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Forum: Road warriors 10-07-2013, 12:16 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
Actually you can. But not until the pipes cool...

Actually you can. But not until the pipes cool down.

Lesson learned.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 08:15 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,537
Posted By Towjam
Assuming totally stock, no contest. Any Dyna will...

Assuming totally stock, no contest. Any Dyna will be more relaxed and at least on paper, will be more flickable with higher lean angles (with the exception of the XR1200).

I know firsthand.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 02:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,006
Posted By Towjam
Don't be silly. He meant 13 foot LONG.

Don't be silly. He meant 13 foot LONG.
Forum: Road warriors 04-10-2013, 02:43 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,537
Posted By Towjam
Yes - I ordered them as part of the H-D1...

Yes - I ordered them as part of the H-D1 customization process. I'm not a fan of forwards for a number of reasons.
Forum: Road warriors 04-04-2013, 12:37 PM
Replies: 412
Views: 41,537
Posted By Towjam
'13 FXDB (H-D1 customized)

What's in my garage at the moment...


http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l244/Darrelpr/Bruise-31-20-13_zps6b7b6222.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 03-30-2013, 04:57 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,793
Posted By Towjam
Test rode one today

Test rode one today (DFW Honda). VERY nice. The dealer has already sold the 5 they got in over the past 10 days or so. (The one I rode today had just gotten in.)

There were several people...
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 06:32 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
You're correct.

You're correct.
Forum: Road warriors 03-17-2013, 11:13 AM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
Not to step to far away from the OP's original...

Not to step to far away from the OP's original question but I have to ask... do the "pogo stick seats" help make up for limited suspension? For example, going over gnarly RR tracks near my house,...
Forum: Road warriors 03-15-2013, 08:36 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 317
Posted By Towjam
Tomorrow (3/16) Coppell Police Motorcycle Competition

If you're in the North Texas area tomorrow and want to see some ninja riding skills, admission is free.

http://www.coppellmotorrodeo.com/
Forum: Road warriors 02-22-2013, 06:57 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
If I get banned, so be it.

http://i98.photobucket.com/albums/l244/Darrelpr/d-bagonahorse_zpsc871b0c2.jpg
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2013, 07:41 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
No. For a Harley/Honda/BMW, that would be...

No. For a Harley/Honda/BMW, that would be considered "just about broken' in".

:1drink
Forum: Road warriors 02-18-2013, 12:49 PM
Replies: 751
Views: 64,003
Posted By Towjam
Doesn't apply to the HC as the HC is a softail -...

Doesn't apply to the HC as the HC is a softail - not a touring model. Only the touring models have had the frame upgraded in the past few model years.

That said, among other things, the '12 HC...
Forum: Road warriors 01-02-2013, 10:00 AM
Replies: 3,392
Views: 367,245
Posted By Towjam
In other words, I won't be riding either one...

In other words, I won't be riding either one anytime soon.
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,793
Posted By Towjam
According to the owners manual, the CB comes with...

According to the owners manual, the CB comes with a complete toolkit. What do you want to bet that the US model will only come with spanner wrench (if even that)?
Forum: Road warriors 12-08-2012, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4,031
Views: 587,793
Posted By Towjam
Any CB1100 discussion forums?

Does anyone know of any CB1100-specific discussion forums on the interwebs?
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 10:15 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
I don't have any details but I believe the...

I don't have any details but I believe the November announcements will be focused on the sport and sport touring models. I'm hoping that Honda will finally announce the VFR-based successor to the...
Forum: Road warriors 09-08-2012, 09:15 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Just fyi... Honda will complete the 2013 street...

Just fyi... Honda will complete the 2013 street bike announcements in November.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
That's what SHE said. :D (yeah, tell...

That's what SHE said.

:D

(yeah, tell me you weren't thinking the same thing when you posted)
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2012, 05:09 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Doh! My bad. I missed that you were referring to...

Doh! My bad. I missed that you were referring to the Thurns.

I'll go climb back under my rock now.
Forum: Road warriors 09-05-2012, 04:59 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Are we still talking about the NC? I ask because...

Are we still talking about the NC? I ask because the NC does have the peg feelers (at least the DCT model I demo'ed).
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2012, 12:10 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Dreams do come true. 1.99% APR for the NC...

