Do we need more Big bikes or smaller/lighter ADV DS tourers?


2015 KTM 1290 Super Adventure | FIRST LOOK KTM confirms that they will add 1290 power to its Adventure lineup for the 2015 model year. By Zack Courts posted Aug 21st, 2014 at 6:54pm ktm_1290_super_adventure_my2015_static.jpeg   Enlarge Imag KTM has confirmed rumors that it will repurpose its stunning, 1,301cc Super Duke R powerplant for a […]

1st Impression Visually of the new KTM 1190 R


Maybe it’s a grrl thing but when we buy bikes we have to really love them visually as well as mechanically.  On Saturday, Jan. 4th, 2014 I was heading out for a haircut and decided to stop at our local shop to take a look at the new KTM 1190 in person.  When KTM revealed […]

RoadRUNNER’s Top Five Big Adventure Bikes for 2014


Nov 02, 2013  by RoadRUNNER The large displacement adventure bike category has been a bright spot for the motorcycle industry over the past few years. The segment has seen sales growth that bucks the trend across the rest of the motorcycle landscape. This has resulted in a plethora of choices for the buyer. But which […]

Bike Build – KTM 1190 Adventure R


Oct 31, 2013 LOVE farkles no matter who makes them…..;-) Electric anticipation surrounds the shipment of KTM’s new 1190 Adventure R. Replacing the tried-and-true 990 Adventure, KTM’s new 1190 is a 150hp, gravel-eating adventure motorcycle offering precise handling, class-leading braking, and a suspension capable of handling even the most extreme off-road conditions.

Fifty Years of Kicks – Motorcycle Documentary


by Motojournalism and Traction off-road E-rag. Documentary about off-road riders Paul Rodden and Larry Murray two venerable motorcyclists who just won’t stop doing what they love. More info and behind-the-scenes at motojournalism.com updates via twitter @motojournalism

Ride 2014 KTM 1190 Adventure R – First Ride


Very tall bike and really not for the vertically challenged bit oh….WHAT A BIKE! SOURCE: Cycle World KTM builds the ultimate Adventure R

NEW KTM 1190 ADVENTURE MY14 – SAFEST MOTORCYCLE DUE TO WORLD’S FIRST MSC!


veröffentlicht am 24.09.2013 / created by Knut Briel SOURCE:  KTM As the world’s very first motorcycles, the 2014 KTM 1190 ADVENTURE and 1190 ADVENTURE R feature a truly revolutionary rider assistance system: the riding dynamics control MSC. This system makes a long held dream come true – an ABS that even works perfectly while cornering.

Touratech Unveils KTM 1190 Adventure/R Product Line Prior North American Release


Such a beautiful looking bike…as pretty as the 2013 BMW 1200GS ;-) Submitted by Neil Johnston on Tuesday, 10 September 2013  OneWheelDriveNet

INSIDE THE HUSQVARNA MERGER: WHAT’S NEXT FOR THE ICONIC BRAND AND IT’S NEW OWNERS


The first official statement regarding the transition period, dealer network, product lineup and infrastructure from two KTM power brokers KTM North America President Jon-Erik Burleson with Roger DeCoster. SOURCE:  MOTOCROSS ACTION KTM’s Jon-Erik Burleson and Werner Kastenauer recently talked about KTM’s plans for the immediate future of Husqvarna in the in-house “Husqvarna Motorcycle Journal” newsletter. […]

THE POWER OF SOUND – KTM 300EXC


This is a really good video about the KTM 300 EXC engine and some amazing riding!

2013 Adventure Bike Comparison Test


March 29, 2013 By Blake Conner 1 Comment Photographer :  Fran Kuhn, Illustrations: Tim Barker SOURCE:  CYCLE WORLD They missed the BMW F800GS to add to the test!   The Mayans seriously screwed up. Either that, or we are not very good at reading their hieroglyphs. Most of us woke up last December 22nd and […]

My New LOVE


What bike has caught our attention in a big way?  What is this machine?

First Ride: KTM 1190 Adventure Superbike at Heart


SOURCE:  CYCLEWORLD So many bikes so little time and money!  THIS IS ONE HOT HOT LOOKING BIKE!  GREAT PICS at the end of the article!  KTM’s Adventure goes mainstream and joins the luxury travel brigade, with more displacement, power and features. February 6, 2013 By Blake Conner Tenerife, Canary Islands—KTM has a problem: It’s called […]

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