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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-30-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 977
Posted By Wiley
Pretty much what you would have liked (and I as...

Pretty much what you would have liked (and I as well) is available in other countries, just not here. It's the AT Adventure Sport (with regular suspension), apparently Honda US has chosen to only...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-26-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 3,096
Posted By Wiley
I completely agree. How many Civics would Honda...

I completely agree. How many Civics would Honda sell if owners had to deal with tyre blow outs and were required to pay 5-6 hours labour to pull their gas tanks and set valve lash every 16,000 miles?...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-10-2018, 12:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,004
Posted By Wiley
No it's not.

No it's not.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-05-2018, 10:10 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,714
Posted By Wiley
S1 is my default, basically the only mode I use...

S1 is my default, basically the only mode I use anymore, although I sometimes override up or down depending on the road and how I'm riding.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   07-17-2018, 11:49 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,158
Posted By Wiley
One would assume, but it's not necessarily so. I...

One would assume, but it's not necessarily so. I know BMW's (or at least many) have optimistic speedometers with accurate odometers.

Regarding your mileage consider you went from a worn down tyre...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   04-29-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 684
Posted By Wiley
Nice score it looks great! I already have one on...

Nice score it looks great! I already have one on my AT (paid more than $30 though) now just wish I could find one for my R1200RS.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-26-2018, 03:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,450
Posted By Wiley
Seat Concepts and it's awesome, a bit wider at...

Seat Concepts and it's awesome, a bit wider at the back where I sit and no forward slope. I believe a lot less money than Sargent as well. You can buy the cover kit which includes new covers for the...
Forum: Other Bikes   03-28-2018, 01:44 PM
Replies: 152
Views: 23,176
Posted By Wiley
Baby AT, 2017 Versys x300 ...

Baby AT, 2017 Versys x300

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1993 R100R

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Forum: New Member Introductions   03-11-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 445
Posted By Wiley
Every since the AT was announced I had been...

Every since the AT was announced I had been interested and contemplated buying a new one with the manual transmission however I also had a 2014 BMW GSA so they'd duplicate to a great extent. Then...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   03-02-2018, 10:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By Wiley
My experience as well, too squishy and not enough...

My experience as well, too squishy and not enough support for me.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   03-02-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,352
Posted By Wiley
Seat Concepts makes two different seats for the...

Seat Concepts makes two different seats for the AT. There's a Rally version which is at least a couple inches taller actually looks line a single flat seat. And a regular one which is what I went...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-23-2018, 10:28 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Wiley
Professor I seriously doubt the a stock cover...

Professor I seriously doubt the a stock cover will fit the new foam, given the front is higher and the rear wider you'd likely run short of material where it turns under to staple. If you COULD...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-22-2018, 01:41 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Wiley
Pneumatic stapler had an extended nose to reach....

Pneumatic stapler had an extended nose to reach. Pneumatic can be adjusted for the correct penetration, I'm not sure a hand stapler would even penetrate the plastic pan? It make's the job much...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-21-2018, 08:48 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Wiley
Yes you receive new shaped foam with a cover to...

Yes you receive new shaped foam with a cover to fit along with a fitted cover for the stock shape rear foam so front and rear match. I've done four myself now and will say I was a little nervous on...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-21-2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Wiley
So there's basically other than tax the bike is...

So there's basically other than tax the bike is cheaper in the UK.

Rally Sport is £11,291 which equates to $15,708. Add 20% VAT (£2,258 or $3,141) and you have £13,549 or $18,849.


If a Rally...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-21-2018, 03:00 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,246
Posted By Wiley
Do published prices in the UK include VAT? Is...

Do published prices in the UK include VAT? Is there any other significant tax or fee besides the £55 & £85?

Texas state tax will add on an additional 6.25% right? Plus another what $25 license...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   02-21-2018, 02:51 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,013
Posted By Wiley
Seat Concepts will remedy the seat problem, the...

Seat Concepts will remedy the seat problem, the one they make for the AT looks great and is all day comfortable. It does away with the slope and the seating portion is maybe 1" wider as well....
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   01-09-2018, 12:02 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,084
Posted By Wiley
Smoother shifting yes. but I just don't...

Smoother shifting yes. but I just don't understand how a different oil of the same weight can make an engine run smoother or improve throttle response? Maybe it was something else done in your 12K...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-03-2017, 11:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,270
Posted By Wiley
Congratulations ckkinsey9, I really like the 2017...

Congratulations ckkinsey9, I really like the 2017 red.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-11-2017, 10:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By Wiley
When I first saw and tried Seat Concepts seats at...

When I first saw and tried Seat Concepts seats at a BMW rally vendor display I liked the shape but felt the foam to be a little too soft, but that's probably just me because I really like firm seats...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-10-2017, 02:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,880
Posted By Wiley
FWIW I happen to like Corbin seats, the shape...

FWIW I happen to like Corbin seats, the shape (usually) and firm foam (always) suit me perfectly, but I wanted to stay with the two-seat setup. I have been more than satisfied with Seat Concepts...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-17-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Wiley
Good, thanks doc!

Good, thanks doc!
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-17-2017, 10:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Wiley
Thanks for the reply and link ablock! At that...

Thanks for the reply and link ablock! At that price I'll buy one. As one with experience can the lock be removed and installed in a new bag?
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-17-2017, 12:54 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 936
Posted By Wiley
Broken Right Bag, I Think I'm Screwed...

I fell over crossing an algae slick stream going maybe 5 mph on my 16 AT. Happened so fast that my hands were still on the bars as I was laying on my side in the water LOL.
Anyway it cracked and...
Forum: Appearance & Body   09-08-2017, 03:32 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,332
Posted By Wiley
Great glad to hear it matches pretty well. I have...

Great glad to hear it matches pretty well. I have a but more than a couple very small nicks unfortunately.
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