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Old 04-26-2014, 06:13 AM   #1
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Honda crf1000

Hondas new proper adventure bike is said to tip the scales at 180 kg

Twin 1000cc

20-liter fuel tank

European price tag reading around 10,000 ($13,835)

if were lucky. One thing is sure: the legendary Africa Twin will have a successor. And Im glad to see its not going to be a fat cow!

http://www.autoevolution.com/news/th...crf-80458.html

Who wants one ?
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Old 04-26-2014, 06:46 AM   #2
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No doubt another 10k will be added to that price though, but I'd happily take one for a test run...
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Old 04-26-2014, 03:18 PM   #3
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I must be getting cynical, all I saw in that article is there might, possibly ,perhaps, be a rumour that legend has it a company which lost touch with the sport 20 years ago possibly had a committee meeting with a round the world traveller, and then decided that a 20 litre tank was maybe a good idea? We think.

Oh, and we'll throw in a couple of videos of guys riding the old africa twin up and down some hills like carpark cowboys . Seriously, is this what the mighty AT has become?
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:19 PM   #4
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Hopefully Honda will come up with the goods. It's funny, I loved my old 600 Tranny and my big Varadero, but I just didn't warm up to my immaculate 750AT. I actually thought I would own it forever, but I sold it within a few months of ownership, I just didn't like riding it??! I would however buy another Varadero, a very underrated bike!
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Old 04-26-2014, 04:47 PM   #5
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looks alright in the pic............except the beak...beaks are ugly
it looks almost identical to the pic of the 450 that was prepped for Dakar
http://www.raptorsandrockets.com/ima...F450_Rally.jpg
been squabbling about over http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=904285 for a while too.
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Old 04-26-2014, 07:23 PM   #6
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It is just a high mudguard isn't it?
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Old 04-26-2014, 08:41 PM   #7
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Honda NC750X. Neither it nor it's predecessor the 700X are imported to Australia.

202 kg dry,heaps of low down torque, 150mm travel either end, under seat fuel tank and 17'' front wheel

With different wheels, more suspension and (maybe) a bit less weight this could move from the "crossover" class to be direct competition for the F800GS and the Tiger XC. I reckon something like this is the most likely contendor to wear the Africa Twin badge.

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Old 04-26-2014, 09:00 PM   #8
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It is just a high mudguard isn't it?
Yeah from what I can see in the drawing its a high front guard not a beak.
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