Tiger AND a 990?

Discussion in 'Crazy-Awesome almost Dakar racers (950/990cc)' started by Rikki Rockett, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. lvscrvs

    lvscrvs Been here awhile

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    Xmas came a little late, but what an xmas present...... :clap

    Next you gotta post a pic of your garage so we can see a pic of your eurosteeds cohabitating.... :lol3
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  2. eddie bolted

    eddie bolted BOING!!!

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  3. smj

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    Great choice! A buddy of mine bought one last summer - nothing but good things to say about. He did change up the gearing to make it a bit more trail worthy, and says that this has not made it bad for road use either. BUT really helps off pavement!

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    SauceSquatch Been here awhile

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  5. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    I was talking to a guy on a 690 on Sunday and he loves his, but really wants a 500 now. Grass is always greener!

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  6. Wonway

    Wonway KTM Fanboi #2

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    Smaller bikes are cool for obvious reasons. But if you are going to do any long distances between trails the extra power of a 690 can come in handy.

    Congrats on your EXC. it should feel like a feather compared to that Diavel you were riding around last year :D
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  7. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    Ahhh, yes, the Diavel! I opted for the Monster anyway. I still do love the Diavel, however. Scares Harley guys at stop lights. In fact, it scared me!

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  8. Wonway

    Wonway KTM Fanboi #2

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    The monster is a much better choice IMO. And I think that many others would agree.

    Congrats from a big fan.
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  9. freefall109

    freefall109 Been here awhile

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    Congrats. Logical choice.
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  10. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    Thanks! i still want that damn Baja, though!


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  11. freefall109

    freefall109 Been here awhile

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    Don't we all.
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  12. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    Took the 500 back and got the 990. I freakin' love the 990!!!
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    :rofl

    Have a good ride !!!
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  14. freefall109

    freefall109 Been here awhile

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    haha! Post up some pictures.
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    :rofl:clap:poser:happay
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  16. lvscrvs

    lvscrvs Been here awhile

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    +1000..... :rofl

    Looking forward to hearing your 990 - 800XC comparo.
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  17. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    I spent a few hours on my non knobbie tired Tiger up at Rawhyde yesterday. Tiger did just as well as the beemers. I fell twice on two downhills cause of my own stupidity, but the Tiger was pawin' like a kitten for stock set up. I have no doubt that the 990 will be better in that environment. I plan on finding out next Saturday.

    The 990 excites me more than I ever anticipated!


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  18. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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  19. smj

    smj Been here awhile

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    Nice! I have a 2012 990 R and feel the same way. If you ever come to Colorado, drop me a line!
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  20. Rikki Rockett

    Rikki Rockett LOOK WHAT THE CAT RODE IN!

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    I certainly will and I'm sure we will make it there this summer sometime.

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