If you liked the 2017, you will love the 2018. Rear: Single reservoir shock w/ Pro-Link, fully adj., 9.4-in. It permits Honda to take its traction control system to seven stages from three. the 45mm Showa cartridge-type inverted front fork offers class-leading levels of performance. Peak power of 70Kw still arrives @ 7,500rpm, with 99Nm torque @ 6,000rpm. Hmmmm … I wonder if it would cook me? You still have the G-mode switch that improves traction in all off-road situations by simulating a clutch being slipped, in effect. The seat adjusts .8 inches, for a seat height of either 35.4 inches or 36.2 inches (compared to 33.5 inches and 34.3 inches). MT mode gives full manual control, allowing the rider to shift with the handlebar trigger control buttons. Hi everyone my Name is Tom from Australia just reading some of the reviews I’m 63 years I have just purchased a Africa Twin DCT absolutely love it you can’t beat an Honda product keep all the other over rated stuff Triumphs, Bms, Ktms servicing costs are so high on these bikes friends tell me Honda is the best F.. K the rest cheers Tom. Should say AT, not ST and DCT, not DVD. I can’t comfortably stand up while off road riding and my legs are quite bent while sitting. In a parking lot, you'd be hard pressed to find the 2018 in a field of 2017s. - Enfin, le mode "Gravel" autorise la puissance minimale (3), un faible frein moteur (3) et un niveau élevé d'intervention de l'antipatinage (6). Honda has also given you a fourth riding mode called User, where you can store your own settings. The cables are too short. India’s largest auto media for the bike & car community for over 22 years. The water and oil pumps are driven by the engine’s balancer shafts; for 2018 300g has been shaved from the balance weight, reducing inertia by 306g/cm2, further adding to the character and feel of the power delivery. All registered in England and Wales. Did someone before me fiddle with the fully adjustable suspension? •Adventure Sports model has a storage pocket on rear right The current version has proved itself a modern-day all-rounder, hugely popular with round-the-world adventurers, commuters and casual tourers alike, because it offers enjoyable and usable engine performance in a chassis that works as well off-road as it does on. L'intérêt du mode intermédiaire ne paraît pas évident, contrairement au troisième qui tempère clairement les ardeurs du moulin et permet ainsi d'aborder une portion de chemin en terre de manière plus sereine et calme. Each clutch is independently controlled by its own electro-hydraulic circuit. En revanche, Honda annonce "l'adoption de contre-arbres d’équilibrage allégés ainsi que d’une boîte à air modifiée afin d'optimiser les performances à moyens régimes. Le mode "Gravel" (P3 et EB3) a été studieusement sélectionné lors des sorties tout-terrain : outre les accélérations plus gérables, MNC a apprécié le frein moteur plus présent qui limite les interventions sur les freins. En 2018, le numéro un mondial met à jour son maxitrail et propose une version plus baroudeuse (re)nommée "Adventure Sports". Some 3k-4k mile adventures just beg for cruise. Introduced just two years ago, there are now more than 50,000 of them roaming back roads and trails around the world, with 8,000 in the U.S. alone, where the Africa Twin accounted for 20 percent of open-class ADV sales in 2017. Honda a relancé avec succès la lignée des Africa Twin en 2016 avec une CRF1000L finement conçue. I am 66 and do a lot of 400 plus mile days….so cruise control is a must. Sa durée de vie sera peut-être plus remarquable : "la nouvelle batterie est quatre fois plus endurante que la précédente", assurent les ingénieurs japonais. (It left me sitting a few times, too many ) Ride what you like . When we tested a standard Africa Twin with a manual transmission last year, it made 79 horsepower at 7,300 rpm and 62 lb-ft of torque at 5,700 rpm at the rear wheel on Jett Tuning’s dyno, though these numbers are about 5 percent too low because the bike was run with knobby tires. ”. If you do get the Africa Twin, do two things and thank me later. Sur route donc, Moto-Net.Com est resté en "P1" tout du long. L'aventure justement, Honda la promet à ceux qui achèteront l'Africa Twin 2018 dans sa toute nouvelle déclinaison à la dénomination assez ancienne : la mention "Adventure Sports" figurait déjà sur la XRV650, première Africa Twin sortie en 1988 ! Honda has also updated the dash to a large vertical tablet though it still uses white letters on a black LCD. When a gear change occurs, the system pre-selects the target gear using the clutch not currently in use. The base model receives a host of detail upgrades to both manual transmission and Dual Clutch Transmission (DCT) options that enhance the riding and owning experience, while the new Adventure Sports version extends the platform even further into long-range off-road territory. Company Number: LP003328 Registered Office: Academic House, 24-28 Oval Road, London, NW1 7DT. The screen is overly busy with information and, as before, sun glare on the reflective face can make the screen unreadable. Honda India continues to only offer us the red-white-black colour pattern saying the low volumes make offering colours very hard to do. A full range of genuine Honda accessories are available for the CRF1000L Africa Twin, including: eval(ez_write_tag([[336,280],'totalmotorcycle_com-leader-1','ezslot_17',177,'0','0']));12V socket, Liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve parallel twin with 270° crank and uni-cam, Showa 45mm cartridge-type inverted telescopic fork with hydraulic dial-style preload adjuster and DF adjustment, 230mm stroke, 204mm axle travel, Monoblock cast aluminium swing arm with Pro-Link with gas-charged damper, hydraulic dial-style preload adjuster and rebound damping adjustment, 220 mm rear wheel travel, 94 mm axle stroke, 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminium hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads, 256mm wave hydraulic disc with 1-piston caliper and sintered metal pads.