The Africa Twin CRF1000L Owners' Thread

Discussion in 'Japanese polycylindered adventure bikes' started by erey, Dec 20, 2015.

  1. Junglejeff1

    Junglejeff1 Long timer

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    I really wish it did lol.It took awhile for the bike to pound it into me that it is not a dirt bike.Wifey has a ttr125 to ride along with me on my trials bike now.Use the AT for fun long distance exploring now.It is a fun bike on faster paced gravel roads and jeep trails but bike is not very sand friendly till it planes out at 35 mph.
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  2. Junglejeff1

    Junglejeff1 Long timer

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    Very nice rig you have there.Good idea on the highway pegs.Thinking about some for mine now that I put longer trips on bike.
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  3. Getnout

    Getnout Mmmmm, Micro Brews!! Supporter

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    I'm Drooling over this!! WOW!! Want Want Want.....
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  4. Junglejeff1

    Junglejeff1 Long timer

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  5. TequilaSqueela

    TequilaSqueela Been here awhile

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    I have a 2.5 hour commute every other week and they come in handy for sure.
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  6. redneckmech

    redneckmech No burrito left behind!

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    Yes, by about 2 inches or so. Here are a couple of camparison photos. I tried to get the before and after photos from about the same position but they aren't quite perfect.

    I decided to try them after having issues with my throttle hand going numb. I haven't had any issues since switching.

    Cables reached fine, brake hose barely reached but was able to make it work. I would recommend an extension for it if I had it to do over. 20190427_140237.jpg 20190427_135755.jpg 20190427_140829.jpg
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  7. Junglejeff1

    Junglejeff1 Long timer

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    Nice.I am using cr high bend now.They are shorter than stock and using 2" rox risers.Makes them a hair lower than stockers with risers.I want to get rid of the risers because it is to easy to knock them crooked no matter how tight they are.Looks like the adventure bars would solve this issue.When the bike was stock the oem bars caused my upper back to get the burn.I am tall so bringing them up helped a lot.I had to pop the rubber grommet thing out of holder to give brake hose some play.
  8. Ed

    Ed Eh...what? Supporter

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    Looks like a nice setup. I might give it a try. I get numbness, mostly in my clutch hand. BTW, is that an RV-12 in the background?
  9. redneckmech

    redneckmech No burrito left behind!

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    They helped a lot for me, they are the smell sweep as stock but the differences in height and rise work out a whole lot better.

    Good eye!
    Sadly it is not mine, I am currently storing it short term for the owner. It is a neat little aircraft though, perhaps one day!
  10. Junglejeff1

    Junglejeff1 Long timer

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    I checked this one out last week but wifey put the kabosh on it lol. Screenshot_20191111-104907_Facebook.jpg
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  11. SSunklug

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    A few changes...
    No roll bars.
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  12. Junglejeff1

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    If you do anything off highway you really want some kind of bars.Tall bike is easy to drop especially on off camber stuff.I am tall with 36" inseam and the big bastard has got away on me a few times.I just jump out of the way so I don't break a leg.My bars have saved me a fortune in honda parts.I hate the cage look but they do work.
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  13. sweetlou

    sweetlou small body, big balls

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    Does anyone have a link to the acerbis handguards in the US? I can’t find anything and I think the bark busters are kinda ugly

    Lou
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    SSunklug Adventurer

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    sweetlou small body, big balls

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    I don’t see either listed online in English. Most sites link to the “X-factory”. It also does not show if i need a bike-specific mounting kit, like the bark busters

    Lou
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    SSunklug Adventurer

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    It’s an universal kit. It has several sizes inside.
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    NSFW basecamp4adv Super Supporter

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  18. sweetlou

    sweetlou small body, big balls

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    Looks different than the ones on that Africa twin
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    There is an excellent post WAY back in here showing how to light and wire the Honda Fog light switch. Works great on mine
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    Greg the pole There are no stupid questions, only stupid people

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