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Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:27 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Honda is going to shave 75 lbs of weight off,...

Honda is going to shave 75 lbs of weight off, move the gas tank back where it belongs, fit a 19" front & Ohlins suspension and a real tool kit, add a cylinder, boost the hp to 79, raise the redline...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 01:56 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Have you been following the Temporary Fuel Cell...

Have you been following the Temporary Fuel Cell thread over in the NC700 forum? I put 2 gallons in my tank last evening at 70 mph from an aux tank. It was neat to see the fuel gauge rising after I...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,921
Posted By dduelin
You would enjoy reading The Upper Half Of The...

You would enjoy reading The Upper Half Of The Motorcycle by Spiegel.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 12:02 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,921
Posted By dduelin
Hint: It's not the OPs two car lengths. C's...

Hint: It's not the OPs two car lengths.

C's extra Mississippi gives the Navy Chief all the cover his variables need for "safe minimum distance". Variables add, not subtract.
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 10:23 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
When I think how little time I spend next to gas...

When I think how little time I spend next to gas pumps vs how much time I spend riding I don't understand what is the big deal but lots of folks subscribe to "I always do it this way there's no other...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 07-23-2014, 09:27 AM
Replies: 69
Views: 3,921
Posted By dduelin
Here's the puzzle. At 65 mph what is the minimum...

Here's the puzzle. At 65 mph what is the minimum safe following distance behind a semi and five cars? A. 40 feet. B. 192 feet or "One Mississippi Two Mississippi" C. 192 feet plus extra Mississippi...
Forum: Road warriors 07-23-2014, 07:38 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Don't worry.......your in good company here.

Don't worry.......your in good company here.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 01:14 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,608
Posted By dduelin
Amen brother.

Amen brother.
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 11:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,608
Posted By dduelin
Congratulations are in order. Were they out of...

Congratulations are in order. Were they out of leftover 2013s? (Post #31)
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2014, 10:55 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,608
Posted By dduelin
A deposit on a $5400 leftover? Why not just buy...

A deposit on a $5400 leftover? Why not just buy it? It's not like they have to order one and they are holding your spot in line.
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 07:53 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,608
Posted By dduelin
Where's the Like button?

Where's the Like button?
Forum: Road warriors 07-19-2014, 12:51 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 7,608
Posted By dduelin
I don't think anyone has paid MSRP for a ST1300...

I don't think anyone has paid MSRP for a ST1300 for the last 10 years. Asking and getting is two different things.
Forum: Road warriors 07-18-2014, 11:41 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,320
Posted By dduelin
Bring More Wallet for the fines and insurance...

Bring More Wallet for the fines and insurance surcharges wrought by scrubbing off tire edges at triple digits and riding an hour at 100 on the interstate. That's about a $1000+ fine plus a trip to...
Forum: Road warriors 07-17-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,320
Posted By dduelin
Come on. He rides a credit card tourer 6000 miles...

Come on. He rides a credit card tourer 6000 miles a year. He should get dispensation.
Forum: Road warriors 07-16-2014, 10:17 AM
Replies: 123
Views: 9,320
Posted By dduelin
I can't speak for any bike other than my ST1300...

I can't speak for any bike other than my ST1300 but I've never wished for better wind management at any speed than it provides me. I'm 5'6" with the stock windshield and Honda accessory wind...
Forum: Road warriors 07-08-2014, 03:58 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Take chill pill. No one called you a liar. ...

Take chill pill.

No one called you a liar.

The bigger question revolves around whether or not first, second, and third hand information reported in this thread support a contention that a...
Forum: Road warriors 07-06-2014, 12:15 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
As reported by a guy he knew who knows the techs....

As reported by a guy he knew who knows the techs. What's that, third hand sketchy information?

The Wikipedia generation........if someone posted it then it must be true.

Bon Jour!
Forum: Road warriors 07-05-2014, 10:29 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Yes, but not knowing the specifics it would be...

Yes, but not knowing the specifics it would be reported second or third hand on the internet as "DCT problem, bike stuck in gear". That was the point raised by Showkey - operators can do things an...
Forum: Road warriors 07-03-2014, 05:42 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
Still, I've been active on 700 forums for a...

Still, I've been active on 700 forums for a couple years now and it's the first account I've read of this. I'm not discounting you but I think if it's happening a lot it would be more wide spread.
Forum: Road warriors 07-02-2014, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
This is true about locking up the rear wheel. The...

This is true about locking up the rear wheel. The brake pedal does take a lot of pressure though compared to some bikes
Forum: Road warriors 06-26-2014, 06:00 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 3,858
Posted By dduelin
I think the GT weight break is 550 lbs riding...

