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Old 07-27-2013, 08:43 PM   #8
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Location: Bend, OR
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I like the look of TrailGoat's fairing. Do you know what kind it is?

Regarding the 500 series, the 690 has a counter balancer that makes it incredibly smooth for a thumper. This is a major difference between the 500 and 690.

As to the 1190, I'll let you know how I like the ride as I plan to test drive/evaluate the bike in Steamboat at the KTM rally. Looking forward to it!

My latest mantra? Ride a bike no more than twice your body weight...unless you are taking steroids. A 690 is approximately 300 pounds and 75 horse power. ( I could ride a 350 pound I load up with gear and farkles to make up the 50 lb? )
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