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Forum: Africa Twin Owners Check In Area   10-22-2019, 08:16 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 668
Posted By garyh
Probably shared these pics before, but first pic...

Probably shared these pics before, but first pic is left-side with (Touratech Zega Mundo) pannier rack with boxes off early last spring and second picture is best I can find right now of right-side...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   07-31-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 325
Posted By garyh
You'll find lots of strong opinions on these...

You'll find lots of strong opinions on these specific questions with some quick searching on the forums.

Personally, I'd say, if you are planning on any sort of off-roading, engine protection is a...
Forum: Africa Twin Trail Tales & Ride Reports   07-23-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 645
Posted By garyh
Wow, that was a hard read. Thanks for sharing. ...

Wow, that was a hard read. Thanks for sharing.

God speed. I hope your recovery continues smoothly.

It should give us all pause. We are all of us, there but for the Grace of God - each and...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   07-17-2019, 06:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By garyh
Those look like the "Pro" line to me - sweet...

Those look like the "Pro" line to me - sweet (have the plastic bumpers). I saw that in a short video of a 2019 bike walkaround at a Honda demo show. Liked what I saw in the video.

I would like...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   06-30-2019, 04:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 548
Posted By garyh
I picked up a Klim Tactical Shirt a few weeks...

I picked up a Klim Tactical Shirt a few weeks ago. I have a Klim Apex Touring Jacket, but I find it a bit too much for everyday riding. Long trips, the Apex Jacket is the way to go. (I have mine...
Forum: CRF1000L Africa Twin Parts   06-28-2019, 08:44 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By garyh
PM sent. Still avail. G ...

PM sent. Still avail.

G


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Forum: New Member Introductions   06-13-2019, 11:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By garyh
I'm pretty sure VA is the same way. Paid cash...

I'm pretty sure VA is the same way. Paid cash for my bike too, but I'm happy to pay the $179 yearly for the peace of mind - I am one of those guys, can't deny it. :smile2:

If I have to lay her...
Forum: New Member Introductions   06-13-2019, 10:10 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 601
Posted By garyh
Here in VA, USA... 57 year old rider, clean...

Here in VA, USA... 57 year old rider, clean record - for 2018 ATAS: All the requisite liability stuff and full collision coverage ($500 deductible) -- $179/ yr.

I was pleasantly surprised.
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Forum: CRF1000L Africa Twin Parts   06-09-2019, 10:24 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 315
Posted By garyh
F/S - Klim Apex Jacket. Grey. XL

For Sale:

Klim Apex Jacket. Grey. Size XL.

Worn just 3 or 4 times total last summer – never in rain, off-road. It’s semi-demi like brand new. I don’t see any stains or signs of wear. Has...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Reviews   06-08-2019, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,485
Posted By garyh
I haven't had an issue with the display either...

I haven't had an issue with the display either (2018 ATAS). Once in a while it's just a tad difficult to read, but not so hard. Most of the time, it's fine.

I have adjusted mine to max...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   05-25-2019, 12:40 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,193
Posted By garyh
Thank you Petros for the info and Kev for...

Thank you Petros for the info and Kev for testing. I never gave it much thought, i.e., how it worked. The manly part of my simply wanted nothing to do with anything but the *most* power. I don't...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-24-2019, 12:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,413
Posted By garyh
I have the 2018 ATAS. Scroll through MODE button...

I have the 2018 ATAS. Scroll through MODE button until you're at the 2nd segment up (above Temperature/Elapsed Time line) and then scroll through SELECT button (up/down) til you see AVG. CONS....
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-22-2019, 08:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By garyh
Michael, Thanks for the tip. But yes, I did...

Michael, Thanks for the tip. But yes, I did loosen the strap, ran it all the way out, in fact - on both sides. (When I first tried it on, I could only get the ratchet tongue to click in one notch...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-20-2019, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 420
Posted By garyh
I just picked up a C4 Spark. I was in the market...

I just picked up a C4 Spark. I was in the market for a nice modular helmet, but I waited months and months for one of the C4 or C4/E1 variants to come on sale because I too feel that full retail...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Videos   05-17-2019, 08:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 656
Posted By garyh
Man. That was cool as shite! 93 MPH in...

Man. That was cool as shite!

93 MPH in 3rd and 118 MPH in 4th and the bike is just beautifully humming along like it's all in a day's work.

Dude can ride! And it goes to show my feelings...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-16-2019, 06:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By garyh
Good point! It took me a few tweaks to get my...

Good point! It took me a few tweaks to get my shifting as smooth as I felt it should be on my ATAS: first was to fix the chain slack - put it at 48mm with about 250 miles on the bike and it...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   05-16-2019, 01:24 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 283
Posted By garyh
My bike, from the dealer, had too much slack at...

My bike, from the dealer, had too much slack at the chain. And became even more slack over the first month or so. I like mine at about 50mm too, though. Definitely the sweet spot.

Gary

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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Videos   05-16-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By garyh
Thanks Petros. If it comes to my voice or the...

Thanks Petros. If it comes to my voice or the bike sounding best, I'll take the bike. I've been jumping through hoops trying to capture the sound of the bike while riding. And with this setup, I...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Videos   05-15-2019, 02:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 365
Posted By garyh
Riding ATAS in a bit of rain.

I've been testing mics in different locations, etc. for weeks, going crazy trying to get some half-way decent sound on my riding videos.

I did this test ride in the rain because the weather around...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   05-03-2019, 12:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 711
Posted By garyh
HerrDeacon, Thanks for the question. I...

HerrDeacon, Thanks for the question.

I hadn't thought about the aluminum staining anything, honestly. I believe the Mundos are bare aluminum. They appear nicely polished. Not sure about...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Photos   04-24-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 34,230
Posted By garyh
So true! That first video is nuts. (I've...

So true! That first video is nuts. (I've watched some of his other videos; he's not a bad guy and has some useful stuff, but here, he's really off-base). He plainly replaces the seat in the very...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-20-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By garyh
Thanks for the info, Petros. So, if I'm reading...

Thanks for the info, Petros. So, if I'm reading right, you find it manageable even loaded up a few kg over the "EU Max Weight Limit." Good to know. (And that's a full 18 kg (40 lbs.) over the "US...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-20-2019, 10:44 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By garyh
Right, but Petros' manual also shows the ATAS. ...

Right, but Petros' manual also shows the ATAS. (And the standard). And his numbers are higher.

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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-19-2019, 02:38 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,706
Posted By garyh
That's got to be so true. I have my ATAS...

That's got to be so true.

I have my ATAS rear preload set to 24 clicks up for proper rear sag for my weight plus add-ons (rider weight in gear + lower crash bars + panniers (empty) and rack +...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   04-19-2019, 02:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 902
Posted By garyh
For off-road riding, esp., I don't think you'll...

For off-road riding, esp., I don't think you'll find anything stronger, that provides more protection to the handlebars, cables, grips and electronics, (and bike, overall) than the Hepco & Becker...
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