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Mr_Snips 01-25-2013 11:31 PM

Picking her up tomorrow...
 
Well tomorrow i will be picking up my first ktm 990 adventure r...I already plan on adding some form of panniers no idea soft or hard or what yet...i already ordered a little extra light in the form of a 6in dual led bar good for an extra 2160 lumens.

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...14303252_n.jpg

https://sphotos-a.xx.fbcdn.net/hphot...44604799_n.jpg

also gonna throw some more street friendly tires on for now.

bykpimp 01-26-2013 06:58 AM

Congratulations!!!! Good looking machine!!!

KTMADV 01-26-2013 08:02 AM

Nice bike.

KTMSAM 01-26-2013 08:12 AM

Very Nice! You're going to love it! Congrats :freaky

Orangecicle 01-26-2013 08:12 AM

Very cool. Corn-grats from Iowa.

FakeName 01-26-2013 08:13 AM

I designed that DSM logo.

You must never remove it. It is a design of beauty and function.

Oh- I'm sure you'll find the suspension too tall for you, and you'll want to find a low-mileage standard bike with which to swap components. One in Southern California.

mcmann 01-26-2013 10:47 AM

Sweet . . . Yes, we hope you have long legs. The Seat Concepts seat is awesome . . . But adds 2" :evil

Have fun . . .

FakeName 01-26-2013 12:23 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by mcmann (Post 20580209)
Sweet . . . Yes, we hope you have long legs. .

No, we hope your legs are short, and desperately need to lower the entire contraption.

I may know someone who'll be happy to facilitate :evil

Mr_Snips 01-26-2013 03:18 PM

The bike is way too tall...but i shall not change it..

FakeName 01-26-2013 03:30 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Mr_Snips (Post 20581756)
The bike is way too tall...but i shall not change it..

Oh, I'm sure you'll feel so much more comfortable with it just a bit lower. And think of the money you'll save by avoiding those pesky tip-overs...

Remember, I'm here for you....

DuctTape 01-26-2013 04:32 PM

LOL.............congrats!

Mr_Snips 01-26-2013 09:45 PM

Already had my first tip over so there :lol3 a nice gentleman on a multistrada helped pick it up too..


With that said is it normal for the bars to moved back and forth (front and back) a little bit with bar risers?

Qwik 01-26-2013 10:10 PM

No.

Mr_Snips 01-26-2013 10:18 PM

le sigh

Qwik 01-26-2013 10:26 PM

What Risers? I have the Rox Risers and they are rock solid.


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