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Old 08-11-2013, 10:40 AM   #30106
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The instant that hits the States there will be one in my garage.

I miss my 990 like crazy - that will be mine, oh yes!

Better in the dirt than the 990?
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:16 AM   #30107
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Nice, what's the story on this bike?

Pre-production sample, or a one off custom bike?
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Old 08-12-2013, 09:19 AM   #30108
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Is it just me or is that front fender, ummm!
Joel, I use Acerbis Supermoto front fenders on all of my bikes.

For my XR650L, the air flow is much improved to the cylinder & head, and it looks super cool.

I bought a 2001 CR250R in June and rebuilt everything in July; I rode it last Sunday at Pala MX and had a blast!
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Old 08-12-2013, 11:20 AM   #30109
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I wouldn't mind trying one of these for the weekend.

Finally a real adventure/off-road video of 1190. I was tired of all the videos that shows it on the pavement, comparing it with GS1200. Now I like it, even want it...
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Old 08-12-2013, 11:41 AM   #30110
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Finally a real adventure/off-road video of 1190. I was tired of all the videos that shows it on the pavement, comparing it with GS1200. Now I like it, even want it...
Deposit placed.....
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Old 08-12-2013, 01:01 PM   #30111
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Deposit placed.....
Deposit placed on Nowwhat's well farkled 1190 for delivery in late 2014.
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Old 08-12-2013, 01:33 PM   #30112
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Deposit placed on Nowwhat's well farkled 1190 for delivery in late 2014.
ok that is funny...
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Old 08-12-2013, 03:00 PM   #30113
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Picked up this sweet scooter this morning. Thanks for posting the pic!!!! Time to work my magic on this thing.
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Old 08-12-2013, 04:57 PM   #30114
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Picked up this sweet scooter this morning. Thanks for posting the pic!!!! Time to work my magic on this thing.



congrats glenn.

you'll have a lot of enjoyment on that bike.
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:00 PM   #30115
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Better in the dirt than the 990?
Haven't ridden one yet, but I'll let you know!

The 990 was like a 250 in the dirt, and I'm a pretty bad rider.

I imagine it would be like a Gas-Gas in the dirt for an accomplished off-roader.

The 1190, from what I'm hearing, pretty much replaces the 990 and then some, but there's always a bit of personal preference in these matters.
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:13 PM   #30116
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congrats glenn.

you'll have a lot of enjoyment on that bike.

Thanks Joel!!!
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:54 PM   #30117
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Nice, what's the story on this bike?

Pre-production sample, or a one off custom bike?
It's a Ty Davis 449.

Not going to be around anymore since KTM swallowed Husky.
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Old 08-12-2013, 05:54 PM   #30118
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Picked up this sweet scooter this morning. Thanks for posting the pic!!!! Time to work my magic on this thing.
Sweet!
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Old 08-12-2013, 07:26 PM   #30119
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For some reason I think ill hurt myself on the 1190. I rode a 990 in baja on the beach. The speed just scared me.
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Old 08-12-2013, 08:01 PM   #30120
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Joel, how did the shake down ride go?
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