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Forum: Road warriors 02-11-2015, 08:32 PM
Replies: 5,687
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Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Yes, the US NC700X has had 51 horsepower from the...

Yes, the US NC700X has had 51 horsepower from the start.
http://www.topspeed.com/motorcycles/motorcycle-reviews/honda/2012-honda-nc700x-ar131956.html
Forum: Road warriors 02-09-2015, 07:54 AM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,812
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Fuelly will convert it automatically to whatever...

Fuelly will convert it automatically to whatever you have it setup for.
Mine are for US gallons.
Forum: Road warriors 02-08-2015, 08:26 PM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,812
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
QUOTE=Bugz;26041294] With regards to fuelly;...

QUOTE=Bugz;26041294]
With regards to fuelly; realize that pretty much all nc750x's are riding in Europe which has higher average speeds on the motorways (USA has a lot of states with 55 / 65 mph max...
Forum: Road warriors 02-02-2015, 11:36 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My worst fuel mileage was around 46 mpg, but the...

My worst fuel mileage was around 46 mpg, but the temp was 2 degrees F (-16 C)
with fast riding.
Don't worry, warm temps will help a lot. The Tucano gear would have been nice to have this winter.
Forum: Road warriors 02-01-2015, 12:23 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I agree. Slowing down makes my rides a lot more...

I agree. Slowing down makes my rides a lot more enjoyable too.
I haven't had the chance to do that this winter. I tend to ride faster in cold temps while commuting, so my fuel mileage takes a hit....
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 08:41 PM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,812
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I paid 7k for my 700, but had to wait a few...

I paid 7k for my 700, but had to wait a few months for it to make it to the states.
It was worth the wait though. There is a 700 on cycle trader for 4,500 though.
If I could have waited a couple...
Forum: Road warriors 01-27-2015, 08:14 PM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,812
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
The US NC700 has 51 horsepower and the 750 has 54...

The US NC700 has 51 horsepower and the 750 has 54 horsepower.
Is 3 horsepower more, worth a 10 pound weight gain to you?
I wouldn't trade, especially with the added cost. Ymmv
Forum: Road warriors 01-06-2015, 12:39 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,002
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I wish my bike had one.

I wish my bike had one.
Forum: Road warriors 01-05-2015, 12:38 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,002
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I commuted on a GL 1200 Goldwing for one year....

I commuted on a GL 1200 Goldwing for one year. The weight didn't bother me very much, but the fuel mileage did. I would have preferred my NC700X would have had a drive shaft or belt, since its...
Forum: The Garage 01-01-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 1,181
Views: 429,077
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Refrigerators,freezers and air conditioners...

Refrigerators,freezers and air conditioners remove humidity also .
Forum: Road warriors 12-28-2014, 08:30 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,597
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Terror on an iterstate because your on a bike...

Terror on an iterstate because your on a bike that wont keep up with traffic. Your kidding right?
Any 500cc bike can do what you need, given the rider is compitent and the bike is not wore out.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 12-27-2014, 01:57 PM
Replies: 6,000
Views: 1,056,086
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
http://www.ktm.com/us/travel/1290-super-adventure/...

http://www.ktm.com/us/travel/1290-super-adventure/highlights.html#.VJ8dKMB8A

Why not get a 1290 Adventure if that's what's your after?
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-25-2014, 11:26 AM
Replies: 1,188
Views: 239,072
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I've had a GIVI E55 on my bike for 28,000 miles....

I've had a GIVI E55 on my bike for 28,000 miles. No rattles so far.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 12-12-2014, 04:11 PM
Replies: 36,117
Views: 9,390,270
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I know for a fact that some use the front brake....

I know for a fact that some use the front brake. Just a few months ago, I saw a street glide rider with a lead rope hanging off his.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2014, 11:21 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Thanks for the input Lee. I was considering these...

Thanks for the input Lee. I was considering these tires for my next set. I guess I will stay with the PR4's for a while longer, unless I switch to the Comander 2's.
Forum: Road warriors 12-05-2014, 10:30 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Here lately, my bike has seen 135 kmh more than...

Here lately, my bike has seen 135 kmh more than 110.
I tend to hurry up on the way home after a long day. Especially when its cold.
My mileage has suffered because of this.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 11-19-2014, 03:56 AM
Replies: 36,117
Views: 9,390,270
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
You need some warmer gear then. It was around 7...

You need some warmer gear then. It was around 7 degrees F on my ride home from work yesterday. I was toasty warm except for my left hand. My new W&S glove had a bad connection and I had some frozen...
Forum: Equipment 11-01-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,364
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My butt doesn't get very cold. My commute is only...

My butt doesn't get very cold. My commute is only 30 minutes, so I'm not in it long enough to get chilled until the the temps get in the single digits.
I just wore my jeans, Gerbings jacket liner...
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 09:28 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
It does get a tad warm in the cubby. Not warm...

