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Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:50 AM
Replies: 4,854
Views: 633,394
Posted By Davidc83
I traded in my 2009 BMW G650gs almost 2 years ago...

I traded in my 2009 BMW G650gs almost 2 years ago for a 2013 Honda NC700x and haven't regretted it. I had the G650gs for 4 years, put on 32,000+ miles (many trips from Indiana to Florida and back)...
Forum: Thumpers 04-15-2015, 09:41 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 207
Posted By Davidc83
The stock wheels are not airtight around the...

The stock wheels are not airtight around the spokes.
You would have to seal the spoked wheels to make them tubeless; such as,
...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 11:54 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
yea, loose stuff on the road caused the rear tire...

yea, loose stuff on the road caused the rear tire to lock and I was committed on the brake pressure not to T-bone the frigging soccer mom in her mini-van...thought I would have enough tire left to do...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-10-2015, 11:38 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
Hey Deckyon, if you see a red/black Suzuki C50...

Hey Deckyon, if you see a red/black Suzuki C50 cruiser with a red skull on the black tone of the tank, that will be me. I have to order a new rear tire for the Honda-while getting the Honda ready...
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 359,666
Posted By Davidc83
Dragon

On the Dragon:
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Dragon_on_theNC700x_zps0f2e855b.jpg (http://s367.photobucket.com/user/davidc83/media/Dragon_on_theNC700x_zps0f2e855b.jpg.html)
Forum: Road warriors 04-09-2015, 06:47 AM
Replies: 1,074
Views: 184,938
Posted By Davidc83
mra35-you got any pics of the bike with the seat...

mra35-you got any pics of the bike with the seat and the bags??
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-09-2015, 06:35 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
Last year, I didn't leave the house until after...

Last year, I didn't leave the house until after 9am, got there about 1230 pm (our time-eastern) and there was a line for burgers about 300 yards long. The nicer it is, the more people show up and as...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 359,666
Posted By Davidc83
2013 nc700x

Here is mine after 18,000+ miles. Red River Gorge (KY) area.
http://i367.photobucket.com/albums/oo118/davidc83/Saturday_2_zpsbqlbdv2b.jpg...
Forum: Road warriors 04-07-2015, 08:11 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 1,199,610
Posted By Davidc83
On my 1000 mile ride on the superslab, running...

On my 1000 mile ride on the superslab, running between 74-80mph, I got 62-68mpg, depending on my average speed between tanks. I had on side bags, a clothes bag in my rear trunk, and a backpack...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-07-2015, 05:21 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
I am heading over to the Moonshine lunch Saturday...

I am heading over to the Moonshine lunch Saturday morning. Even if I don't stand in line for a burger, I will look at all the bikes and get a t-shirt.
Forum: Road warriors 04-02-2015, 09:26 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 1,199,610
Posted By Davidc83
I used my NC700x for a butt burner 1000 last...

I used my NC700x for a butt burner 1000 last September-18 hours; it could have been 16 hours but I read the directions wrong; all interstate-including riding thru the monsoon which caused University...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 04-02-2015, 07:02 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 386
Posted By Davidc83
Check out the ironhorse motorcycle lodge and...

Check out the ironhorse motorcycle lodge and resort. They have both camping and cabins (and a couple of bunkhouses). They cater to the motorcycle crowd and not that far from the Dragon (nice ride to...
Forum: Road warriors 04-01-2015, 11:28 AM
Replies: 5,776
Views: 1,199,610
Posted By Davidc83
Why cant you go 85mph on the NC700x or faster??...

Why cant you go 85mph on the NC700x or faster?? I've had mine less than 2 years, almost 20,000 miles. Top end is over 105mph (GPS) and I have ridden at 80mph all day on the Interstate with plenty of...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-27-2015, 05:40 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,530
Posted By Davidc83
You are correct, it is a dry county. The closest...

You are correct, it is a dry county. The closest alcohol is in Bowling Green. Mammoth Cave was going to start selling beer/carryout in their store but I think the family uproar caused them to nix...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
AMEN!! Post #176 ...

AMEN!! Post #176

http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=756980&highlight=bm3moose&page=12
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-23-2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
Welcome to the area Landon. I live 8 miles nw of...

Welcome to the area Landon. I live 8 miles nw of Henryville.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-16-2015, 06:28 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
ride

I was out on the NC700x for 5 hours yesterday. Rode down to Leavenworth, via Marengo. Rode down to lower Leavenworth and watched kayakers riding in the flood waters-couldn't get to Dockside. Tried to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-12-2015, 05:08 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
ride

yea, same again for me this morning-fog was just too thick-sucks having to leave for work at 515am this time of year. Yesterday, I pulled my cruiser out of the garage when I got home from work and...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 06:52 AM
Replies: 129
Views: 5,530
Posted By Davidc83
if they offer the insurance package, buy it...

if they offer the insurance package, buy it before you drive it-you wreck it, you bought it :-) or used to be that way, but haven't done that in 10 years.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-10-2015, 06:50 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
ride

After this rain today, my glacier icefield (driveway) will be all clear. I could have rode to work yesterday, getting down the driveway would be easy (gravity) but I wouldn't have been able to get it...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 03-06-2015, 07:52 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
snow

Going to take multiple days of 60 degree temps to melt my 150' driveway. Heck, it was still a glacier from the stuff I got the past 2 weekends, and wouldn't you know it, one of my hydraulic lines...
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 11:21 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Davidc83
Wheels still on the bike? or did you take the...

