Honda Africa Twin Exhausts From Arrow And Giannelli Available From SpeedMob

Honda Africa Twin Exhausts From Arrow And Giannelli Available From SpeedMob

From a SpeedMob press release: After 15 years, Honda has finally released a new Africa Twin and fans of the bike are buzzing about this new Adventure motorcycle. SpeedMob is proud to announce new exhaust fitments (and coming fitments) for the 2016 Honda CRF1000L “Africa Twin”. Both Arrow Exhaust and Giannelli by Arrow will be offering systems for the brand new Africa Twin motorcycle. Arrow engineers have finished their initial work on their slip-on exhausts and will follow quickly…

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2016 Honda Africa Twin Video Review

The 2016 Africa Twin is the first model to feature Honda’s next-gen Dual Clutch Transmission, and the only ADV bike in the world equipped with such technology. This is a significant achievement not for the sake of new technology, but because the technology works pretty well, which is why my initial review – and this video – focuses on the DCT’s use and performance. However, the story was a little light when it comes to…

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Riders for Health and Ford Team Up to Map Out Remote Areas of Africa

Ford Motor Company and Riders For Health are working together to use sensor technology to improve access to healthcare for rural parts of The Gambia. The sensors will collect data that will help make Riders for Health work more efficiently as well as help create the first accurate maps of remote areas of the West African nation. Earlier this year, Ford began supplying trucks and SUVs to Riders for Health to complement the non-profit organization’s…

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2016 Honda Africa Twin Review

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Editor Score: 88.5% Engine 17.5/20 Suspension/Handling 12.75/15 Transmission/Clutch 9.0/10 Brakes 9.0/10 Instruments/Controls 4.75/5 Ergonomics/Comfort 9.25/10 Appearance/Quality 8.75/10 Desirability 8.5/10 Value 9.0/10 Overall Score 88.5/100 The Africa Twin is one of the most beloved Hondas to never have been imported to the United States. In 1986, the NXR750 Africa Twin factory racer made its debut at the then Paris-Dakar Rally. The bike was powered by a V-Twin engine, while the rally…

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2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Priced at $12,999 and $13,699 with DCT

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Priced at $12,999 and $13,699 with DCT

American Honda announced the 2016 CRF1000L Africa Twin will be available for $ 12,999 for the manual transmission model, and $ 13,699 for the dual clutch transmission version. American Honda also reversed course on its previous announcement regarding anti-lock brakes and the Honda Selectable Torque Control (i.e. traction control), announcing both features will come standard on both versions of the Africa Twin. Previously, Honda had announced both features would only be available on DCT-equipped models….

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2016 Honda Africa Twin Specs Leaked + Video

2016 Honda Africa Twin Specs Leaked + Video

Someone over at Honda has an itchy trigger finger; a new video and specs for the CRF1000L Africa Twin have leaked onto the Internet. Get the Flash Player to see this player. The video was uncovered by ADVPulse, and appears to be the sixth episode of Honda’s “True Adventure” series. Meanwhile, the folks at AfricaTwinForum noticed a spec sheet posted onto Honda Portugal’s Facebook page (since removed but included here) purporting to show official details…

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2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Details Officially Announced

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Details Officially Announced

A day after we brought you information about Honda’s new adventure bike based on a leaked promotional video and spec sheet, Honda has come forward with full official details and images of the much-anticipated CRF1000L Africa Twin. The official release confirms the information we published yesterday but offers more detail, including specifications for the U.S. market. Discuss this at our Honda Africa Twin Forum. The Africa Twin is powered by a new 998cc parallel-Twin that…

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2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Revealed in Australian Patent Filings

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Revealed in Australian Patent Filings

Earlier this week, Honda confirmed it is bringing back the Africa Twin. The announcement was accompanied by a couple of heavily-shadowed images and two videos offering a mere glimpse of the new CRF1000L Africa Twin. If you can’t wait for what looks to be a long teaser campaign, we present full images of the new Africa Twin from Honda’s own design patent filed in Australia. From these images we can see radial-mount brakes, handguards, rear…

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2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Confirmed and Coming to US

2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin Confirmed and Coming to US

Honda officially confirmed it is bringing back the Africa Twin, with the adventure bike expected to arrive in U.S. dealerships in early 2016. To the surprise of very few, the 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin is the final production version of the True Adventure prototype revealed at EICMA last fall. UPDATED: added second video from Honda. Details remain scarce, just as they were when the prototype was introduced. The True Adventure was caked in mud…

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