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Offline Buller

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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #140 on: August 28, 2009, 09:11:39 am »
And, errr, chaps, some of the Country Trax people are also orange now, mmmmmm, now why isthat?  >:D

Maybe cos all the BMW okes been for training and they need NEW customers  :pot:  :imaposer:

And they might get a lot!
There's quite a trend going on, where you see ex-GS riders turning orange and swearing only by KTM.

But at the end of the day, what do you always see rolling down the streets? BMW Gee Esses, lots of them!
 

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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #141 on: August 28, 2009, 09:29:02 am »
The reason why there are so many GSs rolling down the road is because of BMWs clever marketing, having the backing of a major car manufacturer, KTM can never match that kind of back-up.  :patch:
This doesn't mean that KTM isn't better, the orange revolution is only beginning!! :ricky:

The difference between a BMW breakdown and a KTM breakdown is that with the BM, only BMW on call can fix it. The KTMs are easy to fix, and most of us can do a quick roadside repair on a KTM, they don't have complicated immobilizer and fuel injection systems that can only be repaired by qualified technicians with expensive diagnostic equipment. :deal:
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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #142 on: August 28, 2009, 10:21:40 am »
Only reason you see tons of Geen Sands on the road is because the KTMs are on the gravel  :mwink:
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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #143 on: August 28, 2009, 10:26:03 am »
  ooome goodness here goes the hardcore testosterone cat piss clan again. :jerk:  :laughing4: :imaposer:
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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #144 on: August 28, 2009, 10:29:19 am »
 ooome goodness here goes the hardcore testosterone cat piss clan again. :jerk:  :laughing4: :imaposer:

+1

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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #145 on: August 28, 2009, 10:46:53 am »
 ooome goodness here goes the hardcore testosterone cat piss clan again. :jerk:  :laughing4: :imaposer:

+1

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Boring, perhaps... but I have yet to meet a guy who owns a 990 Adv and says he'll never do dirt roads with it.  :bueller:
 

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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #146 on: August 28, 2009, 10:59:32 am »
 ooome goodness here goes the hardcore testosterone cat piss clan again. :jerk:  :laughing4: :imaposer:

+1

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Boring, perhaps... but I have yet to meet a guy who owns a 990 Adv and says he'll never do dirt roads with it.  :bueller:

you might be living in the wrong parts of town, there's tons of them on this forum. I personally know a few.

That's the problem with the KTM image you okes have build around it the past few years, and KTM, you now attracks all the wannabees with the powerranger suites.


Dit hap julle nou in die gat, die elite superhardcore dae van KTM is very.  :imaposer:
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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #147 on: August 28, 2009, 12:57:18 pm »
Don't worry the  1200 Tenere will soon be here and blow all the wannabees away......remember they started the DS craze :imaposer:
 

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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #148 on: August 28, 2009, 01:48:57 pm »
You guys take the bait like hungry trout every time, but then again so do we  ;)

The 1200 Tenere should be a beast
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Re: Superbike Mag 990 vs 800 GS
« Reply #149 on: September 25, 2009, 12:07:00 pm »
Part 2 of the comparative test: Thomas Eich (KTM rider of note) prefered the F800GS to the 990 Adventure.

According to him, the 990 Adventure is getting old now.