KTM 990 Adventure (2006 - present)

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KTM 990 Adventure (2006 - present)

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Reviewed: 25 June 2009 by Visordown
I SUPPOSE IT'S fitting that the new version of KTM's first large capacity road bike is also its first model to be fitted with an ABS system. So what's the big idea and why is KTM getting all sensible on us? Well, to capitalise on the recent sales explosion in the ...  Continue reading

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This bike has character in bucket fulls. In appearance, it's quite different from other Adventure bikes in a quirky sort of way. It's sure footed both on and off road. On the road it is quite forgiving in a Continue reading...
Does everything well. I've had my 06 from new and never get bored with it. Girlfriend and myself have travelled all over Europe and no matter the mileage alway look forward to the next day. We've followed trail Continue reading...
Exclusive(isn)but way OverpricedNot a bike for all occasions,as it is not reliable enough.Ecu in mine crashed at the dealers and I didn't get it back for 6 months.Only 1 dealer in Scotland,so service is crao.Fi Continue reading...
I ride my 2012 Dakar everyday to and from work, and as an observer with the IAM and it is pure joy most of the time. The seat is not as comfy as some, I swapped out the suede Adv saddle for an R model, as the s Continue reading...
This was the only realm of motor biking I hadn't tried & to date I don't regret it one moment.
I don't usually keep my bikes for long but this wil be my third year on the 990 adv & many more to come, if I were Continue reading...

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Strong engine and decent handling, for an adventure bike.
 
Lacks the GS' sheer range of extras.
  • Price: £8895.00
  • Year: from 2006
  • Engine capacity: 999cc
  • Power: 96.5bhp
  • Torque: 70.1lb ft
  • Weight: 198kg

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