Anyone wanna help me review a Honda Africa Twin?

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  1. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    Hey hey,

    I'm in the South Bay in CA and Honda gave me an Africa Twin for a month to make a YouTube review. I'd like to gather some rider impressions but *especially* I'd love it if someone(s) who can really ride meet me at Metcalf or Hollister Hills and put it through some paces while I film. Any takers?

    This is what my Zero review looked like:

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  2. tag3

    tag3 Doofus

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    I'm up the road from Hollister, I ride my Tranny there on occasion.
    I'd be happy to jump some shit on the twin for you.
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    larryboy Stable genius.

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    Air it out on the motocross track.

    :deal
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    tag3 Doofus

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    Ok
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    tag3 Doofus

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    I could stand to ride an Africa Twin off road a bit more. It'll make me appreciate my T7 that much more.......when it gets here......harumph.
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    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    we need to see some deep water crossing.
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    tag3 Doofus

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    Old Hernandez might have a little flow still. If he's up to it and I get to....
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  8. Baldy

    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    So I just committed to a day with @WheelieKing1 on Sunday seeing what kind of stupid male tricks he's up for. It's gonna be a long day because 90 miles to get to him, 175 mile loop with stops for filming, 90 home with filming.

    I'm gonna get more loaners to review. Can I take a rain check for the next one?
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    tag3 Doofus

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    If that's for me, sure. Just let me know.
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  10. Todd157k

    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    Hey @Baldy , what ever happened to the Ducati review/video we all did in Pahrump last year?
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    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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    Todd, let's get Baldy to bring the demo AT at the Pahrump Rally, and let you review it.
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    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    It won't be returned in the same condition. :p3rry
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    Baldy Founder of ADV Administrator

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    My buddy Kevin did what I thought was a great short of maybe 7 mins, mainly about the adventure, not so much a Ducati review, but it got hung up in feedback about whether it should be two films — a Ducati review and the Pahrump adventure — and we never posted it. I was thinking about it last week and asked Kevin for the footage, which he gave me, so maybe I'll resurrect it. There was some good stuff on that film.
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    Todd157k Long timer Supporter

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    Thanks! ya, my brother and I had such a good time playing around out on the lake bed.. would love to see the footage.
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    boney Ride > Post Supporter

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    I hope you take your drone. I'd offer to come down and fly for you but I hardly have time to fly for myself right now.

    EDIT: Disregard, they don't want them there.
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