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Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   11-05-2018, 10:00 PM
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Posted By shane.barton
I got a fuzzy seat

Got myself a nice little seat mod the other day. Gives it a bit of character and feels nice.
Forum: Off Topic Discussion   09-30-2018, 12:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 489
Posted By shane.barton
Same here. Had my KLR since 09, rode it everyday...

Same here. Had my KLR since 09, rode it everyday to/from work, tech days, etc... it has really been good to me. But once I was able to get my hands on the AT, sadly I haven't touched the KLR much....
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-16-2018, 04:45 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By shane.barton
Pics as promised. My lever is aligned with the...

Pics as promised. My lever is aligned with the aluminium spine so I must have adjusted the cables.
Forum: Parts and Accessories   09-16-2018, 04:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 438
Posted By shane.barton
I had the same issue when I installed mine also. ...

I had the same issue when I installed mine also. I can't recall anything specific I did to eliminate the light comming on other than fiddling with the adjustments around the parking brake lever...
Forum: Africa Twin Showroom Area   07-01-2018, 03:06 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 6,517
Posted By shane.barton
My 2017 Tri-color DCT

Almost half done with my farkeling.

Have done:
Tusk rack and pannier set.
Tusk rear and pillion rack.
ROX 2 inch bar risers.
Atlas throttle lock.
Batzen windscreen adjustor.
Motoz...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   07-01-2018, 02:40 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
Been doing more off road riding in the past 2 weeks than I have in the past 10 years.

Not necessarily today, but recently. Have had the opportunity do alot more offroad exploring in the past 2 weeks than I have done in the past 10 years. Loving my new location. The latest upgrades...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   06-20-2018, 01:01 AM
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Views: 391
Posted By shane.barton
Finally got her dirty

2 days after moving, my cousin invited me for a short 6 hour ride over the mountains to the next town. I'm still running the stock tires and no crash protection (yikes!) so I went slow and careful...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   06-14-2018, 01:52 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,588
Posted By shane.barton
I have the Tusk panniers and rack on my 17 AT. I...

I have the Tusk panniers and rack on my 17 AT. I am happy with them so far. For $400 for the full kit, and only needing to drill 2 holes on the underside of the tail plastics to mount the rack. The...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   05-31-2018, 05:42 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
Did a mock up of all the gear I will be using for...

Did a mock up of all the gear I will be using for my upcomming 5-7 day trip. The moose racing back is overstuffed on purpose just so i could see if it would handle all the gear (which it did). When...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   05-25-2018, 05:53 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
Installed Knight Designs foot pegs and Batzen...

Installed Knight Designs foot pegs and Batzen windscreen adjuster.

The footpegs are a huge improvement over the stock pegs. I can actually fit my foot onto the pegs now. I just need to adjust...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   05-11-2018, 06:27 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
Pics as promised. Even stuffed some camping gear...

Pics as promised. Even stuffed some camping gear in them to see how much would fit. Thinking I could vet a good 3 days worth of gear in there. 42362423864240242394
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   05-11-2018, 12:31 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
Installed panniers, racks, and top rack

Got me Tusk luggage racks, panniers (27L each), and top rack delivered and installed today. Install took me a few hours start to finish (stopped for dinner), but it was an easy install. Everything...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-10-2018, 01:28 PM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,800
Posted By shane.barton
I've done 580 miles on my KLR on 6 occasions. ...

I've done 580 miles on my KLR on 6 occasions. Albeit I had to be at a destination on a specified day. The AT being far more comfy and freeway capable the same route would be easily doable. ...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-09-2018, 05:31 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 614
Posted By shane.barton
I call them speed jumps. What I love most...

I call them speed jumps.


What I love most about mine is the gobs more power the AT has over my KLR. Everything is much smoother and more refined. I tend to need to hit the gas pump more often...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   05-03-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,782
Posted By shane.barton
2nd day owning, 1st day breaking in.

Started doing my break in rides. Mostly in town stuff, cruised to the beach and sunset cliffs, skirted through downtown San Diego, and 15 mins of light freeway home. Oh, and ordered some luggage...
Forum: Other Bikes   05-03-2018, 10:32 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 21,183
Posted By shane.barton
My other ride is the mighty KLR

Before purchasing the AT I was riding an '09 KLR650. She served me well and is still in service.
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-02-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By shane.barton
Fbc

Hi!

Got mine from FBC. I had my eye on a used '16 in grey w/manual trans.. Went in today to do some research on the grey one but as I was talking with one of the sales guys someone bought it as...
Forum: New Member Introductions   05-02-2018, 10:30 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By shane.barton
New 2017 Africa Twin in San Diego

Hello everyone!

Just purchased my '17 with DCT. I'm a long time KLR owner but wanted something with a bit more....everything. only managed to get a short 5 mile ride home in but can't wait to get...
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