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Old 10-29-2012, 08:21 AM   #57
LukasM OP
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Location: On a RTW ride - currently SE Asia on the way to OZ
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Originally Posted by crofrog View Post
BMW F800GS claimed wet weight - 4.2 gallons of fuel = 465
Tiger 800xc claimed wet weight - 5 gallons of fuel = 442
KTM 990R claimed weight without fuel = 456

And for shits and giggles
KTM 1190adv R claimed weight without fuel = 478lb

but those middle weights are so much lighter. It's a shame KTM never made a bike that competed with the middle weight bikes.
So you are saying that BMW doesn't know how to build light performance dual sports? What a surprise...

The 690 is 90 lbs lighter than the 2012 Sertao that has less displacement, why should KTM not be able to do the same with a twin?
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