Dreams do come true. 1.99% APR for the NC (http://powersports.honda.com/offers/motorcycles/adventure/nc700xc.aspx) up to 36 months starting yesterday (9/1).
Forum: Road warriors 09-02-2012, 10:19 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
On the NC, operating the front brake only...

On the NC, operating the front brake only activates the front brake. On the other hand, when you use the rear brake, it activates one of the 3 pistons of the front brake (in addition to the rear...
Forum: Road warriors 08-28-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Cycle World's Top Ten for 2012

Cycle World gave the NC the "Top Standard" honor for 2012.

Link...
Forum: Road warriors 08-18-2012, 08:12 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
new review and video

Here's (http://www.motorcycle.com/manufacturer/honda/2012-honda-nc700x-review-video-91365.html)motorcycle.com's latest review and video.
Forum: Road warriors 08-17-2012, 09:39 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Go back to that dealer when you're ready to buy...

Go back to that dealer when you're ready to buy and revisit the numbers. After all, he did let you demo the NC even though he likely knew you weren't yet a buyer. Price shopping 6 months before...
Forum: Road warriors 08-11-2012, 01:10 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Test rode the DCT today

Did a 50 mile demo ride today on the DCT. Up until now, I was more interested in the 6-speed and only rode the DCT because the dealer was insistent that I test them back to back.

There's already...
Forum: Road warriors 08-09-2012, 05:58 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
test riding this weekend

Have an appointment with my dealer this Saturday to do back-to-back test rides on a 6-speed and DCT model.

Just sayin'....
Forum: Road warriors 08-08-2012, 08:53 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,915
Posted By Towjam
But admit it. You'd give your left nut to be...

But admit it. You'd give your left nut to be seen entering either one.
Forum: Road warriors 08-06-2012, 07:47 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
I'll never understand why Honda requires any type...

I'll never understand why Honda requires any type of cutting for THEIR accessories. They require this if you want to mount THEIR bags to THEIR 1300 series cruisers - the Stateline and Sabre. How...
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Great ride review - thanks!

Great ride review - thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 08-05-2012, 09:52 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
HFS financing incentive

Fyi... Assuming you have a good credit score, Honda Is currently offering financing as low as 1.99% on their street bikes - including the NC.
Forum: Road warriors 08-02-2012, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
What's the link to the article? thanks!

What's the link to the article?

thanks!
Forum: Road warriors 07-31-2012, 05:39 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
The Honda LEDs aren't available in the US...

The Honda LEDs aren't available in the US currently.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 12:51 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
I'm hopeful that inspections won't require...

I'm hopeful that inspections won't require draining or removing plumbing. However, when I looked up close at the DCT model on my dealer's showroom floor, it did look cramped.
Forum: Road warriors 07-26-2012, 11:49 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
valve adjustments

Apologies if this has already been discussed but how difficult will valve inspections/adjustments be?
Forum: Road warriors 07-22-2012, 12:30 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
You could always try making a deal and agreeing...

You could always try making a deal and agreeing to finance - then paying off the contract at the first or 2nd payment. (This does have some financial ramifications for the dealer and salesperson...
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 07:30 PM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
FYI... DFW Honda (http://www.dfwhonda.com/)has a...

FYI... DFW Honda (http://www.dfwhonda.com/)has a DCT on the showroom floor as of this afternoon. I'm going to check it out tomorrow. (Not sure if the weather will cooperate for a demo ride or not.)
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 07:41 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Ah! Ok - that explains it. I was referencing...

Ah! Ok - that explains it. I was referencing Honda North America.
Forum: Road warriors 07-20-2012, 06:35 AM
Replies: 5,505
Views: 1,015,873
Posted By Towjam
Please post a link to this "announcment". ...

Please post a link to this "announcment".

Honda Powerhouse dealers do *not* sell pressure washers or lawn mowers nor are they attached to an auto dealership.
Forum: Road warriors 07-14-2012, 03:47 PM
Replies: 460
Views: 69,967
Posted By Towjam
Unfortunately, they also give our sport a black...

Unfortunately, they also give our sport a black eye. Every time the local news reports on a motorcycle fatality, I get "the look" from my wife. Her side of the family has had several traumatic...
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