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Old 05-30-2007, 05:30 AM   #2446
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Gio Sala, Marc Coma and Cyril Despres. Great guys making great choices
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:29 AM   #2447
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Collected the new 990 with a few extras,gotta love them carbon long range tanks
How does it ride with the long range tanks up that high full of fuel?????
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Old 05-30-2007, 07:49 AM   #2448
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How does it ride with the long range tanks up that high full of fuel?????
Other than feeling the extra weight the bike still feels and handels the same.
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Old 05-30-2007, 10:21 AM   #2449
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Hey what have you done to your screen ? any close picture & comment ?

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I posted these elsewhere, but they should be here as well.



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Old 05-30-2007, 12:02 PM   #2450
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Gio Sala, Marc Coma and Cyril Despres. Great guys making great choices
tssssiiiiiiii........
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:27 PM   #2451
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Hey what have you done to your screen ? any close picture & comment ?

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The previous owner(sometimes in here as "sasky") created that. I removed that screen and replaced it with the stock screen. I will take some pics and post them for those who are interested. It's basically a cut down stock screen with a flat "wing" type of arrangement acros the top. It redirects the wind blast down to the upper torso and almost completely eliminates the turbulence.
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Old 05-30-2007, 06:29 PM   #2452
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My Baby

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I miss my KLR 650, but man my grins are bigger with this bike
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:02 PM   #2453
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Hey what have you done to your screen ? any close picture & comment ?

BOb

Robert355 and others who may be interested, here are some close-ups of the screen off the bike. Feel free to PM me if you want any additional info. Note, I did not create this, but can easily reach the person who did.





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Old 05-30-2007, 09:05 PM   #2454
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Carbon tanks

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Carnt get enough
Where did you get the tanks DUDE!
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Old 05-30-2007, 09:44 PM   #2455
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[quote=Chain link]Where did you get the tanks DUDE!Simon Li
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:15 PM   #2456
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Here's mine!

Got her a couple of Sunday's ago! She's my daily driver (36 round) and makes my wake-up a lot easier. I've taken her out to Descanso and rode to Julian and Lake Cuyamaca on the back fireroads...handled like a dream. Looking for someone to ride with this Saturday. PM me...no destination as of yet. Love the black!
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Old 05-31-2007, 04:50 PM   #2457
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first few gizmos install or at least fix.

Super basic but efficient "Four hole" windscreen experiment.





Acerbis rally pro handguards.


Mounted on my own design handguard mounts (sorry none of them for sale)


they will never damage a hose line cable or anything else.


I fix my Big Twin guard


And since i was ussing epoxi already i made my own clutch cover guard.



that is about it so far, but be sure is far more to come soon.







Oh i forgot my fancy "velvet glove box"

very useful and practical, ussing "Fluffy" side Velcro to hold the things inside.
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Old 05-31-2007, 08:02 PM   #2458
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2007 KTM 990 Fresh Out Of The Box

Just purchased this one (plus 2 others for buddies!) from Leigh at Letko Cycles in Kansas City. He was persistent in finding me 3 bikes at the same time! http://www.letko.com/ I recommend them. They were responsive and honest in communicating with us. I think you'll be happy if you give Leigh a call (I am not affiliated with him).

...I spent a LOT of time researching prior to this decision (between this and the BMW). The info from the fellow AdvRiders was super-helpful and continues to be instrumental to me...thanks a lot guys.

Like others have previously posted, I am amazed at how confidence inspiring the 990 feels and every time I get on, I don't want to stop. It is just a blast to ride which is the whole point for me in the first place. I'm really pleased and I think KTM has an excellent machine in the 990...here are a few quick shots from the night I got it home.





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Old 05-31-2007, 08:37 PM   #2459
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Just purchased this one (plus 2 others for buddies!) from Leigh at Letko Cycles in Kansas City. He was persistent in finding me 3 bikes at the same time! http://www.letko.com/ I recommend them. They were responsive and honest in communicating with us. I think you'll be happy if you give Leigh a call (I am not affiliated with him).

...I spent a LOT of time researching prior to this decision (between this and the BMW). The info from the fellow AdvRiders was super-helpful and continues to be instrumental to me...thanks a lot guys.

Like others have previously posted, I am amazed at how confidence inspiring the 990 feels and every time I get on, I don't want to stop. It is just a blast to ride which is the whole point for me in the first place. I'm really pleased and I think KTM has an excellent machine in the 990...here are a few quick shots from the night I got it home.





Good to see they still make em at least somewhat orange. Seems like all the 990s I've been seein are black or dark grey.
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Old 06-01-2007, 04:39 PM   #2460
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Just purchased this one





CONGRATS!!!
She's beautiful! (just like mine)
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