Why the KTM 390 DUKE is the best beginner bike EVER

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  • Published on Jul 12, 2019
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Comments • 429

  • Balithazzarr
    Balithazzarr 2 days ago

    I appreciate all your reviews. From the Honda vtr to this.

  • steven sarwat
    steven sarwat 4 days ago

    What is an ABS

  • kailyn naidoo
    kailyn naidoo 5 days ago

    I have been riding pit bikes off road and I am looking to get myself a entry level bike. Do you think this bike would be a good starter?

  • Yeliab
    Yeliab 8 days ago

    Is this a good bike for someone 6'6" 240lbs? haha

  • Yovelin Florentino
    Yovelin Florentino 8 days ago

    Where are you guys? Looks familiar to me.

  • Christopher
    Christopher 11 days ago

    I want to trade in my Ninja 400 for this.

  • Andy's Auto Care Plus
    Andy's Auto Care Plus 13 days ago

    Just found your channel and had to subscribe! Thanks for being a witness bro!

  • plot hole detective
    plot hole detective 13 days ago

    Unless you live outside the USA there is no reason to get a baby bike like the 390

  • MagnaV42
    MagnaV42 14 days ago

    And what about the *Kawasaki Z400?*

  • Chuck Bowen
    Chuck Bowen 14 days ago

    I can tell you for certain, the KTM 390 is NOT the best beginner bike. That honor goes to the rebel 500 from Honda. Bullet proof reliability and in the unlikely event of needing a dealer to fix an issue. There is way more support from Honda. Something else, Honda actually honors its warrenty obigations.. KTM has a spotty reputation. Seat hight on the Honda is lower. It has more power and torque that the KTM. It also has a higher top speed than the emasculated KTM. Also, if you like a numb crotch, get the KTM. It vibrates like an old washing machine. The seat on the KTM is like sitting on a cinder block.
    Sorry KTM, Honda is better.

    • Hobinator17
      Hobinator17 12 days ago

      Youre comparing a single cylinder naked sport bike to a 500cc cruiser that even experienced riders like since the update. Apples and oranges man

  • Uk Uk
    Uk Uk 14 days ago

    Nice vid man.How much do you weight at that time?

  • Steve James
    Steve James 16 days ago

    Nice apart from religious BS,
    Quotes from Harry Potter are more real

  • Bert Style
    Bert Style 17 days ago

    Shut up bike I'll shift when I want to shift lol

  • Fyack
    Fyack 18 days ago

    When you sound like Steve from shameless


    Not funny?
    No?

    Ok

  • luca vianello
    luca vianello 19 days ago

    Is the KTM RC390 not expensive to maintain and service ?

  • qedqef
    qedqef 21 day ago

    this guy is a certified dimwit.

  • Ticky Tocky
    Ticky Tocky 21 day ago

    beginner? I'm going to go get one and I've been riding and racing 55 years, you really need nothing bigger.

  • Rohan Gupta
    Rohan Gupta 25 days ago +11

    "I'm average height, about 6"2." Yeah right 😂😂

    • zimvader25
      zimvader25 17 days ago

      That's pretty average here in Texas. My short midget ass is 6'1.

  • Aye Dee
    Aye Dee 26 days ago

    well, I guess you need to ride the Ducati Sixty2 scrambler :)

  • freeride oujda city freestyle

    how much your high im 187cm

  • Daniel Roycroft
    Daniel Roycroft 29 days ago +1

    At 7:51 "i'm honestly cruising the speed limit" 45 in a 35 hahahaha

  • Dan Gleeballs
    Dan Gleeballs Month ago

    Why bother with the 390 when the 690 Is out there! 390 doesn't make sense to me! Unless you're a girl of course.

