I could not resist... 950 Super Enduro's Photo Thread

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Jolly705, Jul 24, 2006.

  1. olec

    olec Rookie

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    Funny. Came home from a race in Sweden some days ago. Its one of the biggest events and gathers more than 1000 on the starting line. Same as last year, I was the only one showing up with a twin, and there was no 690 either AFAIK. Lots of (well most of them) Swedes went this :huh when they realized I was gonna race it among all those pitbikes. Last year I came 133 of 266 in my class and missed starting on the fourth lap with approx 4 minutes. So this year the goal was clear: 4 laps. Well, this wasn't supposed to be a race report, but the whole point was that 6 crashes, and one of them really a bad one, made me sit in the car six hours back home and speculating if I should trade the SE for something 'lighter', like the 690. The 690 should be like a trials bike for me now, especially in the races.

    Now, some days later, I have realized a 690 will never be the same fun as a SE. Its only my own fault or stupidness I race with it among those 250's etc., but it just makes it even more fun. If I really want to get serious in the results again, I'll rather buy an extra 250-530 something, Maybe a 390 Berg. The SE is a keeper, but first I have to repair the damages, like new Wings, new front pipe, exhaust shield, speedo bracket, this small german windscreen, a new heelcap for the Tech-8 (the SE landed right on the heel after a front flip). I can say it really hurts when you're laying there on top of some rocks and just waiting for what to come. Almost 200kg's coming through air and landing on top of you. :D
  2. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    OLEC, the twin is an awesome bike. just not a racing enduro / harescramble
    bike :lol3 . heal up & get the SE fixed. get a smaller bike for racing.
  3. olec

    olec Rookie

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    I agree its not amazing doing those enduros / hs's, but sure its fun :evil

    I just throw in some pictures while I'm in here:

    Patacca should give some attention to this one:

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    Ouch 1: (This one is gonna cost me some)

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    Ouch 2: (have to repair this one too)

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    Ouch 3: (I dunno if this can be fixed as a spare, but a new one is allready on the way)

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  4. methosSP

    methosSP n00b

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    Hey guys, ur not the only who have some dirt places around :evil :

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    Cheers from Spain!
  5. mookymoo

    mookymoo Mookish Mook

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    Id keep it on there - you dont have to worry about it getting dented again :deal

    (I cant believe you were racing an enduro ... with a Pretender screen on! :huh :loco :lol3 )
  6. olec

    olec Rookie

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    I know what you think....... :evil

    ..but it is really helpful in keeping the mud away from the ignition key and some other stuff. I never thought about going over the bars (which I did).
  7. Stobie

    Stobie Mr. Motivated

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    Olec,

    Take that dented header pipe off, fill it with water, and put it in the freezer. It make take a few repetitions, but the ice will push the dent out. If the bends in the metal are too sharp, it may crack where it straightens, but it's worth a try, anyway, with no cost involved.
  8. crankshaft

    crankshaft Guns are for pussies

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    Sorry to hear about your wreck, I hope you heal up quick and climb back on the horse.

    I use my SE for Rallymoto and D/S rides here in New England. When I'm trail riding, I always end up with the guys on 450's and 250's which is a great challenge for me to try and keep up, but usually I'm right on there ass:lol3 The Berg is for really tight nasty technical stuff and the lake in the winter.
  9. HappyGoLucky

    HappyGoLucky Goeie Grys Giftige Gert!

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    Hey brother Olec :freaky

    I did exactly the same thing - enduro with the SE (only idiot with one there). I started stone last, and within 3 kilometres had caught up 5 classes :lol3

    But my fitness wasnt good, and after 8 kilometres of mud, rocks, jumps and helping others, I slipped on rocks, and bike fell on me which tore my left achilles badly despite good Atgatt.

    Passed out for 2hrs on the course from severe dehydration (40degC weather), and couldnt walk, but I successfully finished the enduro before the cut off time. :thumb Havent done one since :lol3

    Indeed, a 690R is heaven after that sorta joke.

    Heal up and congrats again brother :thumb
  10. troy safari carpente

    troy safari carpente Team f5ool

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  11. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

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    That thing just rocks Troy:clap
  12. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    YES it does, and im NOT of a fan of the rally bikes at all :lol3
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    Knackers Polishing Turds

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    Needs a decent bashplate :rofl
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    imgonnasnap Motard wrecker

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    You're crazy man! :lol3
  15. poppy

    poppy Slow and Steady

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    I like the bikes versatility

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    Tarheel Wheeler Around

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    Sweeeeet Pic Poppy! :wink:
  17. sc-razor

    sc-razor Long timer

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    for sure!
  18. AZcacti

    AZcacti Dope on a Rope

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    Wide Load....

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    Uneasy Rider The life of Riley

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  20. Brown Dog

    Brown Dog North Georgia Dual Sportr

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    A 950SE is right at home ANYWHERE.
    Most Versatile bike made :nod . i sure hate to see it discontinued :cry