New to KTM bikes, impressed! - KTM Duke 390 Forum
 4Likes
  • 3 Post By Richard Ebbs
  • 1 Post By Whiskey
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 09:01 AM Thread Starter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Jun 2019
Posts: 1
(Thread Starter)
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").
Richard Ebbs is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 11:48 AM
Senior Member
 
B7ACKTHORN's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2014
Location: Nilgiris - Where everything is in a relaxed state of tune!
Posts: 725
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.

Cheers!
V

Fool me once - Shame on you
Fool me twice - I'll kick your @rse

Honda CBR 250R ABS | Suzuki Shogun 2S | Hyundai Accent GLS 1.6 ABS | KTM Duke 390 | Next ?
B7ACKTHORN is offline  
post #3 of 4 Old 06-10-2019, 01:06 PM
Senior Member
 
Join Date: Mar 2019
Posts: 259
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.


https://youtu.be/7DTWwlwZvNs
lightning is online now  
 
post #4 of 4 Old 06-13-2019, 09:04 PM
Senior Member
 
Whiskey's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2018
Location: Kennesaw GA, US
Posts: 296
Garage
Welcome aboard!

I test rode the 310 and liked the Duke far better.
KTMasean likes this.

2017 Duke 390

Only a motorcycle rider can understand why a dog sticks his head out of the window.
Whiskey is online now  
Reply

User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome