Upper right of the photo is the air inlet connector to the carburettor.
Tom's Motorcycles: Honda VLX Details
Hex wrench (allen) and my suggested replacement for the seat screw. That's just a steel sleeve from the hardware store being used as an offset.
I'm sitting on the VLX to give you an idea of relative sizes. I'm 5 feet 8 inches. The VLX is a very comfortable fit.