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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #540 on: February 18, 2019, 09:50:39 am »
Thinking of selling my 2016 AT soon, 15000km.
will post an add soon, but if any interest pls pm me.

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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #541 on: February 22, 2019, 04:53:51 pm »
Thinking of selling my 2016 AT soon, 15000km.
will post an add soon, but if any interest pls pm me.

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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #542 on: February 25, 2019, 08:22:46 am »
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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #543 on: August 06, 2019, 03:37:07 pm »
Last years Nam trip saw me try the Motoz Tractionator Adventure's front and back. Very good traction and wear on the rear and the front too, but man alive, that front tyre is noisy!

This year I will try the Motoz Tractionator GPS on the rear only ... has anyone here had any experience with that?
1978. It's 6am, mid winter...two up on a XL 185S ... off to my first casino ever with all of R40 and we've got a full tank of fuel, so enough to get there we reckon.... that's determination...

Old bike: '82 Eddie Lawson Replica Replica.
Other bike: '05 Honda Varadero 1000
New bike: '16 Honda Africa Twin.
 

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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #544 on: August 06, 2019, 05:22:14 pm »
Ian, I have the GPS front and rear. The front is terrible on anything but the best gravel, it washes out around corners with very little grip. The rear I asked to be set up in the off-road direction and it is perfectly acceptable for the type of tyre it is (think Mitas E07).  As a general tourer the rear is a good tyre.

As a positive road noise is very limited.

My experiences donít relate to Namib sand, rather KZN and Eastern Cape gravel, mud and rocks. Watch your pressures, the GPS can slide around a bit if pumped too hard on gravel, 2 bar and below was fine.
 
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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #545 on: August 06, 2019, 05:57:43 pm »
Last years Nam trip saw me try the Motoz Tractionator Adventure's front and back. Very good traction and wear on the rear and the front too, but man alive, that front tyre is noisy!

This year I will try the Motoz Tractionator GPS on the rear only ... has anyone here had any experience with that?

Maybe consider the Karoo Street on the front as it is silent on my 850?(The 850 is tubliss)
 
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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #546 on: August 07, 2019, 06:59:58 am »
Last years Nam trip saw me try the Motoz Tractionator Adventure's front and back. Very good traction and wear on the rear and the front too, but man alive, that front tyre is noisy!

This year I will try the Motoz Tractionator GPS on the rear only ... has anyone here had any experience with that?

Dont try the Desert at the front then. Its even worse in terms of noise and has a strange grip behaviour
The GPS as far as I have heard is an excellent tyre, with good grip and good mileage as well
To me it would be like an upgrade of the old shape E07
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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #547 on: August 07, 2019, 07:36:04 am »
I'm replacing my tyres this weekend and will go with the Anakee Wilds.   From what I've read they're really grippy on-road and do well off-road as well.  I'm no riding god so I think they'll work well for me.
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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #548 on: August 08, 2019, 07:53:05 pm »
Anyone got one of these on their bike ..?

1978. It's 6am, mid winter...two up on a XL 185S ... off to my first casino ever with all of R40 and we've got a full tank of fuel, so enough to get there we reckon.... that's determination...

Old bike: '82 Eddie Lawson Replica Replica.
Other bike: '05 Honda Varadero 1000
New bike: '16 Honda Africa Twin.
 

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Re: New Africa Twin - so who's buying one?
« Reply #549 on: August 09, 2019, 08:36:33 am »
Ian,

Got the Nemo and working very well.
 
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