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The 2014 KTM 125 SX has all it needs to reward you with a thrilling riding experience. The motorcycle is built using top-notch components so it is reliable to the core.

Power comes from a 1 cylinder, 2 stroke, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The unit has been improved with a redesigned reed valve housing Boyesen performance reeds. The engine transfers its power to the rear wheel through a six speed transmission with multidisc clutch.

The bike’s stopping power is assured by a set of high-tech Brembo disc brakes that are offered as standard equipment. It is also worthy of being mentioned that the 2014 model year comes with a newly developed handbrake armature with new remote reservoir, smaller brake piston diameter and new levers with optimised lever kinematics. Moreover the motorcycle is fitted with a new, lightweight, polyethylene, 7.5 litre fuel tank.

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KTM is working hard on its new 1290 Super Duke R and the motorcycle is very close to its big debut. However, the company is still keeping its project under the code of silence and for the moment we don’t have many official details about the new motorcycle.

The good part is that the guys from KTM were kind enough to show us a small teaser of their upcoming motorcycle that was placed on a special website dedicated to the new 1290 Super Duke R (click here).

Together with the image, KTM has also released a short video with their 1290 Super Duke R which shows a rider shoot from the back while riding their new creation.

According to the counter placed on the bike’s miniwebsite there are only 11 days left until the big reveal, so stay tuned for more details.

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The 2014 KTM 250 XC-W is here. The motorcycle comes with a set of improvements for the new model year, so it just became even more desirable.

The 2014 KTM 250 XC-W is powered by a 249cc, 1-Cylinder, 2-Stroke, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. It comes with a redesigned reed valve housing featuring Boyesen high-performance reeds. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and is mated to a 6-speed transmission.

The motorcycle’s suspensions were slightly tweaked for 2014, so now they are better suited for enduro riding. Like the previous model year, the new 250 XC-W features adjustable compression and rebound damping.

The stopping power is handled by a set of High-Tech Brembo brakes that were slightly improved for 2014 featuring a new master cylinder with a new reservoir, a smaller piston diameter and a new lever with optimized kinematics.

Other modifications were made to the motorcycle’s body, the battery and swingarm.

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Sleek, compact and agile, the 2014 KTM 350 EXC-F is ready to tackle any tracks with poise. Reliable to the core and improved for 2014, the KTM 350 EXC-F is a capable enduro motorcycle powered by a compact DOHC, 1-cylinder water-cooled 4-stroke engine with a displacement of 349.7 cc.

The 2014 model year features a completely new design with fresh shrouds, a new airbox cover and a restyled front fender. Moreover, the headlight and its fairing have also been modified as well as the motorcycle’s seat that now is slightly more comfortable thanks to the new high-quality foam.

The bike’s frame has also received some attention from KTM’s engineers and now it weighs less thanks to the thinner walled down tubes. In addition, the braces that connect the cylinder head were also optimized.

The motorcycle rides on lightweight wheels that feature CNC-machined hubs, high-end Excel rims and black coated spokes with lightweight aluminium nipples. The wheels are shod in Maxxis enduro tyres.

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KTM has taken the wraps off the 2014 model year of its 500 EXC. The bike comes with a few upgrades which make it better suited for the requirements of today’s off road riders.

The 500 EXC’s center piece continues to be the old 1-cylinder, SOHC 4-stroke, water-cooled, 510 cc engine which is carefully tweaked for tough enduro racing.

As far as style is concerned, the bike’s appearance has received a total makeover for 2014 and it comes with fresh shrouds, a new airbox cover, a modified front fender, a revised seat and a new headlight.

The suspensions were also revised for 2014, thus offering maximum traction and plenty of comfort. Needles to say that compression and rebound damping continue to remain adjustable according to the rider’s wishes.

All elements are mounted on a modern and light frame made of high-strength chromoly steel sections that now features thinner walled down tubes which makes it lighter than the old frame.

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KTM has taken the wraps off its all-new Freeride 250 R two stroke. The motorcycle was especially developed for the beginner off-road riders or for those who want a fun motorcycle that can deal with any type of terrain without backing down.

The motorcycle is propelled by a detuned version of the unit that powers the 250EXC. The 1-cylinder 2-stroke, 249 cc, water-cooled unit comes with weed intake and exhaust control and is mated on a six speeds, claw shifted transmission.

The motorcycle’s backbone is represented by a modern frame made of stainless steel sections and bolt-on forged aluminium components.

The stopping power is assured by a modern Formula braking system that includes a revised piston system, radial callipers with four pistons front and two pistons rear, and lightweight wave brake discs.

The 2014 KTM Freeride 250 R will be available in dealers from mid-September.

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KTM has revealed its all new 2014 RC390. The motorcycle is taking design cues straight from the RC8 and was developed as a GP racing model for the Moto3 World Championship.

The bike weighs only 130 kg and is built around a 373.2 cc, 4-stroke, EFI, DOHC engine which cranks out a maximum power of 38 hp. It is fed by a 9.5 liters fuel tank and is mounted on a powder coated, tubular steel trellis frame.

The motorcycle is fitted with a set of high quality suspensions signed by WP Suspension. They include a front WP-USD Ø 43 mm fork and a rear WP-Monoshock.

The motorcycle’s speed is kept in check by a performance-oriented four piston caliper braking system which uses 300 mm discs up front and 230 discs out back.

For the moment KTM didn’t reveal the price of its new RC390, but given the excellent pricing of the new D390 we can expect to a decent number.

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When it comes to off road riding, KTM’s motorcycles are usually considered among the most capable models from the market.

The 2013 KTM 990 Adventure is one of the best bikes developed by the company and it is now available in a special edition named “Baja”.

The 990 Adventure Baja Edition comes with a 2 cylinder, 4 stroke, 75° V-Twin, liquid-cooled engine with a displacement of 999 cm³ (60.96 cu in). With a maximum output of 115 hp, the engine is more than capable to deal with the demanding tasks of an off road motorcycle and all its power is kept perfectly in check by a six speed transmission.

Other features worthy of being mentioned include a superlight supersprox rear sprocket, an aluminum radiator protector, a long-travel telescopic fork and a directly connected shock absorber from WP Suspension.

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The race-ready 2014 KTM 450 SMR has received a series of important upgrades which help it continue to stay among the top dogs in its segment.

Among the most important upgrades you’ll find a new chassis with high-quality Wp suspension components as well as stronger brakes and a fresh engine.

Talking about the engine, the 2014 KTM 450 SMR is equipped with a single cylinder, 4-stroke, SOHC, 4 valve engine with a displacement of 449.3 cc. The engine is brought to life by an electric starter and is linked to a five speeds transmission with anti-hopping clutch which helps the bike deliver “race-level” performances.

Apart from the strong engine and the racy suspensions, the motorcycle’s performances are also enhanced by its 3.5 x 16.5" front and 5.0 x 17" rear rims which offer a great stability in curves.

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If you are searching for a fun, reliable and tough dirt bike then you should take a closer look at the KTM 150 XC. This unique motorcycle is considered a benchmark in its class and there is no wonder why as it comes with the latest technologies in the business and delivers first class performances.

Talking about performances, the 2013 KTM 150 XC is powered by a new lightweight 1 cylinder, 2 stroke, water-cooled engine with reed intake and exhaust control. The engine is mated on a six speed gearbox with multidisc clutch.

Apart from the improved engine the 2013 KTM 150 XC also comes with new bodywork and significantly revamped suspension. You also get a set of capable front and rear Brembo Disc brakes.

The 2013 KTM 150 XC can be yours for no less than $7,199.

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