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:smile2:Hello all and everyone
Been out on AT yesterday and liked it, mi Crosstourer is a cracking bike had for 2 years now!!
Usual turmoil now, should I shouldn't I?
I like the height, style etc of the AT and engine was good, guna have kit on it. But the power etc of the V4 is tops....
Question- long journies economy and comfort on the AT? I'm 6ft 3 and 15 1/2 stone..
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PaulJS,
I understand your problem , I also had a Crostourer, but I followed my heart and
Bought the Africa twin tricolour yesterday ,
I took a test ride and was pleasantly surprised about the whole concept.
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Same with me ... 4 years Crosstourer DCT and ordered AT manual 2 month ago. I travel mostly two up and have the old RD04 AT as well. Crosstourer was fine but i prefer a lighter bike again. Looking forward, should arrive soon.
 

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Cheers for replies

Hello all
Thanks for the replies.
I did it, picking AT up this week, probably Thursday.
A customer changed his mind on colour and I'm first on the standby list.
Black, loaded AT waiting for me.
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Nice PaulJS, congrats !

Question: how do those stock Honda "crash" bars feel to you ? Do they feel like they can withstand a drop on its side without bending or breaking something else ? I don't expect them to withstand any major crash but for those muddy slip-ups and drops I expect they will do fine ?
 

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Hiya
I had the similar bars on my Crosstourer. They withstood drops fine. Never had a serious drop or bump but along with the boxes saved the bodywork etc if the bike went over at a standstill (which it did a cple of times over 2 years ownership!!)
 

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Having sat on both at bike shows (but not ridden them), I was surprised to see how short the depth of the CT seat was. The AT has more space for your bum from front to back, which I thought was odd since the CT is more of a tourer. I'd been waiting to see the release of the CT in Canada and when I got to see both in person the AT seemed like a better choice for a more versatile and capable bike. That being said, the CT is an amazing bike from all the reports that I've read and I love V4 motors (that alone is worth the price of admission).
 
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