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  • Q. I am planning to buy Duke 250 BS6. Is the bike reliable for long term use? Can be used for rides say 300 to 400 km? Asking because of seat hardness. What about the suspension, is it suitable for rough Indian roads?

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    Zigwheels
    Zigwheels | 3 months ago

    KTM 250 Duke BS6 is a well-known bike and pretty much famous for its performance on smooth roads as well as on off-roads. Duke engine is smooth and refined and reliable too it's just that how one maintenance that. If you keep your vehicle duly serviced and take care of its engine then it can be with you for a lifetime. And if we talk about its long rides performance then it depends on the one who is riding it, if an average speed of 50-60 is maintained throughout the journey then the goals can be achieved easily. It has a 248.8cc liquid-cooled motor that delivers 30PS at 9,000rpm and 24 Nm at 7,500rpm. It gets a split trellis frame and a 43mm USD fork at the front and WP monoshock at the rear. Moreover, we would suggest you to visit the dealership and test ride the vehicle so that you can check its performance and comfort - Dealership.

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    Rishabh
    Rishabh | 2 months ago

    Seat is a bit on stiffer side, but that shouldn't be a problem because it isn't that uncomfortable. I've driven my Duke 250 BS6 continuously for 3 hours without much problem. Suspensions are good. But in the BS6 version, the clearance is a bit less. So the lower end of the bike may touch the road if a bumper is a bit too high. Clearance is less than normal bikes. It's not a very big problem, just that be careful with bumpers or deep pits. As the suspension if soft, lower end may touch the road if you move fast on a high bumper or if you have a pillion. Because a pillion will compress the suspension significantly.

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