Motorcycle Types Adventure / Dual-Sport 2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Quick Look

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Quick Look

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2012 KTM Adventure Motorcycle

Perhaps the most off-road oriented of the large adventure bikes,the KTM 990 Adventure has a dirt bike simplicity that keeps its weight and width under control.

WP suspension is long travel-9.65 inches at both ends- so rugged single-track trails are not out of the question, especially if more aggressive aftermarket knobbies are installed.

On the road, the 999cc short-stroke motor is ready to rev and has more than enough power for any paved circumstance.

The rally-inspired ergonomics and narrow seat focus on performance, rather than comfort for sedate riding.

2012 KTM 990 Adventure R Quick Stats:

  • ENGINE TYPE: DOHC V-twin
  • BORE x STROKE: 101mm x 62.4mm
  • TRANSMISSION: 6-speed
  • SUSP. TVL f/r: 9.65″/9.65″
  • WHEELBASE: 61.8 inches
  • RAKE: 26.6 degrees
  • DRY WEIGHT: 456 pounds
  • PRICE: N/A

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Don Williams
Don Williamshttp://www.ultimatemotorcycling.com
With 50 years of riding experience, Don Williams is a fan of all kinds of motorcycles. He enjoys sport bikes, cruisers, dirt bikes, touring bikes, adventure bikes, dual sport bikes, and rideable customs. Ask Don what his favorite bike is and he will tell you, "Whatever bike I'm on."

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