We have designed, developed and manufactured our own heavy-duty, tubeless spoked wheels for the new Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin and Adventure Sport, based on our rally & adventure experiences.
NOTE: THESE WHEEL KITS WILL NOT FIT 2020 AFRICA TWIN ADVENTURE SPORT MODEL.
These are a big improvement over the tubed OEM versions, as we prefer to run tubeless tyres on an adventure motorcycle of this size, as repairing punctures can be much easier than those with inner tubes fitted.
The OEM Honda wheels, which use plated steel spokes and nipples, have had corrosion problems so we have addressed this by using stainless steel heavy duty spokes and plated brass nipples.
Both front and rear hubs are manufactured from 6082T6 billet aluminium alloy, and black anodised for a durable finish.
Benefits of our wheel kit:
Both wheels are professionally sealed with a tubeless conversion by Bartubeless, with a 4 year warranty on each wheel.
Both rims are high-grade aluminium alloy, with tubeless "bump" for correct sealing.
The rim sizes are 21"x2.15 front and 18"x4.25 rear, 36 spoke hole pattern, and are available in either black or gold powder-coat.
We prefer the powder-coat rather than anodising for the reason it is more durable, less resistant to marking when riding off-road, or changing tyres. And also they can be "touched up" with paint, if required, if they do happen to get damaged.
We have used these wheels for over 12 months now in rallies such as Illyria Rally, and with Rocky Mountain Adventure Bike Touring Company in Canada in order to prove our design and strength, and the Bartubeless conversion is something we have been using on our CB500X Adventure wheel kits for 3 years with zero problems.
DO NOT USE ACID, OR ALKALI-BASED WHEEL CLEANERS TO REMOVE DIRT AND BRAKE DUST, AS THESE CAN CORRODE AND REMOVE THE POWDER-COATING AND TARNISH THE STAINLESS-STEEL AND NICKEL-PLATED BRASS NIPPLES. USE A PH-NUETRAL CLEANER, OR SOAP AND WATER.
TYRE SUGGESTION INFORMATION:
Front 2.15 X 21” Rim
90/90 -21 54H TL Conti Trail Attack 2 road : off road 80:20
90/90 -21 54H TL Conti TKC70 road : off road 60:40
90/90 -21 54T TL Conti TKC80 road : off road 20:80
90/90 -21 54V TL Anlas Capra RD road : off road 90: 10
90/90 -21 54T TL Anlas Capra R road : off road 60:40
90/90 -21 54T TL Anlas Capra X road : off road 80:20
90/90 -21 54V TL Anlas Winter Grip 2 winter road fitment
Rear 4.25 X 18” Rim
150/70 R18 70W TL Conti Trail Attack 2 road : off road 80:20
150/70 R18 70H TL Conti TKC70 road : off road 60:40
150/70 B18 70Q TL Conti TKC80 road : off road 20:80
150/70 R18 70V TL Anlas Capra RD road : off road 90:10
150/70 R18 70V TL Anlas Capra R road : off road 60:40
150/70 B18 70T TL Anlas Capra X road : off road 20:80
150/70 R18 70V TL Anlas Winter Grip 2 winter road fitment
All tyres are tubeless but can be fitted with a tube if required.
All front tyres are of cross ply construction and rear tyres are of radial or cross ply biased construction.
Most off Road tyres are cross ply biased construction on the rears with both flexibility and strength for off road applications. They carry a lower speed rating of Q or T which equals 160kmh or 190kmh respectively.
All tyres have the same load rating of 54 front and 70 rear equating to 212kg and 335kg respectively.
Winter Fitment tyres are manufactured with high levels of silica in the compound. They give improved grip in very cold conditions and remain durable even in warm weather.