My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

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My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by ted99 » Mon May 16, 2016 7:36 pm

Have been having a ball with this new bike. Right up until my recent clutch issue. What a great weapon for the hills!
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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by epicmonkey » Mon May 16, 2016 9:09 pm

They're beautiful bikes aren't they :)
I'm also loving mine. They're like hens teeth in most places tbh. I've not seen another one on the road for a long time.

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by King Tut » Tue May 17, 2016 5:15 am

How many miles on it?

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by ted99 » Tue May 17, 2016 5:26 pm

9,900 miles on it. And I'm completely addicted to it.

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by King Tut » Wed May 18, 2016 4:17 am

Nice, 27,000 on my SMT . It just gets better, try a track day sometime :mrgreen:

I also ride a Gold Wing for long distance duty. After a few days on that my 990 is a mini bike....a very fun mini bike :twisted: :twisted:

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by ted99 » Wed May 18, 2016 6:32 pm

Yeah, I test road a 2013 SMT in January (2016) and I was completely hooked on the bike. After test riding the SMT, it felt condescending for me to ride all the way back home on my 1999 Honda VFR800 in the crouched position. A month later I found this SMR on Craigslist. I get more bugs on my chest than SMT owners, but it's an enormous amount of fun in the hills. SMT/SMR I'd take either bike. The Superduke GT could possibly be my dream bike through. Although I wish the Superduke GT had a cooler paint scheme.

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by myorangetracks88 » Tue Nov 08, 2016 1:18 am

oh damn! very nice pic

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by ktmnerd1958 » Mon Nov 14, 2016 10:02 pm

Have you ever had any issues with it? I'm trying to check out different models and see which one gives the least headache.

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Re: My SMR 990 - A rare breed in the US

Post by ted99 » Fri Nov 17, 2017 10:08 pm

Stripped the oil drain hole a month ago (using a torque wrench on plug with correct torque). Used a helicoil to fix. Still LOVE the bike.

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