Wheels still on the bike? or did you take the wheels off yourself?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 02-13-2015, 10:03 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 788
Posted By Davidc83
Most places around here (Louisville Ky) charge...

Most places around here (Louisville Ky) charge $70-$90 per tire if the wheel is on the bike. They have to pay their techs labor and most hourly labor charges now is $90 per hour; and it takes 45-60...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-09-2015, 12:03 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,600
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Just realized this date is the day my daughter is getting married; no can ride...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-06-2015, 05:55 AM
Replies: 72
Views: 3,600
Posted By Davidc83
ride

I may have missed it, but how much $$ to ride in this ride, or is it whatever we donate?
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2015, 08:17 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
I have ridden on some of these rides with some of...

I have ridden on some of these rides with some of these guys and they have put up with me :-). My NC700x goes well on gravel but it hates stopping on gravel; I think you have the ABS so it may be...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 02-03-2015, 08:09 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
Deckyon, I am up for a ride on Saturday. I never...

Deckyon, I am up for a ride on Saturday. I never have been to Tom Sawyer State park but I can find it (close to the Gene Snyder). I can ride over to eminence with you, part ways, and head up to...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-31-2014, 09:43 AM
Replies: 19,108
Views: 1,322,399
Posted By Davidc83
I live about 12-13 miles from there. The Tasty...

I live about 12-13 miles from there. The Tasty House has the best food in the area. The Tasty House is on the west side of hwy 135, next to the McDonalds, JayCees (grocery store), tractor supply...
Forum: Road warriors 12-18-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 432
Views: 47,477
Posted By Davidc83
I still don't know how the Europe NC750x is much...

I still don't know how the Europe NC750x is much improved over our NC700x. The HP on the NC750x is NOW the same HP as we have always had on the NC700x in the US. When Europe had the NC700x, it was...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 09:33 AM
Replies: 19,108
Views: 1,322,399
Posted By Davidc83
Thanks Mark. My plans are to join you guys for...

Thanks Mark. My plans are to join you guys for the ride. The forecast has changed, not going to be in the 50's (low to mid 40s) and overcast, but heck, that is what are gear is for....

I'll...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 12-12-2014, 07:05 AM
Replies: 19,108
Views: 1,322,399
Posted By Davidc83
Mark, you guys driving up or riding up?

Mark, you guys driving up or riding up?
Forum: Road warriors 11-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 348
Views: 47,181
Posted By Davidc83
cruiser bikes

I have a 2007 Suzuki C50 Boulevard which I bought new in 2007 with only 1 mile on the odometer. Now, 72,000+ miles later it still starts the first time, every time. I have changed the battery once on...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 11-14-2014, 11:17 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,260
Posted By Davidc83
weather

It was 17'F this morning in south-central Indiana, and I-80 is in NORHTERN Indiana. Burhhhh. Like other guys on here, take I-95 south to I-10 in northern Florida and ride west. However, there were...
Forum: Road warriors 10-29-2014, 12:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,568
Posted By Davidc83
bikes

Suzuki GW250 series, Honda NC700x, Bmw 650gs, bmw 700, bmw 800.
What do you want in displacement: less than 700 CCs or less than 1000CCs.
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-29-2014, 08:32 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,600
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Well, I did part of the HNF ride last year on the NC700, going was no problem, it was the dang stopping with those street tires. Any type of pressure on the back brake and the thing would...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 10-28-2014, 07:18 AM
Replies: 372
Views: 27,600
Posted By Davidc83
ride

Great pics Mark. Sorry I missed the ride, but the NC700 doesn't like gravel roads/trails with street tires. Someone got a nice buck-no, not muzzleloader-Indiana is in Archery season, including...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 09-16-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 2,076
Views: 114,702
Posted By Davidc83
kickdown

What/where is this Kickdown thing this weekend?
Forum: The Sandbox - AKA Flatistan 09-12-2014, 07:41 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 6,751
Posted By Davidc83
gun

I have considered getting a black powder revolver for such situations. You get at least 6 shots and 44 or 45 caliber makes big holes and permit is not required for black powder handguns.
Forum: Road warriors 09-10-2014, 09:52 AM
Replies: 1,449
Views: 359,666
Posted By Davidc83
FYI: it is NOT a half an engine from a Honda...

FYI: it is NOT a half an engine from a Honda Fit-urban legend.....Rumor started when an engineer from Honda stated it shared some technology from a Honda Fit engine; however, every gasoline powered...
Forum: Central From Da Nort Woods to the Plane States 08-29-2014, 10:00 AM
Replies: 19,108
Views: 1,322,399
Posted By Davidc83
Was this the location where the road goes thru...

Was this the location where the road goes thru the creek? When I was a teenager, we took our cars to a location just south/southeast of commisky where the road goes thru the creek and we would wash...
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