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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-27-2015, 11:21 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
You all missed a superb 17th Varadero...

You all missed a superb 17th Varadero International Meeting in the French Cévennes last weekend! Updates with lots of pics @ www.vci-forum.com

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-18-2015, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Very well put, TRBaron. If you are not interested...

Very well put, TRBaron. If you are not interested in this bike, troll somewhere else. There are more than enough BMUU topics here to choose from. [emoji1]



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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-16-2015, 03:00 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Right in the balls. Excellent reply! ;) Send...

Right in the balls. Excellent reply! ;)

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-15-2015, 10:20 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Goodmorning! Its Honda we are chatting about. ...

Goodmorning! Its Honda we are chatting about.
There is a change of winds noticeable @ Honda R&D however. A possitive one which we should embrace.

I am sure Honda is reading with us right now.
...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 09:25 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I was revering to the price tag on those bikes....

I was revering to the price tag on those bikes. And for both the MK2, most certainly not the MK1.

In my country it would be near € 12.000,- I would estimate.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-14-2015, 05:33 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I can't believe that Honda would price the Africa...

I can't believe that Honda would price the Africa Twin similar to the S10. Honda got the VFR1200X Crosstourer on sale for that piece of the market.

I won't be suprised if Honda would price this...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 03:02 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Its in the BOOK. DCT is available as option....

Its in the BOOK. DCT is available as option. Except the US market: will get DCT only [emoji1]

OT: Have you ever had a ride on a DCT bike? Not an underpowered NC750, but a proper one like the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 02:22 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
No harm done. I've got the same thing with...

No harm done. I've got the same thing with manuals. Had an (ex-) wife to let them read. :lol3
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 01:19 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Read! Its on Honda's own website ánd press...

Read! Its on Honda's own website ánd press release: DCT will be available as option on the new CRF1000L.

The prototype was equiped with DCT.



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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 01:07 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The BEST two lineups since all the 'New Africa...

The BEST two lineups since all the 'New Africa Twin' threats have started. Very well written, Dallara & Tagati-San! :clap

Can't wait to see the real thing though. Being 6,8ft tall and 230lb heavy...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-13-2015, 12:41 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
That’s a quicky, Mr Kiwi! ;) Send by using...

That’s a quicky, Mr Kiwi! ;)

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 11:57 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The bike will be listed on the Dutch market for...

The bike will be listed on the Dutch market for apr € 12.000,-. Including taxes. (VAT and BPM luxury tax)

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 11:55 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I've got an Africa Twin RD07 bashplate for sale,...

I've got an Africa Twin RD07 bashplate for sale, makes a good conversion for the Varadero (page back on this topic for examples)

PM me for details.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 11:16 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I am still leaning back on my couch with a big,...

I am still leaning back on my couch with a big, fat grinns on my mouth.

Still purely sarcasm, aimed towards all those replies in this topic making fools out of the 'True Believers'. [emoji38]3
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 04:21 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
*** Honda has sold over 35,000 DCT-equipped...

*** Honda has sold over 35,000 DCT-equipped machines in Europe since its 2010 introduction and in 2015 more people (53% of the total) have chosen DCT over a standard manual transmission on the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 04:17 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The Africa Twin is back! CRF1000L Africa...

The Africa Twin is back! CRF1000L Africa Twinconfirmed for 2015.
Honda is delighted to announce the return of one of motorcycling’s most celebrated and evocative names – the Africa Twin. Having...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-12-2015, 04:12 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Tralalalala! Where are all the F*ckers now...

Tralalalala!

Where are all the F*ckers now claiming it was FAKE? Hello, anyone out there? :rofl


Al Good Things Come To Those Who wait! :deal
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-10-2015, 03:58 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
If I could give a 'like' for a posting, this one...

If I could give a 'like' for a posting, this one would have earned one... [emoji38]3

Eh... 'Tool' could also be read as "Fool", depending to the combination track + bike... ;)

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-09-2015, 08:04 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Great new posting. Great reading material. And...

Great new posting. Great reading material. And great to see this topic coming alive again! :clap
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-06-2015, 02:43 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I replaced 3 fuel pumps on my 2000 MK1 Varadero...

