2021: What did you do to/with your NC700/NC750 today?

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I need to try the GT air. I get so streamy when I am out in the open Texas blow dryer fields. I crop my hair to the scalp so no air moves up there. Even when my vents are open on the neotec II it is too closed up over my scalp.

With the camera mount on my chin, and the chin guard lifted up, the guard gets blown over my head because of how the camera mount catches the wind. This is not so much of a problem at normal speeds, but when I get out in the open, hyper speeds can be a real neck strain. Chin camera mounts on clamshell helmets can be a problem.
 

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I need to try the GT air. I get so streamy when I am out in the open Texas blow dryer fields. I crop my hair to the scalp so no air moves up there. Even when my vents are open on the neotec II it is too closed up over my scalp.

With the camera mount on my chin, and the chin guard lifted up, the guard gets blown over my head because of how the camera mount catches the wind. This is not so much of a problem at normal speeds, but when I get out in the open, hyper speeds can be a real neck strain. Chin camera mounts on clamshell helmets can be a problem.
You think your camera catches the wind? We should be lucky that the cameras are dinky now.
This is how we got motorcycle POV shots in the 90's. (never mind the wardrobe, had to wear it.)
 

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Wow. Is that a space man or a spec-i-men? Yeah. i see what you mean. A TV station on your back. And now what do we do? Live stream from a super computer in the palm of our hand? We have access to AI… just using SIRI or google. I am afraid my phone will say something back to me one day like…. “Are you sure you want to eat there?” Or. “I am going to have to ask you to make a 5 mile wide U turn…. Because I want to. “
 

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16mm cam with counter weight. On the set of the power rangers tv show.
Yep, the power rangers. kind of embarrassing when I look back at it now.
 

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You should be glad you got work in a high profile TV production.
16mm cam with counter weight. On the set of the power rangers tv show.
Yep, the power rangers. kind of embarrassing when I look back at it now.
Technically I am not allowed to discuss what I do. Imagine being sworn not to talk about your job or being forced to sign a non-compete. So what do I do now? I ride my bike.

I am dodging road runners and buzzards. Yeah. Real-life loony toons. Pigs too. Now people won’t believe me half the time anyway. I think there was a lot of production source material in Texas. There was no armadillo in loony toons. Right? Yeah. I think not.

Dallas is kinda unique. It is either super highway or farm roads. And then there is Wal Mart and Target and all those stores we all know and love. Standing up on the super ramps still gives me the willies.
 

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MAN! This is a great time of year to bike in the upper Midwest!!!!
Do you have color change yet in the leaves? I kinda miss that in Texas. Here everything gets a hint of yellow and goes straight to brown. You can tell the month by what blooms can be seen. We are past indian blankets. Now we have black eye’d susans. People call them sunflowers. There are just miles and miles of them.
 

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Your NC has a different dashboard and mirrors than what I remember.
LOL it's from a CB 1100 (and I didn't take the vid) but it shows what it's like riding in the mid west right now. I'll have some stills from my NC after a trip to Berea Kentucky in a week or so.
 

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Just had new tires installed. Michelin Road 5 GT.
Had a 50 km ride on them. Wow, what a difference from the OEM Dunlops. The Dunlop’s had about 8300km on them. The rear was down to the wear bars and the front had cupping.
 

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I performed the 600 mile service on mine today. I used my oil extractor to get what I could out of the engine. Then I removed the drain plug to see how much was left. Here is what came out of the drain plug.
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Needless to say, I think it is OK to use an extractor on the manual NC750.

I also mounted my Laminar Lip on the windscreen.
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And here is the gel pad I got for the seat.
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I should get my fender extender next week and more parts for the heated grips.
 

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TNHoosier,,​

Very nice bike. It's all about waiting for the parts, then ordering more! Boy, you guys back East sure have greenery. I'm stuck in So Cal until I can get back to my home in Thailand where its nice and green too.
 

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What did I do to my bike today?
Well, I received the OEM pannier's and rear rack I bought from member TACOMAJD. And I would like to start off by saying a he is stand up guy. One of the good ones.
Received 2 large boxes form UPS containing the pannier's and rear rack. He must have know that since I'm in Los Angeles (homeless capitol of the world) everything was packed with bubble wrap and T shirts covering all the parts. And even a high thread count towel! Stuff the homeless here would be proud to wear.
With that said, I went to work installing the stuff. Thanks to TacomaJD for keeping all the nuts and bolts taped to the separate parts which made it a snap. It took me about 40 mins from un boxing to finishing with the install. The brand new uninstalled lock sets (which he included) took me about the same to key to my ignition key and install.
So all in all took me about 2 hours from when I received the stuff from UPS to everything done and sitting back with a cocktail. (Or more)
A shout out to TacomaJD.
Thanks,
Scott

 

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What did I do to my bike today?
Well, I received the OEM pannier's and rear rack I bought from member TACOMAJD. And I would like to start off by saying a he is stand up guy. One of the good ones.
Received 2 large boxes form UPS containing the pannier's and rear rack. He must have know that since I'm in Los Angeles (homeless capitol of the world) everything was packed with bubble wrap and T shirts covering all the parts. And even a high thread count towel! Stuff the homeless here would be proud to wear.
With that said, I went to work installing the stuff. Thanks to TacomaJD for keeping all the nuts and bolts taped to the separate parts which made it a snap. It took me about 40 mins from un boxing to finishing with the install. The brand new uninstalled lock sets (which he included) took me about the same to key to my ignition key and install.
So all in all took me about 2 hours from when I received the stuff from UPS to everything done and sitting back with a cocktail. (Or more)
A shout out to TacomaJD.
Thanks,
Scott

Nice looking bike. I like the looks of the Honda luggage, wish it wasn't so expensive.
 
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