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Old 01-03-2013, 06:58 PM   #3961
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A lot of dealers advertise models they donot have in stock. Some are advertising CB1100s. They well not be here before March or April.
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Old 01-04-2013, 07:43 AM   #3962
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Cycle trader.com has dozens of new NC700x with DCT listed for sale.
Yes. Cycle Trader is useless unless you are looking at personal for sale ads. Dealers will put anything on there. If you notice when you are on Cycle Trader, 98% of the dealer bike do not have a stock number in the ad. I've called around enough to learn that if there is no stock number, there is no stock.
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Old 01-04-2013, 05:32 PM   #3963
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lcseds,

There is a DCT at Velocity Powersports in North Charleston. I just saw it there today. I don't know if they are dealing though. FYI.
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Old 01-09-2013, 05:07 AM   #3964
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Has anyone swapped for a bigger windshield yet?

I think I want more protection on the highway.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:05 AM   #3965
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I ordered the Honda big windshield with mine.
Should be better than the stock small one.
At least for Spring and Fall riding.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:11 AM   #3966
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Tail tidy

Ordered the very nice Bruudt tail tidy:
http://www.bruudt.de/catalog/index.p...180&language=g
No cutting of wires, they provide an adapter cable.
Use stock turn indicators.
Use stock cat's eye.
Lightweighted.
LED rear/brake light.
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Old 01-09-2013, 08:48 AM   #3967
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Has anyone swapped for a bigger windshield yet?

I think I want more protection on the highway.
I've tried the Givi windshield, which was *almost* perfect for me, if it was just an inch or so taller. If I roll my shoulders and lower my head just a bit I get a major drop in wind noise, and pretty much all buffeting from the stock windshield is gone. I removed that, and am currently trying the stock screen in combo with the National Cycle Defender DX adjustable screen. Since this one is adjustable, I'm trying it in multiple configurations, but I honestly think the givi provided better blockage.

I'm thinking of selling my Givi if you're interested. Think it still has the stickers on it, as I only took a few trips to work and back with it installed (~7 miles each way).

FYI I'm 6'1" with a 34" inseam if that gives you an idea of how tall I'm am above saddle.
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Old 01-09-2013, 01:58 PM   #3968
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Here is a site for a PUIG Touring Screen. I like the looks of this.

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Old 01-09-2013, 02:26 PM   #3969
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Here is a site for a PUIG Touring Screen. I like the looks of this.

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Any US sellers you know of?
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:28 PM   #3970
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Bigger Windshield?

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Has anyone swapped for a bigger windshield yet?

I think I want more protection on the highway.

The local Honda dealer called today to say mine is in along with the center stand I ordered. I will fetch tomorrow and try to mount this weekend. The forecast is for more than a foot of snow and below freezing temps for a week. It might be a few weeks before I can test.

We just got to riding weather with clean streets the last weekend.

Here is mine Sunday



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Old 01-09-2013, 02:35 PM   #3971
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The local Honda dealer called today to say mine is in along with the center stand I ordered. I will fetch tomorrow and try to mount this weekend. The forecast is for more than a foot of snow and below freezing temps for a week. It might be a few weeks before I can test.

We just got to riding weather with clean streets the last weekend.

Here is mine Sunday

Good looking bike. What's all that mounted between the handlebars?
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Old 01-09-2013, 02:43 PM   #3972
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Any US sellers you know of?

I don't believe that there are any current US sellers. However, the website I got this from indicated that it was delivered quickly into the US.

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Old 01-09-2013, 03:09 PM   #3973
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Good looking bike. What's all that mounted between the handlebars?
Thanks,
I have the wire for my heated gloves wrapped up there until the panel mount come from Gerbing. I had a J&M Integratr that was wired to my helmet and I 3M taped a Ram Ball on the bottom and mounted it to my handlebars with a Ram Mount. I got the power adapter base for the Integratr and plug it into my lighter adapter and it plugs into my helmet. I can plug my ipod, my phone, my pillion rider has a headset and we can intercom.

It comes with an AM/FM radio built in. It looks messy right now, but when it warms up I will clean it up.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:28 PM   #3974
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Sat on one. Don't want an "automatic" transmission on a motorcycle. Do want ABS. Can't get the "standard" transmission with ABS. I'm very happy you all enjoy your new bikes. For me however, this Honda (like most Hondas) holds all the appeal of a glass of warm milk after a ride through Death Valley on a hot day. No thanks.
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Old 01-09-2013, 03:30 PM   #3975
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Sat on one. Don't want an "automatic" transmission on a motorcycle. Do want ABS. Can't get the "standard" transmission with ABS. I'm very happy you all enjoy your new bikes. For me however, this Honda (like most Hondas) holds all the appeal of a glass of warm milk after a ride through Death Valley on a hot day. No thanks.
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