I replaced 3 fuel pumps on my 2000 MK1 Varadero within the first 75.000 km (60.000 miles or so). The last replaced pump wasn't Honda original but an after market Quinton Hazel (QH) Automotive pump. ...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 11:50 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Clear. That they handle better than a Vette. Even...

Clear. That they handle better than a Vette. Even a new one.

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 11:19 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
It corners superb for a 30yrs old design. I did...

It corners superb for a 30yrs old design. I did not mention relaiability. ;)

That’s where Honda kicx in! [emoji38]3

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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 09:59 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
You are excused... ;) And for the sensitive souls...

You are excused... ;) And for the sensitive souls amongst the readers and loyal followers of this topic... I didn't even state that there are no twisty roads in the US.

What s*cks is that the...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 09:44 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Outch. I have seriously insulted a Vettarian. Did...

Outch. I have seriously insulted a Vettarian. Did I mention The Netherlands? You did Quoted me... 'My part of the World', dear Peabr stretches beyond the Stateborders where I live. Oh yeh, we even...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-04-2015, 08:34 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
A Vette "perhaps one of the earliest V8 cars ever...

A Vette "perhaps one of the earliest V8 cars ever to drive vast in" is close to performing SM.

It goes fast - can't argue with that - but in my part of the world we've got these odd things called...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 05-02-2015, 01:25 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The F800GS a heavy bike !?!? Come on guys, its a...

The F800GS a heavy bike !?!? Come on guys, its a feather weight compared to the 283 (wet) kg the Honda XL1000V Varadero ABS puts on the scale [emoji38]3

I had my first go ever on a F800GS...
Forum: Europe 04-30-2015, 02:27 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Did some maintenance... to the garden... :D

Did some maintenance... to the garden... :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-30-2015, 02:25 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Copy that. :freaky

Copy that. :freaky
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 10:02 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I can't be suprised by the news below.

I can't be suprised by the news below.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-28-2015, 09:34 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
2003. And Mr Kiwi... if you are midget...

2003.

And Mr Kiwi... if you are midget sized, the CT will suite. ;)

And yes, its a proper Honda. But by far not worth the € 5.000,- + compared with the new price of a Varadero.

Its...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 12:36 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
So? Honda NEVER solved the faulty fuelpump in the...

So? Honda NEVER solved the faulty fuelpump in the full 15 yrs the old Africa Twin was produced. Even worse: Honda new about it and still used the same faulty unit on the Varadero MK1 for 5 more...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 12:28 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
In my modest opinion the big 'V' is the most...

In my modest opinion the big 'V' is the most underated adventure & travel bike available. The closest thing is - in my country - almost € 7.500,- more expensive.
Forum: Europe 04-27-2015, 10:40 AM
Replies: 365
Views: 41,391
Posted By Two Plugs
Van harte welkom! Did you both enjoy our national...

Van harte welkom! Did you both enjoy our national "Koningsdag" today? ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 10:38 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Must admit that I had a closer look @ the Keemer...

Must admit that I had a closer look @ the Keemer 1290 adventure. What a beast and really everything falls in to the right place (...eh, except for the price, kicx off at € 21.000,- for the basis...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Welcome and enjoy your bike. A 2008 is the last...

Welcome and enjoy your bike. A 2008 is the last series build (till 2012) and one of the best (had all the series since the MK1 was introduced in September '98).

Check also the International...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-27-2015, 03:39 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
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Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-26-2015, 06:22 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I do think he's got a fair point though... There...

I do think he's got a fair point though... There are a trillion BMUU topics here at ADV so why polute the only Honda TA topic if you don't fancy a 1.000 adventure bike? *evil modus off* ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-22-2015, 11:15 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
VCIM, Trey, VCIM... ;) I guess it would be wise...

VCIM, Trey, VCIM... ;) I guess it would be wise to contact Gilles via www.vci-forum.com!

You and Ellen are welcome to pop up here @ Casa Stikfortia as well. Even by car!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-16-2015, 04:55 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Guess, Trey... ;)

Guess, Trey... ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-13-2015, 11:17 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The press introduction is delayed to November...

The press introduction is delayed to November 2015.

The size of the bike will be F800/800XC like.

The engine will still be a 270 degrees parallel twin with 1.000cc capacity.

Bike will have...
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