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Apr 10th 2016, 11:31 PM   #1
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Thumbs up Africa twin rally edition!

Honda Japan released the prototype 2016 Honda Africa Twin Rally Edition. The model appears to have a larger fuel capacity, skid plate, Termignoni race exhaust, and bar risers among items that the astute enthusiast might point out from the photos.

Whether or not it makes it to production, that IS the question?

Great article:Honda Shows Off New Africa Twin "Adventure Sports" Concept - ADV Pulse
Apr 11th 2016, 09:55 AM   #2
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been drooling over this for the past few weeks.
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Apr 11th 2016, 09:18 PM   #3
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  Jan 2016
  Eastern Oregon

  16 Honda Africa Twin, 09 Hayabusa, and 08 DR650
I hope to have my red standard the first week of June. The more I read about it, the more I like it.
Apr 11th 2016, 10:02 PM   #4
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Africa Twin

Originally Posted by MrTwister
I hope to have my red standard the first week of June. The more I read about it, the more I like it.
Cycle Barn quoted me the third week of May?! IF I was able to get one, it'd be the Rally bike as my first choice. I wouldn't expect Honda to move it ahead for at least another year. They are notoriously slow to implement new models...
Apr 12th 2016, 07:19 AM   #5
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  Jan 2016

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It's a very nicely executed bike, especially the rally edition. One of the first adventure bikes lately that seems to put dirt capability in front of street.

Apr 12th 2016, 08:27 AM   #6
  Apr 2016
  Naselle, WA

Too bad the US got the boring colorways this year.
Apr 12th 2016, 10:33 AM   #7
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Great pics on the Rally! Wow. Was there any mention of availability on that model?
Apr 12th 2016, 07:35 PM   #8
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