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Old 11-09-2012, 11:27 PM   #15241
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cool, I miss my 990
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Old 11-09-2012, 11:42 PM   #15242
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cool, I miss my 990
Me too, but I am just a couple of weeks away from replacing it with a 2006 950!

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Old 11-09-2012, 11:48 PM   #15243
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"Run what you brung" I always say. Makes the ride more interesting, forces you to make smarter choices, greater challenge, etc. etc.
A better tire makes a better rider makes a better ride.

I'd offered to pay for a new set of tires of many riding partners to stop their bitchin and keep up the pace. Riding a tire at the end of it's life just to milk the last ounce out of it... is a total disrespect of how little free time we actual have to enjoy being out on a ride. And how in one split second on a bald tire, things can go from fun to done. Funny how cheap a $200 tire is compared to a trip to the ER for a tweaked ankle or bunged up shoulder.
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Old 11-10-2012, 02:09 AM   #15244
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Sorry, Huey... Dunno :shrug
It was parked at my father's RV dealership and I got a smokin' deal on it.
King beds in front and rear, slide-out with a fold-down dinette. 2-burner stove, refrigerator, furnace, toilet, shower. I like it.
With a slideout it's an E3, very nice setup indeed.
If you're into FaceBook, they have a Coleman Evolution page, highly informative.
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Old 11-10-2012, 12:50 PM   #15245
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A better tire makes a better rider makes a better ride.

I'd offered to pay for a new set of tires of many riding partners to stop their bitchin and keep up the pace. Riding a tire at the end of it's life just to milk the last ounce out of it... is a total disrespect of how little free time we actual have to enjoy being out on a ride. And how in one split second on a bald tire, things can go from fun to done. Funny how cheap a $200 tire is compared to a trip to the ER for a tweaked ankle or bunged up shoulder.
If they can't keep up, your friends don' t need new tires, you need new riding buddies.



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With a slideout it's an E3, very nice setup indeed.
If you're into FaceBook, they have a Coleman Evolution page, highly informative.
Thanks, Huey!
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Old 11-10-2012, 06:53 PM   #15246
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I Stole (I mean, bought) this from a friend of mine. http://]
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Old 11-18-2012, 09:15 AM   #15247
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New happy 990 Adventure owner

Hi inmates...
Coming from a 640 Adventure, I have recently bought a 990 Adventure S 2007.
I will post some pics soon, for the moment I haven't had the chance to ride it as much as it deserves...

Been doing some cosmetic and farkling jobs instead, and now I'm analysing how to mount my Garmin Zumo 550.
I could see that to mount it directly onto the factory dash is too low for me, so I discover kind of a mount option between the clocks and the head light: it's an aluminiun plate with 4 holes. The upper part of the dash has what I figured out are two pre marked oval holes to be opened where it meets the windshield... does anybody know if this is correct? has anybody made a mount to be used there?

Other mounting points on the handlebar are not an option because I'm used to see/use it higher in fron of me... (each crazy man has his own issues... )

Thanks in advance.

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Old 11-18-2012, 09:34 AM   #15248
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Old 11-18-2012, 11:54 AM   #15249
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Been doing some cosmetic and farkling jobs instead, and now I'm analysing how to mount my Garmin Zumo 550.
I could see that to mount it directly onto the factory dash is too low for me, so I discover kind of a mount option between the clocks and the head light: it's an aluminiun plate with 4 holes. The upper part of the dash has what I figured out are two pre marked oval holes to be opened where it meets the windshield... does anybody know if this is correct? has anybody made a mount to be used there?
Cheers!
That is where the factory /Touratech mount fits. Uses the 4 holes and 2 rubber pads that rest on the top of the dash.

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Old 11-18-2012, 01:13 PM   #15250
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That is where the factory /Touratech mount fits. Uses the 4 holes and 2 rubber pads that rest on the top of the dash.
Peanuts, thanks for your data. This is quite a surprise for me because when I have just bought the bike I asked at KTM Chile about a GPS mount for the 990, and they only offered me handlebar mounts. I can see now that those were what they actually have in stock, not all the options as I expected to be informed.
I will start my search from here then

Cheers and thanks again.
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Old 11-18-2012, 10:23 PM   #15251
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Old 11-19-2012, 06:29 AM   #15252
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Warning: Off topic

Off Topic? certainly yes...
Almost everyone will enjoy it? definitely yes
(come on... we are riders, it's a bike and it's a KTM )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=3IDyNesztHQ

My apologies...
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:31 PM   #15253
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Too Funny

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Off Topic? certainly yes...
Almost everyone will enjoy it? definitely yes
(come on... we are riders, it's a bike and it's a KTM )
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature...&v=3IDyNesztHQ

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Man thats funny
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Old 11-19-2012, 08:35 PM   #15254
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A better tire makes a better rider makes a better ride.

I'd offered to pay for a new set of tires of many riding partners to stop their bitchin and keep up the pace. Riding a tire at the end of it's life just to milk the last ounce out of it... is a total disrespect of how little free time we actual have to enjoy being out on a ride. And how in one split second on a bald tire, things can go from fun to done. Funny how cheap a $200 tire is compared to a trip to the ER for a tweaked ankle or bunged up shoulder.
Not to mention a potential of months or a year off the bike for rehab & healing.

BTDT, got the T-shirt.
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Old 11-20-2012, 03:12 AM   #15255
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Not to mention a potential of months or a year off the bike for rehab & healing.

BTDT, got the T-shirt.
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