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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-02-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 941
Posted By Amphib
I just got back from a 2 week trip. Started in...

I just got back from a 2 week trip. Started in Asheville NC, went up into the Virginia's, then meandered up to Chicago for Thanksgiving, then back home again. I saw temps down into the mid 20s,lots...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-30-2019, 05:08 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Amphib
I'm using android as well. Attached pic above is...

I'm using android as well. Attached pic above is after you push the (+) button to reply.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-30-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 173
Posted By Amphib
Click the paperclip upper right between trash can...

Click the paperclip upper right between trash can and arrow.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-29-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,079
Posted By Amphib
I totally understand. When I initially started...

I totally understand. When I initially started bike shopping for the AT, I was thinking more along the lines of sport touring. I was really wanting an fjr. Long story short, I ended up getting the...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-29-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 184
Posted By Amphib
Probably not a bad idea. My skid plate gives me...

Probably not a bad idea. My skid plate gives me pretty good coverage but the exposed headers are definitely getting some sandblasting.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-29-2019, 08:51 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,079
Posted By Amphib
Im always very sympathetic for folks who...

Im always very sympathetic for folks who experience problems with the purchase of vehicles, motorcycles and otherwise. Google any make or model of any vehicle ever made and you will hear stories of...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-28-2019, 02:48 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Amphib
Thanks! Yeah, you nailed it. Believe me I love...

Thanks! Yeah, you nailed it. Believe me I love adventure and do seek it out, but that was one of those excursions where it coulda gone really wrong. The road follows a mountainside, some of the drop...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-28-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Amphib
I like the way you think. 😏

I like the way you think. 😏
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Amphib
Considering how compact the AT is, I don't think...

Considering how compact the AT is, I don't think it's that bad, it sure could be better, but I get the built to a price thing. I'm getting better as I get older not to manhandle stuff and to be more...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-27-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Amphib
🤣😂🤣😂🤣...

🤣😂🤣😂🤣
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-25-2019, 08:24 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 354
Posted By Amphib
I've had a history of breaking bolts as well. I...

I've had a history of breaking bolts as well. I just use a torque wrench now. That skid plate is going to rattle like crazy.

Everytime I put anything on the bike, I knock it a bit with my fist or...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-24-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,079
Posted By Amphib
I voted no. When it's time for my next bike, I'll...

I voted no. When it's time for my next bike, I'll be buying something that still retains some kind of keep it simple stupid ethos. From reading and posting in other threads and forums, I think I'm in...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Photos   09-19-2019, 06:51 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 219
Posted By Amphib
Beautiful! I was born in Colorado and haven't...

Beautiful! I was born in Colorado and haven't been back to visit since 2000. Seeing pics like make me want to get back. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   09-15-2019, 12:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 244
Posted By Amphib
That scorpion can looks great.

That scorpion can looks great.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-15-2019, 10:10 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,369
Posted By Amphib
I read the same. They told me mine was in spec,...

I read the same. They told me mine was in spec, tho it's obvious to me there's a flat spot. I unfortunately didn't check it when new. There was no bounce with the original dunlops. I have hit some...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-15-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,777
Posted By Amphib
How long do you plan on keeping your AT?

I was just curious so I thought I'd pose the question to the collective.

One of the things I've noticed is in my news feeds, there's a lot of hate for the AT. Maybe more than I've seen for other...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-14-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,369
Posted By Amphib
Yes. At high speed it was dead stable which was...

Yes. At high speed it was dead stable which was my main concern and reason for bringing it in. There was a bad vertical bounce after 70 mph. (motoz tractionator GPS).......the 30mph bounce is still...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-11-2019, 08:32 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,369
Posted By Amphib
I ended up taking my front wheel in for a...

I ended up taking my front wheel in for a rebalance. I pointed out there was a flat spot in the rim. They did add a tad bit more weight, but said the rim was still in spec. 😕
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-11-2019, 08:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,234
Posted By Amphib
What tires are you running?

What tires are you running?
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-09-2019, 10:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 290
Posted By Amphib
Ameen, are you blogging your trip or doing any...

Ameen, are you blogging your trip or doing any ride reports? I'd love to hear all about your trip! Hope you're taking lots of pictures! 🙂
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-08-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 334
Posted By Amphib
Every manual motorcycle I've ever owned has been...

Every manual motorcycle I've ever owned has been that way. It can be frustrating if you need to stop abruptly and didn't downshift from 3, 4..... But when slowing or stopping, I always try to...
Forum: Appearance & Body   09-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 9,255
Posted By Amphib
I haven't purchased any protection yet. I'm...

I haven't purchased any protection yet. I'm leaning towards these. Can you comment on the ease of fitment and removal? Also, how much does it chafe the faring? I am curious if there is a rubber...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-04-2019, 10:03 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,234
Posted By Amphib
I carry a front because it can go in the rear....

I carry a front because it can go in the rear. I'll always patch a tube if I'm able and have never actually had to use a new tube on the road. Also the rear tubes take up a lot of space and weigh a...
Forum: CRF1000L Africa Twin Parts   07-13-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 649
Posted By Amphib
I'll pay you for shipping and throw you extra for...

I'll pay you for shipping and throw you extra for the trouble if you could send them off to the US.
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   07-13-2019, 09:40 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,369
Posted By Amphib
Great advice here. I had no issues with the stock...

Great advice here. I had no issues with the stock dunlops. I had bounce around 30mph and 70+mph once I fitted the motoz GPS so I thought surly it must be balancing..... Nope. Had some loose spokes,...
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