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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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...
I've had this bike from new and every time I think about trading it in I find it has so much more soul than potential replacements (that's why I've just bought the RC8R as well).

Before I bought it I test Continue reading...
Like a lot of people I deliberated between this and a GS and went with my heart and bought the KTM. I've owned for over 3 months now and have had a very up and down relationship with it. The bike itself is exce Continue reading...
I love my Adventure it has some lovely little design touches like the raised conical centers of the anodised steering head and axle bolts, the metallic effect in the foil coating of the fuel tanks and front cow 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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