950 R Enduro

Discussion in 'KTM 950/990' started by Hair, May 2, 2006.

  1. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    I am starting to take a hard look at this bike.
    There are a lot of things that I like about it.
    Less plastic
    Excel rims, judging from some of the photos that I have seen.

    This seems like a ruggedised version of the Adventure.

    It would be great to find out more about this bike. I guess that I will have to wait like everyone else.
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  2. Mikas

    Mikas Been here awhile

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    Excel rims... Nope... :cry

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  3. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    Sorry my eyes are failing me. Who is "Dirt Star". Or shouldn't I ask.
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  4. BigMac

    BigMac Been here awhile

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    A rim made by DID that ime is very soft and prone to denting. It's also only available in 21x1.6". I'd personally rather have a 21x1.85" on my 950 shod w/90/90-21" knobbie. Take care
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  5. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    The KTM home page lists the front as a 1.85" x 21. Maybe there is a chance that we could get some good rims on that bike.

    After all Enduro typically means out of the box racing. Which usally suggests the best possible equipment.
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  6. Eurobiker

    Eurobiker Vintage Cat Herder

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    I agree. I never could warm to the angular 950.

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  7. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    That bike is going to look great with red cone as a background.

    Did I mention that I like this bike?
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  8. BigDave

    BigDave Adventure Drummer

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    its tasty.....:tb
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  9. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    Hey Dave check out that exposed exhaust pipe. You could cook a foot long burrito in no time on that guy.

    Trust me they get hot. Very hot.
    I fried my leg on my 525. About 3 seconds on the fire and it was ready to go. I just could not bring myself to eat it.
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  10. BigDave

    BigDave Adventure Drummer

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    I'd go too fast and get hurt on that thing. I'll stick with the tractor....
    'sides, I got cooking down on the Boxer.
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  11. tommytiger

    tommytiger just riding

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  12. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    I wander what that bike would look like parked out in front the donut shop?
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  13. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    So I am hearing July or August delivery. Can anyone confirm this?
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  14. sp0911

    sp0911 Yes! No snow.

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    If you get DID based wheels you better allow for replacements from Woody's ASAP. They are cheeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeap!
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  15. Eurobiker

    Eurobiker Vintage Cat Herder

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    Hair, please note: "Not USA" :bluduh

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  16. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    Ya, But that really doesn't mean us?
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  17. Hair

    Hair no wants or warrants

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    I've talked to some of the dealers. They are claiming that the bike is coming within the next few months. I'm not sure what to make of the KTM website. Again I am hoping for the best.
    I think that this might be my next bike. While I like riding dirt. I can't wait for a year for a road/dirt bike.
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  18. Giraffe

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    ...I couldn't either...
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  19. scaryfast

    scaryfast Strugglin' to be Average!

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    I was always told you couldn't polish a turd!!



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  20. Giraffe

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    Still at Fay Myers? ETA on the RXV? :ear
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