What did you do to your bike today??

belrix

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The Gremlins returned my oil filter cap wrench! I bought a new one yesterday and changed my oil and today as I was backing out my AT I looked over on the bench (in plain sight) was my missing cap wrench. :)

Now I have two to loose
 
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belrix

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It is 37 degrees, sunny with no wind, what to do?

Ride the AT to Starbucks of course!



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Sled_C

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Bought a 41 for rear, a touch higher, I think i like it. Added some bling

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Also gave it the 18k km service and a general once over.
Purchased a kit from the local honda dealer. To my surprise the
kit contained two different size crush washers!. OK no biggy.
Had a look in the honda aust web site at the RRP and found
they added $10! I checked previous buys, air filters, m77 etc and found
similar markups.
Having bought off the dealer one would expect a fair deal,,, I Guess Not.
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Sled_C

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I'll bet the 41T sprocket on the rear makes it smooth at highway speeds.
Yes it does, the smallest increment i could make. 4100 sees 120kmh (74mph)
The bonus is, it now makes the speedometer reading correct!
Don't do much off roading. Going single track the speed difference is bugger-all at idle.
 
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belrix

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Took the Shinko's for a 15 mile test ride...to the nearest Starbucks!

Initial impression of the tires on the highway is good, front tire is a little louder than the Mitas E-07+ but not at bad as I was expecting from a knobby.

Rode four miles of gravel and the tires were awesome, knobbies rule for gravel!

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MadMike

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Electronic suspension is a nifty thing to have. Switching between tour mode and urban mode is nice when exiting the freeway and hitting surface streets. No need to get off the bike or stop to make adjustments. The larger fuel capacity is what really sold me on the AS. I'm adding some nice upgrades right now to the bike which make it more suitable for touring. One thing I've learned over the years is not to become too attached to these things just ride and enjoy them then upgrade and move forward. Cheers!
 
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belrix

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Thanks the reply and the input!

I am leaning towards the electronic suspension to be able to quickly switch to off-road mode and have the IMU react to real-time conditions, but I do wish the ES was available on the regular AT.

Hopefully the 2022 AT's will be announced by Honda USA promptly.

:)

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belrix

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While waiting at a traffic light on this morning's commute, the person next to me was commenting on how much they liked my AT, Needless to say, this made my morning! When the light turned green I stalled the bike! So much for being cool. :)
 

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While waiting at a traffic light on this morning's commute, the person next to me was commenting on how much they liked my AT, Needless to say, this made my morning! When the light turned green I stalled the bike! So much for being cool. :)
That actually made me laugh... mostly because that's something I would do.
 

MadMike

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Thanks the reply and the input!

I am leaning towards the electronic suspension to be able to quickly switch to off-road mode and have the IMU react to real-time conditions, but I do wish the ES was available on the regular AT.

Hopefully the 2022 AT's will be announced by Honda USA promptly.

:)

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The Adventure Sports model is more street/touring oriented. The 2020-2022 models are different bikes really then the first generation (2016-2019). The engine being the most significant change. I really don't see the ATAS as an offroad bike but to each his own. Dirt and gravel roads is about as far as I'll go with it. Check out the new AT Enduro Sport. I just saw a video on the bike and it looks more like offroad bike should look and a lot less weight which I think is what you may be striving for.
 
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kcmoto

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Added new Tusk traverse bags. Working out nice for woods riding on tight single track. Enough room for tool roll, fuel bottles etc. They are made from top quality materials and use HD zippers that function well. They mount with straps that are provided and are incredibly secure and tight for off road use. No problems so far with exhaust heat.
 

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RItwin

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FINALLY A COMPANY WITH SOME F@#%$ING FORETHOUGHT!!!

ALT-Rider has the brains to send a tiny tube of lock-tite with their products that need lock-tite. All other companies need to follow their lead....

Recieved the new Alt-Rider clutch extension, Install soon!!


Keep the rubber side down
 
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belrix

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FYI

Brake pads can be installed backwards!

I learned this lesson the hard way.

I wasn't even enjoying an adult beverage when I did it!

Live and learn.



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