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Past Articles KTM Motorcycle Reviews

2009 KTM 450 SX ATV Review

Friday, March 27, 2009
We took the already potent 2009 KTM 450 SX ATV and make it a high-end racer. Hinson Clutch Components spearheaded the effort and guided our project sport quad, and the result was a track-shredding motocross ATV.

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 1190 RC8 First Ride

Wednesday, March 12, 2008
KTM has had superbike fans waiting anxiously for the release of its newest land rocket, the 2008 RC8.

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 690 Supermoto First Ride

Monday, April 2, 2007
MCUSA got a chance to check out KTM's latest entry into the supermoto market, the fun-to-ride KTM 690 that'll spark a streak of mischieviousness in even the most discriminating rider.

2007 KTM Super Duke First Ride

Monday, February 19, 2007
KTM's assault on European motorcycle manufacturing supremacy is being led into battle by the exciting 990 Super Duke and we put it to task at Streets of Willow.

2007 KTM 450 EXC First Ride

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

2006 KTM 450 EXC Comparison

Monday, May 22, 2006
We were able to get our grubby hands on six, count 'em six, large-bore enduros and took them out for punishment, 'er evaluation.

2006 KTM 250SXF Comparison

Friday, December 30, 2005
We could barely contain our glee when we finally got the bikes collected for MCUSA's 250cc 4-stroke shootout. We soon found that it was more than we could have hoped for.

2005 KTM Supermoto First Ride

Friday, July 1, 2005
When KTM invited us to Las Vegas to try out their latest supermoto SMR models, it was an offer we couldn't refuse.

2005 KTM Super Duke First Ride

Tuesday, June 7, 2005
Hooligans and canyon junkies rejoice. KTM has developed a machine that can stomp sportbikes and out-wheelie just about anything on the road.

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 950 Adventure

Thursday, April 15, 2004
Looking to journey to the far reaches of the globe? The KTM 950 Adventure will take you as far as you want to go, and beyond.

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.

2003 KTM 125SX Comparison

Friday, April 18, 2003
Five bikes go head-to-head in MCUSA's massive 125cc class shootout. Lightest, fastest, best? We've got the answers.

2003 KTM 450SX Comparison

Friday, February 28, 2003
The 2003 crop of 4-strokes is by far the best set of performance thumpers we've ever test...maybe even the best bikes?