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Forum: Electronics   01-18-2020, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
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Posted By bdalameda
There are some YouTube videos showing how some...

There are some YouTube videos showing how some people have disabled the flashing mode by soldering a resistor onto the capacitor inside on the small circuit board. Not sure what lights this fix...
Forum: Electronics   01-17-2020, 09:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 149
Posted By bdalameda
What is wrong is that the LED lights you have...

What is wrong is that the LED lights you have have different modes. Usually mode 1- solid bright Mode #2 flashing lights and sometimes mode#3 lower less bright mode. The modes are changed by...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   01-16-2020, 02:25 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 602
Posted By bdalameda
I have a SPOT Trace satellite tracker on my bikes...

I have a SPOT Trace satellite tracker on my bikes and trailer. It is self contained and the batteries last a good 6-8 mos. You can get a power cable to connect to a 12v source if you want. The...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Photos   01-13-2020, 09:45 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 88
Posted By bdalameda
I ride to Alice's often through the Santa Cruz...

I ride to Alice's often through the Santa Cruz Mountains. I would say that at times there are many cops and also some idiot riders that seem to go off the roads in that area regularly. It is a fun...
Forum: New Member Introductions   01-09-2020, 10:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 83
Posted By bdalameda
I'm not too far from you, I live in Monterey...

I'm not too far from you, I live in Monterey County near the coast. I got my new AT in November. I ride in the Sierra's fairly often. I've been riding since the late 60's.

Dan
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   01-06-2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 260
Posted By bdalameda
My 2019 has the hole as well. It is a weep hole.

My 2019 has the hole as well. It is a weep hole.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Photos   12-27-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By bdalameda
My Sargent seat does not have any ripple in the...

My Sargent seat does not have any ripple in the cover at all. Is there anything under the seat causing the seat base to not lie flat?
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Photos   12-26-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 618
Posted By bdalameda
Some people love Corbin seats but they're not for...

Some people love Corbin seats but they're not for everybody. I had one on my Honda ST and hated it. As I live very close to the Corbin factory I took my bike there to have the seat custom fitted to...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   12-22-2019, 09:23 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 150
Posted By bdalameda
Is this a DCT or manual transmission?

Is this a DCT or manual transmission?
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-17-2019, 10:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 5,061
Posted By bdalameda
I used to have a Unigo single wheel trailer that...

I used to have a Unigo single wheel trailer that I used on my ST1100 Honda when touring and camping with my wife some years ago. The UNIGO being a single wheel and having a multi-axis hitch would...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-16-2019, 12:31 AM
Replies: 6
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Posted By bdalameda
An easy way to check your chain wear is simply to...

An easy way to check your chain wear is simply to pull up on the chain and pull all the slack out of it and then grab the chain where it wraps around the rear sprocket and pull out away from the...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   12-15-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,061
Posted By bdalameda
A really simple way to do this is take a ratchet...

A really simple way to do this is take a ratchet strap attach it to your spring tool and then wrap the opposite end of the strap behind the sprocket and around the rear tire. If you have a DCT put on...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-15-2019, 08:36 PM
Replies: 48
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Views: 1,832
Posted By bdalameda
it's not - believe me

it's not - believe me
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-15-2019, 05:08 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 547
Posted By bdalameda
Head shake as you described is almost always...

Head shake as you described is almost always related to the front tire. I have seen brand new tires do this. Sometimes letting the air out and unseating the tire, then rotate the tire on the rim...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Versus the Competition   12-08-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 12,257
Posted By bdalameda
It is very common to get an incorrect impression...

It is very common to get an incorrect impression of reliability from reading forums. I've seen this on so many different vehicles from motorcycles to cars and trucks. The problems always get...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   12-07-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By bdalameda
I have not had the problem with leaking out from...

I have not had the problem with leaking out from the valve stem. Just make sure the valve stem is not in the 6 o'clock position when filling.
Forum: Parts and Accessories   12-04-2019, 11:39 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 600
Posted By bdalameda
I don't have any problem pulling the battery...

I don't have any problem pulling the battery cover off with the Outback Motertek guards.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   12-04-2019, 11:33 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By bdalameda
Ride-On works fine in tubes as well(look at their...

Ride-On works fine in tubes as well(look at their website) - Corrosion can be an issue with tubed tires/wheels as well. The sealant(not Ride-On), if tube is punctured, can leak into the tire and rim...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   12-03-2019, 11:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 446
Posted By bdalameda
I like this stuff - I use it in my smaller Honda...

I like this stuff - I use it in my smaller Honda Trailbikes - works great and it also acts as a balancing fluid. It also protects rims etc. from corrosion....
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-28-2019, 02:34 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 430
Posted By bdalameda
I just did this on my 2019 AT DCT without...

I just did this on my 2019 AT DCT without removing the fairings or tank. I ran wires(inline fused) from the battery to a waterproof 40A relay that I mounted under the seat that is switched on/off...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   11-27-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 265
Posted By bdalameda
Some LED lights are polarity sensitive. Did you...

Some LED lights are polarity sensitive. Did you hook up the positive and negative wires from the lights correctly - you could try and reverse the connections and see if they go on.
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   11-20-2019, 02:22 AM
Replies: 60
Views: 3,479
Posted By bdalameda
I just bought a 2019 AT DCT - are the fuel tank/...

I just bought a 2019 AT DCT - are the fuel tank/ pump problems just related to the Adventure Sport model or all models?

Thanks

Dan
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-18-2019, 11:28 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 153
Posted By bdalameda
I'm and ex-KLR guy too - Had and 09 with a 705...

I'm and ex-KLR guy too - Had and 09 with a 705 Kit that I rode all over the country.
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-13-2019, 11:01 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 21,254
Posted By bdalameda
I'm 62 years young. I've been riding since I was...

I'm 62 years young. I've been riding since I was 12 years old. Owned over 90 bikes and raced flat track and AFM road raced back in the late 70's. I've ridden a lot of dirt, enduros desert etc. and...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-08-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 99
Posted By bdalameda
I'll forward your request to the proper...

I'll forward your request to the proper authorities!!:)
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