Honda 750 Africa Twin for sale

Discussion in 'Australia' started by atgreg, Feb 17, 2005.

  1. atgreg

    atgreg Africatwinarama

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    For Sale 1999 HONDA XRV 750 Africa Twin - only $6,450

    26,000 Kms, 1999 Honda VRV 750 Africa Twin, headlight rack, trip computer, good condition - needs some work. $6,450 ono - Call *********** or email ******@hotmail.com, NSW, Sydney, Balmain based. Fully registered, imported and complied.



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  2. Burren Rider

    Burren Rider Aussie Adventurer

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    G'Day Greg,

    I really like the Africa Twins but how do you go with parts and the like. I seem to recall that the 750's were never imported into Oz so do you have to order all of your parts from O/S?

    Another question, any idea as to what sort of HP they produce at the rear wheel?

    Thanks for any advice you might be able to pass on.
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  3. atgreg

    atgreg Africatwinarama

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    Hi Burren,

    Honda AT's were never officially imported to Oz, there are 15 or so that live here that have been privately imported as well as always a few tourists passing through the country.

    Power - 60hp
    weight - 206kg dry
    Suspension - front 220mm damper rod forks , rear 220mm shock with comp damping adjustment
    Tank - 23L
    They are really long in the wheelbase , 1565mm , which makes them a slow steerer and great out west in the sand for a big bike.

    The bike has about the same performance as a BMW 100GS but is a bit more revvy but IMHO handles heaps better than a 100GS.

    As for parts, most consumable are available here eg, oilfilter, sprockets levers etc. For anything not available in Oz I get for a good price from Singapore. For body parts you need to get from OS, for major engine parts, it's surprising how much is available here when I go to my Honda shop and type in the part no's

    Really we have a network of AT owners with workshop manuals, parts books, lots of knowledge etc and owning one is not a hassle really as it only takes 1 week to get parts from OS. They are a very simple bike really.

    My AT has 225,000km on it now and I love it !!!
    Greg
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  4. Burren Rider

    Burren Rider Aussie Adventurer

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    Thanks for the reply Greg, I knew you would have the answers. 225,000km's is pretty amazing from a 650 twin.

    I have sent an e-mail to hopefully get a little bit more info.
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  5. sdanville

    sdanville steve

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    African Twin....650 twin ? thats not the african twin. thats the transAlp.
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  6. Hodgo

    Hodgo TWIN Cylinder ADV

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    How have you come to this conclusion my friend ?
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  7. Russ

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    This thread is 6.5 years old and along comes the expert :lol3
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  9. tHEtREV

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    So you think it is still available?
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  10. Russ

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    How many call's do you think the poor bugger got this morning before my post edit??
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    Poor bugger, that'll teach him to remove posts after it's sold.
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  13. buckscreek

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  14. Hodgo

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    Had me excited for a little bit. Was gunna add another one to my collection.
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  15. Beer'o'clock Baz

    Beer'o'clock Baz Long timer

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    I have three bikes for sale that i sold last year oh and a nice bit of land out on wedding cake island and a bridge looking out across a harbour to a funny shaped building for sale if any of our american friends our interested:rofl
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  16. stretch49

    stretch49 Been here awhile

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    There one up for Auction at Mainheim in Qld that looks pretty good, Repairable write off. Blacl/silver 56K on it.
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