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The other day I posted about the Africa Twin and its 25-year history. Today I have some vintage video for you of both the 650 and 750 versions of the bike in its glory days.

The first two videos are in French but the appeal is universal. Same goes for the last one of a Africa Twin 750 starting up. Read the rest of this entry »

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For me, the words “Africa Twin” have always had an elusive appeal. Honda’s amazing, 750cc, Paris-Dakar-winning adventure bike was offered between 1989 and 2003 but never in the United States. A few made it to these shores under the wings of independent importers but they remain a rare find.

The original 650 variant of the Africa Twin was released in 1988. To mark its 25th birthday Expedition Portal has published a post about the bike.

Rumors are also floating around that Honda plans to reintroduce the Africa Twin, and bring it to the U.S. no less. The blog Asphalt and Rubber reported that Honda registered “Africa Twin” with the U.S. Patent & Trademark office this year. We’ll see…

More Africa Twin pictures and a video after the link.
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Sometimes adventure just means heading out for the day with your backpack and your Honda CY80.

Photo: Shimobros