ADVrider

Go Back   ADVrider > Bikes > Orange Crush
User Name
Password
Register Inmates Photos Site Rules Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 07-16-2013, 03:40 AM   #16936
BrandtSA
Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Oddometer: 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by goodcat8 View Post
Brought her home today

Congrats!!
BrandtSA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 03:41 AM   #16937
BrandtSA
Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Gauteng, South Africa
Oddometer: 90
Quote:
Originally Posted by leeiom View Post
I love these white ones, congrats!!
BrandtSA is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 08:10 PM   #16938
Tee2
I SAID! Woo Hoo!
 
Joined: Oct 2009
Location: Ill, But I tell people NW IN.
Oddometer: 1,186
Quote:
Originally Posted by leeiom View Post
That would be this years Christmas card photo. Great photo.
__________________

Tee2 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 09:47 PM   #16939
two trackin fool
Scott
 
two trackin fool's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2010
Location: Michigan's Thumb
Oddometer: 1,068
__________________
'10 990 in White
two trackin fool is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 10:25 PM   #16940
mroddis
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Wet Coast of Canada
Oddometer: 114


Quick stop for a bite to eat before heading back into the sweeping hills...

m.
__________________
2006 KTM 950 Adventure - Black
mroddis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 10:39 PM   #16941
mroddis
Gnarly Adventurer
 
Joined: Aug 2011
Location: Wet Coast of Canada
Oddometer: 114
Orange world

And one from the road...


KTM Orange
__________________
2006 KTM 950 Adventure - Black
mroddis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-16-2013, 11:48 PM   #16942
goodcat8
I can pass this guy.....
 
goodcat8's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2008
Location: Los Angeles
Oddometer: 2,950
At work today.

They seem awkward in one another's presence....

__________________
2014 Triumph Scrambler
Prior: 3rd Battalion - 6th Marines - 2nd Marine Division - Lima Company - 2nd Platoon - 0311

goodcat8 screwed with this post 07-19-2013 at 01:48 AM
goodcat8 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 07:50 AM   #16943
4corners14
Studly Adventurer
 
4corners14's Avatar
 
Joined: Oct 2008
Location: Seattle
Oddometer: 520
The standoff......

Thoroughbred VS. Plow Horse


Quote:
Originally Posted by goodcat8 View Post
At work today.

They seem awkward in ones others presence....

4corners14 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 08:10 AM   #16944
liferider
Never It's enough
 
liferider's Avatar
 
Joined: Nov 2007
Location: Patagonia
Oddometer: 647
Quote:
Originally Posted by 4corners14 View Post
Thoroughbred VS. Plow Horse
No to mention one of them is pointing to go to park to the "Reserved Area"...

.
__________________
'Long Life to Dirt Riders'
__________________________________________________ _______
Argentina-Chile-Peru - Home of the Dakar ... again ... and again... and again!
liferider is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 08:35 AM   #16945
DesertSurfer
Tail sprayin
 
DesertSurfer's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2009
Location: City of the Angels
Oddometer: 1,190
Interesting visual perspective...

Quote:
Originally Posted by goodcat8 View Post
At work today.

They seem awkward in ones others presence....

I've never seen these two bikes side by side before. The Yamaha appears to have so much more mass. The KTM really looks much smaller, lighter and shorter. The only thing that sticks out to me as obtrusive on the KTM is the side tank... but in reality, they are plastic and low... which are both wise design elements reducing weight and increasing range.

It makes me appreciate the KTM as a minimalist's adventure bike that much more
__________________
'"This whole memory lapse is gett'in to me. Hopefully I think I'll outgrow it."
DesertSurfer is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-17-2013, 09:14 AM   #16946
Jaimoto
Beastly Adventurer
 
Jaimoto's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2007
Location: Santiago, Chile
Oddometer: 1,145
Quote:
Originally Posted by DesertSurfer View Post
I've never seen these two bikes side by side before. The Yamaha appears to have so much more mass. The KTM really looks much smaller, lighter and shorter. The only thing that sticks out to me as obtrusive on the KTM is the side tank... but in reality, they are plastic and low... which are both wise design elements reducing weight and increasing range.

It makes me appreciate the KTM as a minimalist's adventure bike that much more
Twice I test rode the Super Tenere, and twice it was after riding my 990 and switching bikes with a friend's ST at a red light.
Both times the first thing came to my mind was the ST is a nice, big, comfortable and full of torque bike while the 990 is an small, narrow, 2 stroke enduro. They are that different...
__________________
Jaime

2007 KTM 990 Adventure
2012 Yamaha BWs 125
Jaimoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 03:58 AM   #16947
Kalevala
Adventurer
 
Kalevala's Avatar
 
Joined: Feb 2013
Location: Up north
Oddometer: 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by maden View Post
Nice bike!

Question: Are your cans mounted upside down?
No... Does it look it? Not very sharp pic thou...
__________________
KTM 990 Adventure

Travel light, let`s hunt some orc.
Kalevala is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 12:07 PM   #16948
JTMETZ54
Adventurer
 
Joined: Nov 2012
Location: Parker, Colorado
Oddometer: 22


Waiting to meet up prior to a two week trip to the northwest.
JTMETZ54 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 12:14 PM   #16949
srad600
Studly Adventurer
 
srad600's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2009
Location: Oakland, Kalli Fornia
Oddometer: 569
Quote:
Originally Posted by Tohtori Suomi View Post
No... Does it look it? Not very sharp pic thou...
To me they appear to be rotated 90 degrees from normal, not upside down. But they are definitly not mounted correctly. Take a look at the end cap and compare that to other 990's.
srad600 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-19-2013, 04:21 PM   #16950
Jaimoto
Beastly Adventurer
 
Jaimoto's Avatar
 
Joined: Sep 2007
Location: Santiago, Chile
Oddometer: 1,145
Quote:
Originally Posted by srad600 View Post
To me they appear to be rotated 90 degrees from normal, not upside down. But they are definitly not mounted correctly. Take a look at the end cap and compare that to other 990's.
950 & 990 07-08 cans don't have upper or lower side, the end cap is cut straight so I think they are right (unless he "upgraded" to newer stock cans )
I think it's just a lens effect.
__________________
Jaime

2007 KTM 990 Adventure
2012 Yamaha BWs 125
Jaimoto is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply

Share

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

.
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


Times are GMT -7.   It's 01:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.5
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Copyright ADVrider 2011-2014