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KTM 250 EXC-F first ride

KTM dominate off-road sport with over 200 world championships under their belt. And they dominate because every year, without fail, the Austrian manufacturer makes its bikes better, sometimes incrementally, sometimes substantially. This year their primary focus has been the 250EXC-F, the enduro for the everyman. Already the undisputed class leader, with a new motor KTM has just made it quantifiably ...

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  • First rides & tests
  • 04 July 2013

Production KTM 1190 Adventure – official first ride!

The production version of KTM’s eagerly awaited, all-new 1190 Adventure is currently being put through its paces in Tenerife by MCN’s Michael Guy. He’s so far ridden about 120km on a mixture of windy mountain passes and town roads. Here are his first impressions: "The overwhelming first impression is the new 1190cc engine: it’s significantly stronger and bears no comparison ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 04 February 2013

Video: KTM 1190 Adventure R first ride

King of serious off-road, KTM, has BMW's mighty GS firmly in it's sights with the new 1190 Adventure. The Austrian manufacturer has played to its strengths, focusing on ergonomics, agility, light weight and performance using a V-twin from the RC8R superbike. It's a big step forward from the go-anywhere KTM 990, but can it win a bigger slice of the ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 09 January 2013

Video: 2012 KTM Duke 690 first ride

KTM's 2012 690 Duke isn't just an evolution of the hard core Duke - it's a complete revolution: 90% all new, with just 10% of its components shared with its predecessor. Read the first ride impressions here and watch the 2012 KTM 690 Duke in action on its world launch in Gran Canaria, with MCN WSB reporter Michael Guy's thoughts on ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 22 December 2011

2012 KTM Duke 690 first ride: Duke for the masses

KTM’s 2012 690 Duke isn’t just an evolution of the hard core Duke - it’s a complete revolution: an all-new bike - 90% new in fact, with just 10% of its components shared with its predecessor. The biggest surprise is in the looks department. Gone is the hard-edged supermotard appearance and in its place a more regular-looking naked bike albeit ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 22 December 2011

2012 KTM Duke 690 world first test

MCN’s Michael Guy is in Gran Canaria testing KTM’s all new 2012 KTM Duke 690. "First impressions of the bike is how different it looks to its predecessor. It’s still an aggressive looking bike with seriously sharp styling, but its no where near as radical as it was before – think cool looking naked bike rather than full on Supermoto." ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 07 December 2011

Staff bikes: KTM Duke 125 - Loading up the Duke

Fitting luggage on a KTM 125 Duke might seem as pointless as putting race slicks on a Suzuki Burgman, but if you’re a teenager who has the touring bug, you need to know your options. Too low powered and dinky to cope with hard panniers or a topbox, the Duke is limited to soft bags and bungee straps. With this ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 28 September 2011

Scoop first ride! New KTM 690 Duke prototype

The world's most powerful single-cylinder bike will get more refined and yet more powerful next year, an MCN world first ride has revealed. MCN rode a prototype version of the 2012 KTM 690 Duke months before it will be seen in finished form, when the Austrian company hopes it will encourage younger riders to move from smaller capacity machines like ...

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 31 August 2011

Video: KTM SMT ABS first ride

KTM's new SMT has bucked the trend for ever-increasing bike prices - it undercuts the outgoing model by £350. Not only that, the new bike has ABS as standard where the old bike didn't - and the company claims the system sets a new benchmark for braking.   brightcove.createExperiences();

  • Motorcycle News
  • First rides & tests
  • 04 February 2011

2011 KTM 990 SMT - first ride

Senior Road Tester Adam Child is in Southern Spain at the launch of the new 2011 ABS-equipped KTM SMT.  Aside from the anti-lock brakes the model is largely unchanged, but KTM are keen to point out that this is no ordinary ABS system - they claim it’s the most sophisticated ABS system available on the road at the moment. Adam Child said: "KTM couldn’t ...

  • Motorcycle News
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  • 26 January 2011

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