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Old 08-20-2008, 09:26 PM   #1
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:08 AM   #2
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Wow, now thats a pretty bike and man does money suck... anyone want to donate?
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Old 08-21-2008, 09:30 AM   #3
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Tor and banned Kook would not see eye to eye on this, huh?
Tor- nice read. Can't wait until next WSBK season.
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Old 08-21-2008, 11:44 AM   #4
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This is a neat bike, although I have to wonder if the trade-off of a compact V75 versus the inherently balanced V90 is a good one for anywhere other than the track.

Setting that aside, it may be a bit early to be using words like: "iconic" and "historic." Let's get a few thousand on the streets for a while first...unless you're writing ad copy for Indian Motorcycles.
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:15 PM   #5
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Be nice Ken. "Historic" and "good" aren't synonymous. For example the Edsel, New Coke and Windows Millenium are all "historic". One could call the Edsel "iconic" too.
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Old 08-21-2008, 01:29 PM   #6
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One could call the Edsel "iconic" too.
Point taken. Interestingly, "iconic" literally means a presentation of the real thing. So I guess the question is: 1098R or 1098S?
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Old 12-18-2008, 07:01 AM   #7
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Please discuss the Motorcycle.com article 2008 KTM RC8 1190 Review in our Motorcycle Forums below. Use the reply button to let others know your comments or feedback on the article. Constructive criticism is always appreciated, along with your thoughts and personal opinions on the bikes and products we have tested.

I meticulously examined the RC8 at Indy, what a work of art, just wished I could have rode it. Seems from the article J.Mcwilliams never even had to adjust the steering dampner throughout the whole time he tested the bike. That says alot about the handling of the bike.
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