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Brand count at Idaho City race

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I counted, 125A&B, 250A&B, 250 openA&B and 4strokeA&B on the registered riders

Total: 72

Yamaha : 25

KTM: 21

Honda : 15

Kawasaki : 7

Suzuki : 3

Husq: 1

All other classes:

Total: 226

KTM: 117

Yamaha:48

Honda: 28

Kawasaki: 11

Suzuki: 10

Gas GAS : 6

Husq: 4

Husb: 2

Makes me wonder why so many people are racing KTM's?

Hoss

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No wonder here. KTM makes a great product with the "crosscountry racer in mind", reliable, tough, good quality, as a matter of fact the only negative thing you hear is the price. We have both wr450f and a 450exc great bikes paid 6100 for the WR and 6400 for the KTM. I think the list on the WR was 6399 and the KTM 7199. Either bike can win reliably we'll let you know which one lasts the longest.

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My cousins own the local KTM dealership. The reason I didn't buy KTM was price and parts availability. Parts are EXPENSIVE!! I DO like my buddies 540 kitted 520 EXC... big torque... big fun. I love the button as well. I like the snap of my 426 though. It seems to get up and stay in the power better say... hill climbing. I'd have to ride a KTM 450 or 525 ALOT to consider buying one despite my dealership relationship.

Hoss

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There were a pair of TM motorcycles there also and didn't see one XR. Sea of Orange in parque ferme.

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