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No Reserve – 2007 KTM 300 XC-W

In Austria, Off-Road by Abhi0 Comments

Post Sale Update: After 70 bids on eBay, this KTM sold for $3,000. The seller says that 5 years ago he asked the editor of Dirt Rider magazine what the “best off-road bike was” and the answer he was given was a two-stroke KTM 300. The editor expressed a popular opinion – many experience off-road riders consider this to be …

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First Generation – 2008 KTM RC8

In Austria, Sport by Tim Huber0 Comments

In 2008, KTM released the 1190 RC8 with big plans of tapping into the flagship Superbike market along with some grand WSBK ambitions. The RC8 would see another seven years of production, receiving various tweaks and upgrades in that time but KTM would ultimately fail to get the traction they had hoped for in the market along with a less-than-stellar …

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2006 KTM 625 SMC

In Austria, Sport by Abhi0 Comments

KTMs’s excellent history with dirt bikes served them well when they decided to become one of the few OEMs to offer supermotos from the factory floor. One of their best offerings was the 625 SMC – here’s an example that’s got a few choice farkles, as well.

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Well-Modified – 2004 KTM 950 Adventure S

In Austria, Dual-Sport by Abhi0 Comments

A colleague of mine in the motorcycle industry is picking up a KTM Super Adventure T, so his well-modified 950 Adventure S has to go to a new owner. The bike is named Aretha (after Aretha Franklin) and it’s very well setup for someone who wants to get into adventure touring for a reasonable price.

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A Weekend With the AWD Rev’It #95!

In America, Austria, Blog, Custom, Dual-Sport by Abhi0 Comments

It’s Sunday morning, and I’ve been working up the courage to try this for hours. It’s finally time to forget my instincts and see what happens when I hold a slide around a corner and then whack the throttle open. On a normal big enduro, that’s an easy way to turn a slide into a lowside. But this is no …

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Erzberg Edition – 2009 KTM 950 Super Enduro

In Austria, Dual-Sport by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: I’m stunned that this got no action at the opening bid of $8,500. I’ve seen much higher sale prices on ADVRider. KTM’s 950 Super Enduro was already one of the most impressive big dual sports ever built, but the Austrian firm decided to make something a little bit fancier with the limited edition Erzberg Edition. Hard Enduro …

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1 of 500 – 1982 Puch Magnum Limited

In Austria, Small Displacement by Abhi0 Comments

Post Listing Update: This Puch Magnum Limited did not get any interest at the opening bid of $1,500. Puch ended their venerable Magnum line of mopeds with a limited production run of 500 – these were called the LTD or Limited. It was basically a Magnum MKII with special cosmetics and a numbered plaque – this one is 147 out …