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Old 01-15-2014, 08:29 PM   #46
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I was talking to a guy on a 690 on Sunday and he loves his, but really wants a 500 now. Grass is always greener!
Smaller bikes are cool for obvious reasons. But if you are going to do any long distances between trails the extra power of a 690 can come in handy.

Congrats on your EXC. it should feel like a feather compared to that Diavel you were riding around last year
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Old 01-15-2014, 09:01 PM   #47
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Ahhh, yes, the Diavel! I opted for the Monster anyway. I still do love the Diavel, however. Scares Harley guys at stop lights. In fact, it scared me!

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Smaller bikes are cool for obvious reasons. But if you are going to do any long distances between trails the extra power of a 690 can come in handy.

Congrats on your EXC. it should feel like a feather compared to that Diavel you were riding around last year
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Old 01-15-2014, 09:34 PM   #48
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Ahhh, yes, the Diavel! I opted for the Monster anyway. I still do love the Diavel, however. Scares Harley guys at stop lights. In fact, it scared me!
The monster is a much better choice IMO. And I think that many others would agree.

Congrats from a big fan.
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Old 01-17-2014, 02:38 PM   #49
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Congrats. Logical choice.
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Old 01-19-2014, 05:37 AM   #50
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Thanks! i still want that damn Baja, though!


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Congrats. Logical choice.
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Old 01-19-2014, 02:23 PM   #51
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Thanks! i still want that damn Baja, though!

Don't we all.
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Old 01-25-2014, 09:52 PM   #52
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OK, I'm 100% Insane!

Took the 500 back and got the 990. I freakin' love the 990!!!
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Old 01-26-2014, 07:28 AM   #53
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Took the 500 back and got the 990. I freakin' love the 990!!!



Have a good ride !!!
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Old 01-26-2014, 11:41 AM   #54
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Took the 500 back and got the 990. I freakin' love the 990!!!

haha! Post up some pictures.
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Old 01-26-2014, 04:53 PM   #55
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Took the 500 back and got the 990. I freakin' love the 990!!!
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Old 01-27-2014, 10:26 AM   #56
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+1000.....

Looking forward to hearing your 990 - 800XC comparo.
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Old 01-27-2014, 10:38 AM   #57
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I spent a few hours on my non knobbie tired Tiger up at Rawhyde yesterday. Tiger did just as well as the beemers. I fell twice on two downhills cause of my own stupidity, but the Tiger was pawin' like a kitten for stock set up. I have no doubt that the 990 will be better in that environment. I plan on finding out next Saturday.

The 990 excites me more than I ever anticipated!


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Here she is!

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Nice! I have a 2012 990 R and feel the same way. If you ever come to Colorado, drop me a line!
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Old 01-28-2014, 08:53 PM   #60
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I certainly will and I'm sure we will make it there this summer sometime.

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