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Very Orange - KTM 690 Enduro R

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    My new toy arrived from Qld about 3 weeks ago and I am absolutely itching to get out on the trails around Canberra. I chose this style of bike because I wanted a dirt bike that could be modified if/when I wanted to extend the distances I was covering. So far I think I have nailed my brief!

    Planned mods include:
    - Long Range Fuel tank
    - Radiator Guard
    - Tail Tidy
    - Heated Grips (in time for winter)

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    Great looking bike with loads of grunt, perhaps slightly heavy but you should be ok.
    Also easy to service.
    Congratulations ...
     
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    The KTM overlord has spoken!
     
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    A nice cruise around talla would be just the thing you need. :up
     
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    Where or what is the Talla?

    Bike definitely has plenty of grunt! Luckily it has a switch that takes it from maniac to puppy in about 10secs... It was too much of a handful for me on the dirt so I de-tuned it just while I get a feel for it.
     
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    Talla is the Tallaganda State Forest. Accessible through Captains Flat, Michelago and other spots, it has a wide variety of trails from easy fire trails to some gnarly single track and most things in between though tends more to the harder stuff as I understand :D
     
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    Sounds like fun! Probably a good day trip?

    Your not planning a run down that way in the near future by any chance?
     
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    Haha, no... Sold the DR a little while back. Reminds me I still need to update my bike list :D
     
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    Pfffft talla is a walk in the park.
     
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    Great looking KTM with plenty of power
     
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    Thanks all. Had a .Pete tour of the area south of Cotter dam on Friday afternoon. Was that excited to see the number of single tracks that I went back for a visit the next day!
    Breezed through most tracks south of Laurel Camp rd, although there were a couple that were overgrown and/or eroded that proved a bit more challenging....
     
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