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Discussion in 'Thumpers' started by gjcarving, Nov 23, 2013.

  1. mylsmkj

    mylsmkj Long timer

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  3. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    Jesus Christ, that 390 ADV isn’t even out yet and guys are gonna wait for a 490? Is that even a thing? :photog:jack
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  5. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    I think some folks just like to be in a constant "wait for the perfect bike" thing instead of just getting one and riding it. :dunno
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  7. Yinzer Moto

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  8. andrewgore

    andrewgore Gôremā

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    There is also an issue with folks having a problem opening up the wallet and or wanting to be cheap. I know that's what kept me from buying a KTM awhile ago. :lol3
  9. Navin

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    The 390 Adv has sew Manny fails. Cast wherls. In 19” no less? No factory reclused, outdated and outclassed by the 490. I guess I will just keep riding my Honda Rebel 250 another five years till something better comes along at a reasonable price of around $1999.
  10. Yinzer Moto

    Yinzer Moto Long timer Supporter

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    Awww, cry me a river.
  11. andrewgore

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    By the time a 490 comes out, it'll have taken so long that the 790 will have had time to be a flop, discontinued, replaced by a 720, at which point folks will be then pining over the 575....but won';t want it as spreadsheets will show the 5th gear only takes them to 101.8 mph at 6200rpm, and the bike will then cost 15,000 Euro.

    But that 250 rebel will still be kicking so.....
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  12. yakawars59

    yakawars59 Wearing pants is overrated

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  13. Navin

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    The 390Rrrrrrrrr will never happen because it will steal sales from the 490, 790, 1090, 1190, 1290....

    KTM has bike moodles in 50/65/85/105/125/150/250/300/350/390/450/500/690 and on and on.... in orange, white and now red!

    Sew, maybe they ned to cut every other of the models out to protect themselves from stealing their own sales?

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  15. Bultaco206

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    Emissions will probably force that 390 into a 490. That’s the latest trend.
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    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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  17. Bitingdog

    Bitingdog That's not my dog

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    In fairness, the 2008-2016 exc (could be shared with RFS era exc's too?) did have a far better gear spread 4th to 6th. The 2017+ feels kind of disjointed. Not the end of the world true, but it's an aggravating foible nonetheless. One has the right to expect better for the price charged. Beta 480/500 and the mighty CRF450L don't have this aggravation. Even the blue slug has normal gear ratios FFS 20180811_102321.jpg
  18. CDN Rick

    CDN Rick Canoodia Eh?

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    I cannot wait for next year, to see what bikes can pass this Euro 5 crap....
    Finally all the crap will be laid out.
    Every bike. Every manufacturer.
    Either you made it or didn't.
    I'm sure the internet will find some new theory aboot how someone is faking it though.... :fpalm
  19. Bultaco206

    Bultaco206 Back-to-back motos suck Supporter

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    I like your big tank. (Not a euphemism.)
  20. Navin

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    In a few places I’d bet but India and China? Eh... I’m waiting for the triple anyweigh.