So you’re kinda new to motorcycling and you’re on a budget. That means a single bike that’s got to do everything: take you to work, take you on trips and make your weekends rad. Figuring you’ve got $6,500 to spend, … Continued
Preparations are now well under way for the 2013 installment of the Dakar rally. This year promises to be more interesting than most; not only does the rally start in Lima and end up in Santiago for the first time, … Continued
Each year between October and November, the EICMA motorcycle show takes place in Milan, Italy. It is the literal start and end date of the industry calendar. Other trade shows exist, and in earlier times when EICMA was only held … Continued
The color, the look, the exposed components, the shear lunacy of a 180bhp v-twin in a naked bike. The sound. Oh, the sound. This is the KTM 1290 Super Duke R in action.
Calm down there. This KTM 1290 SuperDuke R isn’t quite a production bike, yet. Instead, it’s a fully-functional concept. A bored-out version of the RC8′s v-twin yields 180bhp. Listen to it startup below.
The single best thing about this new KTM 390 Duke? It’s not the 44bhp, 370cc, single-cylinder, liquid-cooled motor, the strong styling, the ABS brakes or even the high-spec WP suspension. No, it’s the weight: just 139kg/306lbs (dry). That, plus manufacturing … Continued
Courtesy of NieuwsMotor.NL, here’s leaked screenshots of the new KTM 390 Duke. Designed for the European As license tier, its 373cc single makes 43bhp and 26lb/ft, powering a bike that weighs just 139kg/306lbs (dry) Like the 125 Duke, the 390 … Continued