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08 690 Duke.
I know it's classified as a naked bike but it pretty much is a supermoto, right?
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Re: Is my bike a Supermoto?

Technically....no.
But essentially....what they are classifying as SM's now its not too far off.
Duke's are badass, love 'em. If you want a true SM experience get an EXC 450 and throw some street rubber on it, then tear some sh*t up.
KTM is pretty solid with the SM's, but the Aprilia SXV is damn sexy and the Husky has gotten good reviews too.
Besides, your ride is whatever you want it to be most ppl probably wouldn't know the diff. between a SM and Nekkid Bike anyway

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Re: Is my bike a Supermoto?

Yep, i think to an untrained eye, it would be a SM. Its definitely not a true SM, but damn effin close
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Re: Is my bike a Supermoto?

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08 690 Duke.
I know it's classified as a naked bike but it pretty much is a supermoto, right?

I figure if you can scrape the pegs it's a supermoto :-)

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Re: Is my bike a Supermoto?

Dude, that thing is pretty wicked!!! I like it!
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Re: Is my bike a Supermoto?

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08 690 Duke.
I know it's classified as a naked bike but it pretty much is a supermoto, right?
Looks like a moto-x? check
Suspension travel like a moto-x? check
Road tyres? check
Needs oil and filter every 4 hours, and valves checked every 8? no

Sorry, definitely not a real supermoto
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