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Forum: Parts and Accessories   01-03-2020, 03:21 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 11,736
Posted By KiwiMark
Ditto, this is exactly my setup. I'm still...

Ditto, this is exactly my setup. I'm still getting used to the Zumo 595, but as I get the hang of it I'm quite happy with how it works. I still have my phone on me with multiple nav programs that I...
Forum: 2020 Honda CRF1100 Africa Twin Discussions   11-22-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 26
  Carplay
Views: 1,327
Posted By KiwiMark
I'm an Android user, for me navigation is easy...

I'm an Android user, for me navigation is easy with or without cell service. With - Google Maps, Waze, etc. Without - Mapfactor Navigator, Here WeGo, Maps.Me and also Google Maps with the route...
Forum: New Member Introductions   11-09-2019, 07:49 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 199
Posted By KiwiMark
If you have an addiction to buying farkles then...

If you have an addiction to buying farkles then we are here to help! If you don't want enablers for your addiction then it could be the wrong sort of help.

Here's my current list of farkles for...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-19-2019, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,508
Posted By KiwiMark
I tried the supplied glue - didn't work. I tried...

I tried the supplied glue - didn't work. I tried Gorilla Glue like recommended here - didn't work. I tried more Gorilla Glue to really fill the gap, it has been rock solid for more than a year! ...
Forum: Africa Twin Owners Check In Area   10-19-2019, 04:48 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 726
Posted By KiwiMark
My 2017 DCT: ...

My 2017 DCT:
...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   10-04-2019, 04:35 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,263
Posted By KiwiMark
Yep, Sargent seats are good according to my butt....

Yep, Sargent seats are good according to my butt. The factory seat is fine for a couple of hours, but my butt says it is no good for several hours of riding. After 6+ hours of riding I find a need...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-04-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By KiwiMark
And that is why I have a TPMS. I have no safety...

And that is why I have a TPMS. I have no safety bead in the front rim and no tube, I don't want a slow leak to turn into a big problem. So I have a tubeless tyre repair kit, a pump and a TPMS that...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   10-03-2019, 10:19 PM
Replies: 235
Views: 40,702
Posted By KiwiMark
I installed the mount for my Garmin Zumo 595LM. ...

I installed the mount for my Garmin Zumo 595LM. I used the RAM ball on my windscreen brace and ran the wires back to my PC-8 under the seat. I tested the USB port and found that it output 0.5A at...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-29-2019, 04:03 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 631
Posted By KiwiMark
I've added an aftermarket TPMS to the bike, then...

I've added an aftermarket TPMS to the bike, then did the same for the car, both explicitly state that they are not designed to warn of rapid deflation. It really isn't what the TPMS is intended for.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-25-2019, 11:59 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,068
Posted By KiwiMark
I have only owned my '17 for about a year and a...

I have only owned my '17 for about a year and a half and can't afford to change bikes every two years, I'll probably keep my bike for quite a few years. But if mine was stolen and I had a heap of...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-25-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,124
Posted By KiwiMark
I have used tyre levers to get off/on an E07...

I have used tyre levers to get off/on an E07 (non-Dakar version) and it was pretty easy, I'm doubtful that the E07+ would be all that different unless it is the Dakar version.

My super easy method...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-24-2019, 04:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,124
Posted By KiwiMark
I have a TKC-80 on the front, works well on...

I have a TKC-80 on the front, works well on tarmac and gravel and easy off-road. It has done over 12,000km and is still going. I wouldn't use the rear though, way too expensive with how often I...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-16-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,828
Posted By KiwiMark
I was going to pre-order the Quadlock case, but...

I was going to pre-order the Quadlock case, but am now having second thoughts. With this talk about phones failing i'm not sure I want to have my new (and very expensive) Note 10+ give trouble. I...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   09-09-2019, 01:20 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,805
Posted By KiwiMark
I did a course, during which we did some...

I did a course, during which we did some low-speed manoeuvres in a car park area. I touched the front brakes a couple of times, not a good idea. Using the rear brakes and leaning the bike (while...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-03-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 10
  Tyres
Views: 736
Posted By KiwiMark
For tyres, it all depends what you want from...

For tyres, it all depends what you want from them.

For me the best front tyre is the Continental TKC-80, this gives enough 'bite' on gravel to allow for good grip and decent braking ability. Mine...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-28-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,490
Posted By KiwiMark
I think the manual transmission is fine for...

I think the manual transmission is fine for people with skills, but for the rest of us . . .
DCT is controlled by a computer that is better at controlling the transmission than I am.

During a...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-26-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,632
Posted By KiwiMark
My Sargent seat cost less than trading the AT for...

My Sargent seat cost less than trading the AT for a BMW, just saying.
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-24-2019, 08:28 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,019
Posted By KiwiMark
Bumot - mine have been great on the AT and they...

Bumot - mine have been great on the AT and they now do racks for the AT AS.

I have drop tested mine - static drop on concrete with full weight of the bike resting on one pannier, still using that...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   08-24-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,828
Posted By KiwiMark
I have my new Note 10+ - great phone! With a...

I have my new Note 10+ - great phone! With a 6.8" screen and higher brightness than the S7 Edge, it should be even better as a GPS navigator. I have installed my various apps (Waze, Mapfactor...
Forum: New Member Introductions   08-19-2019, 03:17 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 927
Posted By KiwiMark
I did a motorcycle course with a trainer and 5...

I did a motorcycle course with a trainer and 5 riders, we did some low speed carpark riding - figure 8s and such like. I had no problem on the DCT bike with no clutch work required and only gentle...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-11-2019, 03:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,490
Posted By KiwiMark
I've switched to S3 for downhill gravel riding...

I've switched to S3 for downhill gravel riding just to get the DCT system to maintain a lower gear - works great!
Forum: Parts and Accessories   08-11-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,828
Posted By KiwiMark
I'm happy with my S7 Edge Quadlock case, but will...

I'm happy with my S7 Edge Quadlock case, but will be soon getting rid of the S7 Edge. I've registered my E-Mail to receive information from Quadlock when a case for my new phone is available,...
Forum: Electronics   07-03-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 6,572
Posted By KiwiMark
Camping trip - 23 nights, up to 9 nights in a row...

Camping trip - 23 nights, up to 9 nights in a row without easy access to mains power.
Charging many items (tablet, phone, headphones, camera) from USB power banks, recharging the power banks from...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-29-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 4
  Dct
Views: 277
Posted By KiwiMark
I experience the bike going into sports mode when...

I experience the bike going into sports mode when I start it up and push the switch twice, which I do EVERY time! I literally never use D mode.
Forum: Appearance & Body   06-28-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,413
Posted By KiwiMark
I got the Camel Adventure brace a while back, it...

I got the Camel Adventure brace a while back, it didn't take very long to fit it and since then I've been very happy.
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