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  • HONDA CRF1000L AFRICA TWIN

  • £7,999
  • Year 2017 - 17 reg
  • 999cc  -  9,716 miles
  • Doble Motorcycles, Surrey
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Having been originally supplied by us here at Doble Motorcycles at the beginning of June 2017 to a regular customer of ours, he simply loved riding it and covered 9700 miles in that time. He also installed a whole host of optional extras, which remain in place for the new owner to take full advantage of. It has a chunky set of Heed wrap-around engine bars which also protect the main fairings too given their design. They are also home to a pair of optional forward facing spot lights too. The owner has also invested in a large capacity, quick-release top-box case and carrier system which even includes a comfy pillion back-rest cushion. There are a set of adjustable levers and black knuckle guards as well. In addition, it has a handy 12-volt power socket with a USB port to allow you to charge your mobile phone or even power a sat. nav. etc while you're on the move. Factory finished in the mean looking and very smart Dakar Red, White and Black colour option that has black wheel rims, the black frame, gold forks and bronze engine cases. . For security as standard it has the Honda HISS immobiliser and Datatag panel marking and forensic ID. This complete combination will not only give you peace-of-mind, but should help keep your insurance premiums at a sensible level.Why not come and check it out for yourself and even take if for a test ride to see what all the fuss is about. You never know, you might well be pleasantly surprised with what you experience.(Subject to a £99.00 vehicle preparation fee)Doble Motorcycles stock number 13398.

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  • All road legal bikes sold by this dealer have passed a theft check (full details)
  • All road legal bikes sold by this dealer come with a warranty (full details).

Doble Motorcycles

86-92 & 103 Brighton Road, Coulsdon, CR5 2NG

http://www.doble.co.uk

Why buy from Doble Motorcycles

Doble Motorcycles showroom

Doble Motorcycles is a long established family run business founded in 1967 by Mike Doble senior and late brother Chris Doble. It all started with just one shop no. 88 Brighton road selling one or two step through mopeds and motorcycle servicing. Chris managed the bike business while Mike set up a used car showroom across the road at 103, this also took off very well and thrived as the motor industry boomed. Time moved on and expansion was inevitable for the Motorcycle shop. Honda was increasing its model range rapidly with big sellers like the Superdream and CX500. The adjacent shop no. 90 was acquired and soon become filled with exciting new models. But again the market grew and the need to expand soon arrived. Seeming to take over one end of Coulsdon no. 86 was sought and another 50% increase in size took place. Honda's market share also grew to keep customers coming back time and time again. It became apparent that car sales were not able to keep pace with the two wheeled sales, so all resources were pooled together to once again double the business size to give huge choice and diversity to the customer. Doble Motorcycles Selling and specialising in the world's leading makes from day one has been Doble's biggest strength. Mike Doble Junior and Paul Styles now run the dealership along with Mike Doble Senior, Anne Doble, and a good enthusiastic and dedicated team who all love working with motorcycles. Dobles have been nominated Honda dealer of the year four times. The award is not just based on sales, but on product presentation and more importantly, all round customer care. This is something Dobles pride themselves on and a practise, which has earned them a reputation for service & reliability throughout their many years in Coulsdon.

MCN overall review verdict: The Africa Twin inspires confidence on the dirt immediately, regardless of your ability or off-road experience. Its physical size makes it a breath of fresh air in the current 1200+cc dominated adventure bike class; the parallel-twin motor making it both low and narrow. This, combined with the fuel tank ergonomics, means that when standing up the rider is able to get their weight forward over the front wheel while putting pressure through the footpegs to aid steering and grip – a vital asset when covering rough terrain.  The new Africa Twin boasts true globe-trotting credentials both on and off-road. It feels lightweight and is seriously frugal. This is one of the most impressive true adventure bikes you can buy, and a stunning return for the prestigious Africa Twin name.

Running costs
Insurance group -
Annual road tax £91
Annual service cost £230
Performance
Max power 94 bhp
Max torque 68.6 ft-lb
Top speed -
1/4-mile acceleration -
Average fuel consumption -
Tank range -
Quick specs
Engine size 998cc
Engine type Parallel-twin
Frame type Steel semi-double cradle with high-tensile strength steel rear subframe
Fuel capacity 18.8 litres
Seat height 870mm
Bike weight 232kg

Figures shown are for the standard model and so may differ from bike being sold

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