I think I'm in love!? (SuperDuke 1290!?!)

Discussion in 'Road Warriors' started by PeteN95, Nov 9, 2012.

  1. WVhillbilly

    WVhillbilly Long timer

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  2. D.T.

    D.T. Difficult but useful

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    Prototype so far. :huh Jeez, can this picture be any larger??

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  3. burgerking

    burgerking echt bezopen

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    Curvesurfer Been here awhile

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    Love it. I'll place a deposit the day the production version is announced for the US.
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  5. High_Side

    High_Side Been here awhile

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    My 990 Superduke is the most fun that I have ever had on a motorcycle, and this one looks like it could be better. It might just be the only thing that convinces me to trade in my ride!
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  7. Pork-Chop Express

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    My thoughts exactly. The new prototype blows my mind! Of course, some concessions will need to be made to make the proto street legal but if this is the path KTM is on I'm in. Also, saw the post saying there's no need for the SD because of the SMT. I've also ridden both bikes and while the SMT is a nice light touring bike it is in my opinion no where near the experience of the Super Duke!
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  8. fast4d

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    I hope the rear suspension has a linkage unlike the current SD.
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  9. SQD8R

    SQD8R Eat squids and be merry

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    Ditto, the 1290 just makes the original that much cheaper. :lol3
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  10. kraven

    kraven Hegelian Scum

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    That's just a stupid hurdle to make dealers jump.

    But, as stated, this should make the 990 even cheaper, which may be good for the brand.
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  11. Crow

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    <iframe width="640" height="360" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/6h1e9oulMd8?feature=player_embedded" frameborder="0" allowfullscreen></iframe>
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  12. D.T.

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    That's what it's all about right there man. :freaky


    We will see if it can make Ducati Panigale kinda horsepower.
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  13. apessino

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    Man, I love that video; it's so... KTM. :rofl

    That thing is going to be a BEAST for sure!
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  14. burgerking

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    of course it will not, but if it has about 160-165 bhp at the crank it is more than sufficient for me:evil
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  15. 30Bones

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  16. Flanny

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    That's bad ass!


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  17. Chuckracer

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    What the little cooler-looking thing in front of the water pump?
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  18. WVhillbilly

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    Maybe it lubes the water pump seals so they don't have to be changed every 10K. :D
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  19. Turkishexpress

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    If they produce it even close to the prototype the Multi will get traded in for this. :clap
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