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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #20 on: August 28, 2019, 12:00:36 pm »
I wonder if @Hardy de Kock or @Kobus Myburgh know anything.....?

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #21 on: August 05, 2021, 12:02:15 pm »
I see there is a bit more coming out on this.. an 850 Transalp

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #22 on: August 05, 2021, 02:32:47 pm »
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #23 on: August 05, 2021, 03:02:26 pm »
Another pretender to the T7 throne
T7 is old technology  :pot:....
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #24 on: August 05, 2021, 03:10:07 pm »
Another pretender to the T7 throne
T7 is old technology  :pot:....
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #25 on: August 05, 2021, 03:26:44 pm »
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #26 on: August 12, 2021, 05:29:49 pm »
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #27 on: August 12, 2021, 06:51:18 pm »
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Very Nice Bike that!!!
If you can live with 2 inches of front wheel travel. Any more and it will smash into the bash plate...
I love it how these 'concept' guys think all styling and no engineering
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #28 on: August 12, 2021, 07:06:51 pm »
How liberating it is to not want any of the bikes mentioned in this thread  O0
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #29 on: August 12, 2021, 07:26:27 pm »
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Very Nice Bike that!!!
If you can live with 2 inches of front wheel travel. Any more and it will smash into the bash plate...
I love it how these 'concept' guys think all styling and no engineering

Agree on these concepts, might look great but not always practical, however having said that, the AT's have a concave bash plate behind the front wheel which allows wheel travel but might not look that way from the side.
 

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #30 on: August 12, 2021, 08:55:55 pm »
Looks amazing. If they can keep the weight down it will be a winner.
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #31 on: August 18, 2021, 11:12:52 am »
Great looking bike  8)
 

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #32 on: August 18, 2021, 11:39:03 am »
Looks amazing. If they can keep the weight down it will be a winner.

Its in all probability going to be a twin, so its not going to come in at a 690 weight like everyone will expect.
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #33 on: August 18, 2021, 11:51:12 am »
I really hope they get a decent mid offering out. My ideal would be something like a T7 but with all modern tech. A CRF1100L is a little too big for my liking but I love the tech. Will be interesting to see where other manufacturers go in terms of  useless proprietary tech or just apple car play/open platforms
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #34 on: August 18, 2021, 03:06:20 pm »
I really hope they get a decent mid offering out. My ideal would be something like a T7 but with all modern tech. A CRF1100L is a little too big for my liking but I love the tech. Will be interesting to see where other manufacturers go in terms of  useless proprietary tech or just apple car play/open platforms

I went from a Transalp 650 to a Transalp 700, when I was looking to upgrade there wasnt really anything that grabbed my attention, until I got on the CRF1000, I got a 2017, You can really take that bike almost anywhere, the centre of gravity is so low it feels lighter than my 700.
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #35 on: August 18, 2021, 08:57:29 pm »
I really hope they get a decent mid offering out. My ideal would be something like a T7 but with all modern tech. A CRF1100L is a little too big for my liking but I love the tech. Will be interesting to see where other manufacturers go in terms of  useless proprietary tech or just apple car play/open platforms

I went from a Transalp 650 to a Transalp 700, when I was looking to upgrade there wasnt really anything that grabbed my attention, until I got on the CRF1000, I got a 2017, You can really take that bike almost anywhere, the centre of gravity is so low it feels lighter than my 700.

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #36 on: August 19, 2021, 09:38:16 am »
And I am on the other side of the spectrum. I'd love something in the mid range with every conceivable electronic gadget known to man. Fully adjustable electronic suspension, TFT with nav/car play/open software, radar cruise control, integrated music, heated everything, tubeless rims. That's where I am at with my biking

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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #37 on: August 19, 2021, 10:00:38 am »
Ba ha, I suppose its true

I'm busy having my seat done on my TA700 at the moment, I pulled it out and I was actually surprised as to how small the bike is, I haven't been on the bike in probably 4 years as its basically just bike porn parked for my viewing pleasure..

You do know that a mid range bike with 20kg+ of electronics is going to equate to 20 pages of okes bitching about the weight? I have to nod in some agreement though, the electronics on the Twin is fantastic, throw in some heated grips, tubeless rims and a coffee bar and im in.
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #38 on: August 19, 2021, 10:07:50 am »
Ba ha, I suppose its true

I'm busy having my seat done on my TA700 at the moment, I pulled it out and I was actually surprised as to how small the bike is, I haven't been on the bike in probably 4 years as its basically just bike porn parked for my viewing pleasure..

You do know that a mid range bike with 20kg+ of electronics is going to equate to 20 pages of okes bitching about the weight? I have to nod in some agreement though, the electronics on the Twin is fantastic, throw in some heated grips, tubeless rims and a coffee bar and im in.

Yip. But that's why they have the T7. It doesn't have any of the electronics, also none of the suspension or light weight but the bonus is it does have all of the price.
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Re: 2020/21 Honda CRF850L
« Reply #39 on: August 19, 2021, 12:34:09 pm »
Ba ha, I suppose its true

I'm busy having my seat done on my TA700 at the moment, I pulled it out and I was actually surprised as to how small the bike is, I haven't been on the bike in probably 4 years as its basically just bike porn parked for my viewing pleasure..

You do know that a mid range bike with 20kg+ of electronics is going to equate to 20 pages of okes bitching about the weight? I have to nod in some agreement though, the electronics on the Twin is fantastic, throw in some heated grips, tubeless rims and a coffee bar and im in.

Yip. But that's why they have the T7. It doesn't have any of the electronics, also none of the suspension or light weight but the bonus is it does have all of the price.
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