KTM LC4 vs XR650L

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  • wr450fyamaha

Posted October 04, 2005 - 05:55 PM


the KTM will outperform the Honda in most every way .... except reliability, durability, and parts availibility when you're stranded somewhere ... nobody matches the Honda in those categories .. :banghead:

a men to that brother.

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  • Six13

Posted March 23, 2006 - 01:54 PM


One more area: KTMs are ugly.

  • dukeryder

Posted March 23, 2006 - 02:09 PM


Out of town on business and noted at a intersection today a KTM LC4 - pretty trick looking bike! I am thinkin' my XR650L is no match for it correct?

NO COMPARISON! I've ridden both, the LC4 has WAY more power. Vibrates like a mofo though.

Reliability of the LC4 motor is no greater or less than the Honda, oil changes are a little more complex, valve adjustments are a bit more frequent, but the bike isn't any more or less reliable than a Honda. Dealers are fewer and farther in between than Honda though.

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