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Old 04-30-2012, 06:06 AM   #14041
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:23 AM   #14042
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Was going to buy 12GS, but, accidentally...

Good choice!
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Old 04-30-2012, 09:31 AM   #14043
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Great looking bike.

Quick question, do you have to remove that tank bag in order to gas up?
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Old 04-30-2012, 09:50 AM   #14044
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Great looking bike.

Quick question, do you have to remove that tank bag in order to gas up?

The bag doesn't cover the gas caps. There is a gas cap on each side, the middle is just a small storage box and fuse access.
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:07 AM   #14045
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Spent some time in K-country west of Calgary this afternoon - reminds me how fortunate I am to live in this part of the world. Looking forward to the winter roads and the back country opening up on May 15.





Good looking bike. One question though, I see that you have Akra Evos and live in a woody country. Do you have spark arrestors? Because I think Evos dont have it.
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Old 04-30-2012, 10:51 AM   #14046
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Spent some time in K-country west of Calgary this afternoon - reminds me how fortunate I am to live in this part of the world. Looking forward to the winter roads and the back country opening up on May 15.






Man I'm liking the looks of that front fender...



Where's my hacksaw?
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Old 04-30-2012, 01:27 PM   #14047
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:08 PM   #14048
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Man I'm liking the looks of that front fender...



Where's my hacksaw?
Thanks - I used the 2010 SMC fender - fits perfect and has a black/white color scheme that suits the bike well. Fork guards are produced by tactical application of a band saw and sander to the original low fender...
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Old 04-30-2012, 06:13 PM   #14049
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Was going to buy 12GS, but, accidentally...

Dude, those gold rims look so damn cool on that bike!

BTW, I was on the way to buy a 12GS when I stopped on the way and got my 990. One ride was it took.
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Old 05-01-2012, 08:49 AM   #14050
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1st Trip on the bike after running in.

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Old 05-01-2012, 11:57 AM   #14051
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:04 AM   #14052
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More test rides with the new Safari tanks last night...



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Old 05-02-2012, 06:33 AM   #14053
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That spot looks familiar

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Old 05-02-2012, 06:42 AM   #14054
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That spot looks familiar


I think I need a wide-angle lens
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Old 05-02-2012, 06:52 AM   #14055
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Dude, those gold rims look so damn cool on that bike!

BTW, I was on the way to buy a 12GS when I stopped on the way and got my 990. One ride was it took.
Yeah, i know, dude My short story here http://advrider.com/forums/showthread.php?t=787114 So far no regrets
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