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Old 03-04-2010, 08:27 PM   #209
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Originally Posted by JMo (& piglet)
Oh I agree - the EXC isn't perhaps the best basis from which to build a dedicated rally bike... simply that Yamaha, Sherco, Aprilia, Gas Gas et al* are all building their rally bikes around an existing (enduro) platform?

If KTM can pull it off (there is no question of can of course, rather will it be affordable to mere mortals!), then it does open up a huge potential for the adventure/trail rider if a customer version is ever offered...

Then I'm sure we'll also see a 450cc version of Yamaha's WR250R... here's hoping!

J xx

*Ooops, forgot BMW, Husky, Husaburg too!

Sign me UP! My wife just got a new WR250R, and I am very impressed. A 450 version would have me drooling.
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