Can you ride the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin on an A2 licence?

Yes, you can ride the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin (2016 - 2019) on an A2 motorbike licence. However, you will need to fit a restrictor kit to reduce its power output and make it A2 licence compliant!

Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin (2016 - 2019) motorcycle

Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin (2016 - 2019)

The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin is the company’s most popular adventure bike. It is affordable to buy and extremely reliable in the long run. The bike is suitable for both on-road and off-road riding, but don’t expect it to compete with most sport-touring bikes in terms of comfort.

The motorcycle has a very good fuel economy and you will be able to do up to 300 miles on one ride. Its parallel twin engine has a super-smooth power delivery and thanks to a lower centre of gravity, the bike is well-balanced and easy to handle.

The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin comes with an off-road specific ABS system and a three-stage traction control. Other than that, you will also get a digital dash and lots of optional accessories with the bike.

All of these attributes make the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin one of the best all around motorcycles that you can ride with your A2 licence.

A2 Licence Compliance

The Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin is a 998cc A2-friendly bike. It has a power output of 70 kW (94 bhp), which exceeds the 35 kW (47 bhp) limit needed for an A2 licence. The bike has to be restricted to become A2 licence compliant.


You will need a restrictor to ride the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin on an A2 motorbike licence. See the restrictor kits section to check out what restrictors are available for the Honda CRF1000L Africa Twin.

TitleSpec
ManufacturerHonda
CategoryAdventure
Off-Road
Engine typeInline 2
Engine strokes4-Stroke
Engine size998cc
Oil capacity4.1 litres
Power output70 kW
Torque output68.6 ft-lb
Top speed140 mph
Horsepower94 bhp
Weight232 kg
Seat height870 mm
Front tyre size90/90-21
Rear tyre size150/70-18
Fuel tank size18.8 litres
Fuel tank range300 miles
Fuel consumption60 mpg
Annual road tax£93
Overall rating