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KTM 690 Articles
2013 KTM Duke 690 Review
With only a single-cylinder and weighing just 337 lbs, the 2013 KTM Duke 690 is more fun to ride in realistic street conditions.
03 December 2013
KTM 690 Duke Cup: a naked racer
KTM 690 Duke Cup: a naked racerThe KTM 690 Duke Cup is a kit intended to convert a fun road bike to a realistic track weapon. In addition to the...
29 May 2013
Watch Jeremy McWilliams lap Cartagena on a KTM 690 Duke
Light, powerful and equipped with high-end suspension, brakes and other components, it’s hard to do better than the KTM 690 Duke for a fun, accessible track tool. But KTM is going one better, equipping that bike with more power, better suspension, lighter wheels and other upgrades to create the “Track” edition. Here, former GP racer Jeremy McWilliams puts the bike through its paces at Spain
30 March 2012
2012 KTM 690 Duke has 70hp in Europe
The 2012 KTM 690 Duke has always been a special bike. This year, it weighed 328 pounds and made 64hp through a monstrous 654cc FI single. It had dual projector beam lights, high-quality suspension and brake components, and amazing fit and finish everywhere. Next year's bike gains ABS, 6hp (for a total of70) by way of a second spark plug and special selectable mapping for each plug. It also loses t...
07 November 2011
2012 KTM 690 Duke: lighter, faster, cheaper, not for the US
MCN has scooped some early details of the 2012 KTM 690 Duke. The Austrian manufacturer appears to have achieved the impossible, meeting stringent new emissions regulations while also upping power and reducing weight and price. Power is said to increase from 64 to “around” 70bhp (the bike’s still in pre-production form, so hasn’t put down an official figure yet) thanks to high-tech new feat...
31 August 2011
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