Less than a day after Honda confirmed that the Africa Twin is coming back, grainy, black and white “test footage” of the CRF1000L playing in the dirt has “leaked” online. Funny how that works…

The video gives us our first taste of what the 1,000cc parallel twin sounds like, and damned if it doesn’t have the wobbling gargle of a proper dirt bike.

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We also get a glimpse of the controls, the stacked exhaust, and a nice view of the barely camouflaged front. Enjoy.


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