The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by moto al » Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:42 pm

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by daytona-supersport » Sat Nov 26, 2016 7:47 pm

That has got to be the ugliest tank ever put on a motorcycle. :laugh:

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by moto al » Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:32 pm

daytona-supersport wrote:That has got to be the ugliest tank ever put on a motorcycle. :laugh:
it's manufactured for long overland trips, I wouldn't worry about looks when your stranded in the middle of no were, wae no petrol. I speak from experience . I ran oot of fuel in the middle of the tundrer ,between karuna and narvik . Janis my good lady wisnae happy. The sad thing was my bm had a 35ltr petrol .tank .thats what happens when u get pissed with some Swedish pals stig bjorg ,and his SMC pals (thumbs)
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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by Cone » Sat Nov 26, 2016 8:56 pm

robson wrote:
Nigel wrote:
moto al wrote:
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I really like the colour (thumbs) (thumbs)
That is stunning (thumbs)
yeah, the boat looks awesome.
Have to say that looks awesome, maybe in 5-6 yrs when im changing my beamer ill consider one of these...

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by moto al » Sat Nov 26, 2016 9:29 pm

Cone wrote:
robson wrote:
Nigel wrote:
moto al wrote:
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I really like the colour (thumbs) (thumbs)
That is stunning (thumbs)
yeah, the boat looks awesome.
Have to say that looks awesome, maybe in 5-6 yrs when im changing my beamer ill consider one of these...
hi bud ,iv previously owned BMW bikes since 1979 , Iv been loyal too thebrand for many years ,personally and in bissness .i visited HPN the guru,s for BMW,s Dakar team winners R&D company for the hp 2. Their words not mine BMW ,should be manufacturing washing machines,interprete as U wish Al.
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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by boatman » Sat Nov 26, 2016 10:46 pm

daytona-supersport wrote:That has got to be the ugliest tank ever put on a motorcycle. :laugh:
True , but a few carefully thought out hits of colour on it will improve it no end (thumbs)

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by Andi_Archer » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:06 pm

A few stickers on it and the AT lads will rant about its streamlined looks no end :whistle: :laugh:

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by boatman » Sat Nov 26, 2016 11:11 pm

Andi_Archer wrote:A few stickers on it and the AT lads will rant about its streamlined looks no end :whistle: :laugh:
Just thinking there ,, I am not sure that paint or stickers adhere very well to those polypropylene tanks ,if I remember right they "sweat" a wee bit (thumbs) (thumbs)

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by Q plate » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:15 am

I think you're right, acerbis have always had a range of various'one' colour tanks mind so maybe that's how they'll go interesting they've took the trouble with the moulding to include the badge roundel on the side. (I think I need to get out more :pinch: )

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Re: The Honda Africa twin 1000 , warts and all.

Post by motorbike » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:11 am

kings new close ...its absolutely ugly....suits the bike

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