Follow along as MotoUSA races KTM’s 350 SX-F at A Day in the Dirt Motocross Grand Prix at Pala Raceway. Read the review in the 2011 KTM 350 SX-F Race Test.
- KTM is the only dirt bike brand to offer riders a motorcycle between that of the 450 and 250 four-stroke class with its 350 SX-F.
- The 350 SX-F makes use of a fuel-injected engine which eliminates the chance of dreaded engine bog.
- When the oil starts getting old we noticed that the 350 became slightly harder to shift so it important to make sure you change it often.
- With a set of firmer suspension springs sourced from the 450, the 350 SX-F’s suspension was more compliant and less likely to bottom-out.
- Straight-line stability is a strong point of the KTM 350 SX-F’s chassis.
- Battling it out with other folks on the track is what makes A Day in the Dirt so much fun.
- Although it only weights four pounds less than the KTM 450, the 350 feels much more agile in motion.
- The 350 SX-F performs best when the engine is zinging at high rpm delivering peak horsepower that is on par with other 450s.
- The 350 SX-F’s milder bottom-end power helps the rear tire hook-up out of corners.
- Racing around Pala Raceway at A Day in the Dirt.
- Waheed takes a final sip of nature’s life blood before racing the KTM 350 SX-F at A Day in the Dirt.
- Racing the KTM 350 SX-F at A Day in the Dirt.
- Chicks dig guys who race at A Day in the Dirt.
- The DOHC single-cylinder engine is electric start just like the 450, but trades the carburetor for a Keihin fuel injection system with 42mm throttle body and uses an 88 x 57.5mm bore/stroke cylinder with 13.5:1 compression ratio.
- 2011 KTM 450 and 350 SX-F dyno chart.