2019 KTM 690 SMC R

Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by DIRTLER, Feb 7, 2019.

  1. DIRTLER

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    Not one missed shift!!!!

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  2. mtntrails

    mtntrails Life is Short... Supporter

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    Can’t wait to see the 2019!
    I had a 2008 back in the day. It was a wonderful bike, albeit kinda “shaky” (nothing like my old 640) and some initial QA issues that KTM and my dealer handled well under warranty.
    The 2019 should be stellar.
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  3. DIRTLER

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    Sometime in March I think...
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  5. Motonirvana

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    Anyone notice how conspicuously absent any mention of the Husky 701 is in these videos?

    It's almost like KTM made a point of telling these journalists not to make comparisons.
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  10. Grozny

    Grozny Been here awhile

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    I know I heard it mentioned at least a couple of times in the LCR video. What’s there really to say though? It’s cheaper than the Husqvarna, has more features/updates (suspension, auto blipper, ride modes, cornering ABS) and a more extensive dealer network.
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  11. Motonirvana

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    Anybody hear anything from their dealer contacts as to when we can start seeing the 690's at U.S dealerships?
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  12. ShawnKTM530EXC

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    Yeah, when?
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  13. beentheredonethat

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    deposit paid #1 on the list, i'm guessing between march and june :thumb
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  14. ShawnKTM530EXC

    ShawnKTM530EXC Long timer

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    I talked to three dealers here in So. Cal.. they said end of April, they are taking deposits and they don’t plan on getting very many.
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  15. beentheredonethat

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    my dealer advised their only getting one bike.....take that for what its worth..
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  17. Ysuscuba

    Ysuscuba Been here awhile

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    I'm #1 on my dealers list... did echo they don't think they will get very many. Told me allocations will be finished next week and shipments will be shortly after.
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  18. Piggdekk

    Piggdekk love speed, hate rush

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    Mine will be delivered early next week! I saw it at the dealer 2 weeks ago (in spain) but it's taking them forever to deliver it to me, can't wait!
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  19. Piggdekk

    Piggdekk love speed, hate rush

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    Here it is....

    IMG-20190307-WA0005.jpeg
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  20. beentheredonethat

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    awesome!!!!
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