Off-Road in the Snow on a KTM 990 Adventure

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by eakins, Jan 24, 2013.

  1. dlrides

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  2. mroddis

    mroddis Been here awhile

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    ^^ They must have edited out the part where the gas splashes out of the tank.....
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  3. Qwik

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    Just dont have that problem with my Safaris.
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    Darn! Beat us to it! :lol3

    Great vid from a top lad, on a mega bike, in a glorious state, with help from a superb map company. What's not to like? :D

    Gonna be working with Jamie's production company MotoGeo (check out his many other vids) on a few short films in the not too distant future. Currently (perhaps a little optimistically) trying to see if he's able to leave his new nipper with his missus for a few weeks and have a run out to Costa Rica and back with me on my 990, possibly him on something borrowed (1190 ADV might be nice for comparison) or his project XR650.

    Smashing! :clap
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  6. FakeName

    FakeName Wile E Coyote SuperGenius

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    Cool- could you ask them not to keep moving the camera so much? Found myself getting a little seasick on the snow one. Good film, but got a little carried away with the camera movements.

    Thanks ; )
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    They're channelling Steven Soderbergh :D
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    FakeName Wile E Coyote SuperGenius

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    Silly of me.

    Of course.

    I figured they were either sliding on the ice or trying out a mini-dolly system. Or just pretending to.
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    What is the high fender on the 990 from?
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    flux_capacitor I know a shortcut!

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    I can splash a ton of gas for $2000 tanks though :D
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  12. brents347

    brents347 Trusting my Cape...

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    Snow riding is good times. For me, deeper is better. When a road has been plowed, it is just death slick. For the picture in the middle I was running studs, but the other two are regular knobbies.


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  13. Geek

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    As someone that grew up in Northern Ontario - snow riding is not that big of a deal.

    MotoCamping when it is -4 (-20c) degrees? That'll put hair on your chest :rofl

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    Thanks for the video - I've seen it popping up all over the place today. It has inspired me to spend the day on the 950 tomorrow seeing how high I can get in the Colorado mountains before snow turns me back :ricky
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    Or lose some toes. :eek1
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    I ended up spending the day on the 500 instead. I'll get the 950 out tomorrow now I've explored what's passable and what's not :ricky

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    Nope, Dont miss that shit one bit. Geek, I hate You. That 500 is on My shortlist.
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