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Custom Framed – KTM 450 Dual Sport

In America, Austria, Dual-Sport by AbhiLeave a Comment

Like many off-roaders, the builder of this bike wanted a lighter, slimmer, and lower version of the KTM 990 Adventure. Unlike said off-roaders, he basically built it himself. Based on the geometry of the 990 ADV, this custom-framed bike featured the drivetrain of a new 2013 KTM 450XC-W, so you can still travel wherever you want…just now with a seat …

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One Off – 2015 KTM 550 SX “Factory Edition”

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Post Sale Update: After 63 bids on eBay, this awesome KTM custom sold for $10,400. KTM offers 250 and 450 versions of the SX Factory Edition, but Jeff Moffet of Oregon Motorcycle Adventures KTM decided to go crazy and somehow shoved a 1994 KTM 550MXC engine into a lightweight 250 Factory Edition frame. 70 insane two stroke horses in a …

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1984 KTM 495 MX

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Available as the MX or MXC (motocross or cross-country off-roader), the KTM 495 was an absurdly fast Open class dirt bike – Rod Bush apparently took a re-geared example up to 123.75 miles per hour on El Mirage Dry Lake with an ’81.

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Signed By Penton – 1978 KTM 400

In Austria, Off-Road by Abhi3 Comments

KTM started as a workshop in 1934, named Kraftfahrzeuge Trunkenpolz Mattighofen. Kraftfahrzeuge roughly translates to Motor Vehicles, Trunkenpolz was the last name of the founder, and Mattighofen is the town where the manufacturing plant was located. In 1953, Ernst Kronreif bought into the firm – the K was renamed after his last name, and KTM introduced their first production bike …

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DirtWise – 2014 KTM 250 SX

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DirtWise is an off-road riding academy run by Shane Watts, former World Enduro champion, ISDE Overall champion, and GNCC champion. Part of his program includes a race team sponsored by Maxxis and Klim, as well as a “Ready to Race” rental program. Unfortunately, those programs are closing, so they’ve got some bikes to get rid of. Here’s a KTM 250 …

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Original Owner – 2008 KTM RC8 1190

In Austria, Sport by Abhi2 Comments

12-28 Update: Almost 2 years later, this bike is back up for sale. It looks to be in similar shape, although mileage is now up to 9,950 (this may be a typo by the seller as it’s the same as the asking price) and the same asking price as before, of $9,950. Find it for sale in Central New Jersey …

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2015 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition

In Austria, Off-Road by Abhi3 Comments

If you’re looking for the best MX bike ever made, a surprising amount of people would tell you it’s the bike in front of you right now, the 450 SX-F FE. Based on the name, it’d be reasonable for you to assume that it’s just a gussied up version of the base SX-F, but only the chain guide and some …

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1967 Puch M125

In Austria, Small Displacement by Abhi2 Comments

The Puch M125 was built between ’66 and ’71 (though only 2 were made the first year, so this is one of the first example). In the United States, it was offered by Sears, who called it the Sears Lightweight SR125. Worldwide, just shy of 9,000 were produced.