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Hi Everyone, looking at buying a new X as it's the only version we can get up here in the great white north. lol Wondering how everyone is making out with these new Honda's? Reliability and any common problems. Also has anyone heard when Canada will see they 2020's?
 

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Took a leap and picked up the new 20X two weeks ago. Not many miles yet (km's eh?). Have had it up to temp several times now and proceeded to get 'er quite dirty. No complaints here. Very impressed so far. One thing I've noticed, but not a deal breaker, would be the throttle response- kind of reminds me of getting used to my old jeep wrangler 95' yj... touchy until you get it down. I've read that you can run it in manual mode or upshift a gear and it'll help smooth it out. Personally I like the responsiveness (true to all hondas I've owned and ridden) and the manual shifting is an added bonus!
 

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Took a leap and picked up the new 20X two weeks ago. Not many miles yet (km's eh?). Have had it up to temp several times now and proceeded to get 'er quite dirty. No complaints here. Very impressed so far. One thing I've noticed, but not a deal breaker, would be the throttle response- kind of reminds me of getting used to my old jeep wrangler 95' yj... touchy until you get it down. I've read that you can run it in manual mode or upshift a gear and it'll help smooth it out. Personally I like the responsiveness (true to all hondas I've owned and ridden) and the manual shifting is an added bonus!
Welcome and hope you are having fun with the Talon. The throttle is very responsive if you pin the ball of your foot to the floor it will help a bit. I also love the pep and with a new set of upper springs the throttle will be much better. Take a look at the rear upper springs and if they are bound then do consider replacing them. Bandit does a super job and is only 200 us for all four. In any case, do have fun.
 

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Hi Everyone, looking at buying a new X as it's the only version we can get up here in the great white north. lol Wondering how everyone is making out with these new Honda's? Reliability and any common problems. Also has anyone heard when Canada will see they 2020's?
Welcome Marko, the Talons are super fun and the reliability is great. Have fun and do poke around and see what other have done to theirs and you will see many positives and some negatives but overall you can not go wrong with a Talon.
 

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Welcome! I picked mine up on the 14th. Haven't put a mile on it. I'm adding accessories and modifications. I'd rather do that while it's still clean. I've had several Honda ATV's in the past, 1999 Fourtrax, 2007 Rincon, 2007 Rubicon, 2011 Rancher, 2017 Rubicon. But I'm 51 years old and going to the SXS for full time for a while anyway. I had 2 RZR's, and I would think the Talon is a much better machine, but I'll know for sure once I start putting some miles on her! I have my build plan under accessories if you want to see what I am doing. Each person has their own riding style and preference so what I add may not be what you need. Enjoy!
 

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Welcome! I picked mine up on the 14th. Haven't put a mile on it. I'm adding accessories and modifications. I'd rather do that while it's still clean. I've had several Honda ATV's in the past, 1999 Fourtrax, 2007 Rincon, 2007 Rubicon, 2011 Rancher, 2017 Rubicon. But I'm 51 years old and going to the SXS for full time for a while anyway. I had 2 RZR's, and I would think the Talon is a much better machine, but I'll know for sure once I start putting some miles on her! I have my build plan under accessories if you want to see what I am doing. Each person has their own riding style and preference so what I add may not be what you need. Enjoy!
With age comes a cage!
 
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