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Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 05-29-2013, 06:46 AM
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Posted By jpcussen
Can you post it here? Would also like to see for...

Can you post it here? Would also like to see for the R
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2013, 01:30 PM
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Views: 1,665,699
Posted By jpcussen
Clearance

Yeah - I see that that the 1190 is around the same clearance as the std 990... perhaps a little lower if you have a hefty 6mm bashplate with rubber bushings make it 12mm lower. Anyway, there are...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2013, 11:48 AM
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Posted By jpcussen
Clearance issue on 1190 - Who has actually taken it off road, and how it been??

So, when I saw the bike and all the hype I immediately thought about the drop in clearance and having a 990R wondered how much difference the drop in clearance would impact damage to the bike. Lots...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 04-16-2013, 11:45 AM
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Views: 1,665,699
Posted By jpcussen
Clearance issue on 1190 - is this proof?

So, when I saw the bike and all the hype I immediately thought about the drop in clearance and having a 990R wondered how much difference the drop in clearance would impact damage to the bike. Lots...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 04-03-2013, 01:08 PM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
Looks awesome - I am considering that high front...

Looks awesome - I am considering that high front fender conversion but not sure about high speed head shake on the freeway above 150kmh

Whats your experience with that been like to date?
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-24-2012, 12:03 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
Waar speel jy?

Dis Atlantis Dunes, by die R27 in Kaapstad...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 06:40 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
990R in the dunes

Some pics fun in the sand on 990R :D:D

http://www.iceart.co.za/images/stories/atlantis%20990%20sml.jpg


http://www.iceart.co.za/images/stories/atlantis%20990%20sml-5.jpg
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 04:57 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jpcussen
Correct although 990R doesnt have ABS - luckily...

Correct although 990R doesnt have ABS - luckily...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-22-2012, 04:54 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 993
Posted By jpcussen
How true... :lol3:lol3

How true... :lol3:lol3
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2012, 01:12 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By jpcussen
Yep! We had a number of 30cm icicles, as thick as...

Yep! We had a number of 30cm icicles, as thick as my thumb, hanging from the rain water drum next to the cottage when we woke up in the morning.... and my speedo was so iced over I couldnt even chip...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2012, 03:51 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,665,699
Posted By jpcussen
Howzit bud - I am not saying that you should take...

Howzit bud - I am not saying that you should take an R1 off-road!... I am refering to the guys who purely ride their DS bikes on TAR... unpaved roads can still be alot of fun on a DS bike, at least...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2012, 01:23 AM
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Posted By jpcussen
Laugh Gregor - Its obviously different where you...

Gregor - Its obviously different where you live... in South Africa we buy 990's to ride OFF road... You rarely see people commuting on 990's and I cant believe that the riding mentality is that...
Forum: Ridiculous streetbikes with 6 CPUs and too much horsepower (1050/1190/1290cc) 10-04-2012, 12:54 AM
Replies: 6,782
Views: 1,665,699
Posted By jpcussen
Garbage can

I dont get the shift - perhaps because the 990 was too much in a class of its own and they were not capitalizing from a business perspective on the GS riders who want a more road oriented bike.
...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-04-2012, 12:47 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By jpcussen
Now that you say that - I can picture that its...

Now that you say that - I can picture that its pretty similar - lots of space, no people... the best combination!... I bet its a little hotter in Arizona!...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-03-2012, 07:37 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 926
Posted By jpcussen
Blasting through Sutherland, South Africa on AWESOME tracks.... 990R

For those of you living in SA, here is some riding to drool over - for those of you not lucky enough to live in SA ; ) you can drool a little if you like this kind of fast open riding.

Some...
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 11-11-2011, 12:23 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 171,210
Posted By jpcussen
Laugh Awesome...

Fantastic shots, looks like a great ride. Looks like a standing wheelie there Andy??... I need more sand practice
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 10-21-2011, 01:25 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 171,210
Posted By jpcussen
Dodging cows

Need more HEIGHT!..... but I had to dodge cows
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-21-2011, 05:46 AM
Replies: 494
Views: 171,210
Posted By jpcussen
Ditch Jumping... or not... Didnt make it

Didnt make it, wet grass and sand at the bottom, cant walk out a 207kg beast...:rofl
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-19-2011, 06:02 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
Do you find that the high fender gives you a bit...

Do you find that the high fender gives you a bit of headshake, loosen up the front at high speed on the freeway - 170kmh area?

Thats what I have heard?

Cheers

james
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2011, 05:30 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
Front Fender

Do you find the front fender gives better performance off road than the STD wheel arch finder on the 990R - or is it more for look and feel aesthetics on the bike?

Cheers

James
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2011, 05:21 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
990R in the dunes

The beast battling in the soft white sand - huge grins
Forum: Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc) 09-16-2011, 05:12 AM
Replies: 19,256
Views: 7,970,260
Posted By jpcussen
Crispy Decals - 990R

Check our these decals from Crispy Designs - had them sent to me here in SA, pretty :huh forward to apply - just need some patience!.....
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