Africa twin

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Re: Africa twin

Post by smudger272 » Fri Jan 15, 2016 9:53 pm

Sat on one today yes it was very nice I'm 5,8 tall so little legs and I could easily touch the floor in the lowest position . dealer told me the first batch 350 units have been sold and now looking at march onwards the crash bars running around the side and across the front is made of alloy and is only for the spot lights so its not a crash bar.
A few prices were centre stand £160 heated grips £300 (wow) top box £360 panniers I think £580 dct was £800 more so I'm going to book a test ride next week and see what's it like going to hold of until my trip to Pyrenees in June but I must admit it is a stunning looking bike better in the flesh than the pictures

O yeah nealy forgot insurance 48 yr old male lives in romford essex 3 yrs no claims
Clean licence fully comp £400 then it jumps to over £600 with all the other insurance companies

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Re: Africa twin

Post by moto al » Fri Jan 15, 2016 10:05 pm

I it's a great looking bike,I opted for the low seat,being a short ARSE .£150 for the option? . This bike has had more Hype ,than England winning the World Cup.in 1966. I only hope the bike it's still great after 5years ;) ;) .Al (thumbs)
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Re: Africa twin

Post by moto al » Sat Jan 16, 2016 7:57 am

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I must say ,I like this one (thumbs)
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Re: Africa twin

Post by peterpan241 » Sat Jan 16, 2016 10:04 am

moto al wrote:
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I must say ,I like this one (thumbs)
Do it Al, you're worth it :) & then ride to Morocco :evil: & send your medic the photo :P
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Re: Africa twin

Post by bimota » Sat Jan 16, 2016 12:33 pm

vermin wrote:If it's of any interest I saw a white Africa twin yesterday on the Merthyr to Cardiff road. Maybe a new demo being run in!
Hi,

a white one passed me yesterday, on the A470 heading down to cardiff. must of been same bike.

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Re: Africa twin

Post by ZX Raziel » Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:24 pm

Good news , my sexy new bike will be in next week :woohoo:

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Re: Africa twin

Post by KTM Deano » Sat Jan 16, 2016 11:29 pm

I'm still undecided between this and an F800. It'll be one or the other :whistle:

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Re: Africa twin

Post by motorbike » Sun Jan 17, 2016 8:35 am

Had a 800 gs the paint started lifting off the engine within months..I think(hope) the honda will be better made

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Africa twin

Post by johnnyboxer » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:03 am

KTM Deano wrote:I'm still undecided between this and an F800. It'll be one or the other :whistle:
Me too, especially as the BMW is £1500 cheaper, even before you add heated grips & centre stand - then it'll be £2000 cheaper

Had a good look at the AT yesterday in a dealers - first time I have ever seen it

Looks good, feels good

Hate the crap rear rack though
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Re: Africa twin

Post by moto al » Sun Jan 17, 2016 9:11 am

johnnyboxer wrote:
KTM Deano wrote:I'm still undecided between this and an F800. It'll be one or the other :whistle:
Me too, especially as the BMW is £1500 cheaper, even before you add heated grips & centre stand - then it'll be £2000 cheaper

Had a good look at the AT yesterday in a dealers - first time I have ever seen it

Looks good, feels good

Hate the crap rear rack though
Honda ,have another one at £45 . Oh hum :S
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