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RIDING THE 2021 KTM FACTORY EDITION: THE WRAP

We’ve been hearing about KTM’s smartphone-based tuning app since the first of the 2021 models hit, but we haven’t actually had the opportunity to try it for ourselves until now. The 2021 ½ 450SX Factory Edition is out and its most significant feature is that it’s smartphone-ready. Initially the My KTM app was designed to […]

2021 KTM 450SX-F FACTORY EDITION ANNOUNCED

KTM has announced the 2021 450SX-F Factory Edition. This is an annual tradition  leading into the start of the new Supercross season. The Factory Edition is based on the 2021 standard 450SX-F, but with a number of upgrades including an Akrapovic slip-on exhaust system and wireless connectivity to KTM’s smartphone app. In the past, the […]

2020 KTM450SXF FACTORY EDITION: FULL TEST

The KTM 450SX-F Factory Edition has been an annual tradition since 2012. That was the year that everything turned around for the Austrian maker; the year that KTM went from being a sideshow in the Supercross circus to a headliner. At the time, it was presumed to be a one-time-only measure. Ryan Dungey had just […]

RIDING THE XTRAINER 2-STROKE & KTM FACTORY EDITION: THE WRAP

RIDING THE BETA XTRAINER 300 2-STROKE There’s nothing quite like the Beta Xtrainer. Some people think it’s an entry level bike, some think it’s some sort of a trials half breed and others say it’s an extreme trail bike. It’s been called all that, but the one thing that defines it even better: bargain. We […]

2019 KTM 450SX-F FACTORY EDITION VIDEO

The 2019 1/2 KTM 450SX-F is showing up at KTM dealers within a week or so, and once again, it’s likely to be a preview of next year’s bike. We didn’t expect too many changes because the 2019 model had a very long list of new stuff, including the frame, head and all the bodywork. […]

NEW KTM FACTORY EDITION

  KTM just released information on the 2019 1/2 450SX-F Factory Edition, which will be the basis for the factory bikes competing in the 2019 Monster Energy Supercross season. Here’s the official press release. As the world anticipates the start of the 2019 AMA Supercross Championship on January 5, KTM North America, Inc. is pleased […]