KTM News and Reviews
Written by Motorcycle-USA
When I walked in to pick up our KTM Adventure 990 R test bike I was struck by how big it seemed. Decked out with the tall touring screen, panniers and case guards it looked completely ready to hit the highway. That was fine, as my plan was to do just that and ride to Moab, Utah to participate in the annual KTM Adventure rally.
What the 990R did not look like was something that wanted to tackle lots of hardcore off-road exploring. Of course, from a styling standpoint it has the correct persona, looking like a rally bike replica. But as I pulled out of the KTM parking lot, I was very much planning to stay close to the tarmac with this imposing bike. Little did I know how far away the road would actually lead me.
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