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Old 01-04-2013, 03:22 AM   #32731
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Honda’s new NC700X is a real breath of fresh air in today’s world of specialized motorcycles, a new concept in streetbikes, and one that puts the FUN in Functional. During the week it’s an awesome commuter. On the weekend it lets you go exploring in the country, or carve up a twisty canyon road. Light, nimble, and with an engine that offers a generous helping of useable torque, it’s all wrapped up in a package that’s big enough for longer rides, but not a handful in tight traffic or in a parking lot. And to sweeten the deal, it’s even available in two versions: one model features a conventional six-speed, manual-clutch transmission, while a second version is available with the latest generation of Honda’s exclusive automatic Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT). Plus, the DCT version comes with Honda’s revolutionary Combined ABS!
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:44 AM   #32732
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Seems they're going back to what they had a large hand in starting and I hope more new riders snap these up and get out on the road.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:45 AM   #32733
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^^^^^ which means you are all 1/2 correct from my standpoint....morning bee-atch-chis..... Oh yeah it is still ugly !
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:48 AM   #32734
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^^^^^ which means you are all 1/2 correct from my standpoint....morning bee-atch-chis..... Oh yeah it is still ugly !

I was a nicer person when I rode a honda. You could be too girl friend.
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Old 01-04-2013, 03:56 AM   #32735
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I was a nicer person when I rode a honda. You could be too girl friend.
Always heard you meet the nicest people on a Honda.


How many do you have in the mancave ?


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Old 01-04-2013, 04:00 AM   #32736
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Oh yeah,did ya figure out what this thing is ?



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Old 01-04-2013, 04:02 AM   #32737
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Always heard you meet the nicest people on a Honda.


How many do you have in the mancave ?


Morning T
None.

Wouldn't mind another VFR for twisty work though. One of the best machines I've ever owned. Made me a better rider because I forgot it was under me. I would think something and it would happen with no drama.

I suspect these new cookie cutter Hondas, while not a flagship street and sport setup, will just work. New riders can focus on keeping themselves alive and waving safely at everybody.


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Old 01-04-2013, 04:06 AM   #32738
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Oh yeah,did ya figure out what this thing is ?


Dad said it could be a LaSalle.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:09 AM   #32739
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After reading PWRCRZR's post I went to Honda's web site, I stand corrected. Cycle World made no mention of the std model. I think an automatic has its place, just not for me. That said the day may come when I need one lets just hope that is no time soon.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:11 AM   #32740
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None.

Wouldn't mind another VFR for twisty work though. One of the best machines I've ever owned. Made me a better rider because I forgot it was under me. I would think something and it would happen with no drama.

I suspect these new cookie cutter Hondas, while not a flagship street and sport setup, will just work. New riders can focus on keeping themselves alive and waving safely at everybody.


Mernin'
I've heard you say this so many times I am now conflicted as to whether I sell my VFR in the spring or not.
I haven't ridden it much since I got the connie, but every time i do, I smile.
I feel the same way about that bike, it just flat out works.
Thanks for making my decision that much easier...
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:32 AM   #32741
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^^^^^ which means you are all 1/2 correct from my standpoint....morning bee-atch-chis..... Oh yeah it is still ugly !
It's still better to look at than the V-strom

If I was talking about buying a bike for it's looks (and assumed performance) I would go in this direction



or this



But that seems even more unlikely than the NX.

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Old 01-04-2013, 06:41 AM   #32742
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Oh yeah,did ya figure out what this thing is ?

Early 1950s Austin A40

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Old 01-04-2013, 06:49 AM   #32743
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Early 1950s Austin A40

Don't ask me why I know these things.... its a sickness.
That's awesome!

Was bugging me. The sun roof was just too cool!

Could imagine that thing bouncing around the tote roads back in the day.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:05 AM   #32744
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That's awesome!

Was bugging me. The sun roof was just too cool!

Could imagine that thing bouncing around the tote roads back in the day.
Its really strange it being there. I don't think they were even sold in the US and it is left hand drive, so it is very rare... even rarer for it to be in the middle of the woods.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:16 AM   #32745
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I've heard you say this so many times I am now conflicted as to whether I sell my VFR in the spring or not.
I haven't ridden it much since I got the connie, but every time i do, I smile.
I feel the same way about that bike, it just flat out works.
Thanks for making my decision that much easier...
If you can keep it, you'll be happy you did. I know the connie is the go-to bike but every now and again it will be cool to hit a back road and listen to that seemingly endless tach rip it up.
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