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109 New or Updated Motorcycles for 2017 and 2018

Triumph Street Scrambler

Talk about an embarrassment of riches! More than 100 street motorcycles are all-new or significantly updated for the 2017 or 2018 model years. This bumper crop includes bikes from 16 manufacturers in 8 different countries, and the variety in terms of displacement, style, technology and performance is staggering. Here they are, in alphabetical order. 2017 Aprilia Dorsoduro 900 Major overhaul ...

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10 Pint-Sized Motorcycles for 2017

2017 BMW G 310 GS

During the “bigger is better” trend of the late ‘90s to mid-2000s, few street-legal motorcycles were less than 500cc, which meant that the lightness, affordability and playfulness that comes with small bikes were also in short supply. But in recent years—really, since the Great Recession of 2008—manufacturers have introduced a wide variety of small-displacement bikes. Here are 10 new or ...

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New KTM Streetfighter?


EICMA is right around the corner, and that means new bike announcements from many of the major manufacturers. KTM has launched a microsite, ktmdukes.com, with a video that hints at what’s to come and promises more information on November 8. Like all teaser videos, we only get a brief glimpse at the motorcycle: a new split headlight design that was ...

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2017 KTM Adventure Lineup | First Look Review

2017 KTM 1290 Super Adventure T

When KTM introduced the 1190 Adventure for 2014, it pivoted away from the dirt-focused 990 Adventure and rolled out a more balanced street/off-road adventure tourer. Living up to KTM’s “Ready to Race” motto, the 1190 Adventure’s 1,195cc LC8 V-twin made 150 horsepower (claimed), was the first production motorcycle to offer cornering ABS and featured state-of-the-art electronics such as riding modes, ...

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VIDEO: 13th Annual KTM Adventure Rider Rally


If you’re a dual-sport or ADV enthusiast, and you’ve never been to KTM’s annual Adventure Rider Rally, you’re missing out. The Rally, held in a different location each year, includes demo rides on various KTMs, guided rides for various skill levels led by KTM factory professional racers, rider training with Jimmy Lewis, riding contests, a vendor area and, of course, plenty ...

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Video: 2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT

The KTM 1290 Super Duke GT is the perfect sport-touring machine for a rider who needs some creature comforts but doesn’t want to give up performance and handling. Check out our latest video below to see all the GT’s features, or watch it on our YouTube channel here. You can also read our First Ride Review of the 2017 KTM ...

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KTM Announces Akrapovic Titanium/Carbon Slip-On Silencer With Purchase of 1290 Super Duke R


KTM North America, Inc. is excited to announce the addition of an Akrapovic Titanium/Carbon Slip-On Silencer – free of charge – to customers who purchase a 2014 or 2015 model year 1290 Super Duke R before April 30, 2016. Key Features of the Akrapovic Titanium/Carbon Slip-On Silencer (MSRP of $1,099.99): Made from high-grade titanium Weight saving: approximately 3.3 pounds Laser ...

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2017 KTM 1290 Super Duke GT – First Look Review


KTM’s 1290 Super Duke R, aka “The Beast,” is one of the most potent naked sportbikes ever made, with a 1,301cc V-twin that ripped off 152 horsepower and 93 lb-ft of torque at the rear wheel in our “Sit-Up Sportbikes” comparo. For 2017, KTM will offer a sport-touring version called the 1290 Super Duke GT, with roomier ergonomics, an adjustable handlebar ...

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2015 KTM 1290 Super Duke R – Road Test Review


The Aprilia Tuono and BMW S 1000 R are based on existing superbikes, but the original 990 Super Duke, which debuted for 2007, was launched prior to KTM’s RC8. Powered by a 999cc version of the LC8 V-twin also found in the 950/990/1190 Adventure, 950 Supermoto and other models, the 990 Super Duke was designed first and foremost for the ...

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