AQ Conversions

Rallye
Forte

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AfricanQueens

XRV 840
Rallye Forte

AfricanQueens XRV 840 Rallye Forte
 

With the Rallye Forte, AfricanQueens shows how new life can be breathed into the aging concept of the classic Honda Africa Twin.
With finest components, the stock RD04 model is transformed into a highly competitive rally motorcycle.
The dry weight is reduced by a whopping 20 kilograms, the engine power increases by 18 hp.

The chassis is trimmed for uncompromised racing performance, with lightweight and almost indestructible Excel rims and the finest, fully adjustable suspension elements from Öhlins and Marzocchi, which significantly exceed the stability and reserves of the original chassis.

Four handling-favourably low-mounted tanks hold a total of 50 litres of fuel and more than double the range of the Forte when compared to the stock bike.

The light and slim fairing with its distinctive double-headlights provides space for a professional rally cockpit and optimises the Forte for fast and strength-preserving riding over long distances - whether at racing or travel speeds.

The concept is rounded off by a variety of proven and functional components and details, such as the Kevlar engine guard, the wide rally foot pegs, an additional side-stand for easy wheel removal in the event of a puncture and much more.
 

Individual Configurations

This conversion can be individually configured according to customer requirements for various use profiles.

You'll find more information on the available parts & kits here:

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Engine:

  • 840 cc instead of 750, generating 78 h.p. instead of 60 h.p.
  • AQ performance cam shafts
  • optimised intake and exhaust ports
  • modified, performance adjusted carburettors
  • AQ vacuum powered fuel pump
  • narrower radiators with larger overall surface Kühler with 2 lighter plastic fans
  • top-mounted AQ Carbon airbox with K&N airfilter
  • STF-FHR racing exhaust
     

Chassis:

  • Forks: Marzocchi "Magnum50" - 285 mm suspension travel
  • AQ PRO-LINK® lever for 320 mm rear suspension travel
  • Öhlins rear shock absorber
  • AQ close rear drive chain guid with aluminium support
  • AQ reinforced swingarm chain glider
  • AQ Rally foot pegs
  • Carbon front and rear mudguards
  • bolt-on RD04 rear subframe with under-seat-storage for tools, spares, water, etc
  • Custom seat with quick release and two-colour suede leather cover
     

Cockpit: 

  • Pro-Taper handlebar by ANSWER
  • Aluminium switch units
  • Magura quick action throttle grip
  • AQ Rally fairing kit
  • 2 x TT IMO 100R50 ‘’Rallye’’
  • TT Roadbook
     

Technical Specifications
 

MODEL

manufacturer

AfricanQueens

designation

Rallye Forte XRV 840

 

 

ENGINE

 

engine type

52º V-twin cylinder, 3 valve per cylinder, 4 stroke

displacement

836 cc

compression ratio

-

max. power output

78 h.p. / 58 kW at 7000 rpm

max. torque

89 Nm at 5800 rpm

max. speed

depending on final drive ratio

induction

2x 34.5 mm CV Keihin carburettors
modified

cooling system

liquid / oil cooled

fuel

two-star petrol / regular

starter

electric

gearbox

5 speed

ignition

electronic, 4x "NGK EVX" spark plugs
with platinum points

 

 

CHASSIS

suspension front

Marzocchi "Magnum50" telescopic forks
285mm suspension travel

suspension rear

Öhlins shock absorber, 19 mm extended
adjustable compression & rebound,
preload preset by spanner
AQ Pro-Link lever (Aluminium)
320 mm suspension travel

seat height

99 cm

brakes front

276 mm hydraulic disc brake
with Nissin 2-piston caliper,
stainless steel braided lines

suspension rear

240 mm hydraulic disc
with Nissin 1-piston caliper,
stainless steel braided lines

wheel / tyre front

21 x 1.85 / 90/90-21

wheel / tyre rear

18 x MT 2.50 / 140/80 (90) - 18

tyre restrictions

non

wheelbase

1590mm +/- 10 mm

final drive

O-ring sealed chain

final drive reduction

17 x 53 (depending on application)

frame type

steel semi-double cradle

 

 

WEIGHTS & CAPACITIES

tank capacity

50 Litres (front 2 x 15;rear 2 x 10)

dry weight

approx. 185 kg

kerb weight

approx. 230 kg

max. allowed total weight

425 kg

Photo Galleries
 

XRV 840 Rallye Forte
by TF Magazine

XRV 840 Rallye Forte
Details I

XRV 840 Rallye Forte
Details II

XRV 840 Rallye Forte
Light Version


Parts & Kits

 

 

The Rallye Forte conversion consists of several parts & kits and can be configured for various applications. This also allows for a step-by-step conversion of your own bike if required.

 

For personal advice or an offer tailored to your individual requirements please feel free to contact us:

Further information and prices for Rallye Forte conversion parts can also be found here:

Press
 

ENDURO

Issue 3/2005

Special:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

EnduroABENTEUER

Issue 6/2004

Feature:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

Motorrad

Issue 1/2004

Feature:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

Tourenfahrer

Issue 11/2003

Test:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

Enduro Szene Online

Issue 2/2003

Test:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

MotorradABENTEUER

Issue 1/2003

Test:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte

Tourenfahrer

Issue 10/2002

Feature:

AQ-Honda XRV 840
Rallye Forte


 

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