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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...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Ps was revering to the ABS non ABS vv Weight...

Ps was revering to the ABS non ABS vv Weight discussion on a NC750, half a trillion postings back... Thought TAPAtalk would show latest postings first... ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 04-02-2015, 11:37 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Which is a good figure. the differences between...

Which is a good figure.
the differences between a pre 2003 XL1000V Varadero and a post 2004 ABS is in metrics over 30 (!) Kg! But time presents innovation. Look at the ABS on the latest fireblade...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Eh... Don’t wanna spoil the fun but... The...

Eh... Don’t wanna spoil the fun but... The Crosstourer is made / assembled @ ... The Italian Honda factory.

Like my current '12 XL1000V Varadero and my previous '04 Varadero (which I owned for 8...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-30-2015, 12:01 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I love both the VFR1200F Sporttourer and the...

I love both the VFR1200F Sporttourer and the VFR1200X Crosstourer. Have tested both and was present at the official Crosstourer press introduction in Spain.

On aspect of build quality and...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 02:20 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Don't know about you but at 'Theabagging' I get a...

Don't know about you but at 'Theabagging' I get a whole different idea than drinking the stuff drawn from the leaves of Camelia chinensis.... ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 12:41 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
McRat: isn't the big Truimph Trophy/Tiger...

McRat: isn't the big Truimph Trophy/Tiger Adventure 'fly by wire'? I like these bikes, my brother ownes a Yrophy SE but I don't see the advantages in weight compared with the competition...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 12:38 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Exactly! It would even create space to renew the...

Exactly! It would even create space to renew the Transalp.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 12:29 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Ps VCIM20 is already on offer, so feel free to...

Ps VCIM20 is already on offer, so feel free to invite our members for VCIM21 in Canada... count me in!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 12:27 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Well Sleepyhead65, we would need Canadians to...

Well Sleepyhead65, we would need Canadians to come over, participate and propose-invite for a VCIM in Canada, wouldn't it? ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-26-2015, 10:33 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Not entirely true... Honda made registrations to...

Not entirely true... Honda made registrations to use the name 'Africa Twin' in the US as registered trademark. Recently that is... Why should Honda do such a thing if they haven't any plans to use...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-23-2015, 12:16 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
International Varadero Ralley

Registration to the 17th Varadero international meeting in France is now closed. Haven't subscribed? Well... next year (2016), Whitsun Weekend, Belgian Ardennes you'll get another chance, and in 2017...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 02:15 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I'm Happy. And unfortunately not in the position...

I'm Happy. And unfortunately not in the position of catching a flight to Tokyo.
But I'm with Kiwi and Tagati. :D
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 12:15 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Would like to point you to the fact that the...

Would like to point you to the fact that the 'expected' consumption of Honda's NC700 (read: the announced theoretical) was exceeded possitively in real live.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 11:36 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
18,5L and a expected fuelrange up to 400-420 km.

18,5L and a expected fuelrange up to 400-420 km.
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-15-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 7,718
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Posted By Two Plugs
Same for my 30yrs old RD01. A steel frame is also...

Same for my 30yrs old RD01. A steel frame is also more 'rugged'. Alu is for lightweight sportsbikes which can only perform on a smooth tarmac surface. For an around the world bike I would prefer...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 03:21 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
No. He just bought a brand new car. It featured...

No. He just bought a brand new car. It featured in "The Flintstones" [emoji1]

I have done several riders- and driving trainings. I have done over 300.000 miles on a motorcycle in two decades...
Forum: Ride reports 03-14-2015, 10:20 AM
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Views: 1,680
Posted By Two Plugs
Any updates?

Any updates?
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 10:18 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
PS Ogre_fl: well written down, nothing to add!

PS Ogre_fl: well written down, nothing to add!
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-14-2015, 10:17 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
My 2012 Honda XL1000V Varadero has NO visible...

My 2012 Honda XL1000V Varadero has NO visible sparkplugs. According to Larryboy it must be... A Diesel!!!

Jokes put aside... the 'old' @Twin was a twin spark. Two Plugs per cylinder. I bet that...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-03-2015, 01:20 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
@painkilla: Like! ;)

@painkilla: Like! ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 03-02-2015, 02:58 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
@Bluesman: the initial press intro was/is...

@Bluesman: the initial press intro was/is scheduled for this month. From that point of view its even more bizar; you should conclude that for such an inportant intro riding (pre) productionbikes are...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-27-2015, 12:14 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Are there S.M.A.R.T people working @ Honda?

OK. I understand that the suspense is killing you guys. It was killing me for the 2 hour car drive from the Northern province where I live to Utrecht, the additional 10 minutes which took to walk...
Forum: The British Invasion: Triumph Tigers 02-26-2015, 01:47 PM
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Views: 900
Posted By Two Plugs
Have a look @ www.motorradical.co.za

Have a look @ www.motorradical.co.za
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-26-2015, 01:09 PM
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Posted By Two Plugs
I'll take pics with my Samsung S2 smartphone......

I'll take pics with my Samsung S2 smartphone... good enough? ;)
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-25-2015, 11:40 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Pic is from the Utrecht International Motorcycle...

Pic is from the Utrecht International Motorcycle exhibition which kicx off tomorrow.

Will visit it Friday and try to make a pic with me beside it to gave a scale impression how it looks beside a...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-21-2015, 03:49 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
The first Transalps where the best they made !? ...

The first Transalps where the best they made !?

Oh yeh... massive oil consumption due to faulty piston rings, modified by Honda on the 1991 model, and not to mention the massive CDI unit problems...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-20-2015, 04:21 AM
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Views: 517,137
Posted By Two Plugs
Bring it to the International Varadero Meeting...

Bring it to the International Varadero Meeting next May! www.vci-forum.com / www.vcim17.com
Forum: Ride reports 02-17-2015, 01:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By Two Plugs
Great write up, great pics!

Great write up, great pics!
Forum: Ride reports 02-12-2015, 09:00 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,680
Posted By Two Plugs
Just returned home (check 4 weeks in the Eastern...

Just returned home (check 4 weeks in the Eastern Cape on a F800 in this Forum) and two weeks struggling to return in my Dutch modus. Unsuccesfull. ;) #mustlovesouthafrica!!!
Forum: Ride reports 02-09-2015, 01:58 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
Tnx! Feel free to rate it! :evil

Tnx! Feel free to rate it! :evil
Forum: Ride reports 02-08-2015, 11:12 PM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
Thumb Conclusion

4 weeks and 4.000 km of share fun. I LOVE South Africa which is I think obviously; if I would hate it, I would have returned here for the 6th time! ;) I hope you guys 'n girls enjoyed my little write...
Forum: Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan 02-06-2015, 09:51 AM
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Posted By Two Plugs
Finally some sense.... ! Agree 200% with the...

Finally some sense.... ! Agree 200% with the above. ;)
Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 01:03 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
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Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 12:55 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
pics

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Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 12:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
pics

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Forum: Ride reports 02-05-2015, 12:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
The Lion Roars tonight

<!--[if gte mso 9]><xml> <o:OfficeDocumentSettings> <o:AllowPNG/> </o:OfficeDocumentSettings> </xml><![endif]--> If we repack our bikes after breakfast, we are pleasantly surprised: 3 weeks...
Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 03:53 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
Pics

http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-jmZ14f-4UNo/VMj2inDJevI/AAAAAAAAGMs/WrZn3LJV808/s1600/blog20.jpg

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Forum: Ride reports 01-31-2015, 03:51 AM
Replies: 88
Views: 8,310
Posted By Two Plugs
Nottingham Road & Nelson Mandela Capture site

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