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General Motorcycle Discussion / Re: Still Alive and Kickin'?
« Last post by tomb raider on December 08, 2017, 01:41:52 PM »
Here  2cool
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I bought that from HP, after a spell I decided not to use so I sold to someone on the old NH site.
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I still feel that my NH is the best bang for the buck, especially when the buck has priority.  bkr3
I agree Larry, especially when it comes to AFTER you buy the bike.
On the 'Hawk...
Cam chain adjust .. Nope.
Timing adjustment - Nope.
Valve adjustment - Nope.
Anyone with minimal skills can easily keep a NH750 maintained, and there isn't much to do.
Compare the never need to adjust 16 valve hydros to a 16 valve bucket and shim dealer adjustment option.
Over time, maintenance costs add up.
If you buy a cleanable oil filter, that means a filter clean, oil change and chain adjustments.



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I still feel that my NH is the best bang for the buck, especially when the buck has priority.  bkr3
life is short and there are so many toys to play with...MY list is growing want to own
Ducati
Guzzi
Kawasaki new retro 900
Goldwing naked
Honda Valkyrie
BMW R9T
BMW R1100S
Ural with sidecar

I am sure there are more but that's my short list bikes I like to own before I die
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I still feel that my NH is the best bang for the buck, especially when the buck has priority.  bkr3
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General Motorcycle Discussion / Re: Best retro bike? 2018 Kawasaki Z900
« Last post by Dan on December 06, 2017, 11:13:39 AM »
The problem with all those adventure bikes is they give you a 0° forward lean angle when you want about 10°.  I'm riding a bike with no lean now and I can tell you for me it becomes uncomfortable in the middle back after about 45 minutes.  The leg room on the adventure bikes is great, though, I agree.


I'm not sure about the Versys 1000 but I can confirm that many owners of the Versys 650 complain that the seat is angled too far forward.  Most that don't like do a "washer mod", simply add a few washers at the front mounting point evens out the lean.  I was used to riding a Ninja 650 so didn't find the lean angle of the seat to be a problem on my Versys.
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General Motorcycle Discussion / Re: Best retro bike? 2018 Kawasaki Z900
« Last post by Rubo on December 06, 2017, 09:46:45 AM »
reviews are coming out and I am in love
111 HP 72LB Torque sounds amazing and looks amazing
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I guess mediocrity was a strong term. 


You know though, I think I know what you meant just a little internet chatting on my part.  Rather than mediocrity I think a better word to use is compromise.  Do-it-all bikes tend to make more compromises to get a wider appeal.  We'll give you power but it won't be as blistering as a superbike, it will be more comfortable but not cush like a GoldWing or laid back as a cruiser, great handling but not as precise as a sportbike, long travel suspension but not really an adventure bike.  That to me is a Tracer.
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Your Honda Nighthawk / Re: Revs hang at 3k
« Last post by MrF on December 05, 2017, 08:27:29 PM »
Getting worse as it gets warm would indicate something is rich... if it's mixture related.

Are the slides hanging up inside?

^ Also a good thought.
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General Motorcycle Discussion / Re: You'e got $5k...what do you buy?
« Last post by Poligrafovich on December 05, 2017, 08:05:44 PM »
A DIY electric bike project.
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