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Old 08-19-2010, 06:41 PM   #9871
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Conditions made for a couple of long days.
I hope to go up there some day. I just hope conditions are better than that though.
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Old 08-19-2010, 09:50 PM   #9872
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Hi Jim, nice to see you here finally

HEHE my 990 behind your house
So how many of you guys now have 990's?
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Old 08-20-2010, 12:25 AM   #9873
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1400 km of gravel left between manic5 and Red Bay. when we rode it it was raining hard for most of the way, conditions were a bit slick in spots

Man that looks like white knuckle stuff.
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Old 08-20-2010, 07:07 AM   #9874
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So how many of you guys now have 990's?
Jim just bought a sweeeeeeet 06, and I know he is itchin to get it real dirty.
when are you going to give up that big city attitude and come ride with us hillbilly's Although from the last pic you posted I don't know if us old guys could keep up

Edit to add a pic as this is a picture thread
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:01 PM   #9875
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Did I mention how much I hate you?
Well, I have a choice to make... Feed the children or buy a new bike and keep the old one !!!
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Old 08-20-2010, 05:54 PM   #9876
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1400 km of gravel left between manic5 and Red Bay. when we rode it it was raining hard for most of the way, conditions were a bit slick in spots

I would pretty much stop at the first bar and not leave until that stuff had dried up. Yikes.

Did a fair amount of that crap in 1980 and was 2 up on a R100T, had to stop periodically and clean the mud from the engine cooling fins.

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Old 08-20-2010, 06:31 PM   #9877
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new member of the family...

...and shes craving some of that Canadian mud too.

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Old 08-21-2010, 06:46 AM   #9878
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Old 08-21-2010, 07:42 AM   #9879
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1400 km of gravel left between manic5 and Red Bay. when we rode it it was raining hard for most of the way, conditions were a bit slick in spots

Reminds me of my trip up the Dempster, I thought I could ride anything, WRONG slipperiest shit ever, had a couple of tough days just trying to stay upright. Good advice from the previous post, I think I will do the same next time, find the closest bar and wait for it to dry a little
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Old 08-22-2010, 06:48 PM   #9880
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Old 08-23-2010, 04:57 AM   #9881
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Old 08-23-2010, 06:49 AM   #9882
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Old 08-23-2010, 08:18 AM   #9883
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Old 08-23-2010, 10:51 AM   #9884
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My motto: ATGATT

Yup, no hands is no biggies and chance of biffing is extremely small, but damn, knees and elbows can take a beating that you just don't fully recover from IF you biff it.

Nice stealthy bike, looks like mine did when I first brought her home!
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Old 08-23-2010, 03:41 PM   #9885
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Whoa!
I'm digging the white paint job. Details?
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