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Just brought mine home standard transmission, two rides 250 miles total. Love it. I live in Pueblo CO.
I am new to ADV riding 40 miles or so on dirt roads getting my confidence up.
May I ask a few questions, Thanks for your help in advance
1. where to get and what heated grips to you recommend, I like heat?
2. what gps navigation and where to mount
3.anybody using rear brake modulator?
4. recommended driving lights and mounting
5. where do I get cruise control and what type
6.where can I get a 12v accessory plug


thanks again tour tech crash bars ordered I will drop it in the dirt soon :) wider foot pegs also


look forward to meeting some new folks and finding a few new friends
tom
 

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Just brought mine home standard transmission, two rides 250 miles total. Love it. I live in Pueblo CO.
I am new to ADV riding 40 miles or so on dirt roads getting my confidence up.
May I ask a few questions, Thanks for your help in advance
1. where to get and what heated grips to you recommend, I like heat?

I use Oxford. I like the smart controller.
http://www.revzilla.com/motorcycle/oxford-heaterz-premium-adventure-heated-grips

2. what gps navigation and where to mount
Garmin Zumo, a used 550 if you can find it or the 660 is a decent unit.. I mounted mine on the 1/2" windshield bar. I used this ram ball mount. I had to drill a small hole on the back side to keep it from slipping though.
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B01GQE7506/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o03_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1


https://www.amazon.com/Garmin-Zumo-660LM-Motorcycle-Navigator/dp/B008M59RUO


3.anybody using rear brake modulator?
I don't care for them. I hate being behind anyone that does have one.

4. recommended driving lights and mounting
No recommendation from me. I don't use them.

5. where do I get cruise control and what type
I use vista cruise control.




I but am having an electronic cruise control fitted this winter and it should be available for purchase next season. Stay tuned!
http://www.africatwinforum.com/forum/113-honda-crf1000l-africa-twin-general-discussion-forum/10682-proper-cruise-control-available-now.html

6.where can I get a 12v accessory plug
Pretty much anywhere. I fitted a 12v plug along with dual usb ports. It's kinda a bugger getting to the accessory plug just above the headlight. These can be found anywhere and is personal choice. There is also already a mounting port for a honda 12v plug on the left inner side. You can see it just below my 12v plug. I also ran wires to this just no plug yet.




thanks again tour tech crash bars ordered I will drop it in the dirt soon :) wider foot pegs also


look forward to meeting some new folks and finding a few new friends
tom

Yadda, yadda, yadda. See edits in quote.

I love riding Colorado!
 

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1 Regarding heated grips take a look at Oxford adventure heated grips.
These come highly recommended are a fraction of the OEM which currently do not work correctly although Honda apparently coming up with a fix
http://www.ebay.com/itm/OXFORD-Heaterz-Premium-Adventure-HOT-HANDS-HOTGRIPS-HEATED-GRIPS-OF690-/301677083824

2 Garmin zumo 590LM Motorcycle GPS with Lifetime Map Updates and Bluetooth.
http://www.ebay.com/itm/Garmin-zumo-590LM-Motorcycle-GPS-with-Lifetime-Map-Updates-and-Bluetooth/181513709154

not cheap but quality piece of kit. I use the later version the 595LM because I can connect to Spotify but not really worth paying the extra if you do not need it. I have wired mine via a PDM 60 . You can mount it on see the stock screen bar with various adapters.

6 The OEM 12v socket from Rugged Roads
http://ruggedroads.co.uk/epages/00cb...ts/08U70MJPG50. If you search through the site, you will find links to videos that show you removing fairing then it’s a case of installing.
Hope you have fun
 
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