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Offline petri oosthuizen

Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1320 on: February 02, 2021, 11:33:37 pm »
@Xpat

Ja ja ja

Dis wat ou ballies doen >:D
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1321 on: February 02, 2021, 11:45:39 pm »
@Xpat

Ja ja ja

Dis wat ou ballies doen >:D

Since when is 54 old?

I'm 49 and ride regularly proper dual sport with guys older than you 57 - 64 and they ride just fine. For reference, here are some of those dual sport rides that 450L would be suitable for that I have done with those guys that are older than you (Straatkat and TK):

Lesotho with Straatkat and TK (both way closer to 60 than you are):

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=232705.0

Kaokoland with Straatkat:

http://www.wilddog.za.net/forum/index.php?topic=222953.0

As said, if you are planning just easy dirt roads, 450L will not be ideal, as it is just too light and therefore will be flighty (I ride KTM 500 which is same category of bike). On the easy riding like that more weight - within reason - is actually advantageous as the bike is more stable.

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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1322 on: February 03, 2021, 01:00:54 am »
You have also ridden with the legend Stuart Joyner who is quite a bit older than me! 60 happened quite a long time ago.
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1323 on: February 03, 2021, 07:52:44 am »
You have also ridden with the legend Stuart Joyner who is quite a bit older than me! 60 happened quite a long time ago.

Absolutely. That Drakensberg traverse with Stuart and Iain was epic:







Petri, this gentleman is over 10 years older than you. So no more excuses - if you get that 450 this is exactly the kind of riding it was built for. And you live right next to Lesotho  >:D :pot:
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1324 on: February 03, 2021, 08:18:41 am »
Dream bike this....
 

Offline petri oosthuizen

Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1325 on: February 03, 2021, 08:55:10 am »
I'm a intermediate (only just!!) Rider, still very young at 54,

...Post 1318 above.

Ja nee - joke net, ek voel GENUINE nog nie naastenby 54 nie, daars nog HOPE wip in my gat.

Net spyt ek het so lank (seker amper 25 jaar) nie rerig meer bike gery nie - maar mens tel dit vinnig op, die banggatgeit word al hoe minder elke keer as ek op daai ou Ten klim. Enjoy dit MOERSE om draaie te ry. 8)
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1326 on: February 05, 2021, 10:38:18 am »
Ready to Rumble!!  :ricky:
 
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1327 on: February 05, 2021, 10:58:52 am »
Where did you get the hand guards from ?
Also received my bike yesterday. Want to fit hand guards and exhaust pipe.
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1328 on: February 05, 2021, 05:50:51 pm »
Where did you get the hand guards from ?
Also received my bike yesterday. Want to fit hand guards and exhaust pipe.

Congrats and many happy miles&smiles!!!
Handguards from GRM in George...

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Offline Mapog

Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1329 on: February 05, 2021, 08:00:36 pm »
XRRX
So you also paid 100k?
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1330 on: February 06, 2021, 01:24:17 pm »
Guys, this bike is  :thumleft: :thumleft:  :thumleft:
 
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Offline DavidMorrisXp

Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1331 on: February 06, 2021, 02:07:02 pm »
XRRX
So you also paid 100k?

Also curious....
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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1332 on: February 06, 2021, 03:26:04 pm »
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L is coming
« Reply #1333 on: February 20, 2021, 05:23:11 pm »
Auto decom failures:

https://motocrossactionmag.com/ask-the-mxperts-2020-crf450-compression-release-breakage/

"There were compression release failures at the 2017 Honda press intro on three CRF450s. Honda denied that those failures were due to the auto-compression release system; however, having lived through the 2009 failures, we are pretty sure that they were. "

Sounds like something to be on the lookout for



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