Breaking in the 990R

Only had around 80 km on the new bike that was purchased last autumn when heading south on a street oriented trip so took the old 950.

Going to some gravel meeting in Boden, Sweden this weekend so needed to get the 990R ready for a service so did two rides to get some mileage on it.

First day a friend borrowed the XR400 and we did some local trails and gravel roads:

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Next day it was a longer trip with another friend on a Honda XR650R.

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Went by the pillar in out in the middle of a river from the old abandoned ore hauling cable carrier:

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Stairs inside, this time we climbed them:

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View from up top:

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Did not climb the last section, see the last bar broken?

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It is quite high:

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Have been up on this before, also part of the old cable cart ore hauler were it passed over the railroad, railroad still in use just relocated:

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Recorded some video a couple of years ago from along the old tramway:

Some tree, barely could squeeze the 990 under it:

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Had to transfer some fuel into the XR since the gas station we aimed for was out of operation:

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After that is was time for a first oil change:

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Engine plug:

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Oil tank plug:

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Oil tank screen:

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Engine screen:

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Also seems like the carbon fibre heat shield is not up to the task, burnt and kind of melting:

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Now Im just wondering if I need to spoon on a new TKC80 or go with the slightly used Terraflex for this weekends gravel event?

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