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General Information

Year
2020
Make
Honda
Model
CRF1100D AS ES
Color
White
History
June 2020: New from Yellowstone Motorsports, Bozeman, Montana, USA
She is intended to slow me down :unsure: (some) from my previous VFR1200XD and to open more unpaved area to be explored. :cool:

I have always been one bike, so this is my latest "one". We will travel long and far...


OEM hard bag & Outback Motortek crashbars and bash plate:



Moskomoto Backcountry 35L soft bags (for off-road rides) &
Aerostich Tank Panniers:



Altrider Mesh Headlight Guard:



Quadlock Inductive Charger and Vibration Damper:



Pivot Pegs MK3:



Hepco Becker side stand enlarger:


Altrider stainless steel radiator guards.


Denali D2 Driving Lights (white and high) and VisionX Solstices (amber and low)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Stock
Interior
Hmmmm....I have added Eastern Beaver PC8 fuse block under the seat.
OEM High Seat is the pictured seat.
Pivot Pegs MK3
Exterior
Outback Motortek skid plate, engine protection and lower guards in white.
Altrider Mesh Headlight Guard
Altrider Stainless Radiator Protectors
Stock aluminum Honda bags (re-branded Givi Outback Trekkers).
Moskomoto Backcountry 35L soft bags (for off-road rides)
Aerostich Tank Panniers
Audio
Sena SRL headset,
Garmin Zumo 395 GPS (also for TPMS) on Touratech mount,
Samsung S10 mobile phone (also for Spotify) on Quad Lock inductive charging mount with vibration damper,
Android Auto...FINALLY!...Love It!
Lighting
Vision X Solstices added for conspicuousness.
Denali D2 spot lights to afford me more advanced critter alert.
Skene P3 LED auxillary taillights added to license plate bracket.
Exhaust
Stock
Suspension
Stock ES
Wheel and Tire
Tires: Dunlop Trail Max Missions
Valve stems changed to straight aluminum to accommodate Garmin Tire Pressure Monitoring System sending units.

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Nice mate very fu#ken nice. Had the skene p3 brake/tail light system and DRL's on the Husky TR and i swear it saved my life a couple of times. Now looking to add it to the AT.
 

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You're wearing both Iron Butt & Eighty Deuce patches! Howdy Paratrooper.

IBA #40543 here. An when I was a young pup I spent 6 years in 1st Bde, 3/504 PIR. Where do you hang your hat these days? PM me.

Best,

Bill
 

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You're wearing both Iron Butt & Eighty Deuce patches! Howdy Paratrooper.

IBA #40543 here. An when I was a young pup I spent 6 years in 1st Bde, 3/504 PIR. Where do you hang your hat these days? PM me.

Best,

Bill
Preferred address is "on the road" but based out of Tampa. :D
 

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That looks ace bud!

Can we have some pictures of your led spotlight install please, I’ve got a project to do similar on my 2019 ATAS.
 

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Nigel, I can give you a pic or two but there's not much to show. I have mounted 2 inch LED lights low on the crash bars that come on with the ignition. These are intended to help other vehicles see me, not for throwing light out for me to use.

These are Make: VisionX Model: Soltice and are wired to my PC8 fuse block under the rear seat.





Here I'm just showing the cable routing to get it up under the tank.





These lights are white light and clear lens. However, I have placed turn signal repair tape over the lens to change the color more towards amber. The white half moon is an attempt to cut the beam. These are not road legal out of the box, so I am attempting to correct that and keep from blinding on-coming traffic with the attachment of a physical plastic light blocker.

In my profile I had listed that I was adding Cyclops driving lights, however, I have since decided to forego those as I think 1) the OEM high beam is sufficient and 2) I could not easily mount them where they would be high enough to be of use and inboard enough not to crack up during a tip over. I don't have upper crash bars which would help in this conversation. I may revisit this at a later point but for now, I'm only running the lower lights.
 
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Thanks so much for the reply.

Not sure if we are allowed additional daytime running lights in he UK though.

Im on a bit of a quest with my spotlight project, so trying to gather as much intel as I can!

cheers for the pics !
 

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Thanks so much for the reply.

Not sure if we are allowed additional daytime running lights in he UK though.

Im on a bit of a quest with my spotlight project, so trying to gather as much intel as I can!

cheers for the pics !
Nigel, I've now added some Denali D2s. I added an aluminum crossbar to my Altrider headlight guard bracket for mounting. (See the collage above).

The lights are a compromise for size. More lumens would be larger form factor and more weight than I want on my beak. The D2s are about 1 pound (combined) and throw light approximately 500 feet.

I have them wired to my PC8 fuse panel and have a manual switch on the handle bar.

The wiring is routed above the radiator then down the right side under the tank.

I expect Denali to have a Canbus adapter in the near future. At that point I will tie these to my high beam switch.
 
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