Comments on: 2010 Honda NT700V http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/ Rides and Culture Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:52:57 +0000 hourly 1 By: Dale Ordes http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-794 Thu, 28 Jul 2011 20:18:14 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-794 I have my NT 700V with 3500 miles on it. How is it going? Pretty good! Great handling, peppy acceleration through all gears and it manages considerable lean. The bags eat up baggage, especially soft sided stuff. Downside? At speeds above 70 mph or over 5000 RPM, you will hear some noise coming from the pipes, from the motor and out of the air space between the windscreen and handlebars. Not nice noise — more like screeching. I adapt by wearing earplugs when I take the bike on highways.

Let me introduce some crass commercialism into this discussion. The NT 700 V is not a popular item in this country. (Yet.) Resale opportunities are slow because of low demand. So if you buy and trade a lot, this may not be the bike. If you plan to keep it a fair amount of time — as I do — this will serve you well. Its major competitor is the 800 BMW, but this one beats the Beemer price.

Upstate Traveler

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By: Kim Horton http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-670 Mon, 02 May 2011 13:27:30 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-670 I’d say get your wife an NT to give you the flexibility you need to carry all your stuff. I know how my wife packs and adding her to my load on my ST forced us into a trailer. My wife won’t ride her own bike but if you want one of these tasty things at home I’d think that would be a good option.

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By: Joe Car http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-630 Wed, 13 Apr 2011 22:22:08 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-630 This bike is great! I only have a few hundred miles on it but love it. However, does anyone know of a passenger backrest. I do not want a trunk, just a backrest like the ones they make for the ST1300.

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By: Chris Ford http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-620 Sun, 10 Apr 2011 05:18:04 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-620 This bike sounds like a great idea. I currently have a vintage goldwing and am looking for a replacement. The problem with most sport-touring bikes is their weight. I’m not looking forward to hauling around a bike that weighs over 700 lbs! The Deauville, oops, I mean the NT700V, sounds good on paper, BUT what if you want to go travelling with your wife and enough luggage for a week or more? It seems like this bike is designed more for solo touring. I can’t see where a 700 cc machine can carry two people plus gear, and still safely keep up with traffic. Anyone experienced this situation before?

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By: David Knowles http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-334 Wed, 29 Dec 2010 16:21:33 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-334 Without doubt,you guys in the States do and since the late 70’s always had the better/cooler bikes.I agree with ‘Gunman’,Most of the bikes you see here in the UK are ‘crotch rocket clones and the UK motorcycle mags are full of them.One article about Cruiser/Custom bikes per issue,if you’re lucky ,in one of them!Thats why I order ‘RoadBike’ imported from the States!

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By: Gunman http://www.themotorcyclemag.com/home/2010-honda-nt700v/#comment-215 Wed, 24 Nov 2010 14:22:50 +0000 http://www.roadbikemag.com/home/?p=1876#comment-215 Okay. I do not pretend to know what is available in Europe but, it seems to me that we are the ones getting “the cool bikes”. During my short stint in England and in any films and pictures from Europe, all I see is one crotch rocket clone after the other. I do not care what anyone rides but, to say that there is any styling originality there baffles me.

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