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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-18-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 501
Posted By Spud
22mm wrench for front axle, zip ties, the tape on...

22mm wrench for front axle, zip ties, the tape on a wrench or screwdriver is a great compact tip, metal putty or jb weld can be a trip saver, recommend patch kit as well as tubes
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-12-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 320
Posted By Spud
I just stand up for a few minutes, get the...

I just stand up for a few minutes, get the circulation back in the legs and butt. At speeds up to 110kph its fine, faster then that and the wind blast is a bit excessive, but I try to avoid long...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-05-2019, 12:28 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,247
Posted By Spud
I did 3m tubeless conversion, so in best case...

I did 3m tubeless conversion, so in best case scenario I put in a plug, inflate with portable compressor and continue on my way. On extended trips I carry a front tube and tire irons in case tire...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-05-2019, 12:04 AM
Replies: 10
  Tyres
Views: 677
Posted By Spud
I did 3M tubeless conversion front and rear. When...

I did 3M tubeless conversion front and rear. When on a trip I carry a front tube and tire irons just in case the bead breaks because I don't think I could get it to re-seat with portable compressor....
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-02-2019, 12:52 AM
Replies: 10
  Tyres
Views: 677
Posted By Spud
scorpion rally str are good on the asphalt and...

scorpion rally str are good on the asphalt and pretty decent on gravel in my book. Lots of tubeless options depending on where/how you ride.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   08-25-2019, 01:56 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 172
Posted By Spud
For trips, Mosko Moto reckless 80 soft luggage....

For trips, Mosko Moto reckless 80 soft luggage. no rack required. handles low speed drops without issue. Around town I use a kappa k48 topcase on a sw motech steel rack. Top case locks up helmet and...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   07-21-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,033
Posted By Spud
I used the 2inch 3M 4412N tape to seal my rear...

I used the 2inch 3M 4412N tape to seal my rear rim last July (>10000 km ago), worked great no issues. I check my tire pressure regularly and the most it has ever been down is 2 PSI (and only a couple...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   07-12-2019, 12:06 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 364
Posted By Spud
stick a tube in it and ride:) Tube in a tubeless...

stick a tube in it and ride:) Tube in a tubeless tire is fine, it's the other way around that doesn't work so well
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   06-25-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,381
Posted By Spud
Site wouldn't let me edit old post for an update,...

Site wouldn't let me edit old post for an update, so new post it is.
Around 3500km on front Pirelli Rally STR, about 600km in the dirt. On pavement it still feels like a street tire and off road it...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-25-2019, 08:54 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 329
Posted By Spud
+1 for the Scorpion AT950. I don't normally run...

+1 for the Scorpion AT950. I don't normally run the peak visor (around town I wouldn't be able to fit helmet and jacket in topcase with peak on. On long hwy trips I don't need. Daytrips to the...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-24-2019, 01:40 AM
Replies: 9
  Mirrors
Views: 1,245
Posted By Spud
ditto on the mirror extenders. I bough mine cheap...

ditto on the mirror extenders. I bough mine cheap on amazon, now I don't have to look at my arms in the mirrors anymore and can actually see what is behind me:)
Forum: Parts and Accessories   04-24-2019, 01:29 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Spud
The reckless 80 is actually designed to mount...

The reckless 80 is actually designed to mount over the passenger seat area. I tend to shift it rearwards a bit to allow myself more room. An aftermarket top rack makes securing the harness easier and...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   04-22-2019, 02:27 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 549
Posted By Spud
I have the reckless 80 for my 2017 AT. Fits...

I have the reckless 80 for my 2017 AT. Fits fine. It flairs a bit because of the wide passenger handgrips but it straps on securely without any problems, is still narrower than racks and hard...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   04-18-2019, 03:16 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,087
Posted By Spud
2017 with mosko moto nomad here. Fits fine. As...

2017 with mosko moto nomad here. Fits fine. As Waterloojay posted, direct sale from Mosko site only, well made, multiple compartments. Map case is kind of fugly but it works (I suppose I could just...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   08-15-2018, 03:12 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,381
Posted By Spud
Thumbs up Spooned on a rally str front yesterday to replace...

Spooned on a rally str front yesterday to replace oem dunlop. Took it for a 100km run, 20% gravel intentionally riding on the loose gravel in middle and edge of road to see how it tracked, not as...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   07-27-2018, 11:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 3,381
Posted By Spud
the STR has been around a while now, any recent...

the STR has been around a while now, any recent users with updates???
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   07-22-2018, 03:57 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 9,927
Posted By Spud
-crash bars (sw motech) -tool kit -center...

-crash bars (sw motech)
-tool kit
-center stand (sw motech)
- fuse block (eastern beaver PC8 -heated grips (kosko apollo)
-heated...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   07-20-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,454
Posted By Spud
I have a mosko moto nomad. Fits AT well, lots of...

I have a mosko moto nomad. Fits AT well, lots of compartments to organize your stuff (much better than my last magnetic bag with one large compartment that everything got jumbled together). I am...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   07-20-2018, 05:32 PM
Replies: 75
Views: 9,285
Posted By Spud
Just rode from Winnipeg to Red Deer in one go...

Just rode from Winnipeg to Red Deer in one go (1430km). Wasn't planned, I was going to camp in Outlook Sk but it was 39 degrees celsius with no wind so I kept riding. I don't think I would do it...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   07-20-2018, 05:17 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,585
Posted By Spud
update on the anakee wild front

My stock front tire is about done after 12500+km. Just wondering how the anakee wild front performed for you on your trip? I am planning to replace OEM front with something more dirt capable. The...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   06-05-2018, 03:10 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By Spud
Thanks for the feedback. Good to know it works....

Thanks for the feedback. Good to know it works. Has anybody used both the green chili system and the reckless 80?
On a side note this is the third time I have typed a response. The other 2 got lost...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   05-30-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 679
Posted By Spud
Green Chili Adventure Gear - Uprising luggage System

Has anybody used this rackless soft luggage system on their AT?

http://greenchileadv.com/products/gcag-uprising-luggage-system

I have been looking at the Mosko Moto reckless 80 system when I...
Forum: Electronics   01-15-2018, 12:00 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 20,876
Posted By Spud
I am looking at fuse block options, the PC8 is...

I am looking at fuse block options, the PC8 is the front runner the the moment. I never bothered on my wee (just ran one 12v plug), but for the AT I am planning heated grips/jacket/bat...
Forum: Electronics   12-24-2017, 01:57 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,941
Posted By Spud
High school electrical shop class was 40 years...

High school electrical shop class was 40 years ago so bear with me a little please. The dashed line is a wire from the switched side positive to the pin for the dash fog light (both dash and fog...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-21-2017, 01:07 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 13,773
Posted By Spud
just bought my Africa twin 2weeks ago. Since it...

just bought my Africa twin 2weeks ago. Since it is winter here I have only ridden it from the back of my truck 35feet up the driveway to the garage. No buffeting��. However when I took a test ride...
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