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Re: My 2017 Africa Twin DCT - Finally got my hands on it! :)
« Reply #15 on: August 27, 2017, 23:37:33 »
What other farkles are you considering installing on the bike?

I like the look of those panniers btw.

I'm thinking bar risers as I find the riding position tilted too far forward when seated and tend to be reaching down a little too much when stood up on the tiny pegs... which might also get swapped out.

More agressive tyres will also be on the cards as some point.  Either 70/30 or 60/40 depending on whether I am trying to kid myself how much time I am actually going to ride on unmade roads and tracks.
I've seen ADV bikes on the island that look like they have never been off tarmac but they have 50/50's on!

Need to get into extending the Electrics so will most likely install an PC8 Eastern Beaver 8-way unit under the rear seat.  Also need to set up easy access jump starting cables under the seat as I have a backup battery pack.  After all there is no way of bump starting a DCT that I know of and the battery is a pig to get at if you need to jump start it ever.  I've got a few options in my mind that I need to consider before installing the jumper cables permanently to the battery.
Will also be adding extra lights to the RockFox crash bars.
« Last Edit: August 28, 2017, 17:22:08 by »
James Mc

Current: 2017 CRF1000L DCT
Current: 2008 Triumph Tiger 1050
Previous: 2003 Honda Varadero XL1000V (bought 2003, sold 2013 - Sadly left behind in Europe)