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Old 02-14-2013, 01:18 PM   #15968
Norsk62
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Joined: Nov 2011
Location: Baja, Mattawa, Capitol Forest, Washugal
Oddometer: 10
New 990 Adventure owner

I just purchased a new 2012 990 Adventure which I delivery of this Saturday Feb 16th. With my other bikes being a XR600R and DRZ400S.

All brands and models have their own little quirks.

What can I expect from big orange crush?

What is the typical fuel mileage and range on highway, and on fireroads?

I have heard stories about the fuel mapping having to be upgraded to what is on the Adventure R?

What tires work best for 80/20, 50/50, and 20/80 Highway/Dirt?

How confortable will this be to tour on for long distance. My old BMW was a work horse and was pretty predictable. With the setup I had I could be in the saddle for hours with no discomfort. Any suggestions on ergonomics?

When I get a picture of her I will post. I will be the guy with the huge grin on my face.

Norsk62 screwed with this post 02-17-2013 at 05:40 PM Reason: attache photo of new bike
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