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Old 06-13-2012, 11:42 PM   #1126
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hi, Here are some photos of my 690









very very nice!

is the Dottori africa race kit?
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Old 06-14-2012, 09:26 AM   #1127
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hi, Here are some photos of my 690


Nice~most guys change out the exhaust first but not you!

If you could share a side profile pic, preferably with the GL tank bag, that would be much appreciated.
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Old 06-14-2012, 12:53 PM   #1128
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"Nice~most guys change out the exhaust first but not you!

If you could share a side profile pic, preferably with the GL tank bag, that would be much appreciated."


No problem before it gets dark!

My exhaust has to get power and be quiet not just loud..






"is the Dottori africa race kit? "


Yes, I use the kit, would not buy again.
The headlights were not adjustable. the left tank was leaking, and hundreds of holes in the fiberglass. A lot of work before painting.

The fit was ok.
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Old 06-14-2012, 01:30 PM   #1129
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Old 06-14-2012, 03:15 PM   #1130
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"Nice~most guys change out the exhaust first but not you!

If you could share a side profile pic, preferably with the GL tank bag, that would be much appreciated."


No problem before it gets dark!

My exhaust has to get power and be quiet not just loud..
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Old 06-14-2012, 11:46 PM   #1131
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"is the Dottori africa race kit? "


Yes, I use the kit, would not buy again.
The headlights were not adjustable. the left tank was leaking, and hundreds of holes in the fiberglass. A lot of work before painting.

The fit was ok.
How did you have resolved the leaking?
tankerite or other gummy coating? with fibreglass tank use a internal sealing component is normal.
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Old 06-15-2012, 02:19 AM   #1132
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"Nice~most guys change out the exhaust first but not you!

If you could share a side profile pic, preferably with the GL tank bag, that would be much appreciated."


No problem before it gets dark!.
Show us some close ups of the rally bikes in the background

You have a great collection
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Old 06-15-2012, 03:16 AM   #1133
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"How did you have resolved the leaking?
tankerite or other gummy coating? with fibreglass tank use a internal sealing component is normal.!



The attachment below where the tank is screwed. Just beside the fuel flow. I've always thought it comes out of there. Leaking only with full tanks and driving.
Sealing was in.


"Show us some close ups of the rally bikes in the background "


Look my other posts.
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Old 06-15-2012, 04:07 PM   #1134
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"Nice~most guys change out the exhaust first but not you!

If you could share a side profile pic, preferably with the GL tank bag, that would be much appreciated."


No problem before it gets dark!

My exhaust has to get power and be quiet not just loud..






"is the Dottori africa race kit? "


Yes, I use the kit, would not buy again.
The headlights were not adjustable. the left tank was leaking, and hundreds of holes in the fiberglass. A lot of work before painting.

The fit was ok.
Sorry to hear you are not happy with the kit. I have been thinking seriously about pulling the trigger on the Dottori kit this coming winter. If you decide to sell it, let me know.

jan
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Old 06-16-2012, 08:06 AM   #1135
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This is most of the single track portion of a true dual sport mission (IMO) to Mt. Clifty. I left my place in Mukilteo, WA. rode a hundred some odd miles of twisty backroads to 4 lane Interstate to get to the start of a gravel road somewhere close to South Cle Elum, WA. Speeds ranged from 35 side roads to 95+ stints on the freeway. (15/48)

I think it should be mentioned that this ride kicked my ass and I did it with a half loaded Great Basin bag.

There are (8) Videos total they start about half way up and continue all way back down to the gravel. I don't like to edit video, they are raw. Don't watch if you don't like that kind of thing...

Congruts my friend

690 Enduro is the B E S T , real dual sport bike
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Old 06-22-2012, 12:22 PM   #1136
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Old 06-23-2012, 10:44 PM   #1137
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Anyone got a picture of a 690 with a clear safari tank and a rally raid fairing?
It looks like you can only get the fairings to suit the safari tank in orange or black....... Wish I could get a white one
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Old 06-24-2012, 12:14 AM   #1138
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Noob here from Cape Town, South Africa. Loving the truckload of info on here about these bikes, here is mine:



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Old 06-24-2012, 12:38 AM   #1139
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Noob here from Cape Town, South Africa. Loving the truckload of info on here about these bikes, here is mine:
sweet looking bike Nick, welcome to the fold!
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Old 06-24-2012, 06:52 PM   #1140
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just picked up my new 690 last week, love it so far.


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