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. FastEddieB

    FastEddieB Been here awhile

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    STU i Don't See What's Wrong. With His Punctuation.

    Looks OK. To Me.

    btw Who Does Have The Nicest. Panniers.

    I Did Manage To Find This Photo Of Almondog. On His Web Page;

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  2. SATEX

    SATEX Long timer

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    "That's just Communism...plain and simple." Sheriff Buford T. Justice.
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  3. docgonzo

    docgonzo Old Gadfly

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    As an isolated statement, you are absolutely correct. There is no need for a 100 horsepower dirtbike. However, some of us have worked our asses off for many years, and now can afford stuff that we don't need. What is wrong with that? If you are jealous, then work your own ass off for a few years, then buy what you want.

    I personally know that I don't need any motorcycles at all. They are dangerous, go too fast, and provide entirely too much of an adrenaline rush and endorphins. No one needs to be that happy.

    The SuperEnduro, though, is actually a very utilitarian vehicle. It can cruise a highway for hours (with gas stops every 100 miles!), then slip off onto a nice dirt road if you come across one. Now, isn't that the essence of Adventure touring?

    I have experience racing a honda 929 at the race track. Talk about overkill. Less then 400 lbs. and 135 horsepower. Put 30,000 miles on that bike, so I have a little experience with fast. You can never have enough horsepower.

    By the way, this KTM SuperEnduro is the most fun bike anyone who doesn't need one can have. That simple.

    later, barry
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  4. Tim

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    nobody Needs A 100hp. Dirtbike, just like you don't need a four piston caliper on a single disk on your DL650, but it's what they want and it's what you wanted, why knock anyone for that?

    And I'm sure that you, Dane, must feel that You Have The Nicest Panniers with your Happy Trails set-up.
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  5. ALMONDOG

    ALMONDOG Adventurer

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    I Didnt Try To Get You Guys To Hate Me.sorry.but I Have An Extensive Riding History In Motocross ,hare Scrambles, And Even A Little Road Racing Background.and I Have About 30 Or So Trophys To Prove It. Like I Said Only About 20% Of The People Here Can Truly Ride .
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  6. MookieBlaylock

    MookieBlaylock Long timer

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    so everything is a race to you? and mere mortals shouldnt ride race bikes for there utilitarian properties
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  7. ikonoklass

    ikonoklass Kountersteering Krew

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    What's the seat height on those things?
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  8. Manny Fagnet

    Manny Fagnet Been here awhile

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    920mm
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  9. Joe Bar

    Joe Bar Middle England

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    So why does that disqualify them from owning a nice bike? I don't get your point, do you need to be Rossi to own a R1?
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  10. Manny Fagnet

    Manny Fagnet Been here awhile

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    A'dog,

    I can see where you're coming from,but the way you put your point across does make you appear to be a bit of an


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  11. ikonoklass

    ikonoklass Kountersteering Krew

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    Ye Gods, that's tall! Is there a difference between "enduro" and "dual sport"?
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  12. ChrisC

    ChrisC Amal sex?

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    I wonder if we can remotely disable his caps key... :norton
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  13. FastEddieB

    FastEddieB Been here awhile

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    3 lines.

    About 52 errors in spelling, capitalization and formatting (but who's counting?)

    Must be some kind of record.

    Maybe we need a survey:

    ALMONDOG is...

    a) dyslexic (maybe it's really GODNOMLA?)
    b) learning impaired
    c) retarded
    d) a troll
    e) other

    whadda think?
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  14. Skinner

    Skinner Mr.KTM

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    Just try again and leave the last part off. There is no need to piss off 80 percent of the riders(your opinion) here, and make ie go away. There is always someone else who is faster, bigger, stronger, has better paniers etc. but that is what makes me strive to be faster, bigger, better, get nicer paniers etc.
    Sounds like you have it all so I strive to be you!
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  15. Gert

    Gert Made in Denmark

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    you forgot

    f) all of the above
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  16. dzrtracin

    dzrtracin ride'n 2 live

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    He did all that winning on his HODAKA:lol3
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  17. Stu

    Stu Buffo Maximus

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    Not to change the subject, but to do it anyway, did you see the pix of the new 690 (or 650) on this web site that came from a Dutch source? A lighter LC4 with electric start only, potentially dual OHC a la the 250 RFS setup (& the new 450/505), flipped countershaft sprocket, etc.? If it is lighter with more torque and a bit more power it would be a great DS. The first version is supposed to be a supermoto due in the shops in Feb. '07. There is an adventure version due later, as in late spring/early summer. It will come in the new trellis frame as well as per current race configuration. That has my attention....
    Stu
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  18. JediBri

    JediBri Glory to GOD

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    :lol3
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  19. Hair

    Hair Free to a good home.

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    This bike rocks. I knew that I sould have held out for a couple of months.
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  20. JediBri

    JediBri Glory to GOD

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    It's great to be back, Doug! :1drink
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