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I assume sales have been slower than expected on this mighty Gen 3, new owners are blown away, but lot's of existing SDR owners have been left feeling short changed by the Gen 3 and not bothered upgrading or looking elsewhere, hence the special edition show pony RR and now this, "Oh fuck we forgot to put electrickery suspension on it" model.

What KTM need to do is ride UK roads on a SDR and then put manual suspension on the thing that work. Go on KTM, invest a bit more than the £50 you spend on fork cartridges. Produce a bike with sublime road suspension. After all the SDR is first and foremost a naked road bike. I dare you.
 

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I assume sales have been slower than expected on this mighty Gen 3, new owners are blown away, but lot's of existing SDR owners have been left feeling short changed by the Gen 3 and not bothered upgrading or looking elsewhere, hence the special edition show pony RR and now this, "Oh fuck we forgot to put electrickery suspension on it" model.

What KTM need to do is ride UK roads on a SDR and then put manual suspension on the thing that work. Go on KTM, invest a bit more than the £50 you spend on fork cartridges. Produce a bike with sublime road suspension. After all the SDR is first and foremost a naked road bike. I dare you.
They need to fit the ADV R forks on it. It's night day compared with my Gen 2. I'm faster on my new bike. The front end is so much better.
Going semi auto forks, unless it Ohlins, is a step backwards. WP suspension is holding there street bikes back. It's not a specialist suspension only manufacturer. I think it's backfiring being in-house.
Going on what the **** off road section is saying, it's true there as well.
 

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They need to fit the ADV R forks on it. It's night day compared with my Gen 2. I'm faster on my new bike. The front end is so much better.
Going semi auto forks, unless it Ohlins, is a step backwards. WP suspension is holding there street bikes back. It's not a specialist suspension only manufacturer. I think it's backfiring being in-house.
Going on what the **** off road section is saying, it's true there as well.
This ^^^

The semi active Ohlins on the Tuono is mega, the SDR with that suspension or equivalent makes it peerless
 

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Yes mate. It was the farkles I was after and mainly the suspension, yokes, rear sets, steering damper & wheels. Li Ion battery is a quick change as is the rear end.

I do like the looks of the RR mind.

With a re-map there's more than enough go in the motor for men.
 

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I have come to the conclusion you are all wankers
 

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My dealer did remark that nobody understood how trick the RR was going to be until they physically got one and then realised it was more than a PowerParts special. Due to the rate it sold out in he thought they would make a 'special' every year to cash in on the interest.
 

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They need to fit the ADV R forks on it. It's night day compared with my Gen 2. I'm faster on my new bike. The front end is so much better.
Going semi auto forks, unless it Ohlins, is a step backwards. WP suspension is holding there street bikes back. It's not a specialist suspension only manufacturer. I think it's backfiring being in-house.
Going on what the **** off road section is saying, it's true there as well.
My 950 SMR is better suspended than my Gen2 SDR
 
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