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Old 05-18-2014, 01:33 AM   #5296
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New sticker kit. I love leopard print, so why not put it on the bike



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Old 05-19-2014, 02:47 PM   #5297
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Very nicely done Minxy, PRIMO! It's subjective, yes, but that blue leopard print "POPS" just right. Reminds me in a good way of the blue color used on the 2011 990 Dakar Adventure....

http://tinyurl.com/the-KTM-BLUE-color-001

http://www.advpulse.com/wp-content/u..._optimized.jpg

Orange and Blue seem to look good together. Perhaps a few more wheelie pics when you have time so that the new look can be more completely assessed? :)

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Old 05-19-2014, 05:11 PM   #5298
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Some 0hi0 950SE action from the weekend.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IoPSG2kYGmY

and a photo

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Old 05-19-2014, 11:01 PM   #5299
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Out this afternoon, taking a cruise in the rain.



She was too clean before!


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Old 05-20-2014, 12:16 AM   #5300
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North Rim, Grand Canyon

Just returned from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The big girl performed flawlessly. Supreme fun was obtained!
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Old 05-20-2014, 12:39 AM   #5301
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Just returned from the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. The big girl performed flawlessly. Supreme fun was obtained!
That is a lot of orange
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Old 05-20-2014, 08:50 AM   #5302
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That is a lot of orange
Don't see many of the orange tanks out there. Looks good and doesn't look as massive as the black, at least in this picture.
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Old 05-20-2014, 04:39 PM   #5303
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[QUOTE=Monterey_BS;24205691]Don't see many of the orange tanks out there. QUOTE]














Does my tank look big in this?

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Old 05-20-2014, 05:09 PM   #5304
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Does my tank look big in this?
Well, now I've seen two! Looks better goin' away than comin' at, but that could be said of a lot of things.
Nice pics, BTW.
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Old 05-21-2014, 06:39 AM   #5305
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Mounted my GL luggage for a test ride, next week it goes off to a Balkan tour with the SE: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

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Old 05-21-2014, 12:12 PM   #5306
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Mounted my GL luggage for a test ride, next week it goes off to a Balkan tour with the SE: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

I too have a GL tail and tank bag for my SE (Great Basin and Diablo). Brilliant stuff. Only issue I would bring to your attention is with the tank bag. I learned from experience that the lower tank bag mount that straps over the tank will score the Safari surface. After ten days of cross-country touring, the imprint of that mount is forever imprinted on my $800 Safari tank. No amount of polishing has successfully removed it. If I had it to do over again, I'd find a nice piece of vinyl sheet to stick onto the tank wherever the mount makes contact. Any masking tape or packing tape would probably work as well. Just something to take the abrasion off the tank surface. These Safari tanks have notoriously soft plastic.

Hope it helps. Have fun on the trip!
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:06 AM   #5307
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I too have a GL tail and tank bag for my SE (Great Basin and Diablo). Brilliant stuff. Only issue I would bring to your attention is with the tank bag. I learned from experience that the lower tank bag mount that straps over the tank will score the Safari surface. After ten days of cross-country touring, the imprint of that mount is forever imprinted on my $800 Safari tank. No amount of polishing has successfully removed it. If I had it to do over again, I'd find a nice piece of vinyl sheet to stick onto the tank wherever the mount makes contact. Any masking tape or packing tape would probably work as well. Just something to take the abrasion off the tank surface. These Safari tanks have notoriously soft plastic.

Hope it helps. Have fun on the trip!
Thanks for advice.
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Old 05-22-2014, 09:08 AM   #5308
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Mounted my GL luggage for a test ride, next week it goes off to a Balkan tour with the SE: Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Montenegro.

I wish you a great trip; wish I could come along.
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Old 05-22-2014, 11:30 AM   #5309
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Thanks David and Midfat!
I have already taped the side panels where the Great Basin sits. So I will tape or cover the Safari top as well to protect it from the GL Fandango bag.
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Old 05-25-2014, 04:55 PM   #5310
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She's been getting ignored lately....

little ride and detail....good to go...time to go camping...




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