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790 Adventure revealed, discuss...

Postby Stratkat » Tue Nov 28, 2017 7:55 pm

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Re: 790 Adventure revealed, discuss...

Postby Willh » Tue Nov 28, 2017 11:56 pm

doesn't look too bad. What does it weigh?
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Re: 790 Adventure revealed, discuss...

Postby SpeedyR » Wed Nov 29, 2017 2:46 am

real world wet weight will be the deal breaker for me.

I have a 450lb dual sport right now. Close to 100hp at the rear wheel, full protection, 12" of travel front and rear, solidly built wheels, and ready to go. With my usually day ride stuff on the bike (spare tube, basic tools, tank/rear bag, etc) it's right at 450lbs. I'd love to have something that was closer to 380-400lbs with a similar setup, but with a twin cylinder motor (not interested in singles).

long live the 950 Super Enduro!!!

The other issue in the US is AT BEST it'll come in as a late 2019 model from what I've heard. the bike shown at EICMA was a prototype vs. the 790 Duke that was in full production version and will be in late 2018 as an early 2019 model. So that puts the Adventure even later. Wish they would make another Super Enduro...
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Re: 790 Adventure revealed, discuss...

Postby scamb66 » Thu Nov 30, 2017 11:22 pm

Looks to be just under 200kg and 105hp, not bad figures and more than enough for day to day requirements. My biggest issue with it is the seat, doubt you could pull an all dayer on that with ease. Be nice to see it kitted out with panniers, etc. 270 crank is a winner. Overall bikes in this league make far more sense that 1200GS size bikes.
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Re: 790 Adventure revealed, discuss...

Postby The Gin Reaper » Sat Dec 02, 2017 4:07 pm

KTM Uk confirmed the other night at a dealer open evening that it wont be in the UK until at least 2019..... :?
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