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2013 KTM 350 SX-F First Ride

Wednesday, July 11, 2012
KTM continues to refine its one-of-a-kind 350 SX-F motocross bike. Discover what it’s like to ride in this off-road motorcycle review.

2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition First Ride

Wednesday, February 29, 2012
MotoUSA got a single day to evaluate the 2012 KTM 450 SX-F Factory Edition. We were super pumped to see if it is an improvement from the standard 450 SX-F.

2012 KTM 350 XCF-W First Ride

Wednesday, February 22, 2012
KTM has adapted its 350cc 4-stroke to multiple off-road disciplines. The 2012 KTM 350 XCF-W is the Austrian trail machine that blends the best of 250F and 450 machines.

2012 KTM 500 XC-W First Ride

Wednesday, July 6, 2011
Our off-road specialist tests the merit of KTM's 500 XC-W by taking it through a round of the AMA National Enduro series in Wyoming.

2011 KTM 350 SX-F Race Test

Wednesday, June 1, 2011
Tag along as MotoUSA races KTM’s 350 SX-F motocross bike in the 2011 A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix race at Pala Raceway.

2011 KTM 450 SX-F Race Test

Thursday, February 10, 2011
Follow along as MotoUSA races KTM’s 450 SX-F motocross bike at A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix race at Pala Raceway.

2011 KTM 250 XC-F First Ride

Wednesday, February 2, 2011
MCUSA inspects KTM's recent addition to the quarter-liter class - the 2011 250 XC-F. See how the petite off-roader stacked up as we took it for an introductory spin in Southern California.

2011 KTM 350 XC-F First Ride

Friday, December 24, 2010
MCUSA saddles up with KTM's latest mid-size offering designed for racing on the trails: the 350 XC-F. Read on to see more about the bike and our first impressions in the 2011 KTM 350 XC-F First Ride.

2011 KTM 350 SX-F First Ride

Thursday, June 10, 2010
Motorcycle USA reviews KTM’s innovative 2011 350 SX-F motocross bike which aims to provide the best of both the 250 and 450 motocross worlds.

2010 KTM 690 Enduro Motorcycle Review

Wednesday, April 14, 2010
Our SoCal correspondent tries to nail down the 2010 KTM 690 Enduro in this motorcycle review. The KTM 690 Enduro has the potential to be a lot of things with A-grade horsepower and style.

2009 Christini KTM 300 XC Review

Monday, March 29, 2010
MotoUSA off-road contributor Chilly White got to sample Geoff Aaron's Endurocross bike, a 2009 Christini KTM 300 XC, and offered up his views on the All Wheel Drive motorcycle.

2010 KTM 450 SX-F First Ride

Wednesday, October 14, 2009
The 2010 KTM 450 SX-F comes to take on all big-bore motocross challengers. We sample the 450 SX-F dirt bike at two different SoCal motocross tracks for an introduction to the big Orange MX bike.

2010 KTM 150 XC First Ride

Wednesday, September 9, 2009
KTM continues to offer development in its 2-stroke dirt bike line with the introduction of the 2010 KTM 150 XC. The new cross-country racing motorcycle replaces a longtime favorite while adding new flavor to the model range.

2009 KTM 250 XC-W Motorcycle Review

Monday, March 30, 2009
If anyone builds a competitive 2-stroke these days it’s KTM motorcycles. The KTM 250 XC-W is one of the most popular ring-dinging enduro dirt bikes and regularly competes at every level of off-road motorcycle racing.

2009 KTM 450 XC-W Bike Test

Wednesday, February 11, 2009
KTM has greatly enhanced the 450 XC-W for 2009. We put the new dirt bike right to the test with a race evaluation and then continued to flog it across Southern California.

2008 KTM XC Off Road Lineup

Friday, October 19, 2007
How best to get acquainted with part of KTM's largest off-road lineup? How about a day on the Glen Helen motocross track and part of the 12-hour Grand Prix course?

2008 KTM 125SX &144SX First Ride

Monday, August 20, 2007
MotoUSA got a chance to sample Austria's latest and greatest lightweight 2-cycle weaponry; the KTM 125SX and 144SX at the fast and bumpy Glen Helen Raceway in San Bernardino, California.

2007 KTM 450 EXC First Ride

Wednesday, November 29, 2006
Finally, a dual-sport that is simply a dirt bike with lights - no compromises.

2005 KTM 250 SXF

Wednesday, May 11, 2005
Finally, we get our chance to ride KTM's highly anticipated new 4-stroke motocrosser, and it was worth the wait.

2004 KTM 525EXC

Friday, January 16, 2004
The big-bad 525 is a gentle giant, with a powerful motor, comfortable ergos and a host of high-quality components that collectively create one of the best enduros on the market.