KTM BRIGHTENS UP MOTORCYCLE LIVE 2011 WITH NEW BIKES







Published by Gerald Ferreira Date: November 18, 2011
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UK debut of three new models and updated 2012 range, showcasing its factory race machines, offering free demo rides and much more.

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KTM, the ‘Ready to Race’ sports motorcycle specialist, will display a wide range of new and updated models at Motorcycle Live from November 19.

Making their collective UK debut at the nine-day show will be the recently announced 690 Duke, 200 Duke and the pioneering Freeride 350 – a new concept to make enduro riding more accessible for all riders.

Established and popular models within the KTM road range have also been updated for 2012 and will also be exhbited, including the 990 SM R, 990 Super Duke R, 990 Adventure and 690 SMC R.

After another sterling season for KTM’s racers in 2011, both on and off-road, a selection of its factory race bikes will be showcased at the show.

From the world of motocross will be the MX1 and MX2 championship winning machines of Tony Cairoli and Ken Roczen, along with Jake Nicholl’s 250 SX-F World and British chamionship MX2 machine. Marc Coma’s Dakar-winning 450 Rally and David Knight’s World Enduro Championship 500EXC can also be seen.

On the road race side, the IDM (German superbike) championship-winning RC8 R of Martin Bauer will be displayed along with a RC125, used in the Red Bull Rookies championship and ridden in 2012 by the reigining British 125 champion Kyle Ryde and Brad Ray.

The Get On campaign team are also offering free test rides on KTMsthroughout the duration of the show. In the Learner Zone (Hall 4), test rides are available on the class-leading 125 Duke. For experienced riders, there’s the chance to sample Austrian V-twin power on the 990 Adventure, 990 SM T and 990 Super Duke.

Also launched at the NEC will be KTM Insurance and KTM Finance. These services will provide the very best way of getting a new KTM on the road in 2012.

From casual clothing to riding kit right through to the famous KTM-branded toasters and pet products, the new and elclectic collection of KTM PowerWear will also be available to see, try and buy during the show.

For more information, visit KTM at Motorcycle Live (Birmingham NEC) from November 19-27 in Hall 4, Stand G410