The Honda two wheelers India added a new bike to their ‘Make In India’ list. The bike is named as ‘Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin’. The 2016 Honda CRF 1000L Africa Twin is an adventure bike with a potent engine and dynamic chassis. The bike is perfect to run in both on road and off-road. The Africa Twin’s dual headlights maintain the original’s signature presence and the seat height adjusts 20mm to either 870mm or 850mm. A large18.8-litre fuel tank – coupled with the engine’s fuel efficiency.
The Africa Twin’s 1000cc parallel twin power plant draws heavily on Honda’s off-road race experience in the form of the CRF250R/450R competition machines. It also consists of the same four-valve Unicam head design for compact overall dimensions. As of CRF250R/450R , the six-speed manual gearbox use the same shift-cam design to ensure positive changes and is equipped with an assist slipper clutch.
The long-travel Showa inverted forks are fully adjustable and feature dual radial-mount Nissin four-piston brake calipers and 310mm ‘wave’ style floating discs. The Showa rear shock has hydraulic spring preload adjustment. Like the CRF450R Rally, the CRF1000L Africa Twin uses 21/18-inch front rear spoked wheels, wearing 90/90-21 and 150/70-18 tyres.