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR 12 days ago

      Hobinator17 yeah the loan was $5000 even, not bad

    • Hobinator17
      Hobinator17 12 days ago +1

      @QUICK-STAR 4k? That would be a sweet deal, theyre 5400 msrp before dealership fees and tax. Sweet bike despite what that other guy has to say

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      Dan Gleeballs what’s your address tough guy? I want to see how you talk face to face. Must have hurt your feelings disagreeing with you. I got plenty of money for the plane ticket and rental car. When I leave to come see your punk ass I’ll ask you which car to rent! LMFAO...don’t run and hide boy

    • Dan Gleeballs
      Dan Gleeballs Month ago

      @QUICK-STAR
      You couldn't be more wrong if you tried. 56, retired from work, obviously have my own place and three motorcycles! if that's the position you're in you should have tried harder at school then you could forget all about the homo 390 and bought a proper bike!

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      When you are no longer in your 20'''s or 30'''s and you are putting two kids through college and you have a big house payment, two car payments and all the other bills each month the 390 is absolutely the BEST Bike at $4,000 US Dollars. You must be a teenager living in Mommy and Daddy's basement!

  • caleb aizen
    caleb aizen Month ago +1

    for a 6'2 guy like u.. yeah its a good beginer bike.. but for a 5'5 asian midget like me its not a gud beginer bike 😅

  • aronjames pineda
    aronjames pineda Month ago

    Planing to buy that for a vacation bike in the Philippines but i heard alot of problem with overheating

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      I think the newer models have been fixed or upgraded but I can't swear by it

  • Alpha Bro
    Alpha Bro Month ago +2

    RC390 is also one of the best

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      @Alpha Bro THANKS!

    • Alpha Bro
      Alpha Bro Month ago

      UNFINISHED FOOTSTEPS the bike is cheap but quick , if you could hang on a giant banana with two wheels well you’ve got yourself a KTM390 lol !!!! Joke aside, my point is just like you said if you could care less of what’s it’s made of you can definitely buy it but you’ll end up upgrading to a more solid, refined and more powerful bike. Ride safe ☺️

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      @Alpha Bro I could care less what the tank is made of. What's your point? If all the mechanical parts are good, strong and reliable then the bike is good or great. Same with electronics. Problem free or tons of headaches is the only question. Not what the tank is made of.

    • Alpha Bro
      Alpha Bro Month ago

      I owned one RC390 and it definitely feels like a toy because of the plastic material for example the tank is made of plastic lol but it’s torque is unmatched for a 1 cylinder 373 cc bike . You also have to consider the handle bars and the riding position if you’re more into sport bikes. These KTM bikes are awesome but sounds a little bit like dirt bikes even with an aftermarket slip on. ( verified owner lol 😂)

    • QUICK-STAR
      QUICK-STAR Month ago

      Does it feel little and like a kids toy or is it close iin size and appearance to the other crotch rockets?

  • Al John
    Al John Month ago

    Evo not a sti lol

  • Cabilla Cabilla
    Cabilla Cabilla Month ago +3

    before you buy this bike,you should make a good relationship with the KTM Mechanic in your local area ,because you might going to need he’s help very often specially if you live in the city with a busy traffic....for the rural areas were there’s no need to stop and go constantly ,maybe it’s fine

  • Paul G
    Paul G Month ago +1

    I took the mirrors off straight away and got some cool looking bar end ones and changed the can. Ive had lots of bikes over the last 30 years and love this this, smal, can be fun.

  • brock baker
    brock baker Month ago +3

    I really like how you started the ride gained a new subscriber

  • Wall Cutter
    Wall Cutter Month ago

    I have a 1000 Aprillia and I want this bike,! Any KTM is a great bike

  • Josue R.
    Josue R. Month ago +2

    your local 300 miles away ktm dealer

  • Josue R.
    Josue R. Month ago

    thats one ugly ass bike lol

  • Sarthak Patel
    Sarthak Patel Month ago +1

    In India we have duke 125 as a beginner bike .

  • PainfulNostalgia
    PainfulNostalgia Month ago

    Did he just say 6'2 is average height

  • Problemx3
    Problemx3 Month ago

    I clicked on the video after I saw duke so thirst I thought it said super duke

  • Martin D
    Martin D Month ago +2

    So I hear the following about this or some other KTM. To pass emissions these are sold very lean. So there is no spritzing gas cooling the chamber. So they blow head gaskets. This can be treated with an emissions control device.

