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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #40 on: February 27, 2019, 07:26:44 am »
Lekker Kobus, julle moet dit geniet.  Ek beny julle, sou ook graag wil spanners aangee en kiekkies neem.   :biggrin:

Daai video van die 450 is bevange.  Sal ek ook so kan ry as ek een koop.   :lol8:  :lol8:  :lol8:
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #41 on: February 27, 2019, 08:14:59 am »
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #42 on: February 27, 2019, 08:17:35 am »
Any chance to join you for the last day in Cape Town (even with a BMW GSA)?

Seems very interesting to see all this organization and special guests.

Let us know
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #43 on: February 27, 2019, 08:29:45 am »
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #44 on: February 27, 2019, 08:33:52 am »
 :sip:Ek lees met aandag..
Dit klink en lyk soos n once in a lifetime experience
Gooi,  ons almal wag vir jou nuus en .... onthou om elke oomblik te geniet!!
Doen dit nou ... later is te laat!
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #45 on: February 27, 2019, 12:41:15 pm »
I'm liking all the bikes ( and those V8 cruisers  :biggrin: ).  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #46 on: February 27, 2019, 03:30:47 pm »
Our day started with fetching 4 bikes from Honda Wing Umhlanga, supplied by Honda SA.

All these bikes were supplied either with OEM tyres or more road biased tyres.  To ensure all the bikes are fitted with the similar brand, our task was to fit the new ones.

In parallel to this, we also started to do our own PDI to ensure everything is set correctly and working as it should.  This included ensuring chain slack is correct, checking the oil level and also that all bolts is as per spec.

We found a number of discrepancies and loose crash bars, but everything is getting sorted as we progress.

We are also fitting what is called a Trippy, which is a mix between a GPS and an electronic roadbook, as well as Spot trackers.

More on that a bit later, for now itís back to work.










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« Last Edit: February 27, 2019, 05:45:35 pm by Kobus Myburgh »
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #47 on: February 27, 2019, 03:57:03 pm »
Yoh! This looks epic, Kobus! Just one thing: all those bikes look the same, so how long will it take the riders in the morning to find their own bikes?  ;D

Thanks for sharing!  :thumleft:
 

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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #48 on: February 27, 2019, 04:26:37 pm »





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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #49 on: February 27, 2019, 07:39:00 pm »
The Engine Room.  This is where all the meetings happen and things get organized.








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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #50 on: February 27, 2019, 08:15:59 pm »
Beslis 'n voorreg om deel van hierdie span te wees Kobus! :thumleft:

En 'n plumpie vir Specialised Adventures om hierdie internasionale gebeurtenis aan te bied!  :o :thumleft:

Beslis nie 'n "fly by night" organisasie nie! :biggrin:
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #51 on: February 27, 2019, 10:43:31 pm »
If anyone is still wondering what this event is about, herewith the promotional video and the movie from Adventure Roads 2017.



"If you have men who will only come if they know there is a good road, I don't want them.  I want men who will come if there is no road at all."

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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #52 on: February 28, 2019, 04:40:15 am »
Beslis 'n voorreg om deel van hierdie span te wees Kobus! :thumleft:

En 'n plumpie vir Specialised Adventures om hierdie internasionale gebeurtenis aan te bied!  :o :thumleft:

Beslis nie 'n "fly by night" organisasie nie! :biggrin:

Beslis, Die Hardy kan maar. :thumleft:
Dit is leker om te sien iets word deeglik gedoen.
Ek ry maar hier saam. :sip:
Julle doen goed!
Sterkte vorentoe en dankie vir die deel hier.
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #53 on: February 28, 2019, 08:36:17 am »
Beslis 'n voorreg om deel van hierdie span te wees Kobus! :thumleft:

En 'n plumpie vir Specialised Adventures om hierdie internasionale gebeurtenis aan te bied!  :o :thumleft:

Beslis nie 'n "fly by night" organisasie nie! :biggrin:

Beslis, Die Hardy kan maar. :thumleft:
Dit is leker om te sien iets word deeglik gedoen.
Ek ry maar hier saam. :sip:
Julle doen goed!
Sterkte vorentoe en dankie vir die deel hier.


Jip ek stem saam.....Hardy meng hom nie met "sissies" nie. Hardebaard organiser voorwaar hy.
Sterkte met die groot geleentheid chap.   :thumleft:
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #54 on: February 28, 2019, 05:22:01 pm »
Yoh! This looks epic, Kobus! Just one thing: all those bikes look the same, so how long will it take the riders in the morning to find their own bikes?  ;D

Thanks for sharing!  :thumleft:

Fortunately they are marked roxenz, otherwise it would have been quite a challenge.



That little white sticker you see on the top RHS of the photo is a reminder to ride on the left.


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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #55 on: February 28, 2019, 05:34:50 pm »
The day was spent fueling all the bikes, continuing with the PDIís, lubing all the chains and assuring all tyres are at the recommended pressure.

The majority of the tyres are Karoo 3ís with a couple of TKC80ís on the privately owned bikes and a mix and match on a couple of others.

We are running them at slightly higher pressures due to the long asphalt distances they will cover.  Depending on how aggressive they ride, we have our reservations whether it would last the full distance without at least a heat cycle.

All this work took place in the lower basement.  It was hot, humid and full of exhaust fumes due to running our compressor of one of the bakkies.  Great fun, this is Africa after all!

A couple of pics of the day:

The tracking units.



Iím getting quite used to the instrument cluster on the new Adventure Sports and it will be interesting to see if it also get all dusted up like the previous model.

You can see the Tripy II Mount in the center of the handlebars.









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« Last Edit: February 28, 2019, 05:41:10 pm by Kobus Myburgh »
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #56 on: February 28, 2019, 05:38:30 pm »
And hereís a quick little challenge that I thought someone would have noted already.

What is the difference between this Adventure Sports and the one currently available to us?

First guy to answer it correctly can get one of our Adventure Roads 2019 stickers.




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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #57 on: February 28, 2019, 06:10:30 pm »
And hereís a quick little challenge that I thought someone would have noted already.

What is the difference between this Adventure Sports and the one currently available to us?

First guy to answer it correctly can get one of our Adventure Roads 2019 stickers.




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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #58 on: February 28, 2019, 06:33:41 pm »
SA spec has a flat seat and the colour looks different.
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Re: Honda Adventure Roads 2019
« Reply #59 on: February 28, 2019, 06:59:34 pm »
SA spec has a flat seat and the colour looks different.
Bigger tank too I think
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