KTM Sportmotorcycles has a deeply rooted motorsport tradition, building race-ready motorcycles for competitive and recreational riding. More than 130 world championship titles, victories at Dakar and countless national championships are proof of the companys great technical expertise. Recently, the company has entered into the streetbike category with a variety of sporting and adventure-touring road-going machines.
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The biggest competition the current Super Duke R has comes from within its own company. For now, though, the 2017 Super Duke R remains the benchmark of naked bike desire.
You have been warned.
Our first look at KTM’s mid-displacement adventure contender
If, like the 390 Duke, KTM can bring the 390 Adventure to market at a relatively competitive price (2016 390 Duke $4,999), the bike will sure to be another win for the Austrian company
Outfitted with the optional Performance and Track packages, there’s little doubt of any other naked streetfighter giving the Super Duke R much competition in 2017
KTM CEO Stefan Pierer, has teased out more details about a track-only production version of the company’s RC16 MotoGP race bike.
Our love for KTM’s beastly Super Duke R is no secret to MO fans, but in some ways – glorious and wonderful ways – it is an exercise in excess. So perhaps something with about 800cc might be more widely suitable to riders of all types?
Making a Motorcycle of the Year even better
Styling and suspension key upgrades for the baby Duke
The big bad wolf is even bigger and badder for 2017
KTM’s 800cc Parallel-Twin already looks Ready To Race
KTM has launched a microsite teasing a redesigned Duke
Check out KTM RC Cup Ambassador Chris Fillmore as he wheelies and slides his way around Barber Motorsports Park