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2010 KTM 450 SX-F First Ride Photo Gallery

We sample the 450 SX-F dirt bike at two different SoCal motocross tracks for an introduction to the big Orange MX bike. Read the story here<2010 KTM 450 SX-F First Ride.

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KTM may have cut back on some models but they have consolidated the best of all worlds into the current ones.
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By welding the main body of the frame lower in the steering head, it lowers the center of gravity.
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'I am really impressed with how much they are improving in rideability for the average weekend warrior.'
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The 450 SX-F is quieter thanks to the 'Header Pipe Resonator System,' but it doesn't lack any power.
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Turning into the berm is easy and then it rockets out.
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Rear wave rotor mated to Brembo caliper means more stopping power.
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This bike is steathly fast. You will be able to sneak up on the competition.
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The 450 SX-F corners like it's smaller 250 sibling.
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With the claimed light weight, this KTM really flies.
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Heavy braking in the bumps did get the bike a little squirrely.
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New piston rings are designed to eliminate oil and compression loss due to blow-by.
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As delivered, the stock suspension settings worked great.
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Stock tank carries 2.1 gallons of fuel.