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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #100 on: September 04, 2019, 08:00:44 am »
Yes that does answer it for sure. Thanks
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #101 on: September 04, 2019, 09:14:01 am »
My point is riding a low horse power bike in any event means a complete change of riding style and carrying corner speed - have you prepped for that?

No use proving the Honda by coming last hahahaha


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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #102 on: September 04, 2019, 09:21:13 am »
Larger tanks ?
Strategically placed fuel bowsers en route # Fuelgate # Team Honda   :biggrin:

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #103 on: September 04, 2019, 10:12:14 am »
In one of the bigger Amagezas I got a top 25 result on a 690. The GPS showed afterwards that my top speed over the event was 118 kph. I decided to move to a slower bike after that.

Of course, during the one that ended at Kimberley, I made 186kph, so this whole post was sort of pointless🤣
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #104 on: September 04, 2019, 11:48:24 am »
New tyres and mousses fitted.



We also managed to get rid of the massive bracket at the back thanks to Flying Brick.

The tail tidy looks really nice and will sure as hell be functional.






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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #105 on: September 04, 2019, 11:54:12 am »
nothing sexier than fresh rubber  :thumleft:
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #106 on: September 04, 2019, 11:57:19 am »
A little off topic but I feel like keeping things positive.

What I really love about not only the guys I ride with, but especially this community and the people here is the support we give each other.

I have known Chris from @FlyingBrick for some time. Largely due to me buying a new bike every year and needing some accessories to go with it.

Some time ago I bought a BMW G450X. Now Chris took a whole morning of his own time to chat with me about the bike, the extras, the possibilities and much more.

Whenever I need something he goes beyond the call of duty.

He also has a great initiative where he puts up some display stands at dealerships for clients to see and buy easily. I prefer getting all my extras fitted with the bike and now Honda Tygerbergís got that facility.

Pick your extras on display and have them fitted there and then.

I think the greatly adds to the client experience.





It is great to see how businesses and people support each other. Ainít that what itís all about.


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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #107 on: September 04, 2019, 12:02:48 pm »
Well done to Johann for supporting another local business  :salut:
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #108 on: September 04, 2019, 12:54:41 pm »
I'm enjoying this RR. Not fuzzed about how good or bad the bikes are, but all the prep and anticipation is great. Feels like I'm part of something that otherwise I'd never be able to experience. Thanks KK and team!
 
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #109 on: September 04, 2019, 01:19:27 pm »
I'm enjoying this RR. Not fuzzed about how good or bad the bikes are, but all the prep and anticipation is great. Feels like I'm part of something that otherwise I'd never be able to experience. Thanks KK and team!

That is more or less the idea. To not only write a report about the Rally and ride, but about the preparation, the people involved, the challenges we will face and ultimately sharing our story with people like you.

For the first time I understand why people are so distraught when they have to abandon a race after putting in so much effort and prep.

Once again Kudos for Honda Tygerberg for taking the gamble and backing ordinary people with a passion for bikes.
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #110 on: September 04, 2019, 03:11:00 pm »
Die "Tail Tidy" lyk netjies, waarkom dit vandaan?
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #111 on: September 04, 2019, 03:20:42 pm »
Die "Tail Tidy" lyk netjies, waarkom dit vandaan?

Yes, very neat, just a question, will a mounted number plate not be grabbed by the rear wheel under full rear suspension compression?
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #112 on: September 04, 2019, 03:27:40 pm »
I will reply to the tail tidy questions later.

First some more porn.......














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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #113 on: September 04, 2019, 03:30:51 pm »
Are you putting a screen up in front of all that tower equipment?

The roost will get it.
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #114 on: September 04, 2019, 07:18:02 pm »
Who else think that this is real cool looking bike?
 
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #115 on: September 04, 2019, 08:00:15 pm »
Who else think that this is real cool looking bike?

Just the bloody owners  :imaposer:
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #116 on: September 04, 2019, 09:36:41 pm »
 :biggrin: :biggrin: :biggrin: :laughing4:
 

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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #117 on: September 05, 2019, 07:03:19 am »
Who else think that this is real cool looking bike?
Moer mooi  :thumleft:
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #118 on: September 05, 2019, 08:27:18 am »
Who else think that this is real cool looking bike?
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Re: Honda CRF450L and The Tankwa Cross Country Rally
« Reply #119 on: September 05, 2019, 08:46:59 am »
Who else think that this is real cool looking bike?
Moer mooi  :thumleft:
Yes, it kinda looks like a supermodel with only the necessary covered...  :biggrin: