2012 Two-Stroke SX If you think that two-strokes are dead, well, you’re wrong. While only one Japanese company (Yamaha) continues to build two-stroke MXers, KTM hasn’t given up on the lightweight, simple and low-maintenance oil burners. With two-strokes still a very popular sector of KTM’s U.S. sales (5000 units sold in the U.S. last year [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
Imagine a little piece titled “Affording Your New Four-Stroke Motocross Bike.” It would cover such topics as being born a Saudi prince or maybe a yachtsman, techniques for quickly acquiring large amounts of other people’s money, such as fraud, bank robbery, etc., and non-violent financing techniques of the kind used for years by Team Obsolete’s Robert Iannucci, [...]Read Full Post | Comments(18)
If you didn’t see this one coming, you haven’t been paying attention. After winning the 2010 MX1 World Motocross Championship against 450cc machines with its 350 SX-F, KTM was sure to announce an off-road version of the same bike. This is, after all, what KTM does so well: get as many specialized models as possible [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
2011 KTM 350 XC-F Enduro – Video It was bound to happen, KTM took its ground-breaking 350 SX-F motocross bike and turned it into a cross-country racer.
EICMA Motorcycle Show from Milan Videos – Bike Show Milan confirms that Europe is leading the electronic arms race.
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AMA Grand National Twins Tested at The Arizona Mile – Video Cycle World Associate Editor Mark Cernicky rides the pick of the AMA Flat Track Litter at the Arizona Mile.
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If somebody had told me a couple of years ago that the Catalina Grand Prix would ever be brought back to life, I wouldn’t have believed it possible. The original race, which ran from 1951 to 1958, was a colorful and legendary event, but that was in the Fifties, when people knew how to have [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
The Milan motorcycle show EICMA convincingly remains the most important place to show and to introduce new models in the industry. Sprawling across nearly a dozen buildings and 1.8 million square feet in the enormous Fiera Milano Convention Center, almost anyone who wants to be a player in the world’s motorcycle, scooter and accessory market [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
KTM continues to hone the 1195cc (105.0 x 69.0mm), dohc, four-valve-per-cylinder, 75-degree V-Twin that powers the new RC8R—the hottest of the superbike models based on this compact and lightweight engine. The thorough re-design is said to help it produce 175 hp at 10,250 rpm, and 93.7 ft.-lb. at 8000 rpm. KTM claims a nice compromise [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)
The 990 Adventure Dakar is a parts-bin special playing off KTM’s winning heritage. It has the long travel-suspension of the standard Adventure allied with the 115-horsepower V-Twin engine and Bosch ABS of the Adventure R. It comes with the normally optional guards wrapping around the front bodywork and a suede-look seat. And, of course, the [...]Read Full Post | Comments(0)