  • ITCHYhead
    ITCHYhead Month ago +4

    Best small entry level mid range bike .
    Mine wass hero honda splendor that was was my beginner bike .
    This bike is my dream to buy .

  • Adam Smith
    Adam Smith Month ago

    I’m in the market right now. I’m trying to decide between the Duke 390 and the Husqvarna Vitpilen 401. Same engine I think. Any advice on which one to get? Coming from only riding dirt no road experience any advice? 😁

  • Shakey Steventon
    Shakey Steventon Month ago +2

    The best entry level beginner bike is the new Triumph Rocket

  • Alan Luna
    Alan Luna 2 months ago +1

    please do a review of the ktm rc 390.

  • Zeno de Kleine
    Zeno de Kleine 2 months ago +5

    I really can't get my head around the hideous indicators. Luckily the EU bike has got the tiny LED blinkers

  • Kay
    Kay 2 months ago

    Honestly you can't be serious , learn about the bike before you try and tell people 'facts' , you know nothing about the weight , and the other bloke didn't know crap either

  • Robert Kennedy
    Robert Kennedy 2 months ago

    I just got one. The acceleration is impressive. I can be in 5th gear at 4000rpm, and go instantly to 8000rpm.

  • Ajay Pathak
    Ajay Pathak 2 months ago +1

    Happy to let you all know that this bike was made in India... I'm from India and happy to see the world appreciate the quality of Indian made bike. (Indian company Bajaj owns 49% in ktm company and produces these bikes in India to export in entire world..!!)

  • PaneXz VRCMonika
    PaneXz VRCMonika 2 months ago +4

    "I'm cruisin' the speed limit, I'm going the speed limit..." passed a sign saying 35 at 45mph

  • xx GAMER xx
    xx GAMER xx 2 months ago

    And he is like 4500 right

  • Donald Keyes
    Donald Keyes 2 months ago +1

    aint the ktm 390 a single cyl?

  • TheDukeOfHolland_390
    TheDukeOfHolland_390 2 months ago

    Here is a onboard video of the Duke: ru-clip.com/video/yLBghR8ddwo/video.html

  • Dark soul 47
    Dark soul 47 2 months ago

    you are the best idiot on the youtube

  • King Robichaw
    King Robichaw 2 months ago

    First time watchin this channel and I’m surprised this is close to where I live 😂😂

  • Riz Roman
    Riz Roman 2 months ago

    Replace that "why" in the title with an "is" that's more suitable

  • Rupe Wilson
    Rupe Wilson 2 months ago

    390 duke is best bang for buck you can buy.,

  • SuleimanKhalil
    SuleimanKhalil 2 months ago

    worst bike ever. avoid KTM especially this bike at all cost. filled with faulty sensors, overheating problems which KTM themselves cant fix it so far.

  • Young DRAGO
    Young DRAGO 2 months ago

    I need someone driving it like they want to break it

  • dan west
    dan west 2 months ago

    liar,liar,liar,never going to watch your vids again ,expecting 2019 mode.

  • GoldmineGaming
    GoldmineGaming 2 months ago

    I need this.

  • Wikktor Sanchez
    Wikktor Sanchez 2 months ago

    If you weren't such a try hard this video would be ok. 1.22 in your hipster doofus kicked in so hard. I hope Trump deports you.

  • Pineapple_Coconuts
    Pineapple_Coconuts 2 months ago +1

    What does that even mean I always hear that non shall bear witness ??? Like is that bible talk for mind your own business, don’t call the cops on your neighbor !!!!’ Or something hahahha what

    • Nightingale
      Nightingale 13 days ago

      Don’t accuse others of a crime they did not commit, or if you do not have any evidence.

  • Jim Bean
    Jim Bean 2 months ago +1

    Uh! Dan Bilzerian reviewing a bike I quite like the look of. I'm going to enjoy this.

  • Dave Vernon
    Dave Vernon 2 months ago

    True bikers never say they " Drive " bikes..drive cars, ride bikes...