Al Lamb's Dallas Honda

Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda: 2016 Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin DCT

Al Lamb’s Dallas Honda - The new CRF1000L Africa Twin is the bike that adventurers have been waiting for; A bike that can take you wherever your adventures wander. The new 998c parallel twin motor uses a unique four valve Unicam cylinder-head design, that translates into a smooth and tractable power.


The Africa twin comes in either a six-speed manual gearbox, or a new Dual Clutch Transmission with a a selectable on or off road mode. Both versions comes with ABS standard with a rear brake ABS on/off switch and Honda Selectable Torque Control (HSTQ). This bike has been the long anticipated dual sport competitor that Honda riders have been craving, and the Africa Twin was built for maximum durability off road riding. Utilizing its substantial ground clearance, tough aluminum skid plate, light weight steel frame, and various light weight parts, the Honda Africa Twin is easily able to maneuver through various challenging off-road sections.


In addition the Honda Africa Twin offers the most suspension travel available in its class, with 9.1 inches for its inverted 45mm fork and 8.7 inches for the rear wheel. With adjustable damping and compression on both ends, tube tires, aluminum wire-spoke wheels, and hollow axels, the Honda CRF1000L took no shortcuts on its route to become the highest quality adventure bike available.


ENGINE


Engine - 998cc liquid-cooled 4-stroke 8-valve Parallel Twin with 270° crank and Unicam

Bore And Stroke - 92mm x 75.1mm


DRIVE TRAIN


Transmission - Constant mesh 6-speed manual / 6-speed DCT with on and off-road riding modes

Final Drive - O-ring-sealed chain


CHASSIS / SUSPENSION / BRAKES


Front Brake - 310mm dual wave floating hydraulic disc with aluminum hub and radial fit 4-piston calipers and sintered metal pads

Rear Brake - 256mm wave hydraulic disc with 2-piston caliper and sintered metal pads. Also Lever-Lock Type Parking Brake System on DCT model

Front Tire - 90/90-R21 tube type

Rear Tire - 150/70-R18 tube type


DIMENSIONS


Wheelbase - 62.0 inches

Seat Height - Standard position 34.3/Low position 33.5 inches

Curb Weight - 511 lbs (ABS), 534 lbs (DCT/ABS). Includes all standard equipment, required fluids and full tank of fuel—ready to ride


OTHER


Available Colors - Dakar Rally, Digital Metallic Silver

Model Id - CRF1000L

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