had lots of road rash, slight concussion. Went...
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    About 3 months into ownership of my 2018 DCT, I...

    About 3 months into ownership of my 2018 DCT, I replaced the front and rear brake pads with EBC sintered HH pads. Now that was definitely an upgrade!
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    The beak is fine with me, what I couldn't stand...

    The beak is fine with me, what I couldn't stand was that gigantic apparatus that the rear license plate mounted to. That was the very first thing that disappeared from my 2018. There was no way I...
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    I 100% agree, from what I've seen at some dealers...

    I 100% agree, from what I've seen at some dealers you would think they gave some vise grips to a monkey and turned him loose in the service bay. When I buy a new bike the dealer never sees it again,...
  9. Thread: Next Tires?

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    I also have these tires on my NC. The trail...

    I also have these tires on my NC. The trail riders make the steering and handling so much lighter, the bike is much more flickable on the curvy roads. The stock Dunlops made the bike feel less...
  10. I've seen these, but I think you'd be better...

    I've seen these, but I think you'd be better served with a center-stand.

    https://thesnapjack.com/
  11. I found this on Amazon, It works really good for...

    I found this on Amazon, It works really good for shaping foam. It takes the foam down slow enough so you can't ruin the seat as long as you pay attention to the shape you want.
    I am working on...
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    Smoked lenses never made sense to me, it reduces...

    Smoked lenses never made sense to me, it reduces the effectiveness of the tail lights. In certain conditions it makes them harder to see.
  13. I got my seat concepts seat on, and after a...

    I got my seat concepts seat on, and after a couple of hundred miles on it, I feel that it's better than the stock seat. But, not quite there, as far as not thinking about it while riding long...
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    That's awesome!

    That's awesome!
  15. I agree with this statement. Once they cut Buell...

    I agree with this statement. Once they cut Buell loose, they shot themselves in the head as far as getting the younger crowd.
  16. I would take the Honda any day of the week. I'm...

    I would take the Honda any day of the week. I'm done with the antique looking bikes.
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    I agree with this suggestion, I put them on my...

    I agree with this suggestion, I put them on my bike and I love them. Very simple to install and inexpensive. They seem durable and will probably last a long time.
    ...
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    If anyone is wondering about the new NC's, the...

    If anyone is wondering about the new NC's, the front pads are HH's.
  19. I also have a Seat Concepts coming, we can all...

    I also have a Seat Concepts coming, we can all meet back here and compare notes. :)
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    I got my Red 2018 DCT model a few months ago, you...

    I got my Red 2018 DCT model a few months ago, you will love it!
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    That is sooo cool, have a great time.

    That is sooo cool, have a great time.
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    The ones I put on the rear of the NC are the EBC...

    The ones I put on the rear of the NC are the EBC sintered, double H pads - part # FA496HH. Mine is a 2018 DCT.
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    The front I felt worked very good, I just wanted...

    The front I felt worked very good, I just wanted some balance between the two, I use both the front and rear brakes. If there is a brake there, it should have some effectiveness.
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    I just put the EBC sintered HH pads on the back...

    I just put the EBC sintered HH pads on the back of the NC. What a difference, the rear brake actually feels like a brake now.
    I researched some info on brake pad ratings, and found that one of the...
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    I have found the front brake on my '18 750 DCT ...

    I have found the front brake on my '18 750 DCT very good, but the back brake seems a little non existent. I would like a little more grab. Any suggestions?
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