upgrade 2021?

Janus

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Cruise control is really the only thing the NC lacks that can't be easily done by the rider.

I've often cursed Honda for the bazooper windshield, but I suppose it's my fault for never upgrading it :rolleyes:
The rest of the bike has nailed the purpose it was designed for. I love my Honda Jazz engine
 

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Yes, they should have upgraded something instead of giving the new models traction control.

If they keep the internals the same (most likely) I would like to see what they could do about making the bike have fewer nook and crannies. Every time I wash my bike it takes forever to dry! All those lines in the new fairing and body collect so much water. It takes 5 minutes to get all the water out of the windscreen. I don't expect them to give the NC better suspension, seats, more storage or much more cc's. Not their nature to improve bikes that much.

I was looking at photos of the old Katana 600 and the Hurricane 600 with those curves. One pass of the chamois and you're done drying it!
 

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I’m a bit of a “grumpy old man” who believes in old school simplicity. I am not of fan of keyless. Too many stories of dead batteries and lost or cranky fobs. More electronics just seems like more failure points.... I know... call me boomer. Heck, I just sold my 2015 bike and now I’m left with a 2005 and a 2011. Lower tech suits me. To each their own..
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AGREE WITH YOU ON ALL THIS STUFF. I've got a 2018 and Honda added a selectable traction control button (never use it). No need for Keyless. No need for a fancier dash, blah blah blah

But the one thing I would actually like is cruise control.
 

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Regarding cruise control, it would seem to be a very easy add on for Honda if the NC was already throttle by wire. Since the NC is not throttle by wire, adding cruise control would involve a liitle more complexity that I can‘t see Honda doing. Is the demand for cruise high enough that it could increase sales of the NC? I doubt it would for now, but maybe in the next all new version of the NC, we will see cruise control.

I have cruise control on my Goldwing, and very rarely use it. When towing a trailer with my truck, or driving my motorhome, I don’t use the cruise. Typical cruise controls are just so dumb that they really annoy me. I wish they would modernize the logic behind cruise systems, and give the vehicle owner the ability to configure the cruise with user preference settings.
 

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I use a cheap electric leaf blower to dry my bikes after a wash. Streak free and fast.
 
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