KTM 390 Adventure?

Discussion in 'Australia' started by Dave Nolan, Jan 19, 2013.

  1. Dave Nolan

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  2. DRjoe

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    Cruz sent me a story about that a while ago.
    If ktm don't build it I will.
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  3. Cruz

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    Could be a good little jigger, and based on the pricing of the new baby Dukes would be a good price. (Hopefully)

    If the motor has power like the Berg 390 then it would be a sweet setup.

    The KTM’s India website marks the Duke 390 with a “coming soon” tag. So we can expect the Duke 390 to arrive into India by March 2013 and the motorcycle will be the second KTM bike in India after doing well KTM Duke 200. The bike will be manufactured locally at Bajaj Auto’s Chakan manufacturing facility.

    Link to the Duke 390 site

    http://www.ktm.com/naked-bike/390-duke-eu/highlights.html#.UK3F1nwaySM

    http://www.autoevolution.com/news/n...rsions-of-the-ktm-390-duke-rumored-52577.html

    http://bharathautos.com/ktm-to-launch-fully-faired-and-off-road-variants-of-duke-390.html

    http://www.bikewale.com/news/130-next-ktm-is-fullyfaired-duke-390.html

    http://www.indiancarsbikes.in/motor...-touring-versions-of-the-2013-duke-390-65220/
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    Problem with this one is I need it now
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    They have the 690 for that.
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    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Yes tempting, but a little less CC and the savings that go with it some areas would be better for me.
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    Yep, plus all the bugs worked out of it before you buy it.
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    So is this just a 350 big bore or a new engine? Otherwise :kboom
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    Looking at the motor itself in the photos it does not look like other smaller KTM motors, and is supposedly an all new motor made for the Dukes.
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    Doesn't make much sense to me.
    You'd be wringing the guts out of it if loaded up and negotiating some hills or speed etc.
    I agree with Cruz.....690's the go.....sweet engine.
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    You behave! :1drink


    There is a market for less powerful, lower, lighter bikes that can still do every thing the rider wants to do. Not enduro bikes or overweight underpowered under sprung trail bikes. As more riders get older or injured I think this market will only get bigger.
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    Doesn't matter, he's black(duk)listed me or something, I can type what I want and apparently he never sees it..... :rofl


    Seriously Joe, that island is in the middle of f****** NOWHERE, Google haven't even bothered taking a photo of it without clouds obscuring the place (or did you never see the sun?). FFS this summer has got to be a different world.
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    LOL, not you too? I'm hitting the gym now so that next winter when I ride again I can actually hold onto the handlebars (and not get left in the creek as the bike monos safely over it..... which happenend at Jimbour!!! :rofl

    PS. You actually detailed why I got rid of the giant 990 and went back to a 'little' bike!
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    BygDaddee Where do I get a pie

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    Are you calling me "older" Cruz, just cause I want a similair weighted, slightly better powered, better sprung, wider ratio gearboxed, bug free, then my much loved DRZ, well I did get a year older yesterday.
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