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Old 11-05-2012, 06:13 AM   #150
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Originally Posted by ktmklx View Post
You mentioned something about a KTM comparison with your bike, care to share more?
The SE is very planted off road, on road it is a bit sluggish turning but it will turn with the proper inputs. The ninja turns great on road, but off road is a bit more skittish. I think it has to do with the wheelbase and the weight distribution, with the ninja, the weight is rearward oriented. I think extending the ninja swingarm 3" or so would make a huge difference off road and I'm willing to live with the on road handling changes.

KTM 950SE Ninja 650r
Wheelbase:1,570 mm (61.8 inches) 1,410 mm (55.5 in)
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