New 2020 Africa Twin.

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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by johnnyboxer » Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:54 am

lancashirelad wrote:Motorbike prices are going ridiculous for what is (to most) essentially a toy?
Agreed

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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by Tonibe63 » Fri Sep 27, 2019 7:15 am

johnnyboxer wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:54 am
lancashirelad wrote:Motorbike prices are going ridiculous for what is (to most) essentially a toy?
Agreed

Just get a Himalayan at £4K ish
Or a used one for less than £3k. Ive done 1300 miles in 3 months on mine whilst my two 1200cc bikes have not turned a wheel.
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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by mark vb » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:30 am

lancashirelad wrote:
Thu Sep 26, 2019 10:26 pm
Motorbike prices are going ridiculous for what is (to most) essentially a toy?
Agreed that some are, essentially for the fashion-conscious and all bells & whistles must-haves. No problem with that if it's what rings your bell. But you can get many good, honest, new motorbikes for reasonable money such as MT07's/09's not to mention RE650. It's a bit crazy....a 750 was once a big, big bike but now seems to be seen as a tiddler ☺

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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by fast frankie » Fri Sep 27, 2019 1:58 pm

Thought 13k for the standard Africa twin was a bit steep considering I got my BMW f850gs sport which as tubeless rims, esa, tft, led lights, self cancelling indicators, cruise control plus 3 years warrantee ect for just a little over 11k.

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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by dave h » Fri Sep 27, 2019 9:11 pm

johnnyboxer wrote:
Fri Sep 27, 2019 6:54 am
lancashirelad wrote:Motorbike prices are going ridiculous for what is (to most) essentially a toy?
Agreed

Just get a Himalayan at £4K ish
and a welder

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Re: New 2020 Africa Twin.

Post by sexysi » Thu Oct 10, 2019 3:40 pm

Nope, sorry wouldn't touch it with a barge pole, but as Im rejecting a 2018 ATAS at the moment because, its a death trap and rusting maybe im biased.

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