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Full Termignoni system sounds good...

Posiden

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Cant help thinking that Honda have missed a trick here by not offering an exhaust as part of the accessories catalogue. Most manufacturers do now (BMW sell Akrapovic cans as optional extras and Ducati have always pushed Termignoni.)

If I was buying a bike on a credit or PCP agreement the first thing I would do is add an exhaust into the deal as you won't really notice the cost over three years.
 

iSlanderEST

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Cant help thinking that Honda have missed a trick here by not offering an exhaust as part of the accessories catalogue. Most manufacturers do now (BMW sell Akrapovic cans as optional extras and Ducati have always pushed Termignoni.)
Thats weird yes, because even Crosstourer has Akrapovic slip-on in the catalogue.
 

Posiden

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Ordered my Termignoni today from BRS tuning and got 10% off RRP. So £550 delivered end of February.
Doesn't need any remapping and is a straight forward swap with the original but a huge weight saving.
 

DavyF

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IIRC, the Crosstourer didn't initially have an exhaust option. It'll just take a while before Honda catch up with what customers want as its still early days for the new AT.
 

zoeff50

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Why are people changing the exhaust? The std exhaust looks great with the bike I think, but ? Also the sound is very good. Deep bass noise, not too loud to scare other people off.
 

Posiden

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I've changed my mind about the Termignoni exhaust as I don't like the way it exits the heat shield, looks too long and looks like it could fit any bike not just the AT.
the Remus Okami looks much better.

Why are people changing the standard exhaust.?
Cause the original is too big and heavy and as everyone knows "Loud pipes save lives."
 
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RideRed Man Dan

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Why are people changing the exhaust? The std exhaust looks great with the bike I think, but ? Also the sound is very good. Deep bass noise, not too loud to scare other people off.
I agree about changing out the "Highly Engineered and built to last" stock exhaust for aftermarket exhaust. I was once one of those guys who thought that having a loud pipe was great and it made my bike feel like it was way more powerful, but in actuality it hardly made a difference and pissed of many around me. For the riders who will be using their very capable off road AT for rode (pavement) riding, I agree, have a loud pipe so that other vehicles can here you and you can feel like you are at the race track. But for the true adventure riders out their riding in the dirt, rocks, mud, water, etc a loud cheeply built aftermarket exhaust system will not last. Been there done that. Honda spends a large amount of money to make an exhaust system that will stand up to the abuse of off road riding. Also here in the states we have a 96 decibel allowance for off road riding. I will not argue that a loud pipe can help one be heard but why would you want to be heard when you are riding off road. Noise is off road riders biggest complaint.
 

Posiden

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that last comment was a bit tongue in cheek from a saying that people use in the UK
- we've tried riding with our lights on, we are wearing hi viz clothing and still car drivers can't see you.
So if visual aids don't help then use something audible hence the saying "loud pipes save lives."
 

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