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Old 07-29-2012, 11:52 AM   #14641
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Narrow bridge

Yes Im a chicken and walked the bike over and it was 2 of us or I would have turned around!

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Old 07-29-2012, 12:24 PM   #14642
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Old 07-29-2012, 12:33 PM   #14643
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Old 07-29-2012, 02:24 PM   #14644
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Because I have an SE, I haven't even mounted the 21/18 wheels yet. Probably the reason it stays so clean too
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Old 07-29-2012, 02:55 PM   #14645
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Near my place.
Few more mods done and bits added, scotts, discs, BD bash plate, finally got the suspension all sorted after the debarkle with the SPS springs, trying out an E10 rear tyre. coming together good now.
Might do the HID's next

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Old 07-29-2012, 03:37 PM   #14646
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:23 PM   #14647
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First time out on the new to me "11"R.
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Old 07-29-2012, 06:38 PM   #14648
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First time out on the new to me "11"R.
Nice!



Ran into my Doppelgänger the other day...

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Old 07-30-2012, 12:30 AM   #14649
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Is it sad one of my life goals is to post in this thread
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Old 07-30-2012, 12:34 AM   #14650
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Old 07-31-2012, 07:46 AM   #14651
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Is it sad one of my life goals is to post in this thread
Absolutely not. The pursuit of a 990 is a worthly life goal. Of course, after you have it, then you have to make new goals...
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Old 07-31-2012, 08:06 AM   #14652
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Absolutely not. The pursuit of a 990 is a worthly life goal. Of course, after you have it, then you have to make new goals...
well said !!!!
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Old 07-31-2012, 10:07 AM   #14653
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I usually know I have it just where I want it when people start asking me if it is too loose


re: the T63. Unfortunately it doesn't work for me... I really don't like how it handles the weight when it is pressed hard (sadly.. because I had high hopes for it).

I haven't decided what to try next yet


The T63 is made for lighter bikes, try the Mitas E09 Dakar or the Golden Tyre GT205 in H speed rating. They have similar profile like the T63, but are stiffer. Or try the Pirelli Scorpion Rally front, a friend of mine had it mounted for our iceland trip and liked it alot.
My standard 50/50 tire now is the GT205 GT200 Kombo, on aspalt you can round the edge of the outside knobs and drift very easy, in the dirt its good as long you don't stop :) on sharp gravel I shot one rear :(.

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Old 07-31-2012, 02:03 PM   #14654
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My new bike

Start from here:



Replace stuff with / add:





















Some tuneboy work:



13 more HP's on the rear wheel......(and throttle jerkyness gone)



The result:





Best of all... it's mine !
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Old 07-31-2012, 02:50 PM   #14655
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Best of all... it's mine !
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