New to KTM bikes, impressed! - KTM Duke 390 Forum
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post #1 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
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New to KTM bikes, impressed!

I've just got a 390 Duke virtually mint for a good price and so far I am totally impressed.
Super smooth gearbox and clutch. Quiet and pretty responsive.
Had a BMW G310....bad choice!
Commute 5 miles to work and back, got a top box and screen off Ebay.
Having lowering kit fitted soon as I like to put my feet on the ground (I'm only 5' 6").
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post #2 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 11:48 AM
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Welcome to the boards. The G 310 is a decent bike, but it actually feels and performs like a rip off of the 390. Not worth the BMW badge. Enjoy the Katoom, do post some pictures.


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post #3 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 01:06 PM
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Interesting to know what was wrong with the BMW as l nearly bought one.

How does it compare with the Duke 390?
On YouTube comparison road test both bike score well but the Duke edges it.
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post #4 of 4 Old 06-13-2019, 09:04 PM
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Welcome aboard!

I test rode the 310 and liked the Duke far better.
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