A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Rossgo » 20 Sep 2018, 15:42

Great write up Kwacky. Not my type of bike mainly because im very short and therefore would not be able to deal with this bike!! But its certainly a different type of bike for you and also seems like you can have some fun on it too. Clearly it is something that could make it in to your garage at some point if you decide it

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 20 Sep 2018, 15:45

Cheers Rossgo.

I'm in no rush for a new bike at the moment. I think I'm going to wait a few weeks to see if there are any offers about. You usually get a sale or offers of extras at the end of the biking season.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Rossgo » 20 Sep 2018, 16:19

Defo - keep your eyes peeled you usually do find a good deal so it's nice to be in no rush. Take it easy and something will pop up in sure of it

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby duke63 » 20 Sep 2018, 16:22

Like a Speed Triple (devil)

Latest one gets a cracking write up in PB magazine this month.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 24 Sep 2018, 08:55

http://www.lingshondabikes.co.uk/new-bi ... ports.html

Feck.

Bargain.

Massive bargain.

Feck.

Tempted.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Itchy » 24 Sep 2018, 09:15

The devil on my shoulder is telling me to tell you to do it.

The angel on my shoulder is telling me "f**k it, it's not your money, tell him to do it"!

Hope this helps.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 24 Sep 2018, 12:48

Kwacky wrote:http://www.lingshondabikes.co.uk/new-bikes/adventure/crf1000l-africa-twin-adventure-sports.html

Feck.

Bargain.

Massive bargain.

Feck.

Tempted.


In addition to the Versys - no.

Trade the Versys - yes.

My 4 penneth..
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 24 Sep 2018, 12:55

Or:

Keep the Versys. Run the Honda in over autumn. Let the Versys take another winter battering.

Sell the Versys in Spring.


Not that I've been thinking about it or owt.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 24 Sep 2018, 13:03

Kwacky wrote:Or:

Keep the Versys. Run the Honda in over autumn. Let the Versys take another winter battering.

Sell the Versys in Spring.


Not that I've been thinking about it or owt.


Or wait and buy one of these bikes in the Spring - sounds like they cant shift them if thats the discount?

Depends how sensible your feeling!

Ultimately it depends if the space in your garage is too much to bear :D
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Deegee » 24 Sep 2018, 13:25

I’d be surprised if there are any left come January, Lings will shift those to prevent having dead money sitting around in the showroom. I’m not sure if that price would go up or down for cold hard cash, a lot of companies factor the finance earnings into a price to make it look good.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 24 Sep 2018, 13:27

I could do I suppose. The counter argument is that I did the same last years with the offer on the KTM 1290 Superduke GT. But they never dropped the price again and you still can't get a nearly new one for the price of the 2017 offer.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 24 Sep 2018, 13:34

I've asked my mate at Sutton Honda if they'll price match.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby D41 » 24 Sep 2018, 15:22

They'll do that on a vehicle??
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 24 Sep 2018, 15:52

We'll find out tomorrow.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby D41 » 24 Sep 2018, 16:36

:D :D :D. Touche.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Rossgo » 25 Sep 2018, 09:55

Guess today is the day Kwacky be nice if they so mate.

Clearly you are impressed with the bike but what about that sports naked or would the Africa be ticking that fun box

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 25 Sep 2018, 09:56

I didn't say my buying would stop there :D :D :D
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Rossgo » 25 Sep 2018, 12:38

awesome news!

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 25 Sep 2018, 15:28

/does a little dance.

They couldn't quite price match for hard cash. But I've got a very good deal with a load of extras which will see the bike kitted out with pretty much everything I need.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Sep 2018, 15:30

Kwacky wrote:/does a little dance.

They couldn't quite price match for hard cash. But I've got a very good deal with a load of extras which will see the bike kitted out with pretty much everything I need.


So has sir bought one? :D
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