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Old 11-07-2009, 11:19 AM
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Default Why are GG riders so down on KTM?

Not defending them, no affiliation, don't own one, not Austrian, etc.
But if I hadn't found my GG, I'd probably ride an orange 300.

Anyway, just curious...
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Old 11-07-2009, 12:21 PM
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this video kinda sums it up for me

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lI07UH5OxIs

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Old 11-07-2009, 02:59 PM
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No. I think this video sums it up...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TLNZ6HHevP0

Those KTMers just can't be trusted.
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Old 11-07-2009, 05:36 PM
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That's too funny!
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Old 11-07-2009, 09:37 PM
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I'm not down on KTM. I love them. I hated the rear suspension for a while, but the new ones work great. I think you'll find that people hate things that are successful. People hate USC football because they are consistently good. Sure there are other teams that are great, but people hack on them because of how good they are. Similarly, KTM has found great success. They have pulled themselves back from bankruptcy in 1991, to be a major player in the market now. They really only sell dirtbikes. Sure, they have a couple of lame road bikes, but they live and die by dirt bikes. That's saying something.

I do think that Gas Gas makes a better off road bike for woods riding, but I'd own a KTM in a heartbeat.
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Old 11-07-2009, 10:35 PM
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its a david and goliath thing ....
I almost got a ktm 200 but they are too fat and clunky feeling down at the pegs. both my gas gas and my husky have very good foot peg ergos. I did ride a 400 exc that was fine though ....
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People hate USC football because they are consistently good. Sure there are other teams that are great, but people hack on them because of how good they are.

Your support of KTM is hamstrung by the reference to USC. People hate USC because they cheat. (How do you like Reggie Bush now)
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