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2018 Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Discussion in 'Land of the Rising Sun: ADV Bikes from Japan' started by cabanza, Nov 6, 2017.

  1. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    There she is

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  2. eakins

    eakins Butler Maps

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    That was shown awhile ago???

    Or are you trying to say that is the new AT tour bike with larger tank? It's the same old pic.

    Edit: I see cabanza updated his pic after I posted this.
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  3. Traveller128

    Traveller128 Been here awhile

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    That may end up being close. That's an old pic though. We'll know in less than 24 hours.
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  4. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    They are unveiling 2018 Hondas as we speak. I just can't access a live feed from my location.
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  5. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    First pic!

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  6. Traveller128

    Traveller128 Been here awhile

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    More like it! Larger windshield, different rear side panels, looks like larger tank, looks like darker coating on forks, light bar, about what people expected. Want to hear the run down of what they claim they updated, and a price. Like the paint scheme change. Still wish they'd put adventure tires like the teaser pic.
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  7. HerrDeacon

    HerrDeacon Been here awhile

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  8. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  9. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  10. sTE610vE

    sTE610vE First on the brakes, last on the gas...

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    In addition to the upgrades of the base Africa twin, which include ride by wire, bigger footpegs and more the Adventure Sports gets

    24Liter fuel tank -500 km range = 310 miles
    20mm longer suspension
    Heated grips
    Taller windshield
    Sump and Chassis guard
    and it appears to be a flat seat
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  11. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  12. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  13. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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  14. Traveller128

    Traveller128 Been here awhile

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    That's the one! Calling my dealer.
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  15. Cypress

    Cypress Adventurer

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    Not too shabby...
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  16. Traveller128

    Traveller128 Been here awhile

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    Like the revised muffler also. Everything on it is the changes I would have wanted on one, so looks like we'll be making a deposit. Going to want the 30th anniversary paint even. Love everything about it. Sure looks like a different coating on the forks. Same bronze as the Kashima coating. Wonder if....
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  17. dmason

    dmason goofball

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    Some nice upgrades but I won't be trading my 2017. Would like the stainless rear rack if it bolts to my bike, though.
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  18. Espada

    Espada Been here awhile

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    Well... now I am glad my 2016 Africa Twin was stolen.
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  19. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    I think Honda did a very good job. It looks great!
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  20. cabanza

    cabanza Smooth is Fast

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    Tank is 1.4 gal more than the standard AT.
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