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Old 09-16-2011, 10:10 AM   #79
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Originally Posted by crofrog View Post
And that right there is the crux of the issue isn't it. BMW compromises shit to hit a price point. KTM doesn't.
It is called business. See who sells the most bikes. The platform is good. the 10% who want to want to try their hand at single track on it, can add the parts that make it possible. The fact that they could have bought a KTM with what they invested, does not make it a bad business plan.

Any idea why KTM sold 39% of their stock to Bajai, a scooter firm from India?
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