KTM 790 Adventure / R owners, show yours!

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

  1. sideup

    sideup Been here awhile

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    Correct , lower and actually not as top heavy when bringing to vertical off side stand. Caveat, I have Rally Raid front tanks on my 690. Also 790 is easier to maneuver in the garage. However when you get the790 at about 45 degree angle is where the extra weight of the 790 is felt compared to the 690.
  2. sideup

    sideup Been here awhile

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    Thank you for the photos. What I have is the bar clamp ball swivel pieces. I will need to get the handlebar top clamp to use those bar ends.
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  3. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer Supporter

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    [QUOTE="sideup, post: 38787625... Also 790 is easier to maneuver in the garage. However when you get the790 at about 45 degree angle is where the extra weight of the 790 is felt compared to the 690.[/QUOTE]

    Past 45 degrees means you've crashed :)
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  4. Noneking

    Noneking Been here awhile

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    A small tumble.....


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  5. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    #$%^...this is what procrastination gets you in the wild north. Damn, I was supposed to have 'er washed and pretty by now. :vardy:(:muutt

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  6. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    At least you can sit on it and watch Xmas movies.
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  7. windblown101

    windblown101 Long timer Supporter

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    And have room left for snacks and a drink. ;)
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  8. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    We'll see what my wife says when I mention I need to sponge bath my baby, but then head downstairs to the garage haha
  9. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer Supporter

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    Followed by a short, sharp clip around the back of yer head... And the next day, the toilet roll is back around the wrong way :)
    !
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  10. TrailTrauma

    TrailTrauma Nemophilist

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    Awesome hill, and awesome photo!

    You look ok, but how did the R side of the 790 hold up? Just a heads up that those side plastics flex very well, and if your bike ends up going down like that 'and' finds a rock that lines up with your rad, even a low speed drop will mash that rad in pretty good. You'll almost never know, save a mark on the side plastic, until you pull off the plastic to reveal the rad side. Then you might be surprised. Worth a peek.

    Mine after a low speed drop on a similar hill:

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  11. linssen

    linssen Wil

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    This is Northumberland. It's spooky.

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  12. Mud Bucket

    Mud Bucket Been here awhile

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    New Brother in the garage

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    Christmas has come early.
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  13. catchy

    catchy Adventurer

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    679DEFFD-1948-41C2-B071-5D2205F341C9.jpeg One very enjoyable machine.
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  14. Hobbsrt

    Hobbsrt Adventurer

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    Just got mine today - missing a cover plate above the skid plate....dealer had no idea. Let the games begin. Anyone in the market for a 2008 990 Adv fully kitted out? 20191207_160439.jpg
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  15. braaap!

    braaap! Long timer Supporter

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    Nice one!
    There's plenty of cover plate choices (crap flaps) on the aftermarket... Check out the FAQ.
    (Pssst, don't sell the 990, sell the other one....)
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  16. Toddv

    Toddv Been here awhile

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    Hiding out under the road...
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  17. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    they don’t come with that.
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  18. gsuks

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    that's a power parts extra Screenshot_20191208-215050_Chrome.jpg
  19. chippertheripper

    chippertheripper motorcycle junkie Supporter

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    There are others too.
  20. SoilSampleDave

    SoilSampleDave Dr. Zaius was right!

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    Better yet, just buy a real skid plate that already has full coverage. FYI, Ian Chappel has reduced the price of his awesome plate. I, of course, bought one earlier at the original price. But it was still worth it.
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