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Welcome to the forum! I'm sure next week cant come soon enough. You plan on holding onto that 1000?
 

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Congrats on getting a 790.
What other bikes were you looking into before deciding to get the 790? Can't help but notice how many bikes in this CC range are coming to market these days!
 

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To LC8, no I sold it to the shop where I bought the KTM.

To KTMfan, I had 2 small accidents on my last holliday in the Alps (Italy), there was that much damage that it was financially attractive to buy another one. The S1000R is a great bike but is a big overkill for the busy Dutch roads. So I wanted something smaller, choice was between a Street Triple RS or the KTM. I like the looks better of the KTM., and there are allready a lot of Street Triples so I wanted something different.
 

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Hi HDG. I too just sold a S1000R and bought a 790.

Wanted a smaller fun bike that was less powerful. S1000R was an extremely capable and powerful machine but I just couldn’t do it justice on roads I ride. Little bit sanitised too.

My first KTM also. I rode other similar category bikes b4 making decision. The Duke was my favourite by far. Bought it even though it meant a 250 mile round trip to dealer. All other bikes I tested were available locally. The Street Triple was my least fav. Well made but I don’t like how it looks and it was just really boring.

Plus orange is my fav colour.
 

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well I prefer the 790 to my speed triple and 1290
I would go as far as saying the best standard mid sized bike
added 20mm extra comfort seat I can now do 6 hours ride outs and walk smoothly to the gents :)
 
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