It does get a tad warm in the cubby. Not warm enough to make my MSR gas container to blow. I'm betting less than 130 degrees F in the summer.
I'll put my thermometer in in it next summer to verify...
Forum: Equipment 10-31-2014, 08:45 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,364
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Flame me know, but I break out the chaps when the...

Flame me know, but I break out the chaps when the temps hit 20 degrees F.
From 20 degrees F and below, I use my Firstgear HT over pants.
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 04:57 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Lol I made sure my top case could handle a 30...

Lol I made sure my top case could handle a 30 pack before I got it.:freaky
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 10-31-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,847
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I have a Ram X-grip mount that got retired the...

I have a Ram X-grip mount that got retired the first time my 8" tablet hit the gravel. It worked well on pavement, but rough gravel/dirt roads almost cost me a $400 tablet. Ymmv
Forum: Road warriors 10-31-2014, 11:01 AM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1Having a top case has been great for me. I...

+1Having a top case has been great for me. I keep the camera, light,spare mags, phone, spare gloves and other stuff I may need handy.
When I stop for extended periods, the top case secures the...
Forum: The Garage 10-30-2014, 10:48 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,910
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
http://www.amazon.com/Maxam-Jumbo-Stainless-Steel-...

http://www.amazon.com/Maxam-Jumbo-Stainless-Steel-Flask/dp/B007PAO4LO
I have a couple of these. They fit well in my panniers, but I haven't put them to use yet.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-24-2014, 05:10 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,916
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Here you go.. https://oreionmotors.com/

Here you go..
https://oreionmotors.com/
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 07:06 PM
Replies: 36,117
Views: 9,390,270
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 07:02 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,916
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I ride my ATV on no track. A week later, you...

I ride my ATV on no track. A week later, you wouldn't be able to tell I I was there.
Of course I am riding on my own property.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 10-21-2014, 10:52 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 11,916
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1 I have had my ATV in a lot worse conditions in...

+1 I have had my ATV in a lot worse conditions in that. My Eiger is about the largest size I would want nowadays, unless its for heavy hauling.
I never worried about trails when I was in the woods...
Forum: Road warriors 10-17-2014, 08:11 PM
Replies: 1,263
Views: 325,357
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
My NCX replaced a GL1200 and have never regretted...

My NCX replaced a GL1200 and have never regretted the switch.
Forum: Equipment 10-16-2014, 08:08 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,542
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I replaced my Gerbings T5 gloves with Warm and...

I replaced my Gerbings T5 gloves with Warm and Safe classic rider gloves.
When I called Warm and Safe, I ask them what their warmest glove was, they said the classic rider. I'm still undecidedsd...
Forum: Road warriors 09-22-2014, 07:27 AM
Replies: 5,687
Views: 1,158,812
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
I believe he was meaning the United States...

I believe he was meaning the United States version NC700 is 51 horse power unlike the 47 horse power of the UK version. Three horse power isn't enough gain for the extra cost.
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-21-2014, 03:21 PM
Replies: 36,117
Views: 9,390,270
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1 Arkansas isn't the place you want to go. You...

+1 Arkansas isn't the place you want to go. You should try Kansas for your riding enjoyment.
Forum: Battle scooters 09-16-2014, 03:33 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,062
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
The NCX has a very low COG and feels very light...

The NCX has a very low COG and feels very light at any speed. They do have aftermarket screens that make it quiet. Madstad works wonders.
I would and did choose the NCX and would do the same after...
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-13-2014, 11:55 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 59,857
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1

+1
Forum: The perfect line and other riding myths 09-10-2014, 08:33 PM
Replies: 36,117
Views: 9,390,270
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1

+1
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 02:27 PM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,316
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1 What ever happened to using the best safety...

+1 What ever happened to using the best safety feature that resides between your ears?
Before long motorcycles will start out at 30k because of all the manditory safety equipment.
I don't mind the...
Forum: Equipment 08-20-2014, 07:22 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,542
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Yes, I initially bought the Gerbings because of...

Yes, I initially bought the Gerbings because of the reviews from previous customers. The added bonus of lifetime warranty was just icing on the cake. Then after Gerbings switched hands, I figured I...
Forum: Equipment 08-18-2014, 10:45 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 5,542
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Today I called Gerbings to get my t5 gloves...

Today I called Gerbings to get my t5 gloves repaired. I waited on the phone for 30 minutes before I got to speak to an actual person, I asked how much it would cost to get my gloves repaired, she...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 08-17-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 4,708
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
Thanks for the heads up, I try to follow the...

Thanks for the heads up, I try to follow the posted speed limit signs :evil
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2014, 12:11 AM
Replies: 1,007
Views: 163,316
Posted By turbodieseli4i6
+1

+1
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