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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-12-2018, 01:08 AM
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Posted By Ridenfun
I read further down the posts. On mine, the DCT...

I read further down the posts. On mine, the DCT won't shift into gear IF the sidestand is down. I've always presumed that this is a safety feature, since unlike a standard, if you started it and it...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-12-2018, 01:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 5,753
Posted By Ridenfun
My '16 DCT has never stalled,or even felt like it...

My '16 DCT has never stalled,or even felt like it might. I'd agree with above comment that it is likely engine management issue meaning not enough fuel/air/spark etc. Did this happen on very slow...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-01-2018, 11:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 787
Posted By Ridenfun
Wasn't aware that a special bracket existed. Can...

Wasn't aware that a special bracket existed. Can you point to a source or is this OEM (Doubt that, but needed to ask)
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-23-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,261
Posted By Ridenfun
Just to clarify, have you actually used Ride On...

Just to clarify, have you actually used Ride On to actually repair/re-inflate at tube tire after a flat, to at least get home or to a shop to fix properly?
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-22-2018, 11:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,366
Posted By Ridenfun
New issue to me. Let us know what you learn/have...

New issue to me. Let us know what you learn/have to fix or whatever. THIS could be a major issue if on a trip etc.; sounds like a real hassle in your circumstances as well.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-11-2018, 02:24 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Ridenfun
Thanks all for your responses. I'll probably...

Thanks all for your responses. I'll probably proceed with the front only portion, as I rarely/never carry a passenger. Likely to go for the heated as well, so thanks for the comments on it as well.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-08-2018, 02:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 13,040
Posted By Ridenfun
One full season so far, am at 8000 km so time for...

One full season so far, am at 8000 km so time for that service.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-08-2018, 12:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,141
Posted By Ridenfun
Sargent seat

Are there any users who have replaced the stock standard (not low) Honda seat with the Sargent option. Looking for comments/comparisons and other comments, ie did you change both parts or only the...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-08-2018, 12:00 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,127
Posted By Ridenfun
My full VIN is JH2SD0465GK000125. This is for a...

My full VIN is JH2SD0465GK000125. This is for a 2016, DCT model in GREY colour (the only one available in Canada in '16). Haven't got the manufacturing data handy, but from recall is was July '16.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-08-2018, 11:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 4,139
Posted By Ridenfun
I've got a '16 DCT, haven't seen or heard of...

I've got a '16 DCT, haven't seen or heard of anyone local getting a revised manual. Can you possibly do a compare of the original vs replacement version, and advise of the differences /corrections to...
Forum: CRF1000L Prices, Orders and Dealers   04-07-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,971
Posted By Ridenfun
Thks KiwiMark. Thought I'd read the manual...

Thks KiwiMark. Thought I'd read the manual carefully, but either missed this (or have forgotten that I've read it, LOL)
Forum: CRF1000L Prices, Orders and Dealers   04-06-2018, 08:12 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 8,971
Posted By Ridenfun
Doing some research, I found that the 2016/17...

Doing some research, I found that the 2016/17 bikes could adjust the screen brightness, so Iím hoping that Honda have carried this over to the new screen![/QUOTE]

Can you provide a link or...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-07-2018, 02:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,599
Posted By Ridenfun
Great idea to paint the bags. LOOKS GREAT imho....

Great idea to paint the bags. LOOKS GREAT imho. Thanks for posting the listing with pics of what you've done and what was used. Just beginning to equip my late '16 now with panniers and racks, crash...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-07-2018, 01:18 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 6,114
Posted By Ridenfun
I am a 66 yr old "average" rider. Have an '08...

I am a 66 yr old "average" rider. Have an '08 KLR, pretty much stock in terms of suspension but with bars, sergeant seat (HUGE improvement) better pegs etc and bags. Bought a '16 AT (DCT, in part due...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-02-2017, 09:27 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,858
Posted By Ridenfun
HH, glad to hear you finally have this resolved...

HH, glad to hear you finally have this resolved to your satisfaction, even if it took so long. At least you've put the miles on there '17 loaner model, rather than your own bike. While on the topic...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-02-2017, 12:10 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Ridenfun
|Meant to include pics earlier. Same happened to...

|Meant to include pics earlier. Same happened to me, so I used 2X6|" boards, in a U shape which I held together with hinges to save storage space. Just place it in front of wheel. Loose side pieces...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-22-2017, 12:27 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,858
Posted By Ridenfun
HH, wow!! I've been off the board for a while, so...

HH, wow!! I've been off the board for a while, so was shocked today to see this is still not resolved and now in impasse. Have you still got the loaner '17 to ride. What reason do Honda give the...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-06-2017, 12:56 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,858
Posted By Ridenfun
Hinckley, great idea of keeping in touch via the...

Hinckley, great idea of keeping in touch via the forum. I was out today for about 350 KM, and I "THINK" I am noticing the lumpiness even more (maybe psychological??) My idle is not always very...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-06-2017, 12:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Ridenfun
Went ahead and used a 5/16 inch piece of steel...

Went ahead and used a 5/16 inch piece of steel rod about 3-4 inches wider than the AT's shaft ends. On the left side, I used a small (white in picture) plastic plumbing piece |(the holder to splice...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-04-2017, 01:03 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 9,858
Posted By Ridenfun
Hinckley, sorry to hear your problems keep...

Hinckley, sorry to hear your problems keep appearing/escalating. Is the ECU problem you advise above causing the unit to not shift from D into S mode, or was that corrected by earlier posts advising...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-02-2017, 10:56 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,607
Posted By Ridenfun
tusk system

Kaosad, in the Tusk system you show, do the boxes mount to the frames with any type of quick disconnect or are they simply bolted on the frames from inside the box, or ?? Same question for the...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-02-2017, 10:50 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 545
Posted By Ridenfun
Agree that the yellow piece doesn't go on the...

Agree that the yellow piece doesn't go on the screen, it is just one of the 3 layers in the install process, that protects the actual film while shipping and installing. I used this with the hope it...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-28-2017, 06:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Ridenfun
pjm, thanks for the point to R&G as this is...

pjm, thanks for the point to R&G as this is exactly what I was hoping to find. I may ultimately get the center stand too so appreciate your comment re it's aggressive footprint. I want to be able to...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-28-2017, 12:01 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,387
Posted By Ridenfun
Looking closer at the above I think it would work...

Looking closer at the above I think it would work pretty well, but I'm reluctant to be the first to lift the rear wheel via a shaft running through the hollow axle, although I don't really think it...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-27-2017, 11:55 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,607
Posted By Ridenfun
Look forward to hearing your thoughts on it in...

Look forward to hearing your thoughts on it in comparison to the stocker. Did you buy both pieces, and did you get the heat option, If so I'd also be interested in hearing re the heat once it is...
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