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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #20 on: November 04, 2014, 11:57:58 am »
Before it goes to production, revise that petrol tank  ;) 30odd litres would be very nice for cross africa trips
I'm not saying kill stupid people, I'm saying, remove the warning labels and let the problem sort itself out.

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #21 on: November 04, 2014, 11:59:57 am »
I like it that it is a parallel twin..

Says who it could easiy be a thumper,  a production version of the rallye bike.
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #22 on: November 04, 2014, 12:00:27 pm »
It might give 40 km/l..  :peepwall:
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #23 on: November 04, 2014, 12:02:37 pm »
I like it that it is a parallel twin..

Says who it could easiy be a thumper,  a production version of the rallye bike.
Well, I can see (or I think I see) two air/fuel inlets and two exhausts. Otherwise if you look at the spacing of the header pipes, it might be one moerse thumper.. :drif:
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #24 on: November 04, 2014, 12:03:01 pm »
Looks like 200kg plus
 

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #25 on: November 04, 2014, 12:05:53 pm »
I like it that it is a parallel twin..

Says who it could easiy be a thumper,  a production version of the rallye bike.
Well, I can see (or I think I see) two air/fuel inlets and two exhausts. Otherwise if you look at the spacing of the header pipes, it might be one moerse thumper.. :drif:

I agree that  it probably is a twin, just being devils advocate.
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #26 on: November 04, 2014, 12:05:59 pm »
It might give 40 km/l..  :peepwall:

1200kms on a tank will work for me  :biggrin:
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #27 on: November 04, 2014, 12:06:52 pm »
It doesn't seem to have much of a fuel tank.

Might extend below the seat.

I like it that it is a parallel twin..

+1  Looks like it falls in the GS800 bracket.
 

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #28 on: November 04, 2014, 12:08:27 pm »
I hope it makes about 100bhp and weighs under 170kgs.
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #29 on: November 04, 2014, 12:11:59 pm »
I hope it makes about 100bhp and weighs under 170kgs.
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #30 on: November 04, 2014, 12:13:33 pm »
I hope it makes about 100bhp and weighs under 170kgs.
+10,0000000000000000000

And it's not 10ft tall  :biggrin:
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #31 on: November 04, 2014, 12:19:07 pm »
No gear shift lever and no clutch lever - hope they not going to force the DCT (or DST) thingy down on us.

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« Reply #32 on: November 04, 2014, 12:22:12 pm »
And the rumored weight and power is 100 HP (out of 1000 cc parallel twin) and 200 kg fully fueled - which is a lot, but still less than Tenere.

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #33 on: November 04, 2014, 12:23:10 pm »
No gear shift lever and no clutch lever - hope they not going to force the DCT (or DST) thingy down on us.
Well noticed. . . .  :thumleft:  I was just  :drif: over it's looks.  :ricky:
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #34 on: November 04, 2014, 12:24:32 pm »
Maybe the tank is under the seat?
 

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #35 on: November 04, 2014, 12:26:02 pm »
certainly looks like something I will finally be willing to trade my 990 in on.... lets hope for the best
 

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #36 on: November 04, 2014, 12:29:11 pm »
I like it that it is a parallel twin..

Says who it could easiy be a thumper,  a production version of the rallye bike.

Especially as they are promoting it with the NXR, it could well be a twinport single..
 

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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #37 on: November 04, 2014, 12:34:14 pm »
 :sip:

Still got my attention
 

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« Reply #38 on: November 04, 2014, 12:48:01 pm »
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Re: New Africa Twin ITS REAL!!!!!!!
« Reply #39 on: November 04, 2014, 12:59:54 pm »
I hope it makes about 100bhp and weighs under 170kgs.

To me thats the bench mark  :deal:
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