KTM 790 Adventure

790 Adventure leads KTM assault

KTM Australia says the new 790 Adventure and R models will arrive here in June 2019, several months before its major new mid-mid-sized competitor, the Yamaha Ténéré 700. The 790 Adventure is not the only new product from KTM on display at the EICMA motorcycle show in Milan. They also feature the new 690 SMC R …

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KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE GT 3

KTM updates 2019 1290 Super Dukes

KTM has unveiled some updates to their 1290 Super Duke GT with a slight power boost and more technology, while the 1290 Super Duke R gets new graphics. KTM Australia says the bikes were only unveiled last night at the Intermot motorcycle show in Cologne and they do not have confirmed arrival dates or pricing …

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Meet Dakar Legend Toby Price at RIDE-KTM Adventure Days

KTM riders to meet Dakar legend Toby Price

KTM riders can meet Dakar legend Toby Price (pictured) at two of three Ride KTM Adventure Days from September-November where they can also test ride bikes. Toby will be at the Victoria event on September 23 at Three Bridges and the New South Wales event on October 14 at Belanglo. Queensland riders can meet Motonomad …

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Ducati and Adi demonstraties V2X radar

Ducati to add radar and cornering ABS

Ducati will add front and rear radar and cornering ABS to its entire range in 2020 as part of its development of safety technology to fit into an automated driving future. Cornering ABS allows riders to apply hard braking to the front wheel even when leaning in a corner. The radar would detect other vehicles …

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2018-KTM-Adventure-Rallye KTM Australia has issued a video teaser of its forthcoming full-length feature film about its recent Adventure Rallye, including chopper rescues of several crashed riders.

KTM Rallye video shows rider rescues

KTM Australia has issued a video teaser of its forthcoming full-length feature film about its recent Adventure Rallye, including chopper rescues of several crashed riders. The short teaser video doesn’t shy away from the obvious “adventure” or danger of the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye. Rider rescues Instead, it shows the harsh terrain and rescues …

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KTM Adventure Rallye 2018 Outback Run

Seven riders injured in KTM Rallye

Seven riders have been injured in the third annual KTM Australia Adventure Rallye which is this year riding on “previously unridden tracks and trails” in the Northern Territory. When it was promoted last year, the organisers said the event would be so remote, they would have a helicopter available if med-evac or bike-evac was required. Injured riders …

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KTM 1290 Super Duke R spy photos from motorcycle.com

New KTM 1290 Super Duke R spied

Despite the KTM 1290 Super Duke R getting a significant update in 2017, these spy shots from motorcycle.com seem to suggest it is getting an even bigger makeover. The powerful Super Duke R stormed on to the Australian showrooms in 2014 and is one of the best power-to-weight ratio naked bikes on the market. Its 1301cc LC8 …

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KTM Australia adds WP Suspension and gear

KTM Australia adds WP Suspension and gear

KTM Australia has a new range of PowerWear street, race and adventure gear available in Australia and is now distributing KTM-owned WP Suspension. The new range of gear is in collaboration with specialist companies such as Shoei and Alpinestars. Street gear includes the Street Evo Jacket ($399.99), while race gear adds the Speed Gloves ($99), …

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2017 KTM NZ Rallye film

Full-length KTM Adventure Rallye on film

If you’ve got nearly an hour to spare and want to watch some great adventure riding in the scenic New Zealand South Island, settle in for the second annual KTM NZ Adventure Rallye film. The 112 riders who took part in the rally included some Aussies and Americans who rode through the stunning Southern Alps …

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