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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike Photo Gallery

The KTM Duke 690 is one of the most fun street motorcycles money can buy. In this project bike article we'll see if we can bolt on some performance parts to make it even better. Be sure to check out the full story in the 2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike Part 1.

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Powermadd Star Series Handguards.
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Akrapovic Evolution Titanium Exhaust System.
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The DMP Blunt Arrow LED turn signals blend perfectly into the KTM Duke 690's cowl.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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The Powermadd Handguards and mirrors give the front of the Duke a stealthy look.
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The Corbin seat offers more support and grip than the stock Duke 690 seat.
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The OGIO Tail Bag was the perfect addition to our Project Duke 690 for overnight trips.
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We replaced our stock rubber with a set of Dunlop Sportmax Roadsport II sport touring tires.
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We used a tail tidy and an integrated tail light to slim down the rear end of our Project KTM Duke 690.
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The Powermadd Star Series handguard mirrors are great for checking your blind spot.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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The Duke will now comfortably cruise at 80 mph after getting upgrades to its intake and exhaust.
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The Duke's new intake and exhaust netted a 4% increase in horespower and provided a major boost to its mid-range pull.
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2009 KTM 690 Duke Project Dyno Chart.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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After getting EFI settings maximized, technicians at Lee's Cycle completed more than 120 dyno runs to custom tune the new intake and exhaust.
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The new Akro system substantially cut down vibrations at high revs.
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Motoworld El Cajon adjusted the Duke's EFI settings to get the most out of our upgrades.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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KTM's Duke 690 has provided MCUSA with some great thrills in recent years. In the first part of this project bike we'll see if we can bolt on some performance parts to make it even better.
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With just a few small additions the Duke has already been made more versatile.
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The Lee's Cycle guys completed over 120 dyno runs to tune the Duke 690 ECU.
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Our Project KTM Duke 690 is ready for the open road.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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Akrapovic Evolution titanium muffler.
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The Akrapovic Evolution Exhaust System is truly a work of art.
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2009 KTM Duke 690 Project Bike
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K&N Engineering offers high-performance replacement air and oil filters for the KTM Duke 690.