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KTM 690 Super Duke R
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1290 Super Duke R: the experts said

Bike from all around the world to Spain to test the new KTM 1290 Duke R. We joined in one of the groups and some opinions and verdicts

Morton/Bike SA/South Africa/personal KTM 1190 Adventure R (plus a more)

“For me the 1290 is an bike. It was labelled ‘Beast’ as a and indeed it has lots and lots of but it is usable and everything works so together, also the electronics. The position – I am a tall person – well.

Many other on the market it seems cater for small people. The Super R is a very user-friendly, incredible.”

“I the 1290 Super Duke R, it is fast and the power is controllable. You can the footpegs a little easily, but still okay. In the beginning I the front brake was harsh but 20km it settled and was perfect. from that, I could not anything wrong, the bike really well.

We had sufficient time to test and rode really fast and on roads too. I had some but still very controllable, so the control works perfectly. The ABS I had two moments to test it really It is a light and agile bike.”

Bayoglu/Freelance journalist (Autonews/Motobike/Motoron a TV-Show)/Turkey/personal bikes: Honda and CBR1000RR, Kawasaki ZXR-7R, Fazer 600, 50cc Schwalbe, Honda XR50 and 3 Vision Scooters, one of them into a Chopper.

“Oh my god, the is amazing. It exceeded all my expectations. all the hype showed up – the first videos – I thought, ‘this is crazy’. And it is. Power all across the but ready to use everywhere.

I have city sections in 6th gear. for overtaking I just twist the and it accelerates, without shifting Unbelievable.

Many KTM’s in the past been crazy, like my own 990 SM T but really surprised me. With the everybody was kinda anxious I ride the bike?’ but it is so well It does not scare you.

It is a you can use. After riding the Adventure early this I realized this is going to be the direction. It is a more sensible

KTM has been known for aggression, and that hooligan element but now you get a bit of and safety. The 1290 Super R is crazy, but something you can use nevertheless.”

Lee/MotoNation News/Malaysia/personal bikes: KTM Adventure and 990 SM T, a Supermoto and a Husaberg

“We a bit faster on the street but not over the like a maniac, so the bike is fast. The biggest impression is it can be brutal, but surprisingly it is also easy to ride. The old 990 is more and difficult to ride calmly, it has more vibration. The suspension of the 1290 was quite comfortable, a mix; sporty but settled. The are brilliant.

Is there anything I did not like? I say anything so far. Not even the factor. It’s a … so I do not see this as a problem.

Also ABS and everything is working nicely. It is much my kind of bike.”

Brown/Freelance/Great Britain/personal bike: Street Triple R

“Really it. Just works very With all that noise being a Beast and being and powerful, the most surprising is how controllable it feels. You might a 1300cc bike with 180 is crazy and wheelies you into the but in fact it turns out to be an easy

It always helps you out. The is so good and light. The brake are and the throttle response is clean. really to criticize.

KTM 690 Super Duke R
KTM 690 Super Duke R

Maybe a little bit more protection would be nice riding around in England you can get a bit But it is a … bike, isn’t it? The thing that would me buying one is that the 1290 Duke R is just so powerful and if I own one my riding licence would be in half an hour.”

Bruno bike: Triumph Street

“Even though the design is and you think it is a harsh bike it out to be – I would not say smooth – but you feel on it. You feel like part of the Suspension works nice, the are perfect, you could not ask for more and the lets you push the boundaries. a little over what you do but it always feels safe.

I find anything wrong. one full year of waiting for it I was that the final bike be ‘too soft’ because enjoyed that brutal of the concept. Fortunately it’s It maintains that line and what I expected.”

Akarakit Worarojcharoendet/Superbike Magazine edition/Thailand/personal bike: BMW S1000RR

first looking at the pictures it a very big bike but in reality it is along the lines of last The 1290 Super Duke R a lot of power and torque but it rides The traction control is genius, on small slippery roads. It you keep calm, not worried.”

Penklis/Australian Motorcycle News/Australia/personal Yamaha R6 racebike

Nikolay Magazine/Russia/personal bike: Honda CRF 450 and Suzuki GSX-R 1000 

called the beast. Well, fits nicely, but also it is easy to ride. The first had 120bhp and this has 60 more but it is well. That was a surprise. if you push, then it’s a beast!

I like this bike. I it is one of the best in the class. Is there I would like to see changed? a separate regulation of the traction and throttle response, because I want a sharp throttle and power, so I would love to be to change the traction control Everything else is okay.

this sell in my country? Russian people love big bikes, they are waiting for

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