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Just passing on information, no affiliation..........
Looks like Niehaus has TWO 2022 DCT Tour Ultra Blue Metallic Wings coming in soon.

If interested I'd jump.........very fast!

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Looks like they actually have two of them coming in, I missed the first comment by Brad Niehaus......
Better chances to get one! :giggle:

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Almost what I am looking for but NOT the DCT.. I still want my clutch!!
 

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I saw 3 2023s sitting on my local dealer floor yesterday. They are out there.
But they are NOT THAT COLOR BLUE of the '22's which has been in ultra-high demand and VERY LOW supply ever since they were introduced.
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Is there no difference between 2023 and 2022 besides paint? There are 2022 blues on the cycletrader site.
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I have seen very little in either physical or any other type differences between the '22's and '23's other than paint. As for them being on or in the cycle trader, well, here's a super short story. Back in April of '22, the CEO gave me the all clear to pursue and purchase a brand-new Wing of my choice, YAHOOOOOOOOOO!

I found out the '22's came in this fantastic BLUE color that was/is quite different than the '18's Hawkseye blue. So, I sat down with the cycle trader and started calling ads for brand new Blue DCT Tours. I didn't want any other version of a '22 Wing, just the Blue DCT Tour. I could care less about the air bag model. Each ad I pursued, indicated they (a dealership) indicated they had, IN THEIR POSSESION, a 2022 BLUE TOUR DCT. And about 98% of them also had VIN numbers associated with those bikes in their ads.

One by one, each dealership I contacted, had already sold that bike and in some cases, weeks earlier. And, every single dealership I called, had absolutely NO IDEA WHEN THE NEXT WINGS would arrive. They all wanted to take my number. I left my number with many of them. All in all, I called 15 states, some with multiple dealerships and, as stated, each one had an ad with a VIN and not one of them had a BLUE DCT TOUR in stock.

So, after almost a half day on the phone with absolutely zero results, and no promiss of a new Blue '22 for even months, I reverted back to an '18. We ended up purchasing an '18 Tour DCT Airbag with 5,300 miles on it about 3 hours from where we live. Since then, it's been an outstanding Wing with zero issues. I'd kind-a be surprised if there's Blue 2022 Tours ACTUALLY AVAILABLE FOR PICKUP right now. That doesn't mean it can't happen, it just means it's pretty darn rare for the times we're in and the demand for that model and color. I could have purchased several bagger models in all black or whatever color was offered. I didn't want those.
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bluewingjb if you can change your name to redwingjb the local dealer here has a red 2022 Tour 6-speed on the floor. They've been selling at msrp + the stupid $85 doc fee.
"....+ the stupid $85 doc fee."
$85 for a doc fee is phenomenally cheap. About 3 weeks to a month ago, I was dealing with a very large corperate dealership that has over 106 dealerships nationwide. I was looking for a new, '23 Honda Monkey. Those, like the Blue '22 Tour DCT's, are insanely rare to be ON THE FLOOR, ready for sale. Anyway, they had a brand new '23 come in with no buyers. The dealership in question was in Las Vegas and we're in Lake Havasu, about 2.5-3 hours away, plus or minus. I called and it was available. I started working a deal over the phone and because I know how sought after these darn little Monkeys are, I credit carded a $500 deposit almost immediately.

Then, they did the workup sheet and sent me the copy over email. SIX HUNDRED DOLLARS for documentation fees!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS for dealer prep and, they sent me photos of that little Monkey in the crate. It's very close to 100% completely assembled!!!! What kind of time, in dealer hours, are needed to generate FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS in dealer prep on a completely assembled 125cc motorcycle??????????? And they also wanted $FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS for "Battery protection"!!!!!!!!!

All in all, they wanted $6,500 out the door for a $3,999 (MSRP) 2023 Honda Monkey!!!!!!! I told them to keep it and I want my $500 deposit refunded. They were not happy but, they had to return it. They took their time in doing it, about 3 days. Anyway, sorry for the long rant.
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