790/890 Adventure / R / Rally owners, show yours!

Discussion in 'Parallel World (790/890)' started by a.c.e., Apr 17, 2019.

  1. Dan D.

    Dan D. Long timer

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    Lol... You Florida boys are out of your element!
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  2. rocket_bear

    rocket_bear turbo giraffe pilot

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    no dirt yet, just got her home. ShopKat (Snippet) approves. KTM890Adv.jpg
  3. Noneking

    Noneking Been here awhile

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  4. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly Supporter

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    I feel like there's a "I can haz Chzbrgr" meme in there somewhere
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  5. HoreZ

    HoreZ The Kid

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  6. Pipeman

    Pipeman Been here awhile Supporter

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  7. Pipeman

    Pipeman Been here awhile Supporter

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  8. Pipeman

    Pipeman Been here awhile Supporter

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    When I got home I had 700 miles on the bike so I did the first service, changed the oil and checked everything over. Then I promptly dropped my bike on the concrete floor because I put a block under my kickstand to make sure it was sitting level brushed against it Wham! down it went ! :-) mother of all creatures what a heavy bitch to pick up!! Sure is a blast to ride I am surprised how much more grunt it has over the 790 R. Wheelies in fourth gear on the over vertical hills are an absolute blast
  9. Oh No!

    Oh No! Been here awhile

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    Did anything break with the bike tipped over onto the concrete?
  10. justinope

    justinope Long timer

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    You sure I can't convince ya to sell one kit? I cant stand lookin at my 790 anymore! lol

    This would surely fix it :deal
  11. motokeith

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    I did something like that once when squeezing between bikes in the garage, only my Ducati fell over into my KTM. I think it made a cash register "cha-ching" sound when they hit.
  12. MeefZah

    MeefZah Curmudgeonly Supporter

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    Did they stick together like 2 kids with braces making out?
  13. Dan D.

    Dan D. Long timer

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    I had a fat Bob a few years back, and was working on it in the garage late one night. Was pretty worn out, and decided to sit on the bike and take a break. Lifted my feet up, and forgot the side stand was up. Lol... Went over like a ton of bricks right into my other bike, which was a road king.

    I think I swore a bit, looked at my bent brake lever, and said I'm going to bed. :D
  14. Pipeman

    Pipeman Been here awhile Supporter

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    I got lucky and only broke my back right turn signal lens and made a slight scuff on the carbon fiber Wings exhaust. Lots of cursing more pissed off that I was impatient and picked it up instead of getting help from my neighbor. Now my back is strained but not the first time.
  15. kubcat

    kubcat Riding is Eudaemonic Supporter

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    Last summer on the 2nd to last day of the NEBDR, after riding 10 hours including intermittent rain, we finally made it to the State Park we were staying at. I was ahead of the group by a couple of minutes, and man I was beat. I pulled in to the parking lot, and backed the bike into a spot, ready to head to the campsite and set up. After getting the bike just right, I dismounted and started walking to the office, but never put the stand down! Just as the bike was crashing to the ground, the rest of the group pulled in. Guess who was the brunt of the jokes that night! :muutt
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  16. Dan D.

    Dan D. Long timer

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    Lol, that's totally me...

    I drop my bike in the dumbest places for the dumbest reasons.

    I was racing up a mountain with @cjracer the other weekend, and it was pretty intense. They just laid new gravel/stone so it was like riding on marbles. Hairpin turns, sloped roads towards the cliffs, mud holes, etc... and it wasn't until we stopped at the top that I dropped the damn thing turning around. :D

    Classic... I think my right leg is shorter than my left, because it's always on that side. :cool:

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  17. Pipeman

    Pipeman Been here awhile Supporter

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    It sure is good therapy to hear about others dropping their bikes for the dumbest reasons. And I don’t mean that in an ignorant way I knew damn well I should’ve parked it for the night but I decided to change my oil, tired not thinking straight did a stupid thing and bike hit the concrete. Lesson learned ? probably not.....
  18. BHoward

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    Alabama Hills, Cerro Gordo and teakettle Junction. 20210407_085645.jpg 20210406_141519.jpg 20210406_111852.jpg
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  19. motokeith

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    We had something cool happen in Alabama Hills. So we found this spot in one of these slot rock formation thingies to setup camp for the night...

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    About a week or so after I got home from that trip I was watching the movie Django Unchained and saw this scene...

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    We had used the fire ring that was leftover from the movie shoot.
  20. BHoward

    BHoward Been here awhile Supporter

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    That is a cool story.