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Got my new KTM 690 Duke yesterday. It stopped raining long enough to put 15 miles on it today. So far i'm really liking it. It's a perfect bike for riding around town and threw the twisty mountain roads around here. I am gonna make some gopro video's with the new bike soon. Here is some i-phone pic.'s i took of it yesterday after i got it home.
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Dang that thing is crazy looking
 

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Looks like it came from the Terminator Salvation movie.
 

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Just looking at that being a 690cc it looks really light weight. So I had to look up the specs. And at 327lbs. and putting out over 64hp, I'll bet my 1st impression was right, that thing will most likely flat out fly!
 

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Looks like it came from the Terminator Salvation movie.
That was my first impression. Hayden, looks good. I know it isn't really feasible, but it looks like it'd be one hell of a supermoto bike. I sat on one up in CT where the KTM shop was right across the street. There's wasn't 7900 though, think it was 9k. They had a sick 1000cc bike there that was #1 of 25 made, don't know how they got it, but they were asking 24k for it. They also had a lot of Aprilia stuff, and some of their bikes looked sick. Keep the rubber down on it for sure bud. BTW, only 64hP? Come on haha, jk.
 

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Well, that's different looking... Nice Bike! I'm sure it's quick with the power to weight, KTM makes some wicked machines. Is that a single cylinder?
Thanks! Yes it is a 654cc single w/ 11.8:1 compression ratio.

That was my first impression. Hayden, looks good. I know it isn't really feasible, but it looks like it'd be one hell of a supermoto bike. I sat on one up in CT where the KTM shop was right across the street. There's wasn't 7900 though, think it was 9k. They had a sick 1000cc bike there that was #1 of 25 made, don't know how they got it, but they were asking 24k for it. They also had a lot of Aprilia stuff, and some of their bikes looked sick. Keep the rubber down on it for sure bud. BTW, only 64hP? Come on haha, jk.
It basically is a supermoto bike. It's almost the same bike as the 690 smc. It just lacks the ground cleaance and suspension travel of a true supermotard. Has alot of dirtbike feature's and feel. It has a shorter seat height. So it's better for me cause im not 9 foot tall like you Chucky! :lol: The sticker was $10,599 so i think i got a pretty good deal on it. 64HP is plenty for a bike this size. It feels like a really powerful dirtbike. lofting the front tire is no problem. Plus it gets good gas mileage and is really fun to raise hell on!
 

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jealous isnt the word right about now...lol verrry nice bike!!!
 
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