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So this past weekend I traded my daily rider '15 KTM 390 Duke for the OG, a '96 Duke 620. As solid, comfortable and reliable as the 390 has been, I have lusted after the 1st generation model since they were introduced during my college days. So far, no regrets.
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You need to research if this 620 motor had the problems with the bearing under the clutch basket. I know the LC4 (which had several over the years) had this but not sure if Duke was exact same motor. Most problems came up around 4000 mile mark.
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I owned several LC4's ranging 610, 620 to 690. I used to ride ECEA enduros on the 610.
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