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Old 04-24-2013, 05:48 PM   #1
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Old 04-25-2013, 05:30 AM   #2
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That KTM 1190 looks like a V-Strom. Funny they would style it after the ugliest cheapest liter adventure bike around. Just my opinion. YMMV
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Old 04-25-2013, 01:42 PM   #3
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That KTM 1190 looks like a V-Strom. Funny they would style it after the ugliest cheapest liter adventure bike around. Just my opinion. YMMV
Yes, hard to get past it no matter the performance.
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Old 04-26-2013, 04:14 AM   #4
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Like the GS is a real beauty queen?? Beauty is in the eye of the throttle holder.

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Old 04-26-2013, 04:58 AM   #5
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I had a V-Strom before the GS. I guess I'm drawn to the homely.
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Old 04-27-2013, 04:09 AM   #6
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Forget the looks you girlies, the KTM looks to be a better off road ride :)
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Old 04-29-2013, 11:15 AM   #7
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Like the GS is a real beauty queen?? Beauty is in the eye of the throttle holder.

Yeah but to old KTM was / is a looker.
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Old 04-29-2013, 03:13 PM   #8
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BMW with cases, KTM without cases.
Also were the tires the same?
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:14 PM   #9
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That KTM 1190 looks like a V-Strom. Funny they would style it after the ugliest cheapest liter adventure bike around. Just my opinion. YMMV

I have been riding a GS for 13 years now and about 250,000kms so I guess that makes me a fan of the bike but never would I say the GS is good looking.
This new KTM 1190 Adventure R though, in my opinion is the best looking Big Trailie bike yet and I don't see one bit of resemblance to a V-Strom. The fact that it is so much more capable than my GS off pavement only makes it more handsome to my eyes.

Just get rid of those slicks, install a proper set of tires and some soft luggage....can't wait to test ride this bike.
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Old 04-30-2013, 01:40 PM   #10
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I like the looks of the KTM, not a fan of the brand but this bike looks good.
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Old 05-01-2013, 05:09 AM   #11
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I have been riding a GS for 13 years now and about 250,000kms so I guess that makes me a fan of the bike but never would I say the GS is good looking.
This new KTM 1190 Adventure R though, in my opinion is the best looking Big Trailie bike yet and I don't see one bit of resemblance to a V-Strom. The fact that it is so much more capable than my GS off pavement only makes it more handsome to my eyes.

Just get rid of those slicks, install a proper set of tires and some soft luggage....can't wait to test ride this bike.

OK, you got me, that one looks good. I was commenting on the one in the video. BTW, a wise man once told me, beauty is only skin deep but ugly is to the bone!
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Old 05-01-2013, 05:57 AM   #12
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OK, you got me, that one looks good. I was commenting on the one in the video. BTW, a wise man once told me, beauty is only skin deep but ugly is to the bone!
I think he meant that it's better to bone a beauty.
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