Africa Twin Sports
Forget Africa-come explore New Zealand on this ideal twin!You’re ready for this. Hard-riding, free-range and off-grid. Built without compromise and on experience of decades the new CRF1100L Africa Twin leaves the rulebook in its roost.
Heritage of the Africa Twin combined with new technologies makes the new 1100 a ride you will never forget and be an envy of those back home listening to your stories.
The twin-cylinder engine is larger 1084cc and produces 7% more peak power, 6% more peak torque, which makes it much stronger everywhere in the rev range.
The 2020 Africa twin is smaller, slimmer and 4kg lighter than its predecessors. This allows you to take adventure riding to another level and experience what New Zealand has to offer, especially with 6 riding modes to work with. Other features include HSTC, cruise control, Cornering ABS and Wheelie Control and a TFT touch screen display.
|Peak/High Season - November to March
|Shoulder Season - April to October
|15 to 21
|6 to 14
|2 to 5
|Liquid cooled 8 valve parallel twin with 27 degree crank and uni-cam; 4-stroke
|Engine Displacement (cc)
|Bore x Stroke
|92 mm x 81.5 mm
|6 speed manual
|Push button electric start
|PGM-FI electronic fuel injection (throttle by wire)
|Overall Length (mm)
|Overall Width (mm)
|Overall Height (mm)
|Suspension travel front/rear
|Seat Height (mm)
|Kerb Mass (kg)
|Front wheel location / suspension
|Inverted fork w/204 mm axle travel
|Rear wheel location / suspension
|Swingarm w/220 mm axle travel
|Two four-piston hydraulic calipers w/310 mm disc;ABS
|Single one-piston hydraulic caliper w/256 mm discs;ABS
|Fuel Tank Capacity (L)
Rental Rates include all taxes and toll road fees.
Full comprehensive motorcycle insurance is included in the rental rates. This covers the motorcycle, accessories, fire, theft and third party. The insurance excess (deductible) varies per model and is listed in the schedule Insurance Deposits - (Details in Terms and Conditions)
Rental Rates include unlimited free Kms (on hires 4 days or longer)
Peak/High Season: November – March
Shoulder/Low season: April – October
“If your off-road skills and confidence are not up to scratch, but you want the comforts and luggage capacity afforded by a large adventure machine, while still getting out and amongst serious terrain that will challenge your mettle, then you won’t do it easier on anything else.” mcnews.com.au
- Included in Hire Fee
- Extras Available
- License requirements
- Security Bond
- FREE Unlimited Kilometers on rentals 4 Days & over*
- Comprehensive Motorcycle Insurance (Standard Deductible Applies)
- Tax (GST)
- Toll Road Fees
- USB charging Port & Quad Lock Phone Mount
- Heated Grips on all our rental motorcycles
- Givi Canyon clip on soft luggage available on request for most models
- BMW models have the factory Navigator GPS Mount.
*Short Term Rentals 2 & 3 days have Free 350 kilometres per day included (Note: Short term hire - if you travel over the generous 350 per day allowance, additional distance will be charged at 59c per KM)
- Motorcycle Navigation - Garmin Zumo XT (for BMW, Triumph & Yamaha)
- Motorcycle Navigation TomTom Rider 400/450 GPS (for Honda Models)
- Side Luggage - premium hard panniers available on all models (genuine luggage or Givi Trekker Alaska Alloy cases 36 litre)
- Side clip on soft luggage available on most models (Givi Canyon bags)
- Top-boxes available on all models (genuine top case or Givi Trekker outback Alloy cases - 42 or 58 litre)
- Tank-bags available (Small clip on with clear phone pocket)
- Lowering links can be fitted to the rear suspension CB500X
- Low & Standard Seats available for most models
- Puncture repair and tyre inflation kits
- Collision Damage Waiver – From $15 per day for lower bond rate
There is a small charge for extras.
- Rider minimum age is 21 years old and must hold valid motorcycle license & can only hire bikes up to 650cc
- Hire Motorcycles 700cc and over have a minimum rider age of 25.
- Long Term Hires - Hires over 22 days rates are by negotiation, please ask for options
- Our main depot is Christchurch, please try to pick up and drop off in CHC.
