KTM’s premium dual-sport machine – the KTM 690 ENDURO R – has found a tasty little niche: a gap between those seeking adventure thrills and those that lean more towards Enduro trails rather than the asphalt. Former Dakar stage winner, Xavier De Soultrait, is also showing that the bike is more than capable of holding its own against the stopwatch…
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Waking up in the morning to find your bike lost under a huge pile of snow, riding endless snow-covered roads while averaging 40 km/h… the winter trip to the northernmost part of mainland Europe has been a challenging one.
Are the colors of the Aurora Borealis real? How much colder could it possibly feel on the bikes? What if we just quit and head back? As we were getting closer to the northernmost point of the European mainland, our trip through endless snow-covered roads brought so many questions…
One of the most popular biking destinations in Europe and quite possibly across the globe, Norway’s North Cape welcomes hundreds of motorcyclists in spring and summer. As the northernmost point on the European mainland, it’s hammered by heavy snowfall in winter, which makes a mid-February ride to the Cape even more challenging…
One of the illuminating and cool repercussions of the 2021 THE WORLD ADVENTURE WEEK – where people were encouraged to get out on and ride their bikes with various riding challenges throughout a week – was the discovery of riders’ stories and lifestyles in the saddle. For Tuğçe Akbayar, biking was an entirely transformative experience…
One iconic engine is responsible for so many KTM racing successes and as the beating heart of its most legendary sportmotorcycles produced. The 2019 KTM 690 SMC R and KTM 690 ENDURO R both share the very latest version of the KTM LC4 engine; the most powerful production single cylinder available.
The all-new KTM 690 SMC R and KTM 690 ENDURO R are now available at KTM dealers, with the hardest choice being which of these cutting-edge single-cylinder machines to take and where to point it at.
It can be great to be ‘Single’ – plenty of people will tell you – and KTM’s feelings are the same when it comes to one of their most effective and innovative engine concepts. What new 690 delights await?
The KTM BLOG takes a deeper looking into the five new machines the READY TO RACE company presented at EICMA.
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