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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #200 on: October 14, 2020, 01:59:31 pm »
790r and 1090 r shitshow.....

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #201 on: October 14, 2020, 02:53:48 pm »


In the interst of transparancy, could we not be given more to work with?
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No, lets rather go and work on our riding skills
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Or clutches? :pot:
 

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #202 on: October 14, 2020, 04:00:19 pm »
I am really chuffed with my 790, made it from Oudtshoorn to Calitzdorp AND back without any issues, I even went over that Slab where the Guzzi faltered without drowning, although the Spruit is hardly running but still.............
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #203 on: October 14, 2020, 04:23:56 pm »
I've now gone through this whole thread - and the one question that keeps coming up, is WHY?
What is the purpose of this thread? Why start a shitshow by bashing one specific model?
Dude, if you have a problem with the 790 - then don't fucking buy one... And if you feel the good Samaritan inside of you bubbling out, then post ONE link to a factual website that highlights all these defects, and leave it there - but the ensuing name calling and back-and-forth insults, achieves nothing...

I just feel this thread was deliberately started to poke the hornet nest - which has caused a massive uproar, but achieved nothing - much like our local asshat mr. malema...

Mods should have killed thread on post no.3, as it goes against the ground rules - no brand bashing....
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #204 on: October 14, 2020, 04:29:31 pm »
I believe nothing prevents you from starting a similar thread for Yamaha xtz's or T7's

Not sure about where you would find content though

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #205 on: October 14, 2020, 04:38:45 pm »
I believe nothing prevents you from starting a similar thread for Yamaha xtz's or T7's

Not sure about where you would find content though

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 :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: :imaposer: This is what triggered the whole "shitshow". :snorting:


In fact, mods, could we let this thread run until the 890 is here, I mean, what's going to change at KTM quality control? :ricky:
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #206 on: October 14, 2020, 05:34:52 pm »
Daars 'n verskil tussen brand bashing en om vir 'n ou die drol onder sy sool uit te wys vóór hy die kak innie huis intrap.

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #207 on: October 14, 2020, 06:10:31 pm »
I believe nothing prevents you from starting a similar thread for Yamaha xtz's or T7's

Not sure about where you would find content though

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #208 on: October 14, 2020, 06:11:01 pm »
Kon niks anders kry nie
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #209 on: October 14, 2020, 07:12:51 pm »
Hoor wel die T7 se silencer kan op die swingarm skuur na jy 20 keer om gemoer het

Dan is dit nie die bike vir my nie, want met my gesuipery sal ek hom baie meer kere laat ommoer!
Ek sukkel al om in my bakkie te klim as ek so effens n doppie gehad het so...

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #210 on: October 14, 2020, 07:28:36 pm »
Unfortunately for some people including mods on this forum Big Oil often strikes a nerve when telling it like it is and that is regularly frowned upon.!!! :-[

I personally enjoy his stories, reports and banter and the intelligence behind it. ;D

Instead of banning the man we should try to find out what bikers do on the other side of the globe too and expand our horizons as there are only so many legends to listen to on this forum and just for so long too. :imaposer:

I honestly think he should be given a break as we seem to have something against the yanks whenever they have something to say that we don't like. :thumleft:

Here are people on this very forum that speak the biggest load of kak the whole day long just to get their post counts up so that they eventually can be seen to look experienced enough in order to speak the same crap again with authority.

I can just imagine what they have to say about our childish behaviour banning people for calling a spade a spade. ::)

Use it don't use it. :pot:
You are so right, but probably you have also been banned now for differing from the establishment!!
He got banned, but the thread is alive and well and boosting the forum's views and comment count too!!!
Some members may say just about anything - the rest is just here for the numbers, as you can't leave or differ - believe me.... ;)
 
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #211 on: October 14, 2020, 08:10:57 pm »
Maybe, just maybe...
We will see a kick ass adv bike from Japan before we see a reliable adv bike from Austria....
Oh well, the latter still gets my vote and money.
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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #212 on: October 14, 2020, 08:16:04 pm »
Maybe, just maybe...
We will see a kick ass adv bike from Japan before we see a reliable adv bike from Austria....
Oh well, the latter still gets my vote and money.

Like Runner said, the Japs are hanging us out to dry, and KTM has the market cornered.  Cannot argue that.
 

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #213 on: October 14, 2020, 11:52:07 pm »
Not sure about unreliable, but likely the most unphotogenic bike to leave Austria.
 

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Re: KTM 790 - WARNING - THE MOST UNRELIABLE MOTORCYCLE TO EVER LEAVE AUSTRIA
« Reply #214 on: October 15, 2020, 09:14:11 am »
As you wish, thread locked.
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