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Old 01-25-2013, 04:17 PM   #15781
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Nice pic. Look at the color of those leaves and tell me God isn't a KTM fan!
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Old 01-25-2013, 05:32 PM   #15782
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Cool little RideApart video with a 990 in Colorado.

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Old 01-25-2013, 05:53 PM   #15783
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Old 01-25-2013, 06:21 PM   #15784
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Can't wait to get out there and see it
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:36 AM   #15785
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If you like cut down Adventures.....check this one on the German forum, text is in German but pictures speak a million words:
http://forum.lc8.info/viewtopic.php?...=asc&start=165



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Old 01-26-2013, 02:42 AM   #15786
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Nice job indeed, but i don't like it much: too "heavy" in the lower part and too thin where there should be a tank.

Indeed interesting anyhow!
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Old 01-26-2013, 03:52 AM   #15787
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Nice job indeed, but i don't like it much: too "heavy" in the lower part and too thin where there should be a tank.

Indeed interesting anyhow!
I agree, interesting but awful for the very same reasons.

Anyway, may be they're just fooling in the garage and it's not a rideable setup? Otherwise where would they "stick" the fuel tank, and how many liters/gallons can it carry then...? and what about the whole air intake system...

Or... may be I'm short of imagination these days...

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Old 01-26-2013, 04:03 AM   #15788
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Not sure cause i don't know german but i think that "thing" on the lower part of the bike is the fuel tank, the red bottle is the expansion for the radiator and maybe the oil tank is somewhere under the seat.

Anyhow the KMS setup someone linked on the german forums is indeed more near to how i see the adv transformation :)
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Old 01-26-2013, 05:33 AM   #15789
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I.......Otherwise where would they "stick" the fuel tank......

Check the skidplate again...

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Old 01-26-2013, 05:52 AM   #15790
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Check the skidplate again...

Ok, Blur, thanks.
Thought the pics here where the only available but they were just an intro. I now realize I should have visited the link.


Besides it's a great handy job, to its ugly look (IMHO) now I add I don't like the setup for offroad riding either...less ground clearence, the tank IS the protection... (I'm still short of imagination I guess).

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Old 01-26-2013, 06:12 AM   #15791
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Yeah - I don't like the idea of the skidplate being the tank either.... for the same reasons you've brought up.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:08 AM   #15792
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I guess, looking at the tires, it's more of an on-road bike then heavy offroad.
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Old 01-26-2013, 10:49 AM   #15793
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From my sunset ride yesterday

Seattle in the background



Moon over my yammy.. errr.. KTM



This thing even looks great in black and white
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Old 01-26-2013, 11:21 AM   #15794
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Old 01-26-2013, 12:05 PM   #15795
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Yeah.....but have you roosted a fairway yet?

I am guessing Newcastle Golf Club...
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