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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #100 on: October 30, 2019, 11:15:41 am »
So are these new Africa Twins going to be all hype and no show like the previous one?

Meaning?

Meaning when the last one was being brought out there was HUGE hype about how this was the next huge thing in Adventure biking, every 990 owner was going to be instantly converted to a Honda fan, the GS would be in trouble......and then nothing happened.

I would tend to blame the dealers, not the bike actually as they just never seemed to push the thing at all.  I guess most Honda dealers are car dealerships that also happen to have a few bikes in the back?

 

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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #101 on: October 30, 2019, 11:33:13 am »
I guess most Honda dealers are car dealerships that also happen to have to have a few bikes in the back?

Fixed that for ya  ;)
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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #102 on: October 30, 2019, 12:52:41 pm »
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the DCT Kobus.

I can only say I am very glad I listened to you good advice to buy the AT DCT, it is such an easy bike to ride that even I can do slightly technical tracks these days!
 

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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #103 on: October 30, 2019, 04:15:49 pm »
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the DCT Kobus.

I can only say I am very glad I listened to you good advice to buy the AT DCT, it is such an easy bike to ride that even I can do slightly technical tracks these days!

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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #104 on: October 30, 2019, 04:37:27 pm »
Would you buy a 2nd hand one with 100k on the clock?

Fuck no. But i wouldn't buy any bike with that much mileage.
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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #105 on: October 30, 2019, 05:42:06 pm »
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the DCT Kobus.

I can only say I am very glad I listened to you good advice to buy the AT DCT, it is such an easy bike to ride that even I can do slightly technical tracks these days!

You give yourself way too little credit, you ride that bike very well!
 
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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #106 on: October 31, 2019, 02:56:53 pm »
So now the specials start ... in Upington Honda they have a brand new Adventure Sport for sale, price reduced to R190k ... plenty bargains now no doubt before 2020 stock arrives in showrooms.

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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #107 on: October 31, 2019, 08:34:16 pm »
Hi guys,

My bike is being sold on consignment. If you want to buy it you can through Honda Canal Walk or through myself direct. Please contact me on oh 8 two, two 2 eight, 2 two sixe seven for more info. Pics and details also in link below.

Extras are:
MRA touring screen
Barkbusters
Full Rockfox crashbars
Aluminium shorty lever
New battery
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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #108 on: October 31, 2019, 08:47:12 pm »
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the DCT Kobus.

I can only say I am very glad I listened to you good advice to buy the AT DCT, it is such an easy bike to ride that even I can do slightly technical tracks these days!

I rode a DCT of my friend, wow, that bike is magic, it knows what gear you should be in, enough said.  :3some:
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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #109 on: November 01, 2019, 01:29:21 pm »
Thanks for the detailed explanation on the DCT Kobus.

I can only say I am very glad I listened to you good advice to buy the AT DCT, it is such an easy bike to ride that even I can do slightly technical tracks these days!

I rode a DCT of my friend, wow, that bike is magic, it knows what gear you should be in, enough said.  :3some:

I think you actually need to be a better rider to deal with DCT, than being a novice rider and thinking it'll help you.


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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #110 on: November 07, 2019, 01:20:55 pm »
I had the Privilege to go for training at Honda SA on the New CFR1100 Africa Twin. The bike that was used in the training was the Adventure Sport ES DCT model with the electronic suspension.

After we worked through all the theoretical stuff we went to go play with the bike to get familiar with the electronics of the bike. Every one that was on the training slowly moved around the bike to appreciate its new curves and lines of the bike. I must admit it is one amazing looking bike with its new design. One of the sales personnel that was on the training jumped the gun and was the first person to start the bike and started to rev the bike a bit so everyone can hear how it sounds and everyone in the room had a smile on their faces. Honda didnít just build a good looking bike but it sounds great too.

The Adventure Sport DCT is one of those must haves in your shed. The bikes will be available in Honda Tygerberg from the 28th of Nov 2019.
 

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Re: CRF1100 Africa Twin - Welcome back Honda!
« Reply #111 on: November 07, 2019, 02:36:24 pm »
I had the Privilege to go for training at Honda SA on the New CFR1100 Africa Twin. The bike that was used in the training was the Adventure Sport ES DCT model with the electronic suspension.

After we worked through all the theoretical stuff we went to go play with the bike to get familiar with the electronics of the bike. Every one that was on the training slowly moved around the bike to appreciate its new curves and lines of the bike. I must admit it is one amazing looking bike with its new design. One of the sales personnel that was on the training jumped the gun and was the first person to start the bike and started to rev the bike a bit so everyone can hear how it sounds and everyone in the room had a smile on their faces. Honda didnít just build a good looking bike but it sounds great too.

The Adventure Sport DCT is one of those must haves in your shed. The bikes will be available in Honda Tygerberg from the 28th of Nov 2019.

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