When Felix Baumgartner isn’t skydiving from space, you can find him riding his KTM 990 Superduke R. “The best way to move on land,” the dare devil writes on his blog. And Felix doesn’t just toodle about, riding in a … Continued
The Morocco Rally or, to give it its proper, not often used in the West name, the OiLibya Rallye du Maroc is a six-day, 1300-mile off-road race that takes place through parts of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert. Not … Continued
Last week, a couple eagle-eyed readers spotted a big ol’ dent in the KTM 1190 Adventure‘s exhaust. You can see that dent clearly in the image on the right. But the image on the left, downloaded from the company’s press … Continued
In its communications discussing the bike, KTM goes to great lengths to acknowledge the unique capability of the original 950/990 Adventure, going on to suggest that the new non-R 1190 expands the brands appeal into the larger circle of riders … Continued
Ze Austrians don’t mince their words, describing this new KTM 1190 Adventure as a “tarmac-oriented travel enduro” and emphasizing components like the “sticky sport touring tires” that enable it bridge the gap between, “a tourist’s unhurried roaming to powering headlong … Continued
Here’s the first picture of the 148bhp KTM 1190 Adventure R wearing knobbies, bags and actually turning a wheel, which, believe it or not at the 518lbs curb weight, it’s actually doing off-pavement. Those LED running lights are looking good.
Shot by German motorcycle journalist Jochen Vorfelder, this is the first photo of the new liquid-cooled v-twin used in the KTM 1190 Adventure. Based on the RC8′s powerplant, the LC8 here develops 148bhp and 92lb/ft of torque.