The KTM 890 DUKE R slashed into the mid-weight naked motorcycle category with a surgeon’s precision. As sharp as it is out-of-the-box, here are 5 areas to focus on to take THE SUPER SCALPEL from backroad blaster to track day terror.
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As we are looking for the ULTIMATE DUKE RIDER through a Social Media contest, we’ve asked a few well-known DUKE personalities to tell us what it takes to be crowned as the ultimate DUKE pilot.
Are Naked bikes still the rage? Looking at KTM’s Street portfolio then you’d think so with at least two new models coming to showrooms this year in the forms of the KTM 1290 SUPER DUKE R and the KTM 890 DUKE R. We asked some key figures in orange – as well as ex-racers like Jeremy McWilliams and Chris Fillmore – if the genre remains vibrant and in-demand as the new decade begins…
The recent lockdown has meant some quiet but busy days for the staff at the KTM Motohall. Work inside the stunning complex has not stopped so here are some key reasons to plan a visit and details of a fantastic competition for those that make it to Mattighofen before the end of June.
There is a degree of intrigue about the 2020 KTM 890 DUKE R: a fresh, rasping entrant to the manufacturer’s virulent Naked bike portfolio. So, we enlisted the help of Street Product Manager Adriaan Sinke to explain some of the ‘reasons for being’.