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Kevin here, nice 790 Duke site. Presently I have a 2018 KTM 1290 SDR and a 2016 KTM 690 Duke R. Very interested in the 790 Duke which brings me here today. I've had many bikes over the last 48 years. I even had a 2008 KTM SDR 990. I really love KTM's. Haven't decided on three bikes yet; a 790 Duke, a 2019 BMW S1000RR, or a Suzuki GSX-R1000R. I should sell the 690 and get a 790 and one of the liter bikes. I still go to the track as much as I can. I work on a U.S. Navy base in Japan (I'm a retired Navy Chief) and I just love taking the young guys to the track to get them off the street riding all crazy all the time. Anyway, thanks again for the nice website.:smile:
 

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Kevin here, nice 790 Duke site. Presently I have a 2018 KTM 1290 SDR and a 2016 KTM 690 Duke R. Very interested in the 790 Duke which brings me here today. I've had many bikes over the last 48 years. I even had a 2008 KTM SDR 990. I really love KTM's. Haven't decided on three bikes yet; a 790 Duke, a 2019 BMW S1000RR, or a Suzuki GSX-R1000R. I should sell the 690 and get a 790 and one of the liter bikes. I still go to the track as much as I can. I work on a U.S. Navy base in Japan (I'm a retired Navy Chief) and I just love taking the young guys to the track to get them off the street riding all crazy all the time. Anyway, thanks again for the nice website.:smile:
From someone who's spent a good bit of time down in Sasebo (sasvegas!) and while I was there rode the wheels off of a supermoto (DRZ400SM), the 790 would be fantastic on the mountain roads. Since you have a bit more highway to contend with where you are than I did, it's a decent upgrade from the 690. With some upgrades, it can be a huge improvement over the 690.
 
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Kevin here, nice 790 Duke site. Presently I have a 2018 KTM 1290 SDR and a 2016 KTM 690 Duke R. Very interested in the 790 Duke which brings me here today. I've had many bikes over the last 48 years. I even had a 2008 KTM SDR 990. I really love KTM's. Haven't decided on three bikes yet; a 790 Duke, a 2019 BMW S1000RR, or a Suzuki GSX-R1000R. I should sell the 690 and get a 790 and one of the liter bikes. I still go to the track as much as I can. I work on a U.S. Navy base in Japan (I'm a retired Navy Chief) and I just love taking the young guys to the track to get them off the street riding all crazy all the time. Anyway, thanks again for the nice website.:smile:
From someone who's spent a good bit of time down in Sasebo (sasvegas!).
Welcome hombre. I hope you buy one soon, sounds like you've had quite the collection, a real KTM'r!

Got a friend in the Navy, been in Japan for years, he's a Chief also (wife n kid), funny dude, loves moto's too.
 
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