Table of Contents
Is a Honda Transalp a good bike?
Look hard enough and a great bike could be found for under 3k. So easy to ride and always an enjoyable ride. Super comfy. Brakes are good, even two up and fully loaded….
|Summary of owners’ reviews
|4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
|Ride quality & brakes:
|4.2 out of 5 (4.2/5)
|4.3 out of 5 (4.3/5)
What year was the Transalp first sold in the usa?
The XL600V from 1986 – available in the United States in 1989. The XL650V from 2000. The XL700V from 2008.
What oil does a Honda Transalp 700 take?
AMSOIL synthetic lubricants are the solution for riders who want the most from their 2014 Honda XL 700 V Transalp.
Is Honda Transalp good off road?
I can vouch for the TKC80 tires. My worn semi off road tires were scary in mud or going up slopes. When I switched to TKCs my Transalp 600 had much better traction off road. They’re pretty good on road too.
How good is the Africa Twin?
The Africa Twin is a fantastic, practical, comfortable and affordable adventure bike. Like all decent adventure bikes, the Africa Twin is a do-anything, anywhere rugged piece of transportation that also offers plenty of fun for both short and very long rides. Throw a leg over one, and you won’t be disappointed.
How much oil does a Honda Transalp take?
Dominator (90s models) what are the oil change intervals and what volume of oil do they take? 2000 miles and 2.1 litres, filter change every 4k (today’s the day, funnily enough).
Where are Honda Africa Twin made?
If so, here’s some cool pictures and videos of the 2016 Africa Twin 1000 on the production line at the Honda manufacturing plant in Kumamoto, Japan to help you burn some time…
What is the G button on Africa Twin?
For essential additional off-road DCT performance, the CRF1000L Africa Twin offers new functionality through the use of the G switch positioned on the right side of the instrument panel. Pushing the G switch in any riding mode modifies the control of the clutch system to give a more direct drive.
Why did Honda name it Africa Twin?
An aluminium bashplate protects the bottom of the engine from flying rocks and impacts. In December 1989 the original Honda XRV750 Africa Twin was launched, which became known as the 1990 model….XRV750.
Is the Honda Africa Twin a good bike?
Absolutely. The Africa Twin is a fantastic, practical, comfortable and affordable adventure bike. Like all decent adventure bikes, the Africa Twin is a do-anything, anywhere rugged piece of transportation that also offers plenty of fun for both short and very long rides.
Why is it called Africa Twin?
Built in homage to the giant desert racers of the Paris-Dakar Rally, the Africa Twin is a large, dual sport bike, powered by a softly tuned V-twin engine. In December 1989 the original Honda XRV750 Africa Twin was launched, which became known as the 1990 model.
Is the Honda XL700V Transalp a good bike?
Honda XL700V Transalp: video. If playback doesn’t begin shortly, try restarting your device. An error occurred while retrieving sharing information. Please try again later.
When did the Honda Transalp 700 go off sale?
Looks-wise it’s funky, versatile, practical, user-friendly, easy to ride and should prove a top seller for Honda, although it would benefit from a larger tank, bit more power and a sixth gear. This version of the Transalp replaced the XL650V Transalp in 2008. It went off sale in 2012.
How many miles does a Honda Transalp get?
If you can live with that slight performance deficit, the Transalp offers genuine year-round, long distance, trouble-free easy motorcycling and decent examples with well over 50K miles aren’t unusual.
What kind of suspension does a Transalp have?
With its steel double cradle frame and conventional, mostly unadjustable suspension, the Transalp’s chassis is designed more for steady comfort than speed. Slightly larger than many rivals it also has roomier ergonomics, especially for two, and a plusher ride.