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Old 09-30-2013, 12:00 PM   #4471
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Ups on the Mille.

Anybody else think that a tall screen and "saddlebags" on a Diavel is kinda like falsies on grandma?
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:14 PM   #4472
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Old 09-30-2013, 12:19 PM   #4473
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I've always liked bikes that people make their own because they actually ride them & not so much to fit in with the "click". Always thought the "Devil" was neat but, it never called to me. A ride on one could easily change that though.
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:50 PM   #4474
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Old 09-30-2013, 04:54 PM   #4475
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I've always liked bikes that people make their own because they actually ride them & not so much to fit in with the "click". Always thought the "Devil" was neat but, it never called to me. A ride on one could easily change that though.
They're even uglier in person.
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Old 09-30-2013, 09:51 PM   #4476
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They're even uglier in person.
Meh, I was surprised by how small it was in person. Other than the ginormous tyre. Until you get hustling, but in traffic or around town it feels alot smaller & more flickable than I thought. Not tiny like a Monster, but it's no cruiser.

I was expecting something like a B-King or MT-01, it even feels smaller than VMax.
Haa haa the bags & tail are off the Strada, it's cheaper to swap the seat & tail off a Strada than it is to get the wheels off a Carbon.
Besides all Ducati's should have a little red in them.

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Old 10-01-2013, 01:20 AM   #4477
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It would be really fun to embarrass some sport bikes on this!?!

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Not with those wheels you won't
Oh I dunno... in days gone by I've embarrassed quite a few guys on sport bikes, with far less capable bikes than that vintage Duck, with lesser tires.

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Old 10-01-2013, 03:30 AM   #4478
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Meh, I was surprised by how small it was in person. Other than the ginormous tyre. Until you get hustling, but in traffic or around town it feels alot smaller & more flickable than I thought. Not tiny like a Monster, but it's no cruiser.

I was expecting something like a B-King or MT-01, it even feels smaller than VMax.
Haa haa the bags & tail are off the Strada, it's cheaper to swap the seat & tail off a Strada than it is to get the wheels off a Carbon.
Besides all Ducati's should have a little red in them.

When I sat on it, it didn't feel flickable, it felt tiny and squished. I had expected it to be bigger but itwas one of the smallest and most uncomfortable full size motorcycle I have sat on. I'm 6'1" and my girlfriend who's 5'7" also said it felt small compared to the bikes she had sat on at the motorcycle show.
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Old 10-01-2013, 06:35 AM   #4479
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Yesterday and today I really want one of these. Just sold my beloved 990smt and tested an 1190. It was a great bike but I just prefer the 990. I have been all over the place trying to decide what to get next, but I always come back to the KTM.



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Old 10-01-2013, 07:21 AM   #4480
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Old 10-01-2013, 07:30 AM   #4481
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Today I wanted a 150hp red American bike.......

There is currently one of those for sale on my local CL. I prefer the "naked" version, though:

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Old 10-01-2013, 08:16 AM   #4482
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2014 Z1000 teaser photo
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Old 10-01-2013, 09:09 AM   #4483
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Without doubt it is the new KTM 1290 Superduke R. The specs are a bit mind blowing for me. My current street ride is a 2010 KTM 990 Supermoto R which is a light bike for a big v-twin and has a fairly short wheelbase so very agile. My SMR is tweaked a bit so probably makes 120hp and 70 ftlbs of torque. This new 1290 is a little bit lighter and has a slightly shorter wheelbase than my SMR and makes a claimed 180hp and over 100 ftlbs of torque. Damn! My next bike for sure!
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Old 10-01-2013, 11:57 AM   #4484
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2014 Z1000 teaser photo
what what what?!?!?!
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Old 10-01-2013, 12:15 PM   #4485
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what what what?!?!?!
I'm fuggin excited.

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