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Phil West  says:

New ‘Dakar Edition’ of KTM 990 Adventure launched

KTM’s stunning 990 Adventure has a new, limited edition stablemate – the 990 Adventure ‘Dakar Edition’. Built to commemorate both 30 years of the Paris-Dakar race and the Austrian firm’s 10th successive victory in the desert classic, the new version blends the standard 990 Adventure chassis with the uprated Adventure R’s 115bhp engine plus a range of cosmetic updates including orange...

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  • Posted 4 years ago (15 April 2011 10:57)

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Aug 02

Posts: 103

tl1000kid says:


with a velour seat has to be good, right?

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Feb 10

Posts: 374


Nice bike...but another money making racket...

The KTM PARIS-DAKAR...Nice bike,great colours and still the one to beat when looking for a replica desert racer. The SUPER TENERE,and even the BMW, aren't up to it, in the looks at least. Nearly £10,000 though is A LOT OF CASH for two wheels.......

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Nov 08

Posts: 35

stRickly says:

A bit late for a Dakar replica...

450cc limit for the Dakar from now on. Nice if you can afford one though.

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Aug 07

Posts: 76

marty1035 says:


But still with the same crap brakes?

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Jan 08

Posts: 25

mrmoses says:

Love it!

Who cares if its any different??!! I love the colour scheme and that makes this bike a delight in my eyes! When I ride it the delight will switch to my ears! Perfect!!

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Aug 06

Posts: 53

bobr13 says:


crock of shit, they're off-roads brakes

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May 08

Posts: 25

Arsedownandy says:

I've ridden an Adventure for 5 years, never had any problems with the brakes. To be fair, shutting off the right hand engages a hell of a lot of V-Twin engine braking, that also keeps the bike balanced. I've just bought a special edition today, and Dakar bikes were based heavily on the 690 ADV for many years. (last year Despres and Coma used down tuned 690's, this year it's max 450) The 990 is far too big and heavy, but it's a brilliant ride that looks brilliant. Can't wait to pick it up next week :)

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