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Offline Tampan

Am I making a mistake?
« on: November 30, 2020, 07:23:53 am »
So, "The Itch" is back, and so in force.

I'm thinking of selling my 990 and buying an 1190. I can't really justify, or motivate the move with anything sensible, other than the 1190 has more range, more user friendly settings in terms of its ABS, for instance, it might be more comfortable for my pillion, and so on.

I'm not sure whether it will be more comfortable than the 990 on all day long distance rides and I'm certainly not buying it for the additional power. I don't even use half of what my 990 has available.

I'm looking forward to opinions and advice, please.
 

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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #1 on: November 30, 2020, 07:33:38 am »
The 1190 is a much more comfortable and modern bike than the 990 and in my opinion more fun to ride in general.
  Ive owned 2x 1090 and 2x 990. Only reasons I bought a 990 again instead of 1090  is budget(could buy 2x 990 for the price of a used 1090) and suspension/ offroad capability of the 990S

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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #2 on: November 30, 2020, 08:57:56 am »
Yes.

Keep the 990 and buy an 1190 as well.

If my perception is anything to go by, in a years time you will sell the 1190 and then start looking for a low km 990 again.


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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #3 on: November 30, 2020, 09:30:39 am »
I have never looked back when I sold my 990r to replace it with the 1190r. The 1190tie has proven to be way more reliable and is also a way more enjoyable bike. It is a lot more comfortable as well and is the abs on the front worth millions when you need to grab a handful in an emergency situation. The 1190tie is in my opinion the best all round bike you can buy. I simply love this bike!
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #4 on: November 30, 2020, 09:09:18 pm »
As jou ryery uit lang teerpaaie bestaan, dink ek n 1190 sal die job beter doen.

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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #5 on: December 01, 2020, 07:05:28 am »
Cant go wrong with a 1190R. Great all rounder
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #6 on: December 01, 2020, 08:01:04 am »
Krap daai itch nou dadelik. Moenie wag tot jy oud en kranklik is en sit met n sak vol "itches" wat jy nooit gekrap het nie  :spitcoffee:
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #7 on: December 01, 2020, 08:24:45 am »
Tampan ek het die switch ander kant om gemaak.


Het ander dag daar verby jou gronde gery met die 990, en al verlede op die 1190 ook gedoen.
Dit bietjie boring op die 990, minder pret. Ek probeer moeiliker paaie vir die 990 beplan maar as mens daar by daai stippellyn kom wat op kaart wys is dit agter n boer se slot en grendel, so as mens nie baie moeite gaan doen om tegnies te ry, lesotho of Bots toe gaan met die 990 nie, is die 1190 beter.

Moet net nie vroeg model koop nie. Kry n 2015, of 2016 (toe is rims ook versterk)

Die 990 is nie naastenby so gemaklik vir lang pad grondpaaie nie.

En moenie die krag so vlak kyk nie, mens gebruik en geniet dit tog. Die arme 990 sien gereeld die limiter dan het ek nie eers probeer of baie haastig gewees nie. (ek skrik elke keer)
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #8 on: December 01, 2020, 10:02:17 am »
Hi Tampan.....Hier so n ietsie vir jou.

Na n 950 en 3 x 990 ties en los oor die 130 000 km s op hulle is ek omgepraat om n 1190 te koop.  Na 2 1190 ties en n 1290 en dig by die 90 000km,  kyk ek nou weer uit vir n 990,   moet s ek kannie wag nie.

Daar is baaiiee blah blah ba oor hul onbetroubaar is.  As jy baaiiee grondpaaidjies ry en NIE olie elke 5000 - 6000km vervang en lugfilter SKOON!! hou nie,  is hul onbetroubaar.  Ek het nog nooit met een van my nines gaan staan,  behalwe vir vuil petrol in Lesotho nie!!

Ek het ook laat in my lewe agter gekom,  spoed is n relatiewe ding  :ricky: Byges ek het nog nooit op n ongemaklike of gemaklike bike gery nie,  maar dan het ek ook nog nooit op n Bm gery nie :ricky: :pot:

 

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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #9 on: December 01, 2020, 10:09:12 am »
Hi Tampan.....Hier so n ietsie vir jou.

Na n 950 en 3 x 990 ties en los oor die 130 000 km s op hulle is ek omgepraat om n 1190 te koop.  Na 2 1190 ties en n 1290 en dig by die 90 000km,  kyk ek nou weer uit vir n 990,   moet s ek kannie wag nie.

Daar is baaiiee blah blah ba oor hul onbetroubaar is.  As jy baaiiee grondpaaidjies ry en NIE olie elke 5000 - 6000km vervang en lugfilter SKOON!! hou nie,  is hul onbetroubaar.  Ek het nog nooit met een van my nines gaan staan,  behalwe vir vuil petrol in Lesotho nie!!

Ek het ook laat in my lewe agter gekom,  spoed is n relatiewe ding  :ricky: Byges ek het nog nooit op n ongemaklike of gemaklike bike gery nie,  maar dan het ek ook nog nooit op n Bm gery nie :ricky: :pot:
Ja maar jy soek 990 oorlat hulle deur dieper water kan ry as die 1290!!! ;)
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #10 on: December 01, 2020, 10:18:20 am »

Ja maar jy soek 990 oorlat hulle deur dieper water kan ry as die 1290!!! ;)
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 :imaposer: :imaposer:....Netso Chris, hul moet daai 1290 se snorkel hor op sy bumper monteer :deal:
 

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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #11 on: December 01, 2020, 10:22:32 am »

Ja maar jy soek 990 oorlat hulle deur dieper water kan ry as die 1290!!! ;)

 :imaposer: :imaposer:....Netso Chris, hul moet daai 1290 se snorkel hor op sy bumper monteer :deal:
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Eks is bly jou sin vir humor het nie ook versuip saam met jou 1290 duikboot. :deal: :thumleft: :lol8:
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #12 on: December 01, 2020, 11:18:18 am »
Tampan in jou profile is n gewone 990 adventure. Tensy jou suspensie gedoen is en bike gelig is, reken ek nie jy sal veel tegniese bekwaamheid verloor as jy na 1190 R toe skuif nie.
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #13 on: December 01, 2020, 11:26:19 am »
Yes
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #14 on: December 01, 2020, 12:23:58 pm »
Don't..... ;)
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #15 on: December 01, 2020, 12:33:09 pm »
I am sure the extra horsepower will put a smile on your face -
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Re: Am I making a mistake?
« Reply #16 on: December 01, 2020, 12:48:20 pm »
Onthou jy hoe dit gevoel het toe jy daai vliemasjien met die dubbele props gekoop het? Nouja 1190 gaan so voel!! ;) :peepwall: :lol8:
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