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Old 12-07-2012, 02:17 AM   #15376
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Old 12-07-2012, 02:58 AM   #15377
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I just traded my 2008 Super Duke for this! Just in time for the roads to get salty and winter to show up, but I'm ready for spring!
Congrats!
Now stick to the program: put digits in that clock and dirty the beast

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Old 12-07-2012, 04:19 AM   #15378
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Old 12-08-2012, 02:08 PM   #15379
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Old 12-09-2012, 12:13 AM   #15380
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When I convinced Moose Racing to let me spec a -2.5 inch Adventure screen, I tried to convince them to make an Translucent Orange version specifically with Geek's bike in mind:



Selfishly I wondered if there was any way to improve an already perfect looking Adventure.



Well, sure enough, Moose prototyped an Orange screen on someone's 950. This would look choice on Geek's. But then again Narsisco would want one too.

I'm working on getting a translucent blue version for my '04 S.
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Old 12-09-2012, 11:27 AM   #15381
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Depends what you mean by "works"

These orange ones my brother made of 3M vinyl have been on since July. No problems with adhesion, but they have a few minor gas bubbles. Just about time to change them out... hmmmm, may go with a multi-color logo this time.

The full wrap didn't last too long before bubbles appeared almost everywhere, but using the smaller decals seems to work better (more exposed surface area for out-gassing?). Also, the TechSpec tank pads are still holding in place with no bubbles underneath, either.
Narsisco, can your brother get perforated vinyl label material? When I had my Aprilia RXV550 it had a black plastic polyethylene tank and the OEM tank labels were lightly perforated with pinholes, I assume for the out-gassing. Worked great. They stayed on for years of rough treatment. Tough to get labels to stick to low energy polymeric surfaces, such as the x-linked polyethylene these tanks are made from, takes a special adhesive.
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Old 12-10-2012, 06:04 AM   #15382
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Narsisco, can your brother get perforated vinyl label material? When I had my Aprilia RXV550 it had a black plastic polyethylene tank and the OEM tank labels were lightly perforated with pinholes, I assume for the out-gassing. Worked great. They stayed on for years of rough treatment. Tough to get labels to stick to low energy polymeric surfaces, such as the x-linked polyethylene these tanks are made from, takes a special adhesive.
Yes, he can and that was his suggestion if I wanted to try to do a full tank wrap again. It's the same material that's used to cover glass/windows on large vehicle wrap jobs. I think the perforated stuff only comes in white, so it needs to be graphically-printed before application.
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Old 12-10-2012, 08:06 AM   #15383
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:41 PM   #15384
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Old 12-10-2012, 01:50 PM   #15385
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I like the pic of the ktm in front of all the beemers.
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:32 PM   #15386
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I like the pic of the ktm in front of all the beemers.


We found this company www.motoadventours.com run by a Swedish gal and her partner Dakar rider Patrick Trahan. They kindly let us store some gear there as well as swapping our tyres over. Really helpful and friendly folk (despite the Beemers )
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Old 12-10-2012, 02:35 PM   #15387
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Can't understand this from KTM.... they present it in the note like a big deal, and is just a couple of Baja decals away from the usual 990... (the accesories doesn't count, they are already available).

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Old 12-10-2012, 02:49 PM   #15388
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Can't understand this from KTM.... they present it in the note like a big deal, and is just a couple of Baja decals away from the usual 990... (the accesories doesn't count, they are already available).

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Perhaps their way of hedging their bets in N.A. market in case the 1190 flops
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Old 12-11-2012, 10:10 AM   #15389
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Hi, mates.

[...]

I would describe the situation as follows (obviousness is due strictly to myself, not to you guys!):
Step 1- Turn ignition key ON
Step 2- Begins the start cycle and wait to be completed (clock needle up and down, and lights on and off),
Step 3- Press the starter button
Step 4- Two revs of the engine, and
Step 5- All starts from Step 2 ...! (note 'not from step 1', I don't touch the key)

[...]

Anybody has a clue of what can be going on....?
Thanks in advance!
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Mates, just to say the new battery arrived yesterday, installed it and the bike is up & running!
Thanks for all the responses I received to my help call

Cheers!

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Old 12-11-2012, 11:40 AM   #15390
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Mates, just to say the new battery arrived yesterday, installed it and the bike is up & running!
Thanks for all the responses I received to my help call

Cheers!

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VERY pleased to hear that was the issue.

Now get out and ride!!!

Enjoy, Ride safe.
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