K&N Press Release: K&N Engineering releases a new OE Replacement High-Flow Air Filter for the KTM 1190 Adventure R model travel bike. This K&N High-Flow Air Filter was designed and manufactured in the USA with the highest-quality materials in order to provide the KTM 1190 Adventure long air filter service intervals and low air intake [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Photographer : Simon Cudby
As the ADV market has matured, the bikes have evolved into quasi sport-touring machines that can competently handle light off-road terrain. None of them, though, have ever been able to go blow for blow with KTM’s 950/990 Adventures in the dirt. The flip side of this? The big KTM Twins were seriously lacking in features, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(18)
KTM North America Press Release: Make plans to join KTM staff and enthusiasts for the 10th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally in scenic Steamboat Springs, CO on September 13-15, 2013 and get a chance to be the first to throw a leg over the new KTM 1190 Adventure and 1190 Adventure R models during the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
First Ride: KTM 1190 Adventure Superbike at Heart KTM’s Adventure goes mainstream and joins the luxury travel brigade, with more displacement, power and features.
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Tenerife, Canary Islands—KTM has a problem: It’s called the 1190 Adventure. As the Austrian company forges ahead to become a complete player with a comprehensive model range, it continues diving into the streetbike pool with Adventures, Dukes, SM-Ts and RC8s. And now, with its brand-new 2014 (in the U.S.) 1190 Adventure, KTM is making a [...]Read Full Post | Comments(8)
Some may call the KTM 1190 Adventure an evolution of the species, but I would rather think of it as the Austrian bike maker’s response to BMW’s new R1200GS with an eye toward the Ducati Multistrada 1200 S Pikes Peak. This all-new, purposeful-looking machine packs a 150-horsepower edition of KTM’s compact, lightweight 75-degree V-Twin. Styling [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)