- One-way hires are expensive. One way hires Auckland -Christchurch, or Christchurch – Auckland will incur a $899 relocation surcharge.
All our rental motorcycles are maintained by fully qualified motorcycle technicians, and are New Zealand Government Transport certified as rental vehicles.
During the hire period NZBIKE.COM is not obliged to replace an accident damaged motorcycle, but we will do our best to get you back on the road as soon as possible. If you damage a motorcycle you must report this to NZBIKE.COM immediately.
During the hire period the hirer is responsible for taking care of the motorcycle including basic maintenance - correct tyre pressures & fluid levels.
Most overseas licenses are valid for use in New Zealand; the same restrictions apply as the country of origin. Riders must be 25 years of age or over for all our motorcycles over 700cc and have reasonable riding experience. Licenses must have a motorcycle endorsement. If your license is not in English, an international driving permit or certified translation will be required.
The customer or the customer's travel agent is responsible for all paperwork requiring entry to New Zealand.
Entry into New Zealand
Visa requirements can change, please check for the latest entry requirements from your country to New Zealand, please allow plenty of time to obtain your visa. For countries that are on the visa waiver program you will have to apply for an NZeTA, these can take up to 72 hours to process, please do this well in advance of your travel date, they are valid for 2 years.
20% deposit required to confirm a RENTAL booking. Deposit 50% refundable if cancelled prior to 31 days of hire commencing. Rentals should be fully paid 30 days prior to departure.
20% deposit required to reserve a TOUR or Group Booking. Deposit is 50% refundable if cancelled prior to 61 days of tour or hire commencing.
Tours or Group Booking should be fully paid 60 days prior to departure, full tour fee is 50% refundable between 60 to 31 days from departure of tour or hire commencing.
All Rentals, Tours or Group Booking if cancelled within 30 days of departure are non-refundable and full payment is due.
Any cancelation due to NZ boarders closing will be 100% refunded or transferred to a later booking once boarders open.
Note: Group Booking is 4 or more bikes.
A bond equal to the insurance excess amount is required from the hirer at the time the motorcycle is picked up. This bond is to be secured with a credit card pre-authorization and is cancelled when the motorcycle is returned undamaged to NZBIKE.COM Depot. Any damage to the motorcycle, up to the insurance excess will be deducted from the security bond (or CDW amount if applicable).
- Note: Credit Card is needed on hire pickup, Bonds are not charged but a pre-authorization of the bond amount is confirmed. Your credit card must have sufficient clear funds equal to the bond amount.
Full comprehensive motorcycle insurance is included in the rental rates. This includes the motorcycle, accessories, fire, theft and third party. The insurance excess (deductible) varies per model.
The schedule of Insurance Deposits:
The standard Insurance Excess on all Motorcycles is NZ$4500
Stage 1 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 1) reduces the Insurance Excess to $2900 cost is $15 per day
Stage 2 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 2) reduces the Insurance Excess to $950 cost is $30 per day
Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver (CDW 3) reduces the Insurance Excess to $0 cost is $45 per day
Note: Stage 3 Collision Damage Waiver is only available on hires 7 days or more
NZBIKE.COM will pay for all road tolls on any of it’s rental bikes anywhere in New Zealand.
NZBIKE.COM does not assume responsibility for bodily injury, nor for any damage or loss to personal effects. However while in New Zealand, you are covered by ACC (accident compensation corporation), which may cover all or 80% of medical expenses for any vehicle or personal accident you may suffer. We recommend that you carry comprehensive travel insurance for your entire stay in NZ.
NZBIKE.COM will not be responsible or liable for speeding, parking tickets, weather, acts of god, or any other circumstances beyond it's control. Nor shall NZBIKE.COM be responsible or liable for delay, loss, damage or injury to person or property and/or illness incurred during their stay in connection with or relating to the supply or omission of air, sea, land transportation services, or of accommodation, meals, facilities, entertainment or other services provided by NZBIKE.COM.
NZBIKE.COM will charge a $75 administration fee on any speeding or parking tickets that remain unpaid once the rental is concluded.