Originally Posted by crofrog
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?