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Old 06-22-2014, 04:44 PM   #5356
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^^^agreed. I wear a street helmet for this reason on any long distance SE ride or 990 Adv ride. Much better than my DS helmet.
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Old 06-22-2014, 05:06 PM   #5357
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You would need a screen.

If you want to do longer distance rides, I would suggest the Adventure rather. Its better for that and does 2 up much better too.

Think of the SE as a BIGGER 530.
I've ridden my 950SE thousands of miles and even cross-continent, on-road and off. On slab, I would easily hammer out a 600-750 mile day. Off pavement is all dependent upon the route, the road and your confidence. Agreed that if you want a distance tourer, get an Adventure. The SE excels when you decide to get off the beaten path. Though make no mistake, nothing beats a smaller displacement dirt bike for technical terrain. I don't care how good the 950SE is off road, it's still a 400+ pound elephant.

As for windscreen, I've done miles with and without the screen. I may be in the minority, but I find the bike considerable more comfortable WITHOUT the screen. I'm 6'4" and the screen just caused a lot of added chop.

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Old 06-22-2014, 05:33 PM   #5358
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due to the rarity of finding a SE for sale, is it possible to convert an Adventure to SE? Are there lots of differing parts or just external stuff?
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Old 06-22-2014, 05:37 PM   #5359
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Looks like a dry clutch in the first pic.
Nope... just a CJDesigns clutch cover. It is much stronger than the OEM cast cover and has the added benefit of keeping an eye on potential coolant in the oil from a WP failure. It looks cool too!

I have a 300xc-w for a play / race bike. It's not plated, though. Best of both worlds, IMO, for the "2 bike garage" I'm allowed right now. Too many KTM 50's to keep up with.
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Old 06-22-2014, 06:32 PM   #5360
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due to the rarity of finding a SE for sale, is it possible to convert an Adventure to SE? Are there lots of differing parts or just external stuff?
Nope. Not going to convert an Adventure to an SE... You can, however, turn an Adventure into a very dirt worthy machine.
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Old 06-23-2014, 07:54 AM   #5361
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Finally sorted

Not quite as bucolic a setting as the preceding, but finally got the Powercell tank sorted and off for a short blast through the twisties near home.

Ready to ride...



Out amongst the wildlife at Alice's on a Sunday afternoon...

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Old 06-23-2014, 12:56 PM   #5362
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Ready to ride...

Lookin' good, Bob! Hope you are liking the tank. Every time I see you post, I kick myself for not trying the vac fuel pump option. It will happen.
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Old 06-23-2014, 03:04 PM   #5363
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Lookin' good, Bob! Hope you are liking the tank. Every time I see you post, I kick myself for not trying the vac fuel pump option. It will happen.

The hardest part is learning not to panic when you turn the key and there's no pump noise. Just hit the magic button and go.
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Old 06-23-2014, 11:48 PM   #5364
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Old 06-24-2014, 02:10 AM   #5365
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Old 06-24-2014, 03:00 PM   #5366
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Testing a friends new rally fairing setup last sunday:

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Old 06-24-2014, 03:33 PM   #5367
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A few from the last weeks

Welcome to Montenegro:



Durmitor mountains are offroad paradise:


The flies in Bosnia like Akrapovics:


Orange anyone?


Croatian coastline:
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Old 06-24-2014, 07:02 PM   #5368
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Broke my subframe today. Guess I'll start researching that. F my life
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Old 06-24-2014, 07:34 PM   #5369
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Broke my subframe today. Guess I'll start researching that. F my life
Started some research as well http://www.advrider.com/forums/showt...91760&page=147
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Old 06-24-2014, 08:16 PM   #5370
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Testing a friends new rally fairing setup last sunday:

Does this happen to be the Raid Design setup? We have one on order, would love to hear your feedback.
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