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Forum: Parts and Accessories   12-09-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By AdvArt
Thanks for the pics! As a person who is not a...

Thanks for the pics! As a person who is not a fan of tank bags, it looks huge for me. I might go back to my blackhawk. Mine is an Xmas present so I can't mount or take pics till after Xmas....
Forum: Parts and Accessories   12-07-2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By AdvArt
I'll keep you posted, but it might be a bit given...

I'll keep you posted, but it might be a bit given the weather. I'm hoping it works out but if it feels like it's in the way I'll be selling it... Having the hydration pack on my back doesn't allow...
Forum: Want To Buy   12-06-2019, 10:24 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 29
Posted By AdvArt
WTB: Wheel hubs or wheels even damaged

Looking to build a set of wheels. What I really need are the hubs, front and rear. So will even buy damaged wheels as long as the hubs are not damaged. Rim damage okay. Price I'm willing to pay...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   12-01-2019, 09:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,544
Posted By AdvArt
Don't know about the frame welds. But the ATAS...

Don't know about the frame welds. But the ATAS crud in the tank is here in the US. I've not experienced it (yet). But I know a guy locally who had the problem.
Forum: Parts and Accessories   12-01-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By AdvArt
I'm going with the Mosko Moto Nomad. I like the...

I'm going with the Mosko Moto Nomad. I like the hydration pack is inside the tank bag so i don't have to wear it on my back. Right now Mosko Moto has 10% discount and free shipping. It's a limited...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-28-2019, 09:56 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 358
Posted By AdvArt
I'm in the same boat. I was able to get away...

I'm in the same boat. I was able to get away without removing the fairing by mounting the GPS on the handlebar removing the top plastic cover at the front of the fuel tank; removing the side...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-16-2019, 09:39 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By AdvArt
I ride 50/50 and had a 2017 GSA. My biggest...

I ride 50/50 and had a 2017 GSA. My biggest complaint with the GSA is the bike felt "numb" to me. I could never really tell or feel what the front-end was doing let alone the whole bike. With my...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-15-2019, 05:50 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 512
Posted By AdvArt
The bikes are not made for larger riders like us....

The bikes are not made for larger riders like us.

At a minimum, stiffer springs are needed. Best bet would be to take it to a good suspension shop and have it properly set-up.

First thing...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   11-11-2019, 07:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 3,445
Posted By AdvArt
It's troll bait from the OP. Just a snarky...

It's troll bait from the OP. Just a snarky attitude toward those who have/use a center-stand.

Anyone could argue, why does anyone need crash bars or skid plates....

Don't feed the troll....
Forum: Electronics   11-10-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 8,431
Posted By AdvArt
I have the 395. The maps it comes with has some...

I have the 395. The maps it comes with has some of the major forest service roads. At least for the parts of Colorado I ride. I will be getting the Topos as there are many more old mining roads...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   11-07-2019, 08:59 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 176
Posted By AdvArt
If you have a DCT make sure you use the parking...

If you have a DCT make sure you use the parking brake. Otherwise it's in neutral. I never leave any of my other bikes in neutral when park on the sidestand.

I totally trust sidestands. BUT I...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   11-04-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By AdvArt
Front and Rear..

Front and Rear..
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   11-03-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 342
Posted By AdvArt
I run Karoo 3s. I tend to run my tires at 25-26...

I run Karoo 3s. I tend to run my tires at 25-26 psi. I find it works well onroad and offroad. Sure it means a bit more wear onroad, but it also has better grip....
Forum: Other Bikes   10-28-2019, 08:05 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,700
Posted By AdvArt
Update to my previous post.... Now that a...

Update to my previous post....

Now that a few years have passed I've owned a few more. When it comes to the Sportbike area, I really love my 2018 Aprilia Tuono Factory V4. Amazing motorcycle....
Forum: Want To Buy   10-21-2019, 08:57 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 93
Posted By AdvArt
For me I was looking for something to cover the...

For me I was looking for something to cover the side cases. Lower Crash bars were an option. But what was available that fit the stock upper crashbars (ATAS) was limited. I found the Bumot...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   10-21-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,423
Posted By AdvArt
I want tubeless wheels too but rather than buying...

I want tubeless wheels too but rather than buying another set, I'm sending mine to Woody's Wheel Works. They'll take the current wheels put stringer Excel rims on it, heavier duty spokes, super lace...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-08-2019, 08:40 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 339
Posted By AdvArt
I've got the motobikejack one. I've only tested...

I've got the motobikejack one. I've only tested it to make sure I knew how to use it before I had to. Works well. One minor detail; It comes in a canvas bag. Make sure the parts are tightly...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   10-06-2019, 01:48 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 379
Posted By AdvArt
While I do rely on my GPS I do carry a gazetteer...

While I do rely on my GPS I do carry a gazetteer of Colorado with me. There are plenty of remote locations we’ve been and even with a GPS unit we’ve been lost and relied on the paper map and GPS to...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   10-03-2019, 10:53 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By AdvArt
No. After installing the spring, then the shock...

No. After installing the spring, then the shock on the bike, I took it down to the shop that services and maintains my other bikes including my dedicated track bike. Point being I trust them. They...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   09-30-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,591
Posted By AdvArt
I’m about the same size as the OP. Fooling with...

I’m about the same size as the OP. Fooling with the stock settings made the ride “better” but the biggest problem IMO is the preload or lack of. There was no way I was only using 30% of the travel...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-30-2019, 12:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,084
Posted By AdvArt
You made the right decision. I have 4 bikes...

You made the right decision. I have 4 bikes because there isn’t any one that does everything well.

I sold my 2016 AT because it wasn’t great at the long haul. I bought a BMW GSA which was...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-27-2019, 10:58 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 895
Posted By AdvArt
I think it's a good idea. But I would have liked...

I think it's a good idea. But I would have liked to have seen the option to put tubeless rims on the "Enduro" model And maybe the option for the larger fuel tank. On my 2016 I used to...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-24-2019, 07:27 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 117
Posted By AdvArt
I used Eastern Beaver PC8 on multiple ADV bikes....

I used Eastern Beaver PC8 on multiple ADV bikes. I've never had an issue with any of them on the method of connecting devices. I have my PC-8 mounted securely and that movement, say, from a GPS unit...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-24-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 151
Views: 9,296
Posted By AdvArt
So, I'd like to hear from the "2" as of this...

So, I'd like to hear from the "2" as of this posting that said "As soon as I can"....
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   09-24-2019, 07:09 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 2,765
Posted By AdvArt
While I see them targeting the BMW crowd. They...

While I see them targeting the BMW crowd. They aren't going to get many converts. I'm only a convert because I had 2016 AT before buying the 2017 BMW GSA which is gone in favor of the 2019 ATAS I...
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