NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Funkycowie » Fri Jan 26, 2018 7:39 am

Trying to find a DCT S version to roadtest is like rocking horse shit... all the dealers so far only have the X in DCT.
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by horobags » Fri Jan 26, 2018 12:29 pm

try the X, same engine, it will help you decide if the DCT is the way to go for you.
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Scootypuff snr » Fri Jan 26, 2018 1:57 pm

Funky if you wish yo try the X-ADV your more than welcome though not what your looming to buy lol
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by kayz1 » Fri Jan 26, 2018 8:34 pm

The X maybe a better bet Funky as with those long legs they could well be around your chin on the S :D
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by poldark » Sat Jan 27, 2018 7:42 am

If the reduced weather protection (especially legs and head) plus the loss of feet forward doesn't bother you then NC750X DCT would be a good option, with your height I'd be very surprised if the S suits you.

If not already sorted by a previous owner you'll need a rad guard, fenda extenda & rear hugger (or shocksock), but hopefully these will have been sorted.
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Dave Weller » Sat Jan 27, 2018 11:07 am

I can recommend Kent Motorcycles, a main Honda dealer, easy to find, on the A2 near Dover
http://kent-motorcycles.co.uk/used/slug-dddii0
It looks like the demo is up for grabs
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Funkycowie » Sat Jan 27, 2018 5:31 pm

Dave Weller wrote:I can recommend Kent Motorcycles, a main Honda dealer, easy to find, on the A2 near Dover
http://kent-motorcycles.co.uk/used/slug-dddii0
It looks like the demo is up for grabs
Is that the DCT version?
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Dave Weller » Sun Jan 28, 2018 2:41 am

Should be, the SDG is the auto. On the second to last picture there is no clutch lever. He's also selling the ADV http://kent-motorcycles.co.uk/used/slug-s5c42v
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Funkycowie » Sun Jan 28, 2018 5:55 am

nice
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Re: NC750s or x vs Keeping my TMax 500

Post by Funkycowie » Mon Jan 29, 2018 1:06 pm

Booked a test ride of an X DCT for Friday and a sit down on an S, will see what I think. I think I'll like it either way.
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