KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

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KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby duke63 » 09 Jul 2018, 08:09

Looks a hoot. Some big lean angles.
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby C00kiemonster » 09 Jul 2018, 09:53

duke63 wrote:Looks a hoot. Some big lean angles.
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I love how the tree's gradually disappear as it gets higher and higher.
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby D41 » 09 Jul 2018, 17:49

That was great! Thanks for posting it up.

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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby Kwacky » 09 Jul 2018, 19:34

That sounds like a nest of pissed off hornets
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby duke63 » 09 Jul 2018, 19:35

Good isn't it? :D

Wonder what exhaust they were using?
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby Kwacky » 09 Jul 2018, 19:58

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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby duke63 » 09 Jul 2018, 20:10

I love the look of the 790. Blinged up like that its looks awesome.

Imagine a bike 160kg race wet weight.

It was only 5 seconds slower than the 1290R Superduke and the Multi 1260 which were second and first place respectively.
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby D41 » 11 Jul 2018, 09:28

.......Yes, but who was riding it??

What I'm getting at, is the PPHC is like a rich man's country club event. The same crowd tend to "own" the mountain, year in - year out.....no matter what they're riding. And they're a bit of an elitist bunch of twats, come to think of it.
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby Kwacky » 11 Jul 2018, 09:34

D41 wrote:.......Yes, but who was riding it??




Ooooo, that's a tough one...........


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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby C00kiemonster » 11 Jul 2018, 09:37

duke63 wrote:I love the look of the 790. Blinged up like that its looks awesome.

Imagine a bike 160kg race wet weight.

It was only 5 seconds slower than the 1290R Superduke and the Multi 1260 which were second and first place respectively.


My only reservation with the 790 was the build quality. At the show it wasnt a patch on my RC8. For the money the Street Triple is far better 'value'.

If you want light - try a 690 Duke or SMR. Similar power, better quality and a fantastic revvy single engine. If i didnt need a 'do it all' bike i'd have likely had one for giggles.
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Re: KTM 790 Duke at Pikes Peak

Postby D41 » 11 Jul 2018, 10:14

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D41 wrote:.......Yes, but who was riding it??




Ooooo, that's a tough one...........


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He's a KTM Factory Rider, is what I meant.
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