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Done just over 1000km so far.  Just love the DCT :)

Extras added so far:

Slowly taking shape :)
« Last Edit: August 17, 2017, 04:14:51 by james.mc »
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« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2017, 06:01:01 »
are you able to show me a picture of the camel auxiliary tank as fitted to your bike? Cheers...
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« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2017, 06:02:19 »
What other farkles are you considering installing on the bike?

I like the look of those panniers btw.
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« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2017, 08:57:02 »
Is there place for pillion feets with these panniers  :o ?
Done some more off-roads these last time , and happy to ear rocks knocks on an hard bash plate !!!   8)
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« Reply #4 on: August 17, 2017, 12:01:31 »
Have fun!
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« Reply #5 on: August 17, 2017, 20:45:20 »
Is there place for pillion feets with these panniers  :o ?
Done some more off-roads these last time , and happy to ear rocks knocks on an hard bash plate !!!   8)

Yep! Had two different height pillion riders on and no issues reported.  I also wondered when I fitted them how much legroom there might be, but they seem fine.
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« Reply #6 on: August 17, 2017, 20:59:12 »
are you able to show me a picture of the camel auxiliary tank as fitted to your bike? Cheers...

I'll take some soon.
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« Reply #7 on: August 24, 2017, 01:32:58 »
Hi James,

Great bike, isn't it?  VCIF_ThumbUp. Looking forward to get my hands on mine too.

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« Reply #8 on: August 24, 2017, 03:23:24 »
Looks great! Good additions for accessories. Enjoy your new ride! I absolutely love mine. My favourite bike yet.
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« Reply #9 on: August 24, 2017, 09:54:12 »
Enjoy it, but I am sure you will, James!  VCIF_ThumbUp
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« Reply #10 on: August 27, 2017, 20:57:22 »
Thanks guys!

Going to add some more images of the Camel ADV Fuel tank to another thread.
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« Reply #11 on: August 27, 2017, 23:12:49 »
But no ABS ???  :o
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« Reply #13 on: August 27, 2017, 23:26:47 »
Strange bulb turns lights... Is it an ABS model?
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« Reply #14 on: August 27, 2017, 23:33:42 »
Yes it is ABS.  Even 2017 AT's in North America have incandescent turn signals for some stupid North American reason.  Not sure if it was Honda or North American Traffic laws that caused it to happen.  I will change them out for smaller LED light units at some point, along with the relay as long as Honda haven't done anything whacky concerning the wiring for the running lights which the indicators double up as.
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