KTM 950/990 Adventure owners show off your bike

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by dgrs2, Dec 17, 2004.

  1. Blur

    Blur When're we ridin'?

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    If that were true, she'd be driving a Subaru.



    And here's a pic so I don't get too far off topic :D
    She's getting a new color scheme in the next few months!

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  2. FakeName

    FakeName Wile E Coyote SuperGenius

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    Details on radio, please?
  3. liferider

    liferider Never It's enough

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    Wow, Mike, that's fantastic !

    Do you usually change tires according to the on-off road change? Is a knobby front tire untreatable on tarmac with the 950/990?

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  4. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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  5. Pistolero

    Pistolero W. F. O.

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    At lest she still plays the game :deal:D
  6. Motorfiets

    Motorfiets Long timer

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    :rofl
  7. gbowes

    gbowes Adventurer

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    I like how you are adapting the patient lift for supporting your bike!!!!:evil

  8. mgorman

    mgorman Crashing since 1964

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    No, I prefer knobbies as long as I know I can get off-road somewhere. If I know I am going for a street ride, I switch to a different set of wheels with Scorpions on them. My front TKC was dying a miserable slow death much faster than anticipated due to the extra weight of the bigger tanks and weight of my gear. I picked up that tire hanging from the rear from a guy in Anchorage for $20 with about 75% of the tread left. I couldn't find a 21" knobby anywhere in stock so I settled for that. The front made it to Montana/Canada border before I changed it at camp.
  9. trailjammer

    trailjammer Been here awhile

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    That's a great picture. Thanks. No let's see the full bike shot. :D Great looking bike!
  10. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Hey FakeName
    The radio is an Icom IC41S, connected to a GME 3db gain antenna, Sena SR10, bluetoothed to Sena SMH10.

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    PTT button is

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    Good for about 5 k's in hilly country

    Does that help :D
  11. Blur

    Blur When're we ridin'?

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    PM'ed ya'! :clap
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  12. FakeName

    FakeName Wile E Coyote SuperGenius

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    It does.

    Do you hit your foot on the antenna when mounting the bike?
  13. 1coolbanana

    1coolbanana Long timer

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    Nah, nowhere near it.
    Should be heaps of room.
  14. Themiker

    Themiker n00b

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    These were all taken a few weeks ago on a trail ride along the border fence in San Diego.
  15. FakeName

    FakeName Wile E Coyote SuperGenius

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    Somewhere around here?

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  16. DirtyADV

    DirtyADV Long timer

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    Is about using whats possible to get hold of cheaply, have used it for lifting an engine out of a VW Golf also, might have been pushing the limit on it then (rated for 200kg), works fine for the rototilt for the excavator also weight 200kg its a threaded rod doing the lifting.

    But this is the 950 picture thread so adding an old picture I really like:

    <a href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/dirtyadv/8292240525/" title="HPIM0259 by DirtyADV, on Flickr"><img src="http://farm9.staticflickr.com/8076/8292240525_0c036c924f_z.jpg" width="640" height="480" alt="HPIM0259"></a>

    /Johan
  17. liferider

    liferider Never It's enough

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    Cheers!

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  18. rossguzzi

    rossguzzi 990 Adv.

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    I hope this works. Havnt uploaded pics here before.
    The big K with the 'T'
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    Just worked out Smugmug needs payment. Dam, any other way to get pics up on this site?
  19. Night Falcon

    Night Falcon Spilt milk makes me cry

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    photobucket is free
  20. Themiker

    Themiker n00b

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    That looks familiar! It's a great ride, just a little tricky trying to get out at the end. The gate was locked on the Otay side.