A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 25 Sep 2018, 15:56

I may have put a deposit down, yes.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Sep 2018, 15:58

Kwacky wrote:I may have put a deposit down, yes.


Many congratulations sir 8)
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 25 Sep 2018, 16:03

Ta.

I'm waiting for details when it will be available. They got the bike already but I've had one of the packs which includes panniers and fog lights, so they need to order that in and get it all fitted. There's a tracker on it as well.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby duke63 » 25 Sep 2018, 16:14

One garage space filled. (y)
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Sep 2018, 16:29

and your next bike? What about the new special edition MV Brutale? :D

https://www.mvagusta.com/en/model/bruta ... rr-pirelli

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby C00kiemonster » 25 Sep 2018, 16:38

Yellow with wire wheels does it for me:

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Saying that its over twice the price of a Street Triple :D
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Deegee » 25 Sep 2018, 17:41

Come on then, when’s New Bike Day then? (party)
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 25 Sep 2018, 18:12

New bike day is a week on Saturday. I could pick it up this Saturday but I've got stuff to do and Mrs K is at work.

MV Agusta had one of those Pirelli dragsters in the shop. I didn't like it, it's too fussy.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby D41 » 25 Sep 2018, 18:18

They look like they belong in a Transformers movie.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Rossgo » 25 Sep 2018, 21:01

Great news Kwacky. Glad you were able to make a deal on a bike you were clearly happy with! Lookong forward to your 'live with...' thread

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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby kiwikrasher » 26 Sep 2018, 00:20

Going for the manual or the DCT?
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 26 Sep 2018, 08:19

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

Postby kiwikrasher » 26 Sep 2018, 09:01

Kwacky wrote:Manual.


Good lad (y)
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 26 Sep 2018, 09:07

I did like the DCT, but I felt a little disconnected from the bike. Plus I lacked confidence doing little things like a turn in the road. It's a tall and heavy bike so I had to put my trust in the DCT to work for me the way I wanted. I'm sure it's just me being a dinosaur but I feel more in control if I'm doing the clutch work.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Cavetroll87 » 26 Sep 2018, 09:29

congrats mate!
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 26 Sep 2018, 10:41

The up/down q/s with auto blipper is £600.

Do I or don't I?

It does seem expensive.

But. Auto blipper. Mmmmm, auto blipper.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby duke63 » 26 Sep 2018, 10:42

Do it.

If you intend using it as a commuter, the autoblipper is very useful IMHO.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Itchy » 26 Sep 2018, 17:24

I was going to ask what the auto blipper does, but obviously it blips automatically.

A better question would be how does it work?



And yeah, do it!
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby D41 » 26 Sep 2018, 18:01

Do it. You wouldn't think twice about adding it afterward as a bling upgrade. Just the initial OTD £££ hit is giving you pause for thought.
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Re: A fling with an Africa Twin Adventure Sports

Postby Kwacky » 26 Sep 2018, 18:06

It's done.
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