I think the GT weight break is 550 lbs riding weight.
Forum: Road warriors 06-16-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
If you rode the Dragon every day for months on...

If you rode the Dragon every day for months on end including a Saddlesore 1000 attempt you would know that piece of road well enough to ride a Cub 50 across it pretty quick. Not taking anything away...
Forum: Road warriors 06-14-2014, 11:54 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
I rode 270 miles today for fun. It would have...

I rode 270 miles today for fun. It would have been fun for you to ride with me on the ride, if riding "over 100 miles" is still fun for you. I think we would get along fine together. When I could do...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 06:19 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
Yes, there is no way a stock NC700 does anywhere...

Yes, there is no way a stock NC700 does anywhere near 120.

No clue what you are talking about on another forum...touchy subject? The thing does a little over the ton depending on rider weight and...
Forum: Road warriors 06-13-2014, 05:07 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
That speedo is way off.

That speedo is way off.
Forum: Road warriors 06-12-2014, 05:48 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
Time to sell it and move on. Life is too short to...

Time to sell it and move on. Life is too short to ride the wrong motorcycle. Counting time in another forum you have expressed remorse for 3 months now. Isn't that long enough?
Forum: Road warriors 06-11-2014, 08:02 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
The Yamaha is going to spank the Honda in every...

The Yamaha is going to spank the Honda in every time to speed and top speed comparison you can come up with. This is old news....hopefully no one buys an NCX thinking it's mission brief is high...
Forum: Road warriors 06-10-2014, 04:43 PM
Replies: 912
Views: 229,848
Posted By dduelin
Two years ago ...

Two years ago
http://i115.photobucket.com/albums/n291/dduelin/NC700X/NC700XDealsGap.jpg (http://s115.photobucket.com/user/dduelin/media/NC700X/NC700XDealsGap.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 06-09-2014, 10:56 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
The sample is small but of reporting owners the...

The sample is small but of reporting owners the FZ-09 is returning about 40-43 mpg. Not especially good for a commuter but it's not designed for that role anyway. Horses for courses.
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 07:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,391
Posted By dduelin
It is better than Yamaha's auto clutch. Sales...

It is better than Yamaha's auto clutch. Sales figures alone bear that out. IIRC 7 out of 10 buyers in the UK now are on DCT 700Xs and in the US it is 3 out of 10, both of which are higher % of total...
Forum: Road warriors 06-08-2014, 05:46 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
There are definite features that separate...

There are definite features that separate scooters from motorcycles. Look them up and edit your post or leave it alone with it saying "I'm just new at motorcycling and don't know what I'm talking...
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 07:55 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
There aren't too many tank bags over 18 liters...

There aren't too many tank bags over 18 liters unless you need a place to rest your chin on. Which ones do you have?
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
Well at the least you can go back upthread and...

Well at the least you can go back upthread and edit #43. The biggest Cortech 2.0 bag is only 18 liters and has less volume than the frunk's 21 liters. And you have to move it to gas up.
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 02:13 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
Too easy. Which one? Super 2.0? The 18 liter one...

Too easy. Which one? Super 2.0? The 18 liter one or the 12 liter?

Have you ever ridden in the rain with it? With no wind protection I can only imagine how hard it is to keep the rain cover on it....
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 01:39 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
What tank bag is on your bike?

What tank bag is on your bike?
Forum: Road warriors 06-06-2014, 06:23 AM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
I've said the same thing. I had good R100 for a...

I've said the same thing. I had good R100 for a long time and it was a great second/third bike. I toured on it some, weekend 250-400 mile day rides, sundown rides after work, hard dirt roads, etc. I...
Forum: Road warriors 06-05-2014, 08:36 PM
Replies: 206
Views: 17,216
Posted By dduelin
Two years on and the same old thread except it is...

Two years on and the same old thread except it is a new middleweight beating the NC700X at everything the NC700X was not designed to do..... some get it and some don't. Some things will never change.
Forum: Road warriors 06-02-2014, 05:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 512
Posted By dduelin
Oh the joys of the Wonder Wheel.

Oh the joys of the Wonder Wheel.
Forum: Road warriors 05-29-2014, 05:35 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,046
Posted By dduelin
http://www.st-owners.com

http://www.st-owners.com
Forum: Road warriors 05-27-2014, 10:39 AM
Replies: 5,533
Views: 1,021,137
Posted By dduelin
It has the torque of a conventional engined 80 hp...

It has the torque of a conventional engined 80 hp bike but when you go looking for the 80 hp you hit the reality of a 50 hp bike at 6500 rpm. Literally, because it pulls so strong right to the 6500...
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