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Old 07-19-2013, 12:07 PM   #16921
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Waiting to meet up prior to a two week trip to the northwest.
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Old 07-19-2013, 12:14 PM   #16922
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No... Does it look it? Not very sharp pic thou...
To me they appear to be rotated 90 degrees from normal, not upside down. But they are definitly not mounted correctly. Take a look at the end cap and compare that to other 990's.
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Old 07-19-2013, 04:21 PM   #16923
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To me they appear to be rotated 90 degrees from normal, not upside down. But they are definitly not mounted correctly. Take a look at the end cap and compare that to other 990's.
950 & 990 07-08 cans don't have upper or lower side, the end cap is cut straight so I think they are right (unless he "upgraded" to newer stock cans )
I think it's just a lens effect.
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Old 07-19-2013, 07:54 PM   #16924
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I got this about 40 days ago, now at 2700 miles. This was the second time I had road the 990 on gravel.
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Old 07-20-2013, 05:34 AM   #16925
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Getting ready for north to Alaska. Brought a second 990 (the dakar) and moved a bit of black and orange around between them.

Like the Dakar looks better with more black from guards and seat change. It gets more orange again later today with orange engine guards.

The orange 990 is more orange which works for me but it does get a seat concepts black seat and orange make over later today.

Been an expensive exercise but don't think I can ride a 990 with good screen protection, backside comfort and kaoko throttle lock and not set the second bike up the same.

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Old 07-20-2013, 07:29 PM   #16926
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Took her for a ride to Idaho Springs.

Then a well deserved bath.


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Old 07-20-2013, 09:27 PM   #16927
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Getting ready for north to Alaska. Brought a second 990 (the dakar) and moved a bit of black and orange around between them.

Like the Dakar looks better with more black from guards and seat change. It gets more orange again later today with orange engine guards.

The orange 990 is more orange which works for me but it does get a seat concepts black seat and orange make over later today.

Been an expensive exercise but don't think I can ride a 990 with good screen protection, backside comfort and kaoko throttle lock and not set the second bike up the same.

When do you leave? My neighbor who has the '12, 990 (1 year newer than mine) is headed there tomorrow.
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Old 07-21-2013, 11:20 AM   #16928
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Just got back from a ride to Italy.



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Old 07-21-2013, 04:13 PM   #16929
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When do you leave? My neighbor who has the '12, 990 (1 year newer than mine) is headed there tomorrow.
We set off end next week.
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:07 PM   #16930
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Old 07-21-2013, 06:14 PM   #16931
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Just got back from a ride to Italy.

Great pic, what a nice place!
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Old 07-22-2013, 06:00 AM   #16932
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Sunday ride

- took part in a very civilised on-road tour in the North of Netherlands, Groningen province


standing out

too late for the ceremony...

happy family
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Old 07-22-2013, 07:54 PM   #16933
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Old 07-22-2013, 08:32 PM   #16934
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Just got back from a ride to Italy.



Nice work, fella!

BTW, what panniers are you running? They look sweeeeet!




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Old 07-23-2013, 01:32 AM   #16935
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Nice work, fella!

BTW, what panniers are you running? They look sweeeeet!




- it looks to me as if he has attached soft bags tot the racks for the panniers. Racks are by Hepco&Becker imho
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