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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   06-24-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 198
Posted By roy826
Mine does it. No issues with bike running. I...

Mine does it. No issues with bike running. I stopped worrying about it long time ago.
Forum: CRF1000L Africa Twin Parts   06-03-2019, 03:24 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 358
Posted By roy826
This is a very good deal for someone, I paid...

This is a very good deal for someone, I paid $1015.00 new for mine at Cogent shipped.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   06-03-2019, 03:21 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 452
Posted By roy826
Pit bull is the best company! I have 4 of their...

Pit bull is the best company! I have 4 of their stands and two of their trailer restraints. One set on a open trailer and one set in my toy hauler.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-23-2019, 07:51 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 7,818
Posted By roy826
Not to far with tube tires. Just do not trust...

Not to far with tube tires. Just do not trust them. Hate the thought of a roadside repair even though I tote a spare tube, tire irons, bead breaker and rim protectors in my tail bag. My 1-800-AMA...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-09-2019, 07:15 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,127
Posted By roy826
US 2017 dct 000099

US 2017 dct

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Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   04-05-2019, 10:29 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 601
Posted By roy826
Wait until the autonomous cars become the norm....

Wait until the autonomous cars become the norm. The end will soon be near for all street legal motorcycles in this country once the auto pilots take over.

As a long time member of the AMA here in...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   04-05-2019, 10:25 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,749
Posted By roy826
Didn't think so, sad the Honda is so weird when...

Didn't think so, sad the Honda is so weird when it comes to a PCV. Always has great results on Suzuki race bikes with either a ECU flash or PCV plus a dyno run in.
Forum: CRF1000L Africa Twin Parts   04-05-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 532
Posted By roy826
I wish these would have shown up 3 weeks ago. I...

I wish these would have shown up 3 weeks ago. I would have been all over them. My stock forks are not stock anymore they have the Ohlins 30 mil cartridges in them now. I passed this ad onto a few AT...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   04-05-2019, 07:57 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,749
Posted By roy826
Is the problem solved on US 2017 models using a...

Is the problem solved on US 2017 models using a PCV? I already have the Akrapovic slipon and plan on aftermarket air filters soon simply so I can clean them. I'd like a PCV as well if it is plug and...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   04-04-2019, 11:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By roy826
I forgot to add the total cost of Honda parts to...

I forgot to add the total cost of Honda parts to do a DCT water pump came up to $200. The DCT requires many many orings that the manual doesn't so the manual cost may be a little cheaper. Also some...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   04-01-2019, 07:45 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 372
Posted By roy826
Mine has done it since day one. Yes they covered...

Mine has done it since day one. Yes they covered themselves in the service manual with it. Still IMO unacceptable, none of my yamaha's or Suzuki's leak coolant. I have all the parts to fix mine, just...
Forum: Parts and Accessories   03-28-2019, 09:20 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 494
Posted By roy826
Nice looking bike Gary. Wish I was tall enough to...

Nice looking bike Gary. Wish I was tall enough to have bought the very same bike.
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   03-25-2019, 03:02 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,849
Posted By roy826
Thank you and yes it is a very nice color on this...

Thank you and yes it is a very nice color on this bike. I get compliments all the time about it.
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   03-25-2019, 03:01 PM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,849
Posted By roy826
I think the Ohlins drop in cartridges are far...

I think the Ohlins drop in cartridges are far superior. First thing I would do on a road race bike was send them off and have stock internals ripped out and Ohlins, K-tech or JRi added to the stock...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   03-25-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,849
Posted By roy826
Finally I have all of the Ohlins Suspension on my...

Finally I have all of the Ohlins Suspension on my bike after 3 months of waiting and making a few changes.

It rides SO much better. New tires went on at same time so that accounted for a...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   03-21-2019, 11:15 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By roy826
Finally! my forks are on the way back to me from...

Finally! my forks are on the way back to me from Cogent Dynamics with a scheduled arrival of tomorrow, 3-22-19. The fork tubes showed no signs of wear at 4056 miles on them. The Ohlins 30 mil drop in...
Forum: Engine and Technical Discussion   03-15-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 7
  Gasket?
Views: 418
Posted By roy826
I would look higher up on the engine. Could...

I would look higher up on the engine. Could possibly be the breather drain hose which if they did over fill then this is where the excess oil will start to show up. The hose does have a little black...
Forum: Wheels, Tires, and Suspension   03-14-2019, 01:21 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 528
Posted By roy826
Definetly the last Honda I buy and it is not all...

Definetly the last Honda I buy and it is not all related to the front forks as to why.



Yamaha will be getting my money next on the Tenere 700. It'll be good to be back home on a quality built...
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   03-12-2019, 12:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By roy826
Oh ok I thought I read somewhere that someone...

Oh ok I thought I read somewhere that someone removed all 4 screws but still couldn't get them off. I was inquiring because I kinda want to paint mine black. Silver sticks out to much for my taste.
Forum: Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin General Discussion Forum   03-12-2019, 07:38 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 447
Posted By roy826
How did you remove the panels?

How did you remove the panels?
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   03-04-2019, 10:01 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 200
Posted By roy826
New Tires

Could not stand the OEM Dunlops. My bike is still not back together while waiting on my front forks to come back from Cogent. I bought a set of Pirelli STR Rallys fw weeks back. Friend was over...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   02-28-2019, 10:42 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,532
Posted By roy826
Well another setback in this saga to obtain good...

Well another setback in this saga to obtain good quality suspension on this bike. Seems Ohlins has issues even providing the 30 mil cartridges and correct springs. My Cartridges are suppose to be at...
Forum: Electronics   02-26-2019, 03:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By roy826
Yes in a way. I think you have to only remove the...

Yes in a way. I think you have to only remove the left side panel is all.
Forum: Electronics   02-26-2019, 07:31 AM
Replies: 35
Views: 2,129
Posted By roy826
18 and newer bikes are easier to install the oem...

18 and newer bikes are easier to install the oem socket. Honda revised the harness and plug in location. Plus it cost less for the newer bikes. It was a pain in the ass to install on my 17. The whole...
Forum: What Did You Do To Your Africa Twin Today?   02-26-2019, 07:25 AM
Replies: 223
Views: 35,849
Posted By roy826
I have one of those stupid big tank loc Givi tank...

I have one of those stupid big tank loc Givi tank bags and the back of it rest on the tank. From day one I have had that portion of the tank covered with 3m clear film. It has worked very well in...
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